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Swimming at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Pool, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 18, 1976
Date Finished: July 18, 1976
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA John Naber
Silver: USA Peter Rocca
Bronze: GDR Roland Matthes

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Roland Matthes 25 East Germany GDR 57.48 QU
2 Lutz Wanja 20 East Germany GDR 57.50 QU
3 Bob Jackson 19 United States USA 57.65 QU
4 Mark Tonelli 19 Australia AUS 58.14 QU
5 Steve Pickell 18 Canada CAN 58.21
6 Igor Omelchenk'o 16 Soviet Union URS 58.77
7 Paul Jovanneau 17 Brazil BRA 59.59
8 Ryszard Żugaj 19 Poland POL 59.90

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Naber 20 United States USA 56.19 QU/WR
2 Peter Rocca 18 United States USA 56.88 QU
3 Carlos Berrocal 19 Puerto Rico PUR 57.53 QU
4 Mark Kerry 16 Australia AUS 58.04 QU
5 Glenn Patching 18 Australia AUS 58.15
6 Rômulo Arantes Filho 19 Brazil BRA 58.49
7 Zoltán Verrasztó 20 Hungary HUN 58.63
8 Santiago Esteva 24 Spain ESP 59.71