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Swimming at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Women's 800 metres Freestyle Round One

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Pool, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 24, 1976
Date Finished: July 24, 1976
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: GDR Petra Thümer
Silver: USA Shirley Babashoff
Bronze: USA Wendy Weinberg

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nicole Kramer 14 United States USA 8:46.81 QU/OR
2 Shannon Smith 14 Canada CAN 8:52.66 QU
3 Lisa Geary 14 Canada CAN 8:56.49
4 Allison Calder 16 New Zealand NZL 8:57.24
5 Carine Verbauwen 14 Belgium BEL 8:57.31
6 Laura Bortolotti 16 Italy ITA 9:00.16

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Petra Thümer 15 East Germany GDR 8:46.58 QU/OR
2 Regina Jäger 15 East Germany GDR 8:49.19 QU
3 Wendy Weinberg 18 United States USA 8:49.78 QU
4 Wendy Quirk 17 Canada CAN 8:53.93
5 Eleonora Pandini 16 Italy ITA 9:12.47
6 Fernanda Pérez 15 Colombia COL 9:36.10
AC Maria Guimarães 17 Brazil BRA DQ

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Shirley Babashoff 19 United States USA 8:47.74 QU
2 Jenny Turrall 16 Australia AUS 8:51.41 QU
3 Rosemary Milgate 17 Australia AUS 8:53.65 QU
4 Annelies Maas 16 Netherlands NED 8:57.38
5 Tracey Wickham 13 Australia AUS 9:01.93
6 Antonia Real 12 Spain ESP 9:07.24
7 Diana Hatler 12 Puerto Rico PUR 9:43.51