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Swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Aquatics Centre, Beijing Olympic Green, Beijing
Date Started: August 11, 2008
Date Finished: August 11, 2008
Format: Fastest eight swimmers advanced to final

Gold: USA Natalie Coughlin
Silver: ZIM Kirsty Coventry
Bronze: USA Margaret Hoelzer

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Natalie Coughlin 25 United States USA 59.43 0.58 5 QU
2 Reiko Nakamura 26 Japan JPN 59.64 0.63 4 QU
3 Gemma Spofforth 20 Great Britain GBR 59.79 0.56 3 QU
4 Hanae Ito 23 Japan JPN 1:00.13 0.58 6 QU
5 Lizzie Simmonds 17 Great Britain GBR 1:00.39 0.63 7
6 Julia Wilkinson 21 Canada CAN 1:00.60 0.70 2
7 Sophie Edington 23 Australia AUS 1:01.05 0.67 1
8 Kseniya Moskvina 19 Russia RUS 1:01.06 0.73 8

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Kirsty Coventry 24 Zimbabwe ZIM 58.77 0.63 4 QU/WR
2 Anastasiya Zuyeva 18 Russia RUS 59.77 0.70 5 QU
3 Margaret Hoelzer 25 United States USA 59.84 0.72 6 QU
4 Laure Manaudou 21 France FRA 1:00.19 0.68 3 QU
5 Emily Seebohm 16 Australia AUS 1:00.31 0.27 2
6 Nina Zhivanevskaya 31 Spain ESP 1:00.50 0.63 1
7 Antje Buschschulte 29 Germany GER 1:01.15 0.59 7
8 Elizabeth Coster 25 New Zealand NZL 1:01.45 0.59 8