Swimming at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre freestyle


Swimming at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre freestyle

The women's 100 metre freestyle was a swimming event held as part of the swimming at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of a women's event in Olympic swimming, followed closely by the 4x100 metre free relay. The competition was held from Monday July 8, 1912 to Friday July 12, 1912.

Twenty-seven swimmers from eight nations competed.

Durack also won the gold medal, with compatriot Wylie close behind for silver.

Medalists

Heat 2

Heat 5

Curwen had to undergo an operation for appendicitis and missed the final. Rosenberg advanced to the final to replace her.

Final

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