Beijing Olympics 2008 100m Women Freestyle Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

 

Gold Germany Britta Steffen
Germany (GER)
Silver Australia Lisbeth Trickett
Australia (AUS)
Bronze United States  Natalie Coughlin
United States (USA)

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

 

World Record  Libby Trickett (AUS) 52.88 Sydney, Australia 27 March 2008
Olympic Record  Jodie Henry (AUS) 53.52 Athens, Greece 18 August 2004

Heats

 

Rank   Heat   Lane   Name   Nationality   Time   Notes  
1 6 3 Hanna-Maria Seppala Finland 53.60 Q
2 6 4 Britta Steffen Germany 53.67 Q
3 6 5 Marleen Veldhuis Netherlands 53.76 Q
4 7 5 Natalie Coughlin United States 53.82 Q
5 5 6 Francesca Halsall Great Britain 53.93 Q
6 7 4 Lisbeth Trickett Australia 53.99 Q
7 6 6 Pang Jiaying China 54.01 Q
8 7 7 Zhu Yingwen China 54.01 Q
9 4 5 Jeanette Ottesen Denmark 54.04 Q
10 6 2 Josefin Lillhage Sweden 54.07 Q
11 7 3 Malia Metella France 54.12 Q
12 5 7 Aleksandra Gerasimenya Belarus 54.52 Q
13 5 4 Cate Campbell Australia 54.55 Q
14 5 3 Lacey Nymeyer United States 54.62 Q
15 7 6 Erica Morningstar Canada 54.66 Q
16 6 7 Petra Dallmann Germany 54.70 Q
17 7 1 Julia Wilkinson Canada 54.70
18 5 2 Alena Popchanka France 54.86
19 7 8 Tatiana Barbosa Brazil 55.01
20 6 1 Agata Ewa Korc Poland 55.14
21 6 8 Lize-Mari Retief South Africa 55.17
22 4 3 Anna Gostomelsky Israel 55.18
23 5 1 Martina Moravcova Slovakia 55.20
24 5 5 Inge Dekker Netherlands 55.23
25 4 4 Anastasia Aksenova Russia 55.29
26 3 3 Hannah Wilson Hong Kong, China 55.32
27 4 8 Darya Stepanyuk Ukraine 55.51
28 3 4 Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace Bahamas 55.61
29 3 2 Birgit Koschischek Austria 55.62
30 4 8 Arlene Semeco Venezuela 55.70
31 5 8 Jana Klusackova Czech Republic 55.92
32 3 1 Chang Heejin South Korea 55.96
33 4 7 Triin Aljand Estonia 56.10
34 2 5 Quah Ting Wen Singapore 56.14
35 3 5 Ragnheidur Ragnarsdottir Iceland 56.35
36 3 8 Anna Stylianou Cyprus 56.38
37 3 7 Eleni Kosti Greece 56.44
38 4 1 Miroslava Najdanovski Serbia 56.50
39 2 6 Natthanan Junkrajang Thailand 56.56
40 2 4 Orsolya Tompa Hungary 56.57
41 2 7 Christel Simms Philippines 56.67
42 4 6 Maria Laura Simonetto Italy 56.72
43 2 3 Nieh Pin-Chieh Chinese Taipei 57.28
44 3 6 Nina Sovinek Slovenia 57.30
45 1 4 Madeleine Scerri Malta 57.97
46 2 2 Irina Shlemova Uzbekistan 58.77
47 1 5 Elena Poppovska FYR Macedonia 59.93
48 1 6 Olga Hachatryan Turkmenistan 1:14.77
NC 7 2 Caitlin McClatchey Great Britain DNS

Semifinals

 

Rank   Heat   Lane   Swimmer   Time   Notes  
1 1 5  Natalie Coughlin (USA) 53.70 Q
2 2 5  Marleen Veldhuis (NED) 53.81 Q
3 1 6  Yingwen Zhu (CHN) 53.84 Q, AS
4 2 4  Hanna-Maria Seppala (FIN) 53.84 Q
5 2 3  Francesca Halsall (GBR) 53.94 Q
6 1 4  Britta Steffen (GER) 53.96 Q
7 2 2  Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) 54.05 Q
8 1 3  Lisbeth Trickett (AUS) 54.10 Q
9 2 7  Malia Metella (FRA) 54.20
10 2 1  Cate Campbell (AUS) 54.54
11 1 2  Josefin Lillhage (SWE) 54.59
12 1 1  Lacey Nymeyer (USA) 54.74
13 1 8  Petra Dallmann (GER) 55.05
14 1 7  Aleksandra Gerasimenya (BLR) 55.31
15 2 8  Erica Morningstar (CAN) 55.36
16 2 6  Jiaying Pang (CHN) DSQ

Final

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 7 Britta Steffen Germany 53.12 OR
2 8 Lisbeth Trickett Australia 53.16  
3 4 Natalie Coughlin United States 53.39 AM
4 6 Hanna-Maria Seppala Finland 53.97  
5 1 Jeanette Ottesen Denmark 54.06  
6 3 Yingwen Zhu China 54.21  
6 5 Marleen Veldhuis Netherlands 54.21  
8 2 Francesca Halsall Great Britain 54.29