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Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre breaststroke

Swimming events at the
1972 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The men's 100 metre breaststroke event at the 1972 Olympic Games took place between August 29 and August 30. This swimming event used the breaststroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.

Medalists

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Japan (JPN)
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United States (USA)
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United States (USA)

Results

Heats

Semifinals

Final

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Nobutaka Taguchi 22x20px Japan 1:04.94 WR
2 Tom Bruce 22x20px United States 1:05.43
3 John Hencken 22x20px United States 1:05.61
4 Mark Chatfield 22x20px United States 1:06.01
5 Walter Kusch 22x20px West Germany 1:06.23
6 José Sylvio Fiolo 22x20px Brazil 1:06.24
7 Nikolay Pankin 22x20px Soviet Union 1:06.36
8 David Wilkie 22x20px Great Britain 1:06.52

Key: WR = World record

References