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100-Meter Backstroke

1924 Sybil Bauer, United States 1:23.20
1928 Marie Braun, Netherlands 1:22.00
1932 Eleanor Holm, United States 1:19.40
1936 Dina Senff, Netherlands 1:18.90
1948 Karen Harup, Denmark 1:14.40
1952 Joan Harrison, South Africa 1:14.30
1956 Judy Grinham, Great Britain 1:12.90
1960 Lynn Burke, United States 1:09.30
1964 Cathy Ferguson, United States 1:07.70
1968 Kaye Hall, United States 1:06.20
1972 Melissa Belote, United States 1:05.78
1976 Ulrike Richter, East Germany 1:01.83
1980 Rica Reinisch, East Germany 1:00.86
1984 Theresa Andrews, United States 1:02.55
1988 Kristin Otto, East Germany 1:00.89
1992 Krisztina Egerszegi, Hungary 1:00.68
1996 Beth Botsford, United States 1:01.19
2000 Diana Mocanu, Romania 1:00.21
2004 Natalie Coughlin, United States 1:00.37
2008 Natalie Coughlin, United States 58.96

800-Meter Freestyle Swimming–Women 200-Meter Backstroke