Swimming — 100 metres Freestyle, Women

Times held 24
Total participants 794
Total countries 127

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1912 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 27 8
1920 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 19 9
1924 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 16 7
1928 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 24 11
1932 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 20 10
1936 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 33 14
1948 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 34 14
1952 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 41 19
1956 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 35 16
1960 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 32 19
1964 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 44 22
1968 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 57 27
1972 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 46 23
1976 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 45 25
1980 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 30 21
1984 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 45 30
1988 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 57 35
1992 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 48 34
1996 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 48 44
2000 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 54 49
2004 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 50 44
2008 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 48 41
2012 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 48 43
2016 100 metres Freestyle, Women Olympic 46 36

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Fanny DurackANZ Mina WylieANZ Jennie FletcherGBR
1920 Ethelda BleibtreyUSA Irene GuestUSA Frances SchrothUSA
1924 Ethel LackieUSA Mariechen WehselauUSA Trudy EderleUSA
1928 Albina OsipowichUSA Eleanor GarattiUSA Joyce CooperGBR
1932 Helene MadisonUSA Willy den OudenNED Eleanor Garatti-SavilleUSA
1936 Rie MastenbroekNED Jeanette CampbellARG Gisela ArendtGER
1948 Greta AndersenDEN Ann CurtisUSA Marie-Louise VaessenNED
1952 Katalin SzőkeHUN Hannie TermeulenNED Judit TemesHUN
1956 Dawn FraserAUS Lorraine CrappAUS Faith LeechAUS
1960 Dawn FraserAUS Chris von SaltzaUSA Natalie StewardGBR
1964 Dawn FraserAUS Sharon StouderUSA Kathy EllisUSA
1968 Jan HenneUSA Sue PedersenUSA Linda GustavsonUSA
1972 Sandy NeilsonUSA Shirley BabashoffUSA Shane GouldAUS
1976 Kornelia EnderGDR Petra PriemerGDR Enith BrigithaNED
1980 Barbara KrauseGDR Caren MetschuckGDR Ines DiersGDR
1984 Nancy Hogshead
Carrie Steinseifer
USA
USA
Annemarie VerstappenNED
1988 Kristin OttoGDR Zhuang YongCHN Catherine PlewinskiFRA
1992 Zhuang YongCHN Jenny ThompsonUSA Franziska van AlmsickGER
1996 Le JingyiCHN Sandra VölkerGER Angel MartinoUSA
2000 Inge de BruijnNED Therèse AlshammarSWE Jenny Thompson
Dara Torres
USA
USA
2004 Jodie HenryAUS Inge de BruijnNED Natalie CoughlinUSA
2008 Britta SteffenGER Libby TrickettAUS Natalie CoughlinUSA
2012 Ranomi KromowidjojoNED Aliaksandra HerasimeniaBLR Tang YiCHN
2016 Simone Manuel
Penny Oleksiak
USA
CAN
Sarah SjöströmSWE

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 9 9 10 28
Australia AUS 4 2 2 8
Netherlands NED 3 3 3 9
East Germany GDR 3 2 1 6
People's Republic of China CHN 2 1 1 4
Germany GER 1 1 2 4
Australasia ANZ 1 1 0 2
Hungary HUN 1 0 1 2
Canada CAN 1 0 0 1
Denmark DEN 1 0 0 1
Sweden SWE 0 1 1 2
Argentina ARG 0 1 0 1
Belarus BLR 0 1 0 1
Great Britain GBR 0 0 3 3
France FRA 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Dawn Fraser AUS 3 0 0 3
Zhuang Yong CHN 1 1 0 2
Inge de Bruijn NED 1 1 0 2
Fanny Durack ANZ
AUS
1 0 0 1
Le Jingyi CHN 1 0 0 1
Greta Andersen DEN 1 0 0 1
Kornelia Ender GDR 1 0 0 1
Barbara Krause GDR 1 0 0 1
Kristin Otto GDR 1 0 0 1
Katalin Szőke HUN 1 0 0 1
Rie Mastenbroek NED 1 0 0 1
Ethelda Bleibtrey USA 1 0 0 1
Jan Henne USA 1 0 0 1
Nancy Hogshead USA 1 0 0 1
Ethel Lackie USA 1 0 0 1
Helene Madison USA 1 0 0 1
Sandy Neilson USA 1 0 0 1
Albina Osipowich USA 1 0 0 1
Carrie Steinseifer USA 1 0 0 1
Britta Steffen GER 1 0 0 1
Jodie Henry AUS 1 0 0 1
Ranomi Kromowidjojo NED 1 0 0 1
Penny Oleksiak CAN 1 0 0 1
Simone Manuel USA 1 0 0 1

Olympic record progression

Record type
100 metres Freestyle, Women