Missy Franklin Franklin outpaces Seebohm to gold

American teenager Missy Franklin storms to 100m backstroke gold ahead of Emily Seebohm, with Britain's Gemma Spofforth fifth.

30 Jul 12

Georgia Davies Davies saddened by semis display

Team GB

30 Jul 12

Swimmer Georgia Davies says she failed to recover in time from the heats to reproduce her best form in the semi-finals.

Liam Tancock British trio make swimming finals

Team GB

29 Jul 12

British trio Robbie Renwick, Liam Tancock and Gemma Spofforth deliver impressive swims to reach Monday's Olympic finals.

Michael Phelps Phelps beats Lochte at US trials

Team USA

28 Jun 12

Olympic champion Michael Phelps beats rival Ryan Lochte to win the 200m freestyle final at the US Olympic trials.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Franklin USA 58.33 AM
2 Seebohm AUS 58.68
3 Terakawa JPN 58.83 AS
View full results for Women's 100m Backstroke

Head to Head

Georgia Davies vs Gemma Spofforth

Georgia Davies

Georgia Davies Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

1:00.56 Women's 100m Backstroke

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

60kg

Age

23

Gemma Spofforth

Gemma Spofforth Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

London 2012 results

59.20 Women's 100m Backstroke

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

85kg

Age

26

View the London 2012 medallist table