Missy Franklin

Gold for Franklin in 100m backstroke

Teenager Missy Franklin wins gold for USA in the women's 100m backstroke at the London 2012 Olympics.

30 Jul 12

Missy Franklin Franklin outpaces Seebohm to gold

Team USA

30 Jul 12

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

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.

More Women's 100m Backstroke stories (8)

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Franklin USA Watch: Medal moment 58.33 AM
2 Seebohm AUS Watch: Medal moment 58.68
3 Terakawa JPN Watch: Medal moment 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