200 m backstroke W - Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing - Results

Women's 200 m backstroke - Swimming
Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Beijing 2008 Olympics  Beijing 2008 Olympic Games - Swimming
Women's 200 m backstroke 2008
Final
Kirsty Coventry ZIM 2.05,24 WR
Margaret Hoelzer USA 2.06,23
Reiko Nakamura JPN 2.07,13
4. Anastasia Zueva RUS 2.07,88
5. Elizabeth Beisel USA 2.08,23
6. Elizabeth Simmonds GBR 2.08,51
7. Nay Meagen AUS 2.08,84
8. Belinda Hocking AUS 2.10,12
Semifinal - Heat 1
1. Elizabeth Beisel USA 2.07,90 q
2. Reiko Nakamura JPN 2.08,21 q
3. Elizabeth Simmonds GBR 2.08,96 q
4. Gemma Spofforth GBR 2.09,19
5. Zhao Jing CHN 2.09,59
6. Melissa Ingram NZL 2.09,70
7. Hanae Ito JPN 2.09,86
8. Laure Manaudou FRA 2.12,04
Semifinal - Heat 2
1. Kirsty Coventry ZIM 2.07,76 q
2. Nay Meagen AUS 2.08,09 q
3. Margaret Hoelzer USA 2.08,25 q
4. Belinda Hocking AUS 2.08,80 q
5. Anastasia Zueva RUS 2.09,07 q
6. Alexianne Castel FRA 2.10,04
7. Stanislava Komarova RUS 2.10,50
8. Anja Carman SLO 2.12,46
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Kang Yeong-seo KOR 2.14,52
2. Gisela Morales GUA 2.14,54
3. Erin Volcan Smith VEN 2.15,58
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Melanie Nocher IRL 2.12,29
2. Zuzanna Mazurek POL 2.12,46
3. Lydia Morant Varo ESP 2.13,87
4. Fernanda Gonzalez MEX 2.14,64
5. Stella Boumi GRE 2.14,73
6. Sanja Jovanovic CRO 2.15,57
7. Christin Zenner GER 2.20,28
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Zhao Jing CHN 2.08,97 q
2. Anastasia Zueva RUS 2.09,01 q
3. Laure Manaudou FRA 2.09,39 q
4. Belinda Hocking AUS 2.09,54 q
5. Anja Carman SLO 2.10,49 q
6. Gemma Spofforth GBR 2.10,58 q
7. Evelyn Verraszto HUN 2.11,02
8. Lindsay Seemann CAN 2.15,07
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Kirsty Coventry ZIM 2.06,76 OR
2. Nay Meagen AUS 2.08,79 q
3. Melissa Ingram NZL 2.09,34 q
4. Alexianne Castel FRA 2.09,37 q
5. Hanae Ito JPN 2.10,05 q
6. Chen Yanyan CHN 2.11,95
7. Melissa Corfe RSA 2.12,64
8. Iryna Amshennikova UKR 2.15,78
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Elizabeth Simmonds GBR 2.08,66 q
2. Elizabeth Beisel USA 2.09,02 q
3. Margaret Hoelzer USA 2.09,12 q
4. Reiko Nakamura JPN 2.09,77 q
5. Stanislava Komarova RUS 2.09,93 q
6. Nikolett Szepesi HUN 2.11,47
7. Kateryna Zubkova UKR 2.12,64
8. Victoria Escarlata Bernard ESP 2.12,86
Women's 200 m backstroke - Swimming - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats, semifinals and final. In the preliminary heats the swimmers with the best official starting times were placed in the last three heats. Normally eight swimmers competed in each heat. The 16 swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the semifinals. From the semifinals the eight swimmers with the best time in the semifinals advanced to the final. The winner of the final was the Olympic Champion.

Event facts: Women's 200 m backstroke competition was held at the National Aquatics Center and 34 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's 200 m backstroke - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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