200 m breaststroke W - Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Women's 200 m breaststroke - Swimming
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Swimming
Women's 200 m breaststroke 1956
Final
Ursula Happe GER 2.53,1 OR
Eva Szekely HUN 2.54,8
Eva-Maria ten Elsen GER 2.55,1
4. Vinka Jericevic YUG 2.55,8
5. Klara Killermann HUN 2.56,1
6. Helen Gordon GBR 2.56,1
7. Mary Sears USA 2.57,2
8. Christine Gosden GBR 2.59,2
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Ursula Happe GER 2.54,1 OR
2. Klara Killermann HUN 2.54,6 q
3. Helen Gordon GBR 2.55,4 q
4. Mary Sears USA 2.58,2 q
5. Colette Goossens BEL 3.00,5
6. Elena Zennaro ITA 3.05,2
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Eva Szekely HUN 2.55,8 q
2. Vinka Jericevic YUG 2.56,0 q
3. Eva-Maria ten Elsen GER 2.57,5 q
4. Christine Gosden GBR 2.58,2 q
5. Jytte Hansen DEN 2.59,8
6. Eva Gerard-Novak BEL 3.02,7
7. Barbara Evans AUS 3.03,6
8. Ria Tobing INA 3.14,2
Women's 200 m breaststroke - Swimming - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats and final. The eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final. The winner of the final was the Olympic Champion.

Event facts: Women's 200 m breaststroke competition was held at the Swimming Stadium and 14 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's 200 m breaststroke - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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