Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics
|Medalists - Atlanta 1996:|
|Women's 800 m freestyle in Atlanta 1996|
|Venue: Georgia Tech Aquatic Center|
|Participants: 28 athletes participated in the event.|
|Schedule: The final took place on Thursday, July 25, 1996.|
|Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats 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 eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final.
|These facts about Women's 800 m freestyle - Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database|