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Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre backstroke

Swimming events at the
1972 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The women's 200 metre backstroke event at the 1972 Olympic Games took place September 4. This swimming event used backstroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.

Medalists

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United States (USA)
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United States (USA)
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This page is a soft redirect.22x20px Donna Gurr
Canada (CAN)

Results

Heats

Final

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Melissa Belote 22x20px United States 2:19.19 WR
2 Susie Atwood 22x20px United States 2:20.38
3 Donna Gurr 22x20px Canada 2:23.22
4 Annegret Kober 22x20px West Germany 2:23.35
5 Christine Herbst 22x20px East Germany 2:23.44
6 Enith Brigitha 22x20px Netherlands 2:23.70
7 Deborah Palmer 22x20px Australia 2:24.65
8 Leslie Cliff 22x20px Canada 2:25.80

Key: WR = World record

References