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Open Access Articles- Top Results for Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics %E2%80%93 Women%27s 800 metre freestyle

Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 800 metre freestyle

Women's 800 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px East Germany
Silver medal  22x20px United States
Bronze medal  22x20px United States
«19721980»
Swimming events at the
1976 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
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The final of the Women's 800 metre Freestyle event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held on July 25, 1976 in Montreal, after the preliminary heats on July 24, 1976.

Results

Final

RANK FINAL TIME
Gold 22x20px Petra Thümer (GDR) 8:37.14 WR
Silver 22x20px Shirley Babashoff (USA) 8:37.59
Bronze 22x20px Wendy Weinberg (USA) 8:42.60
4. 22x20px Rosemary Milgate (AUS) 8:47.21
5. 22x20px Nicole Kramer (USA) 8:47.33
6. 22x20px Shannon Smith (CAN) 8:48.15
7. 22x20px Regina Jäger (GDR) 8:50.40
8. 22x20px Jennifer Turrall (AUS) 8:52.88

Qualifying Heats

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1. 22x20px Nicole Kramer (USA) 8:46.81
2. 22x20px Shannon Smith (CAN) 8:52.66
3. 22x20px Lisa Geary (CAN) 8:56.49
4. 22x20px Allison Calder (NZL) 8:57.24
5. 22x20px Carine Verbauwen (BEL) 8:57.31
6. 22x20px Laura Bortolotti (ITA) 9:00.16


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1. 22x20px Petra Thümer (GDR) 8:46.58
2. 22x20px Regina Jäger (GDR) 8:49.19
3. 22x20px Beth Weinberg (USA) 8:49.78
4. 22x20px Wendy Quirk (CAN) 8:53.93
5. 22x20px Eleonora Pandini (ITA) 9:12.47
6. 22x20px Fernanda Pérez (COL) 9:36.10
22x20px Maria Guimarães (BRA) DSQ


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1. 22x20px Shirley Babashoff (USA) 8:47.74
2. 22x20px Jennifer Turrall (AUS) 8:51.41
3. 22x20px Rosemary Milgate (AUS) 8:53.65
4. 22x20px Annelies Maas (NED) 8:57.38
5. 22x20px Tracey Wickham (AUS) 9:01.93
6. 22x20px Antonia Real (ESP) 9:07.24
7. 22x20px Diana Hatler (PUR) 9:43.51

References