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Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre breaststroke

Women's 200 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueSwimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex
Date23 July (heats and final)
Competitors25 from 18 nations
Winning time2:29.54 (OR)
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px Soviet Union
Silver medal  22x20px Soviet Union
Bronze medal  22x20px Soviet Union
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The women's 200 metre breaststroke event, included in the swimming competition at the 1980 Summer Olympics, took place on July 23, at the Swimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex in Moscow, Soviet Union. In this event, swimmers covered four lengths of the 50-metre (160 ft) Olympic-sized pool employing the breaststroke. It was the thirteenth appearance of the event, which first appeared at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. A total of 25 competitors from 18 nations participated in the event.[1]

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were:

World record 23x15px Lina Kačiušytė (URS) 2:28.36 s Potsdam, East Germany 6 April 1979 [2]
Olympic record 22x20px Marina Kosheveya (URS) 2:33.35 s Montreal, Canada 21 July 1976 [3]

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time OR WR
23 July Heat 3 Svetlana Varganova 22x20px Soviet Union 2:29.77 OR
23 July Final Lina Kačiušytė 22x20px Soviet Union 2:29.54 OR

Results

Heats

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Varganova, SvetlanaSvetlana Varganova 22x20px Soviet Union 2:29.77 Q, OR[1]
2 3 Fleissnerová, IrenaIrena Fleissnerová 22x20px Czechoslovakia 2:32.79 Q, NR[4]
3 4 Kačiušytė, LinaLina Kačiušytė 22x20px Soviet Union 2:33.04 Q
4 2 Bogdanova, YuliyaYuliya Bogdanova 22x20px Soviet Union 2:33.45 Q
5 4 Nielsson, SusanneSusanne Nielsson 22x20px Denmark 2:34.42 Q
6 2 Rinka, SilviaSilvia Rinka 22x20px East Germany 2:34.88 Q
7 1 Löbel, BettinaBettina Löbel 22x20px East Germany 2:35.31 Q
8 1 Geweniger, UteUte Geweniger 22x20px East Germany 2:35.42 Q
9 3 Håkansson, Eva-MarieEva-Marie Håkansson 22x20px Sweden 2:35.64 NR[4]
10 4 Roos, Ann-SofiAnn-Sofi Roos 22x20px Sweden 2:35.99
11 2 Rudd, DebbieDebbie Rudd 22x20px Great Britain 2:36.32
12 1 Kelly, MargaretMargaret Kelly 22x20px Great Britain 2:37.67
13 4 Dangalakova, TanyaTanya Dangalakova 22x20px Bulgaria 2:39.11
14 4 Curry, LisaLisa Curry 22x20px Australia 2:39.42
15 4 Prass, BrigitteBrigitte Prass 22x20px Romania 2:39.90 NR[4]
16 3 Bihan, OdileOdile Bihan 22x20px France 2:40.55
17 4 Seminatore, SabrinaSabrina Seminatore 22x20px Italy 2:41.77
18 2 Holtz, ElkeElke Holtz 22x20px Mexico 2:42.59 NR[4]
19 1 Bosmans, BrigitteBrigitte Bosmans 22x20px Belgium 2:42.87
20 3 Bohan, CatherineCatherine Bohan 22x20px Ireland 2:43.30
21 1 de Susini, AnnickAnnick de Susini 22x20px France 2:44.03
22 2 Kindl, GabriellaGabriella Kindl 22x20px Hungary 2:44.08
23 3 Tasker, LynneLynne Tasker 22x20px Zimbabwe 2:48.86 NR[4]
24 2 HoàngHoàng Thị Hoà 22x20px Vietnam 2:55.94
25 1 Rajoharison, NicoleNicole Rajoharison 22x20px Madagascar 3:12.40

Final

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
File:Gold medal icon.svg Kačiušytė, LinaLina Kačiušytė 22x20px Soviet Union 2:29.54 OR[1]
File:Silver medal icon.svg Varganova, SvetlanaSvetlana Varganova 22x20px Soviet Union 2:29.61
File:Bronze medal icon.svg Bogdanova, YuliyaYuliya Bogdanova 22x20px Soviet Union 2:32.39
4 Nielsson, SusanneSusanne Nielsson 22x20px Denmark 2:32.75 NR[4]
5 Fleissnerová, IrenaIrena Fleissnerová 22x20px Czechoslovakia 2:33.23
6 Geweniger, UteUte Geweniger 22x20px East Germany 2:34.34
7 Löbel, BettinaBettina Löbel 22x20px East Germany 2:34.51
8 Rinka, SilviaSilvia Rinka 22x20px East Germany 2:35.38

Sources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Fizkultura i Sport, p. 483
  2. "World Record Progression; 200 m Breaststroke Long Course Women". Swimming Statistics. www.scmsom.se. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. Mallon, Bill (1988). "Olympic Records by Sport - Swimming". The Olympic Record Book. Garland Publishing. p. 240. ISBN 0824029488. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Schoenfeld, ed., p. 73