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Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre breaststroke

Women's 200 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date27 July (heats and finals)
Competitors40 from 29 nations
Winning time2:26.65 (OR)
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px Japan
Silver medal  22x20px China
Bronze medal  22x20px United States
«19881996»
Swimming events at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
50 m   men   women
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 breaststroke event, included in the swimming competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics, took place on July 27, at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain. In this event, swimmers covered four lengths of the 50-metre (160 ft) Olympic-sized pool employing the breaststroke.

Records

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

World record 23x15px Anita Nall (USA) 2:25.35 s Indianapolis, United States 2 March 1992 [1]
Olympic record 22x20px Silke Hörner (GDR) 2:26.71 s Seoul, South Korea 21 September 1988 [2]

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time OR WR
27 July Final A Kyoko Iwasaki 22x20px Japan 2:26.65 OR

Results

Heats

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Nall, AnitaAnita Nall 22x20px United States 2:27.77 QA
2 5 3 Iwasaki, KyokoKyoko Iwasaki 22x20px Japan 2:27.78 QA
3 3 6 Rudkovskaya, YelenaYelena Rudkovskaya 22x20px Unified Team 2:28.24 QA
4 5 5 Cloutier, GuylaineGuylaine Cloutier 22x20px Canada 2:29.01 QA
5 5 2 Giguère, NathalieNathalie Giguère 22x20px Canada 2:29.71 QA
6 5 6 LinLin Li 22x20px China 2:29.99 QA
7 3 3 Dalla Valle, ManuelaManuela Dalla Valle 22x20px Italy 2:30.75 QA
8 4 2 PeczakAlicja Pęczak 22x20px Poland 2:30.78 QA
9 4 4 Johnson, JillJill Johnson 22x20px United States 2:30.80 QB
10 5 8 Csépe, GabriellaGabriella Csépe 22x20px Hungary 2:32.04 QB
11 3 4 Riley, SamanthaSamantha Riley 22x20px Australia 2:32.09 QB
12 4 7 Brendel, DanielaDaniela Brendel 22x20px Germany 2:32.09 QB
13 4 5 Guérit, AudreyAudrey Guérit 22x20px France 2:32.33 QB
14 3 5 Volkova, YelenaYelena Volkova 22x20px Unified Team 2:32.39 QB
15 3 2 Kasuya, KyokoKyoko Kasuya 22x20px Japan 2:32.55 QB
16 3 8 Kupiec, MagdalenaMagdalena Kupiec 22x20px Poland 2:33.92 QB
17 3 7 Becue, BrigitteBrigitte Becue 22x20px Belgium 2:34.11
18 3 1 Dörries, JanaJana Dörries 22x20px Germany 2:34.58
19 4 3 Frame, LinleyLinley Frame 22x20px Australia 2:34.73
20 4 6 CaslaruBeatrice Căslaru 22x20px Romania 2:34.97
21 2 3 Vestergaard, BrittaBritta Vestergaard 22x20px Denmark 2:35.28
22 4 8 Brownsdon, SukiSuki Brownsdon 22x20px Great Britain 2:35.28
23 4 1 ParkPark Mi-Yeong 22x20px South Korea 2:35.33
24 5 1 Donati, ElenaElena Donati 22x20px Italy 2:36.42
25 1 4 Nemec, MartinaMartina Nemec 22x20px Austria 2:36.65
26 2 7 Bulten, KiraKira Bulten 22x20px Netherlands 2:37.09
27 2 4 Runólfsdóttir, RagnheiðurRagnheiður Runólfsdóttir 22x20px Iceland 2:37.42
28 2 5 Becerra, LourdesLourdes Becerra 22x20px Spain 2:37.69
29 5 7 LuLu Di 22x20px China 2:38.63
30 2 2 Phuvichit, SornsawanSornsawan Phuvichit 22x20px Thailand 2:41.20
31 2 6 Janssen, MartineMartine Janssen 22x20px Netherlands 2:41.48
32 1 5 Smatt, JennyJenny Smatt 22x20px Bermuda 2:42.25
33 2 1 King, JaimeJaime King 22x20px Great Britain 2:44.49
34 2 8 Heyns, PenelopePenelope Heyns 22x20px South Africa 2:45.04
35 1 2 Madero, PriscillaPriscilla Madero 22x20px Ecuador 2:46.79
36 1 3 Pexa, BarbaraBarbara Pexa 22x20px Guam 2:47.27
37 1 6 Velásquez, ClaudiaClaudia Velásquez 22x20px Peru 2:47.31
38 1 7 NguyenNguyễn Thị Phương 22x20px Vietnam 2:57.71
39 1 1 Talma, ElkeElke Talma 22x20px Seychelles 3:12.13
40 1 8 Ratsifandrihamanana, BakoBako Ratsifandrihamanana 22x20px Madagascar DNS[3]

Finals

Final B

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Csépe, GabriellaGabriella Csépe 22x20px Hungary 2:31.15
2 6 Brendel, DanielaDaniela Brendel 22x20px Germany 2:32.05
3 2 Guérit, AudreyAudrey Guérit 22x20px France 2:32.10
4 3 Riley, SamanthaSamantha Riley 22x20px Australia 2:32.63
5 1 Kasuya, KyokoKyoko Kasuya 22x20px Japan 2:32.97
6 4 Johnson, JillJill Johnson 22x20px United States 2:33.89
7 8 Kupiec, MagdalenaMagdalena Kupiec 22x20px Poland 2:35.74
8 7 Volkova, YelenaYelena Volkova 22x20px Unified Team 2:37.65

Final A

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
File:Gold medal icon.svg 5 Iwasaki, KyokoKyoko Iwasaki 22x20px Japan 2:26.65 OR[3]
File:Silver medal icon.svg 7 LinLin Li 22x20px China 2:26.85
File:Bronze medal icon.svg 4 Nall, AnitaAnita Nall 22x20px United States 2:26.88
4 3 Rudkovskaya, YelenaYelena Rudkovskaya 22x20px Unified Team 2:28.47
5 6 Cloutier, GuylaineGuylaine Cloutier 22x20px Canada 2:29.88
6 2 Giguère, NathalieNathalie Giguère 22x20px Canada 2:30.11
7 1 Dalla Valle, ManuelaManuela Dalla Valle 22x20px Italy 2:31.21
8 8 Pęczak, AlicjaAlicja Pęczak 22x20px Poland 2:31.76

See also

Sources

References

  1. ^ "World Record Progression; 200 m Breaststroke Long Course Women". Swimming Statistics. www.scmsom.se. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Swimming at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Final". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference, LLC. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b COOB, p. 376