Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre butterfly

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Women's 200 metre butterfly
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 8, 1973
Competitors 27 from 18 nations
Winning time 2:13.766 WR
Medalists
Gold medal    East Germany
Silver medal    East Germany
Bronze medal    United States
  1975»
1973 FINA
World Championships

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
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
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The women's 200 metre butterfly competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 8.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

World record  Karen Moe (USA) 2:15.57 Munich, West Germany 4 September 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
8 September Heat Nina MacInnis  United States 2:23.870 CR
8 September Heat Sandra Yost  Australia 2:21.825 CR
8 September Heat Roswitha Beier  East Germany 2:18.876 CR
8 September Heat Rosemarie Kother  East Germany 2:15.455 WR
8 September Final Rosemarie Kother  East Germany 2:13.766 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

27 swimmers participated in 4 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 - Rosemarie Kother  East Germany 2:15.455 Q, WR
2 3 - Roswitha Beier  East Germany 2:18.876 Q, CR
3 3 - Lynn Colella  United States 2:20.363 Q
4 2 - Sandra Yost  Australia 2:21.825 Q, CR
5 4 - José Damen  Netherlands 2:23.604 Q
6 1 - Nina MacInnis  United States 2:23.870 Q, CR
7 4 - Uta Schütz  West Germany 2:24.537 Q
8 1 - Yolanda Aggenbach  Netherlands 2:24.595 Q
9 2 - Aleksandra Meerzon  Soviet Union 2:24.791
10 3 - Patti Stenhouse  Canada 2:25.304
11 3 - Gail Neall  Australia 2:25.818
12 2 - Anca Groza  Romania 2:27.220
13 1 - Nataliya Popova  Soviet Union 2:27.269
14 2 - Gunilla Andersson  Sweden 2:28.030
15 3 - E. Majnaric  Yugoslavia 2:28.580
16 2 - Vera Faitlova  Czechoslovakia 2:29.727
17 1 - M. Saavedra  Colombia 2:29.835
18 4 - M. Corsi  Italy 2:29.955
19 1 - Ileana Morales  Venezuela 2:30.181
20 2 - R. Angel  Colombia 2:30.884
21 2 - Gisela Cerezo  Venezuela 2:30.977
22 1 - Aurora Chamorro  Spain 2:32.436
23 4 - Jennifer McHugh  Canada 2:32.903
24 3 - María Mock  Puerto Rico 2:37.098
25 3 - A. Valentini  Italy 2:38.930
26 4 - K. Tevajarvi  Finland - DNS / DQ
27 4 - Mayumi Aoki  Japan - DNS / DQ

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Rosemarie Kother  East Germany 2:13.766 WR
2 5 Roswitha Beier  East Germany 2:16.777
3 3 Lynn Colella  United States 2:19.535
4 2 José Damen  Netherlands 2:21.964
5 6 Sandra Yost  Australia 2:22.323
6 7 Nina MacInnis  United States 2:22.570
7 1 Uta Schütz  West Germany 2:23.508
8 8 Yolanda Aggenbach  Netherlands 2:25.689

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For the Record" (pdf). Swimming World Magazine: 73. October 1973. Retrieved 2 June 2013.