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

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Women's 200 metre freestyle
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 5, 1973
Competitors 34 from 23 nations
Winning time 2:04.999
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    East Germany
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 freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 5.

Records[edit]

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

World record  Shane Gould (AUS) 2:03.56 Munich, West Germany 1 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
5 September Heat Lesley Allardice  United Kingdom 2:12.946 CR
5 September Heat Irwi Johansson  Sweden 2:09.260 CR
5 September Heat Andrea Eife  West Germany 2:08.099 CR
5 September Heat Keena Rothhammer  United States 2:07.531 CR
5 September Final Keena Rothhammer  United States 2:04.999 CR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

34 swimmers participated in 5 heats, qualified swimmers are listed:[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 - Keena Rothhammer  United States 2:07.531 Q, CR
2 5 - Shirley Babashoff  United States 2:07.753 Q
3 3 - Andrea Eife  West Germany 2:08.099 Q, CR
4 2 - Irwi Johansson  Sweden 2:09.260 Q, CR
5 5 - Virginia Rickard  Australia 2:09.936 Q, PB[2]
6 2 - Elke Sehmisch  West Germany 2:09.973 Q
7 5 - Jutta Weber  West Germany 2:10.778 Q
8 2 - Veronica Stel  Netherlands 2:10.878 Q
9 4 - Suzy Anderson  Australia 2:11.179
10 5 - Guylaine Berger  France 2:11.400
11 3 - Leslie Cliff  Canada 2:11.506
12 3 - Angela Steinbach  East Germany 2:12.438
13 1 - Lesley Allardice  Great Britain 2:12.946 CR
14 5 - T. Zolotnickaia  Soviet Union 2:13.141
15 4 - Maria Guimarães  Brazil 2:14.218
16 1 - Brenda Holmes  Canada 2:14.431
17 4 - Federica Stabilini  Italy 2:14.496
18 5 - Lucy Maurity  Brazil 2:14.987
19 1 - Marie Sundeborg  Sweden 2:15.506
20 1 - Ileana Morales  Venezuela 2:15.518
21 4 - Tamara Shelofastova  Soviet Union 2:15.940
22 3 - Chantal Schertz  France 2:16.558
23 1 - Cathy Whiting  New Zealand 2:17.016
24 3 - E. Pilawska  Poland 2:17.716
25 2 - E. Avionitu  Greece 2:19.384
26 4 - M. Saavedra  Colombia 2:20.064
27 4 - Marianela Huen  Venezuela 2:21.916
28 1 - L. Moreda  Puerto Rico 2:23.097
29 5 - Leslie Thompson  Puerto Rico 2:23.220
30 2 - E. Tomandl  Austria 2:24.075
31 4 - B. Garcia  Argentina 2:24.328
32 3 - Myriam Mizouni  Tunisia 2:25.432
33 3 - Edit Kovács  Hungary 2:25.470
34 2 - H. Nastaren  Iran 2:45.589

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st - Keena Rothhammer  United States 2:04.999 CR
2nd - Shirley Babashoff  United States 2:05.332
3rd - Andrea Eife  West Germany 2:05.525
4 - Virginia Rickard  Australia 2:07.889 PB
5 - Irwi Johansson  Sweden 2:08.895
6 - Elke Sehmisch  West Germany 2:09.331
7 - Veronica Stel  Netherlands 2:09.412
8 - Jutta Weber  West Germany 2:10.587

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For the Record" (PDF). Swimming World Magazine: 73. October 1973. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Swim team 'baby' lifts Aust hopes". The Sydney Morning Herald (John Fairfax Holdings). AAP-Reuters. September 6, 1973. p. 19.