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

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Women's 200 metre individual medley
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 4, 1973
Competitors 30 from 22 nations
Winning time 2:20.518 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 individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 4.

Records[edit]

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

World record  Kornelia Ender (GDR) 2:23.01 East Berlin, East Germany 13 April 1973
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
4 September Heat Leslie Cliff  Canada 2:28.842 CR
4 September Heat Kathy Heddy  United States 2:28.306 CR
4 September Heat Andrea Hübner  East Germany 2:24.168 CR
4 September Final Andrea Hübner  East Germany 2:20.518 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

30 swimmers participated in 4 heats, qualified swimmers are listed:[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 - Andrea Hübner  East Germany 2:24.168 Q, CR
2 4 - Kornelia Ender  East Germany 2:25.316 Q
3 3 - Novella Calligaris  Italy 2:26.490 Q
4 3 - Debbie Cain  Australia 2:26.721 Q
5 2 - Kathy Heddy  United States 2:28.306 Q, CR
6 4 - Julie Woodcock  United States 2:28.661 Q
7 1 - Leslie Cliff  Canada 2:28.842 Q, CR
8 4 - Yukari Takemoto  Japan 2:29.557 Q
9 3 - Susan Hunter  New Zealand 2:29.999
10 2 - Jane Wright  United States 2:30.033
11 1 - Karin Bormann  West Germany 2:30.190
12 1 - Anita Zarnowiecki  Sweden 2:30.480
13 2 - Trine Krogh  Norway 2:31.285
14 4 - Nataliya Popova  Soviet Union 2:32.237
15 4 - N. Cali  Australia 2:32.723
16 4 - H. Niemann  West Germany 2:32.951
17 2 - M. Maliutina  Soviet Union 2:32.953
18 1 - O. Chlupova  Czechoslovakia 2:33.090
19 4 - Gisela Cerezo  Venezuela 2:33.935
20 3 - J. Efendic  Yugoslavia 2:34.731
21 2 - Maria Isabel Guerra  Brazil 2:36.427
22 3 - N. Shio  Japan 2:36.970
23 1 - Nieves Panadell  Spain 2:37.432
24 1 - R. Angel  Colombia 2:37.975
25 1 - E. Avionitu  Greece 2:39.443
26 4 - B. Garcia  Argentina 2:39.942
27 3 - María Mock  Puerto Rico 2:40.556
28 2 - Angela López  Puerto Rico 2:44.448
29 1 - M. Hiyouni  Tunisia 2:45.520
3 - G. Verraszto  Hungary DNS / DQ

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st - Andrea Hübner  East Germany 2:20.518 WR
2nd - Kornelia Ender  East Germany 2:21.218
3rd - Kathy Heddy  United States 2:23.842
4 - Novella Calligaris  Italy 2:24.075
5 - Julie Woodcock  United States 2:25.728
6 - Leslie Cliff  Canada 2:26.263
7 - Yukari Takemoto  Japan 2:26.475
8 - Debbie Cain  Australia 2:26.634

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For the Record" (PDF). Swimming World Magazine: 73. October 1973. Retrieved 14 May 2013.