Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 800 metre freestyle

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Women's 800 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    East Germany
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
«1972 1980»
Swimming events at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Sample picture of the event (unofficial)
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
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The final of the Women's 800 metre Freestyle event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held on July 25, 1976 in Montreal, after the preliminary heats on July 24, 1976.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Gold  Petra Thümer (GDR) 8:37.14 WR
Silver  Shirley Babashoff (USA) 8:37.59
Bronze  Wendy Weinberg (USA) 8:42.60
4.  Rosemary Milgate (AUS) 8:47.21
5.  Nicole Kramer (USA) 8:47.33
6.  Shannon Smith (CAN) 8:48.15
7.  Regina Jäger (GDR) 8:50.40
8.  Jennifer Turrall (AUS) 8:52.88

Qualifying Heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Nicole Kramer (USA) 8:46.81
2.  Shannon Smith (CAN) 8:52.66
3.  Lisa Geary (CAN) 8:56.49
4.  Allison Calder (NZL) 8:57.24
5.  Carine Verbauwen (BEL) 8:57.31
6.  Laura Bortolotti (ITA) 9:00.16


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Petra Thümer (GDR) 8:46.58
2.  Regina Jäger (GDR) 8:49.19
3.  Beth Weinberg (USA) 8:49.78
4.  Wendy Quirk (CAN) 8:53.93
5.  Eleonora Pandini (ITA) 9:12.47
6.  Fernanda Pérez (COL) 9:36.10
 Maria Guimarães (BRA) DSQ


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Shirley Babashoff (USA) 8:47.74
2.  Jennifer Turrall (AUS) 8:51.41
3.  Rosemary Milgate (AUS) 8:53.65
4.  Annelies Maas (NED) 8:57.38
5.  Tracey Wickham (AUS) 9:01.93
6.  Antonia Real (ESP) 9:07.24
7.  Diana Hatler (PUR) 9:43.51

References[edit]