Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre backstroke

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Swimming at the 1980 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 200 metres Backstroke event at the 1980 Summer Olympics was held in Moscow, Soviet Union, on Sunday July 27, 1980.

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Rica Reinisch (GDR) 2:11.77 WR
Med 2.png  Cornelia Polit (GDR) 2:13.75
Med 3.png  Birgit Treiber (GDR) 2:14.14
4.  Carmen Bunaciu (ROU) 2:15.20
5.  Yolande van der Straeten (BEL) 2:15.58
6.  Carine Verbauwen (BEL) 2:16.66
7.  Lisa Forrest (AUS) 2:16.75
8.  Larisa Gorchakova (URS) 2:17.72

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 1980-07-27
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Lisa Forrest (AUS) 2:15.40
2.  Yolande Van der Straeten (BEL) 2:16.62
3.  Larisa Gorchakova (URS) 2:16.68
4.  Carine Verbauwen (BEL) 2:16.96
5.  Jane Admans (GBR) 2:19.20
6.  Manuela Carosi (ITA) 2:22.46
7.  Michèle Ricaud (FRA) 2:22.86
8.  Nguyễn Thị Hồng Bích (VIE) 2:52.90


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Rica Reinisch (GDR) 2:13.00 OR
2.  Carmen Bunaciu (ROU) 2:15.88
3.  Georgina Parkes (AUS) 2:17.78
4.  Helen Jameson (GBR) 2:17.84
5.  Monique Bosga (NED) 2:19.21


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Cornelia Polit (GDR) 2:14.81
2.  Birgit Treiber (GDR) 2:15.53
3.  Jolanda de Rover (NED) 2:17.12
4.  Teresa Rivera (MEX) 2:21.51
5.  Yelena Kruglova (URS) 2:22.41
6.  Agnieszka Czopek (POL) 2:23.06
7.  Ágnes Fodor (HUN) 2:23.56
8.  Magdalena Białas (POL) 2:26.85


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