Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's 800 metre freestyle

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Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Great Britain
«1980 1988»
Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
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

The final of the women's 800 metre freestyle event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held at the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on August 3, 1984. The fastest eight qualified for the final.

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Tiffany Cohen (USA) 8:24.96 OR
Med 2.png  Michele Richardson (USA) 8:30.73
Med 3.png  Sarah Hardcastle (GBR) 8:32.60
4.  Anna McVann (AUS) 8:37.94
5.  Carla Lasi (ITA) 8:42.45
6.  Jolande van der Meer (NED) 8:42.86
7.  Monica Olmi (ITA) 8:47.32
8.  Karen Ward (CAN) 8:48.12

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK HEATS TIME
9.  Ann Linder (SWE) 8:50.80
10.  Donna McGinnis (CAN) 8:51.71
11.  Birgit Kowalczik (FRG) 8:53.34
12.  Irma Huerta (MEX) 8:56.18
13.  Susie Baumer (AUS) 8:56.40
14.  Annabelle Cripps (GBR) 8:58.09
15.  Laurence Bensimon (FRA) 9:01.75
16.  Nadia Krüger (SUI) 9:07.95
17.  Wen San (TPE) 9:09.73
18.  Junko Sakurai (JPN) 9:13.27
19.  Karen Slowing-Aceituno (GUA) 9:20.68
20.  Chang Hui-Chien (TPE) 9:34.93
 Sophia Dara (GRE) DNS
 Hadar Rubinstein (ISR) DNS
 Rosa Fuentes (MEX) DNS

References[edit]