Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre backstroke

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Swimming events at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
50 m men women
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 women's 200 metre backstroke event at the 1988 Olympic Games took place September 25. This swimming event used backstroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Krisztina Egerszegi
Hungary (HUN)
Silver  Katrin Zimmermann
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze  Cornelia Sirch
East Germany (GDR)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Finals[edit]

A Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Krisztina Egerszegi Hungary 2:09.29 OR
2 Katrin Zimmermann East Germany 2:10.61
3 Cornelia Sirch East Germany 2:11.45
4 Beth Barr United States 2:12.39
5 Nicole Livingstone Australia 2:13.43
6 Andrea Hayes United States 2:15.02
7 Jolanda de Rover Netherlands 2:15.17
8 Svenja Schlicht West Germany 2:15.94

B Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
9 Aneta Patrascoiu Romania 2:15.75
10 Sharon Musson New Zealand 2:16.06
11 Lin Li China 2:16.68
12 Katharine Read Great Britain 2:18.20
13 Lorenza Vigarani Italy 2:18.69
14 Karen Lord Australia 2:18.78
14 Satoko Morishita Japan 2:18.78
16 Johanna Larsson Sweden DISQ

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]