Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre butterfly

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Women's 200 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 4 August 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 31 from 20 nations
Winning time 2:06.90 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mary T. Meagher  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Karen Phillips  Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ina Beyermann  West Germany
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The final of the women's 200 metre butterfly event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on August 4, 1984.[1] The first eight qualified for the final, the next eight for the B-final.

Records[edit]

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

World record  Mary T. Meagher (USA) 2:05.96 Brown Deer, United States 13 August 1981
Olympic record  Ines Geißler (GDR) 2:10.44 Moscow, Soviet Union 21 July 1980

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
4 August Final A Mary T. Meagher  United States 2:06.90 OR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Mary T. Meagher  United States 2:11.48 Q
2 3 6 Karen Phillips  Australia 2:11.81 Q
3 1 6 Samantha Purvis  Great Britain 2:11.97 Q, NR
4 3 4 Nancy Hogshead  United States 2:12.10 Q
5 4 5 Ina Beyermann  West Germany 2:13.26 Q
6 2 4 Naoko Kume  Japan 2:13.31 Q
7 1 5 Sonja Hausladen  Austria 2:13.50 Q, NR
8 2 5 Janet Tibbits  Australia 2:13.74 QSO
4 3 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands QSO
10 3 3 Kiyomi Takahashi  Japan 2:14.37 q
11 1 3 Roberta Lanzarotti  Italy 2:14.53 q
12 4 6 Jill Horstead  Canada 2:14.88 q
13 3 5 Marie Moore  Canada 2:14.95 q
14 1 4 Petra Zindler  West Germany 2:15.20 q
15 2 3 Ann Osgerby  Great Britain 2:16.31 q
16 2 6 Carole Brook  Switzerland 2:18.66 q
17 2 2 Monica Olmi  Italy 2:18.72 q
18 3 2 Kathrine Bomstad  Norway 2:19.46
19 1 2 Gail Jonson  New Zealand 2:20.55
20 1 7 Anna Doig  New Zealand 2:20.81
21 1 1 Julie Parkes  Ireland 2:20.85
22 2 7 Lisa Ann Wen  Chinese Taipei 2:21.10
23 4 2 Brigitte Wanderer  Austria 2:21.16
24 4 7 Shelley Cramer  Virgin Islands 2:22.39
25 2 1 Faten Ghattas  Tunisia 2:22.58
26 3 7 Hadar Rubinstein  Israel 2:22.78
27 3 8 Chang Hui-chien  Chinese Taipei 2:24.89
28 4 8 Blanca Morales  Guatemala 2:25.03
29 3 1 Jodie Lawaetz  Virgin Islands 2:25.58
31 2 8 Nevine Hafez  Egypt DNS
31 4 1 Karin Brandes  Peru DNS

Swimoff[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands 2:13.60 Q
2 5 Janet Tibbits  Australia 2:15.54 q, WD

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 3 Jill Horstead  Canada 2:13.49
10 5 Roberta Lanzarotti  Italy 2:14.54
11 6 Marie Moore  Canada 2:14.96
12 4 Kiyomi Takahashi  Japan 2:16.27
13 8 Monica Olmi  Italy 2:16.47
14 2 Petra Zindler  West Germany 2:16.50
15 1 Carole Brook  Switzerland 2:16.74
16 7 Ann Osgerby  Great Britain 2:19.10

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Mary T. Meagher  United States 2:06.90 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Karen Phillips  Australia 2:10.56 OC
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2 Ina Beyermann  West Germany 2:11.91 NR
4 6 Nancy Hogshead  United States 2:11.98
5 3 Samantha Purvis  Great Britain 2:12.33
6 7 Naoko Kume  Japan 2:12.57
7 1 Sonja Hausladen  Austria 2:15.38
8 8 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands 2:17.39

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