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

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Women's 200 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Venue Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
Date 24 September 1988 (heats & finals)
Competitors 37 from 25 nations
Winning time 2:12.59 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Daniela Hunger  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yelena Dendeberova  Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Noemi Lung  Romania
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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 individual medley event at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place on 24 September at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Ute Geweniger (GDR) 2:11.73 Magdeburg, East Germany 4 July 1981
Olympic record  Tracy Caulkins (USA) 2:12.24 Los Angeles, United States 3 August 1984

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
24 September Final A Daniela Hunger  East Germany 2:12.59 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 Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Yelena Dendeberova  Soviet Union 2:15.30 Q
2 3 Noemi Lung  Romania 2:15.55 Q
3 5 Daniela Hunger  East Germany 2:16.23 Q
4 4 Marianne Muis  Netherlands 2:16.60 Q
5 4 Lin Li  China 2:17.09 Q
6 3 Jodie Clatworthy  Australia 2:17.29 Q
7 5 Anca Pătrășcoiu  Romania 2:17.39 Q
8 5 Whitney Hedgepeth  United States 2:17.45 Q
9 3 Birgit Lohberg-Schulz  West Germany 2:17.46 q
10 5 Jean Hill  Great Britain 2:17.57 q
11 5 Anette Philipsson  Sweden 2:18.86 q
12 5 Yuliya Bogacheva  Soviet Union 2:19.07 q
13 3 Anamarija Petričević  Yugoslavia 2:19.38 q
14 3 Mildred Muis  Netherlands 2:19.46 q
15 4 Allison Higson  Canada 2:19.54 q, WD
16 5 Roberta Felotti  Italy 2:19.62 q
17 4 Yoshie Nishioka  Japan 2:20.20 q
18 5 Svenja Schlicht  West Germany 2:20.31
19 2 Donna Procter  Australia 2:21.79
20 2 Annette Poulsen  Denmark 2:21.83
21 4 Silvia Parera  Spain 2:22.20
22 2 Hiroyo Harada  Japan 2:22.59
23 3 Zara Long  Great Britain 2:22.64
24 2 Ragnheiður Runólfsdóttir  Iceland 2:22.65
25 4 Manuela Dalla Valle  Italy 2:22.85
26 2 Michelle Smith  Ireland 2:25.53
27 2 Marlene Bruten  Mexico 2:26.89
28 1 Seto Car-wai  Chinese Taipei 2:27.72
29 1 Patricia Kohlmann  Mexico 2:29.61
30 2 Valentina Aracil  Argentina 2:31.53
31 1 Dipika Chanmugam  Sri Lanka 2:33.58
32 1 Annemarie Munk  Hong Kong 2:34.32
33 1 Kimberly Chen  Chinese Taipei 2:35.11
34 1 Sharon Pickering  Fiji 2:35.22
35 1 Angela Birch  Fiji 2:39.20
036 3 Mary Wayte  United States DSQ
037 3 Tanya Dangalakova  Bulgaria DNS

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 7 Mildred Muis  Netherlands 2:17.73
10 4 Birgit Lohberg-Schulz  West Germany 2:17.85
11 5 Jean Hill  Great Britain 2:19.20
12 3 Anette Philipsson  Sweden 2:19.35
13 1 Roberta Felotti  Italy 2:19.63
2 Anamarija Petričević  Yugoslavia
15 6 Yuliya Bogacheva  Soviet Union 2:19.91
16 8 Yoshie Nishioka  Japan 2:20.43

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 3 Daniela Hunger  East Germany 2:12.59 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Yelena Dendeberova  Soviet Union 2:13.31
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Noemi Lung  Romania 2:14.85
4 7 Jodie Clatworthy  Australia 2:16.31
5 6 Marianne Muis  Netherlands 2:16.40
6 1 Anca Pătrășcoiu  Romania 2:16.70
7 2 Lin Li  China 2:17.42
8 8 Whitney Hedgepeth  United States 2:17.99

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