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 Backstroke event at the 1988 Olympic Games took place September 25, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. It was one of 15 Swimming events for females at the Games. All Swimming events at the Olympics are contested in a long course (50m) pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Silver Katrin Zimmermann
 East Germany
Bronze Cornelia Sirch
 East Germany

Results[edit]

Finals[edit]

A Final[edit]

Place 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]

Place 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 DQ

Key: OR = Olympic record

Preliminary heats[edit]

References[edit]