Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's 200 metre backstroke

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Women's 200 metre backstroke at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Scotiabank Aquatics Center
Dates October 20 (preliminaries and finals)
Competitors 18 from 13 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Mexico
Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
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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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Marathon
10 km men women

The women's 200 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on October 20 at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center in the municipality of Zapopan, near Guadalajara, Mexico.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion was Teresa Crippen of the United States.

This race consisted of four lengths of the pool all in backstroke.[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  Kirsty Coventry (ZIM) 2:04.81 Rome, Italy August 1, 2009
Pan American Games record  Teresa Crippen (USA) 2:10.57 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 22, 2007

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the A standard (2:22.8) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 4, 2011). NOCs were also permitted to enter one athlete providing they had met the B standard (2:27.1) in the same qualifying period.[2]

Results[edit]

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified GR Games record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on October 20.

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time[3] Notes
1 3 4 Elizabeth Pelton  United States 2:10.66 QA
2 2 4 Bonnie Brandon  United States 2:13.87 QA
3 1 4 Fernanda González  Mexico 2:16.61 QA
4 1 5 Lourdes Villaseñor  Mexico 2:16.94 QA
5 2 5 Gabrielle Soucisse  Canada 2:17.27 QA
6 3 5 Gisela Morales  Guatemala 2:17.86 QA
7 2 6 Elimar Barrios  Venezuela 2:20.96 QA
8 3 3 Fernanda Alvarenga  Brazil 2:21.24 QA
9 3 2 Mckayla Lightbourn  Bahamas 2:23.74 QB
10 1 3 Karyn Jewell  Canada 2:23.78 QB
11 1 6 Alana Berrocal  Puerto Rico 2:24.76 QB
12 3 6 Florencia Perotti  Argentina 2:24.78 QB
13 2 2 Erika Torellas  Venezuela 2:26.16 QB
14 2 7 Karen Vilorio  Honduras 2:26.58 QB
15 3 7 Laura Rodriguez  Dominican Republic 2:27.26 QB
16 1 2 Ines Remersaro  Uruguay 2:27.77 QB
17 1 7 Mariana Zavalla  Bolivia 2:28.30
2 3 Joanna Maranhão  Brazil DNS

B Final[edit]

The B final was also held on October 20.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Mckayla Lightbourn  Bahamas 2:19.25
10 5 Karyn Jewell  Canada 2:20.87
11 6 Florencia Perotti  Argentina 2:23.03
12 8 Ines Remersaro  Uruguay 2:24.16
13 3 Alana Berrocal  Puerto Rico 2:24.18
14 2 Erika Torellas  Venezuela 2:25.17
15 7 Karen Vilorio  Honduras 2:25.99
16 1 Laura Rodriguez  Dominican Republic 2:28.13

A Final[edit]

The A final was also held on October 20.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time[5] Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Elizabeth Pelton  United States 2:08.99 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Bonnie Brandon  United States 2:12.57
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Fernanda González  Mexico 2:13.56
4 7 Gisela Morales  Guatemala 2:16.33
5 6 Lourdes Villaseñor  Mexico 2:16.60
6 2 Gabrielle Soucisse  Canada 2:16.86
7 1 Elimar Barrios  Venezuela 2:21.40
8 8 Fernanda Alvarenga  Brazil 2:22.77

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sessions" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Women's 200m Backstroke Preliminaries". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Finals – Day 6" (PDF). Best Swimming. 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Women's 200m Backstroke Final A". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.