Swimming at the 2012 European Aquatics Championships – Women's 1500 metre freestyle

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Women's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 2012 European Aquatics Championships
Dates May 25, 2012 (heats)
May 26, 2012 (final)
Competitors 10 from 8 nations
Winning time 16:05.34
Medalists
gold medal     Spain
silver medal     Hungary
bronze medal     Spain
2012 LEN
European Championships

Eindhoven, Netherlands
Debrecen, Hungary
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Team team
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
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
Synchronised swimming
Individual Solo Duet
Team Team Combination

The women's 1500 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2012 European Aquatics Championships took place May 25 and 26. The heats took place on May 25, the final on May 26.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world, European and championship records were as follows.

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record Kate Ziegler  United States 15:42.54 Mission Viejo June 17, 2007
European record Alessia Filippi  Italy 15:44.93 Rome July 28, 2009
Championship record Flavia Rigamonti   Switzerland 15:58.54 Eindhoven March 23, 2008

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

12 swimmers participated in 2 heats.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 7 Mireia Belmonte García  Spain 16:21.60 Q
2 2 4 Erika Villaécija García  Spain 16:32.69 Q
3 1 4 Éva Risztov  Hungary 16:33.56 Q
4 2 5 Camelia Potec  Romania 16:35.46 Q
5 1 3 Julia Hassler  Liechtenstein 16:37.75 Q
6 1 5 Marianna Lymperta  Greece 16:47.02 Q
7 1 6 Donata Kilijanska  Poland 16:55.08 Q
8 2 2 Theodora Giareni  Greece 17:06.85 Q
9 2 6 Nina Dittrich  Austria 17:08.49
10 1 7 Iryna Glavnyk  Ukraine 17:16.21
11 1 2 Nuala Murphy  Ireland DNS
11 2 3 Martina Grimaldi  Italy DNS

Final[edit]

The final was held at 17:02.[3]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Mireia Belmonte García  Spain 16:05.34
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Éva Risztov  Hungary 16:10.04 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Erika Villaécija García  Spain 16:15.85
4 6 Camelia Potec  Romania 16:17.88
5 2 Julia Hassler  Liechtenstein 16:31.66 NR
6 7 Marianna Lymperta  Greece 16:36.97
7 8 Theodora Giareni  Greece 17:01.57
8 1 Donata Kilijanska  Poland 17:08.61

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