Swimming at the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Women's 800 metre freestyle

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Women's 800 metre freestyle
at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Venue Tollcross International Swimming Centre
Dates 27 July 2014 (2014-07-27) (heats)
28 July 2014 (2014-07-28) (final)
Competitors 18 from 10 nations
Winning time 8:18.11 GR
Medalists
gold medal    Wales
silver medal    New Zealand
bronze medal    Canada
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The women's 800 metre freestyle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as part of the swimming programme took place on 27 and 28 July at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

The medals were presented by Robert Smith, Baron Smith of Kelvin, Chairman of Glasgow 2014 and the quaichs were presented by Kenn Banks, President of the Commonwealth Games Association of Anguilla.

Records[edit]

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

World record  Katie Ledecky (USA) 8:11.00 Shenandoah, United States 22 June 2014 [1]
Commonwealth record '
Games record  Tracey Wickham (AUS) 8:24.62 Edmonton, Canada 3 August 1978

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
27 July Heat Jazmin Carlin  Wales 8.22.69 GR
28 July Final Jazmin Carlin  Wales 8:18.11 GR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Jazmin Carlin  Wales 8:22.69 Q, GR
2 2 4 Lauren Boyle  New Zealand 8:24.85 Q
3 2 3 Alanna Bowles  Australia 8:25.19 Q
4 2 5 Brittany MacLean  Canada 8:27.32 Q
5 3 5 Jessica Ashwood  Australia 8:34.21 Q
6 3 7 Camilla Hattersley  Scotland 8:36.15 Q
7 3 2 Hannah Miley  Scotland 8:36.16 Q
8 3 6 Laura Crockart  Australia 8:37.22 Q
9 3 1 Ellena Jones  Wales 8:37.64
=10 2 2 Aisha Thornton  Scotland 8:41.02
2 7 Emma Robinson  New Zealand
12 3 8 Joanna Evans  Bahamas 8:41.39
13 2 6 Tabitha Baumann  Canada 8:44.94
14 2 1 Khoo Cai Lin  Malaysia 8:54.45
15 1 4 Lynette Lim  Singapore 8:58.53
16 1 5 Lani Cabrera  Barbados 9:01.10
17 1 3 Alexis Clarke  Barbados 9:38.74
3 3 Ellie Faulkner  England DNS

Second reserve swim-off[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Emma Robinson  New Zealand 8:41.94
2 4 Aisha Thornton  Scotland 8:42.85

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Jazmin Carlin  Wales 8:18.11 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Lauren Boyle  New Zealand 8:20.59
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 Brittany MacLean  Canada 8:20.91
4 3 Alanna Bowles  Australia 8:24.74
5 1 Hannah Miley  Scotland 8:28.15
6 2 Jessica Ashwood  Australia 8:29.32
7 7 Camilla Hattersley  Scotland 8:33.83
8 8 Laura Crockart  Australia 8:41.64

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katie Ledecky Smashes 800 Free World Record in Conroe, Texas". swimswam.com. 22 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.

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