Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre backstroke

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Women's 200 metre backstroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m backstroke W.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates7 August (heats)
8 August (final)
Competitors44 from 37 nations
Winning time2:05.81
Medalists
gold medal    Australia
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Hungary
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The Women's 200 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 7 August with the heats and 8 August with the final.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Missy Franklin (USA) 2:04.06 London, Great Britain 3 August 2012
Competition record  Missy Franklin (USA) 2:04.76 Barcelona, Spain 3 August 2013

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The heats were held on 7 August at 10:30[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Katinka Hosszú  Hungary 2:07.17 Q
2 5 3 Missy Franklin  United States 2:07.84 Q
3 3 3 Dominique Bouchard  Canada 2:08.66 Q
4 3 4 Daria Ustinova  Russia 2:09.16 Q, WJ
4 3 6 Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir  Iceland 2:09.16 Q, NR
6 4 3 Jenny Mensing  Germany 2:09.43 Q
7 5 4 Emily Seebohm  Australia 2:09.44 Q
8 3 5 Elizabeth Beisel  United States 2:09.54 Q
9 5 1 Lisa Graf  Germany 2:09.68 Q
10 3 1 Alicja Tchórz  Poland 2:10.04 Q
11 5 7 Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe 2:10.38 Q
12 5 2 Margherita Panziera  Italy 2:10.39 Q
13 4 5 Elizabeth Simmonds  Great Britain 2:10.48 Q
14 4 1 Irina Prikhodko  Russia 2:10.81 Q
15 5 6 Hilary Caldwell  Canada 2:10.92 Q
16 4 6 Duane Da Rocha  Spain 2:11.53 Q
17 5 5 Hayley Baker  Australia 2:11.63
18 3 2 Liu Yaxin  China 2:11.75
19 4 7 Simona Baumrtová  Czech Republic 2:11.78
20 5 8 Daryna Zevina  Ukraine 2:12.14
21 4 0 Joanna Maranhão  Brazil 2:12.26
22 4 2 Chen Jie  China 2:12.30
23 5 9 Gisela Morales  Guatemala 2:12.92
24 4 8 Katalin Burián  Hungary 2:12.96
25 2 5 Bobbie Gichard  New Zealand 2:13.45
26 3 8 Matea Samardžić  Croatia 2:14.05
27 2 3 Claudia Lau  Hong Kong 2:14.51
28 2 4 Andrea Berrino  Argentina 2:14.96
29 2 2 Martina van Berkel   Switzerland 2:14.99
30 4 9 Jördis Steinegger  Austria 2:15.37
31 3 9 Carolina Colorado Henao  Colombia 2:15.55
32 2 7 Halime Zülal Zeren  Turkey 2:15.87
33 2 6 Karin Tomečková  Slovakia 2:16.63
34 2 0 Zanrè Oberholzer  Namibia 2:18.13
35 1 5 Karen Vilorio  Honduras 2:18.70
36 3 0 Lourdes Villaseñor  Mexico 2:19.07
37 2 1 Tatiana Perstniova  Moldova 2:19.37
38 2 9 Roxanne Yu  Philippines 2:19.45
39 2 8 Yessy Yosaputra  Indonesia 2:20.47
40 1 4 Inés Remersaro  Uruguay 2:20.55
41 1 3 Kimiko Raheem FINA Independent Athletes 2:21.18
42 1 6 Talisa Lanoe  Kenya 2:24.45
43 1 2 Lauren Hew  Cayman Islands 2:29.52
44 1 7 Kaya Forson  Ghana 2:43.94
3 7 Melani Costa  Spain DNS
5 0 Andrea García  Mexico DNS

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were held at 17:49.[3]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Ustinova and Franklin before first semifinal
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Missy Franklin  United States 2:07.79 Q
2 5 Daria Ustinova  Russia 2:08.74 Q, WJ
3 3 Jenny Mensing  Germany 2:09.16 Q
4 7 Margherita Panziera  Italy 2:09.54
5 1 Irina Prikhodko  Russia 2:10.36
6 6 Elizabeth Beisel  United States 2:10.68
7 8 Duane Da Rocha  Spain 2:12.90
8 2 Alicja Tchórz  Poland 2:14.49

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Katinka Hosszú  Hungary 2:06.18 Q, NR
2 6 Emily Seebohm  Australia 2:06.56 Q
3 5 Dominique Bouchard  Canada 2:08.16 Q
4 8 Hilary Caldwell  Canada 2:08.99 Q
5 3 Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir  Iceland 2:09.04 Q, NR
6 2 Lisa Graf  Germany 2:09.40
7 1 Elizabeth Simmonds  Great Britain 2:10.57
8 7 Kirsty Coventry  Zimbabwe 2:10.74

Final[edit]

The final was held on 8 August at 17:47.[4]

Seebohm and Hosszu before the final
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Emily Seebohm  Australia 2:05.81 OC
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Missy Franklin  United States 2:06.34
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 Katinka Hosszú  Hungary 2:06.84
4 2 Daria Ustinova  Russia 2:07.64 WJ
5 8 Jenny Mensing  Germany 2:08.49
6 6 Dominique Bouchard  Canada 2:08.51
7 7 Hilary Caldwell  Canada 2:08.66
8 1 Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir  Iceland 2:09.53

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