Swimming at the 1955 Pan American Games – Women's 200 metre breaststroke

The women's 200 metre breaststroke competition of the swimming events at the 1955 Pan American Games took place on 24 March.[1][2] The last Pan American Games champion was Dorotea Turnbull of Argentina.[3][4][5][6][7]

Women's 200 metre breaststroke at the II Pan American Games
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Venue-
DatesMarch 24 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal   United States
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   Argentina
«1951
1959»

This race consisted of four lengths of the pool, all in breaststroke.[8]

ResultsEdit

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

HeatsEdit

FinalEdit

The final was held on March 24.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Mary Lou Elsenius   United States 3:08.4
  Mary Jane Sears   United States 3:09.0
  Beatriz Rohde   Argentina 3:09.4
4 Mary Gillett   United States 3:19.9
5 Irma Schluter   Mexico 3:21.5
6 Wanda Castro   Brazil 3:21.6
7 Adriana Hernández   Mexico 3:23.0
8 Helen Stewart   Canada 3:24.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "O GLOBO News Archive - March 25, 1955, Morning, General, page 10". O GLOBO. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  2. ^ O GLOBO News Archive
  3. ^ Hickoksports Archived 2012-12-05 at Archive.today
  4. ^ Resultados
  5. ^ All Pan medalists - Male
  6. ^ All Pan medalists - Female
  7. ^ Pan American Games - Swimming and Diving page, from gbrathletics.com; retrieved 2012-04-15.
  8. ^ "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.