Swimming at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre breaststroke

The women's 200 metre breaststroke competition of the swimming events at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships was held on July 28 with the heats and the semifinals and July 29 with the final.

Women's 200 metre breaststroke
at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships
DatesJuly 28, 2011 (heats and semifinals)
July 29, 2011 (final)
Competitors38 from 31 nations
Winning time2:21.47
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Russia
bronze medal    Canada
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RecordsEdit

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

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record
Championship record
Annamay Pierse   Canada 2:20.12 Rome July 30, 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

38 swimmers participated in 5 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Rebecca Soni   United States 2:23.30 Q
2 3 6 Rikke Pedersen   Denmark 2:25.86 Q
3 5 5 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 2:25.98 Q
4 5 3 Amanda Beard   United States 2:26.73 Q
5 5 7 Marina García Urzainqui   Spain 2:26.96 Q
6 5 6 Sally Foster   Australia 2:27.07 Q
7 4 4 Annamay Pierse   Canada 2:27.14 Q
8 3 3 Martha McCabe   Canada 2:27.16 Q
9 4 5 Sun Ye   China 2:27.17 Q
10 4 6 Rie Kaneto   Japan 2:27.17 Q
11 5 1 Nađa Higl   Serbia 2:27.39 Q
12 4 8 Back Su-Yeon   South Korea 2:27.43 Q
13 3 2 Sara El Bekri   Morocco 2:27.48 Q
14 4 1 Fanny Lecluyse   Belgium 2:27.67 Q
15 3 7 Chiara Boggiatto   Italy 2:27.84 Q
16 3 1 Stacey Tadd   Great Britain 2:27.88 Q
17 3 5 Ji Liping   China 2:27.91
18 3 4 Satomi Suzuki   Japan 2:27.98
19 5 2 Jeong Darae   South Korea 2:28.14
20 5 8 Molly Renshaw   Great Britain 2:28.35
21 4 3 Sara Nordenstam   Norway 2:28.88
21 4 2 Joline Höstman   Sweden 2:28.88
23 4 7 Rebecca Kemp   Australia 2:29.82
24 2 4 Jenna Laukkanen   Finland 2:30.51
25 2 3 Martina Moravčíková   Czech Republic 2:31.46
26 3 8 Tanja Smid   Slovenia 2:32.26
27 2 6 Raminta Dvariskyte   Lithuania 2:33.79
28 2 2 Evghenia Tanasienco   Moldova 2:34.00 NR
29 2 5 Tessa Brouwer   Netherlands 2:34.93
30 2 7 Talanova Daria   Kyrgyzstan 2:38.07
31 1 5 Lei On Kei   Macau 2:41.62
32 1 6 Matelita Buadromo   Fiji 2:44.01
33 2 8 Maria Coy   Guatemala 2:45.32
34 2 1 Nibal Yamout   Lebanon 2:45.35
35 1 3 Ana Maria Castellanos   Honduras 2:45.63
36 1 4 Jessica Stephenson   Guyana 2:46.28
37 1 2 Daniela Lindemeier   Namibia 2:47.56
38 1 2 Anum Bandey   Pakistan 2:58.85

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held at 18:20.[2]

Semifinals 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Rikke Pedersen   Denmark 2:24.80 Q
2 6 Martha McCabe   Canada 2:24.86 Q
3 2 Rie Kaneto   Japan 2:25.41 Q
4 1 Fanny Lecluyse   Belgium 2:25.92
5 5 Amanda Beard   United States 2:25.99
6 3 Sally Foster   Australia 2:26.43
7 7 Back Su-Yeon   South Korea 2:26.61
8 8 Stacey Tadd   Great Britain 2:26.73

Semifinals 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Rebecca Soni   United States 2:21.03 Q
2 5 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 2:23.66 Q
3 2 Sun Ye   China 2:24.59 Q
4 6 Annamay Pierse   Canada 2:24.73 Q
5 7 Nađa Higl   Serbia 2:25.56 Q
6 3 Marina García Urzainqui   Spain 2:25.79
7 1 Sara El Bekri   Morocco 2:26.74
8 8 Chiara Boggiatto   Italy 2:28.14

FinalEdit

The final was held at 18:52.[3]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Rebecca Soni   United States 2:21.47
  5 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 2:22.22 NR
  7 Martha McCabe   Canada 2:24.81
4 3 Sun Ye   China 2:25.09
5 1 Rie Kaneto   Japan 2:25.36
6 8 Nađa Higl   Serbia 2:25.93
7 2 Rikke Pedersen   Denmark 2:26.56
8 6 Annamay Pierse   Canada 2:27.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre breaststroke (heats)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-28.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre breaststroke (semifinals)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-28.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre breaststroke (final)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-29.[permanent dead link]

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