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

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]

Women's 200 metre backstroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m backstroke W.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates 7 August (heats)
8 August (final)
Competitors 44 from 37 nations
Winning time 2:05.81
Medalists
gold medal     Australia
silver medal     United States
bronze medal     Hungary
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2015 FINA
World Championships

Kazan, Russia
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Mixed 3 m 10 m
Team
High diving
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km 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
Mixed relay
4×100 m freestyle medley
Synchronised swimming
Solo technical free
Duet technical free
Team technical free
combination
Mixed duet technical free
Water polo

Contents

RecordsEdit

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
Championship record   Missy Franklin (USA) 2:04.76 Barcelona, Spain 3 August 2013

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

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
45 3 7 Melani Costa   Spain DNS
45 5 0 Andrea García   Mexico DNS

SemifinalsEdit

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

Semifinal 1Edit

 
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 2Edit

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

FinalEdit

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

 
Seebohm and Hosszu before the final
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Emily Seebohm   Australia 2:05.81 OC
  3 Missy Franklin   United States 2:06.34
  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

ReferencesEdit