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

The Women's 200 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 4 August with the heats and the semifinals and 5 August with the final.[1]

Women's 200 metre freestyle
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m freestyle W.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates4 August (heats and semifinals)
5 August (final)
Competitors63 from 52 nations
Winning time1:55.16
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Italy
bronze medal    United States
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Federica Pellegrini (ITA) 1:52.98 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009
Competition record   Federica Pellegrini (ITA) 1:52.98 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 09:49.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Katie Ledecky   United States 1:55.82 Q
2 5 5 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 1:56.32 Q
3 6 3 Missy Franklin   United States 1:56.42 Q
4 5 3 Shen Duo   China 1:56.75 Q
5 7 3 Veronika Popova   Russia 1:57.18 Q
6 6 4 Federica Pellegrini   Italy 1:57.34 Q
7 7 5 Emma McKeon   Australia 1:57.78 Q
8 7 6 Charlotte Bonnet   France 1:57.99 Q
9 7 4 Femke Heemskerk   Netherlands 1:58.10 Q
10 6 6 Michelle Coleman   Sweden 1:58.11 Q
11 6 5 Siobhan-Marie O'Connor   Great Britain 1:58.27 Q
11 6 7 Guo Junjun   China 1:58.27 Q
13 5 2 Viktoriya Andreyeva   Russia 1:58.31 Q
13 5 7 Chihiro Igarashi   Japan 1:58.31 Q
15 5 1 Nina Rangelova   Bulgaria 1:58.41 Q
16 5 8 Manuella Lyrio   Brazil 1:58.68 Q
17 7 2 Melanie Wright   Australia 1:58.94
18 5 6 Melania Costa   Spain 1:59.00
19 5 0 Louise Hansson   Sweden 1:59.34
20 7 8 Sachi Mochida   Japan 1:59.35
21 6 8 Emily Overholt   Canada 1:59.61
22 6 2 Alice Mizzau   Italy 1:59.68
23 7 7 Coralie Balmy   France 1:59.70
24 6 1 Lisa Zaiser   Austria 1:59.97
25 3 8 Anna Kolářová   Czech Republic 2:00.24
26 7 0 Katerine Savard   Canada 2:00.30
27 7 1 Larissa Oliveira   Brazil 2:00.35
28 4 4 Cecilie Johannessen   Norway 2:00.67
29 4 5 Katarína Listopadová   Slovakia 2:00.69
30 6 0 Evelyn Verrasztó   Hungary 2:00.72
31 5 9 Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên   Vietnam 2:00.80
32 6 9 Camille Cheng   Hong Kong 2:00.96
33 4 3 Theodora Giareni   Greece 2:01.00
34 4 0 Danielle Villars    Switzerland 2:01.03
35 3 3 Anastasia Bogdanovski   North Macedonia 2:01.28
36 4 2 Jessica Camposano   Colombia 2:01.81
36 4 1 Jasmine Al-Khaldi   Philippines 2:01.81
38 4 9 Quah Ting Wen   Singapore 2:02.13
39 3 2 Gaja Natlačen   Slovenia 2:02.32
40 4 8 Kimberly Buys   Belgium 2:02.54
41 3 6 Gizem Bozkurt   Turkey 2:02.63
42 4 6 Natthanan Junkrajang   Thailand 2:02.83
43 3 7 Julia Hassler   Liechtenstein 2:03.08
44 4 7 Katarina Simonović   Serbia 2:03.21
45 3 1 Monique Olivier   Luxembourg 2:03.23
46 3 5 Elisbet Gámez   Cuba 2:03.56
47 3 4 Sycerika McMahon   Ireland 2:03.89
48 3 0 Andrea Cedrón   Peru 2:04.07
49 2 3 Sara Pastrana   Honduras 2:06.15
50 2 4 Rebeca Quinteros   El Salvador 2:06.75
51 2 1 Arianna Sanna   Dominican Republic 2:07.24 NR
52 2 5 Lani Cabrera   Barbados 2:07.75
53 2 7 Elena Giovannini   San Marino 2:07.84
54 3 9 Chrysoula Karamanou   Cyprus 2:09.01
55 2 2 Matelita Buadromo   Fiji 2:09.07
56 2 6 Lydia Musleh   Jordan 2:09.74
57 2 0 Nadia Tudo   Andorra 2:12.21
58 2 9 Nikol Merizaj   Albania 2:14.58
59 2 8 Ani Poghosyan   Armenia 2:16.22
60 1 4 Sofia Shah     Nepal 2:18.93
61 1 3 Kaya Forson   Ghana 2:23.72
62 1 6 Aminath Shajan   Maldives 2:28.75
63 1 5 Nada Arkaji   Qatar 2:30.40
7 9 Johanna Friedrich   Germany DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 4 August at 18:44.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Federica Pellegrini   Italy 1:56.23 Q
2 5 Shen Duo   China 1:56.44 Q
3 4 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 1:56.51 Q
4 6 Charlotte Bonnet   France 1:57.01
5 1 Chihiro Igarashi   Japan 1:57.75
6 7 Guo Junjun   China 1:57.79
7 2 Michelle Coleman   Sweden 1:58.12
8 8 Manuella Lyrio   Brazil 1:59.28

Semifinal 2Edit

 
Popova and Heemskerk successfully qualified to final
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Missy Franklin   United States 1:56.37 Q
2 3 Veronika Popova   Russia 1:56.56 Q
3 4 Katie Ledecky   United States 1:56.76 Q
4 2 Femke Heemskerk   Netherlands 1:56.91 Q
5 6 Emma McKeon   Australia 1:56.95 Q
6 7 Siobhan-Marie O'Connor   Great Britain 1:57.30
7 1 Viktoriya Andreyeva   Russia 1:58.14
8 8 Nina Rangelova   Bulgaria 1:59.54

FinalEdit

The final was held at 18:01.[4]

 
Federica Pellegrini wins silver
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  7 Katie Ledecky   United States 1:55.16
  4 Federica Pellegrini   Italy 1:55.32
  5 Missy Franklin   United States 1:55.49
4 2 Veronika Popova   Russia 1:56.16
5 6 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 1:56.19 NR
6 3 Shen Duo   China 1:56.27
7 8 Emma McKeon   Australia 1:56.41
8 1 Femke Heemskerk   Netherlands 1:56.79

ReferencesEdit