Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre individual medley
The Women's 200 metre individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 2 August with the heats and the semifinals and 3 August with the final.
|Women's 200 metre individual medley |
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
|Dates||2 August (heats and semifinals)|
3 August (final)
|Competitors||39 from 32 nations|
Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.
|World record||Ariana Kukors (USA)||2:06.15||Rome, Italy||27 July 2009|
|Competition record||Ariana Kukors (USA)||2:06.15||Rome, Italy||27 July 2009|
The following records were established during the competition:
|3 August||Final||Katinka Hosszú||Hungary||2:06.12||WR, CR|
The heats were held on 2 August at 10:28.
The semifinals were held on 2 August at 17:53.
|1||4||Siobhan-Marie O'Connor||Great Britain||2:08.45||Q|
|2||5||Sydney Pickrem||Canada||2:10.08||Q, NR|
|3||3||Melanie Margalis||United States||2:10.61||Q|
|4||7||Viktoriya Zeynep Gunes||Turkey||2:11.46||WJR, NR|
|7||1||Barbora Závadová||Czech Republic||2:11.97||NR|
|8||8||Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên||Vietnam||2:13.29|
|1||4||Katinka Hosszú||Hungary||2:06.84||Q, EU|
|2||5||Kanako Watanabe||Japan||2:09.61||Q, NR|
|3||2||Maya DiRado||United States||2:09.82||Q|
|4||6||Hannah Miley||Great Britain||2:11.19||Q|
|7||1||Siobhan Haughey||Hong Kong||2:13.26|
The final was held on 3 August at 18:54.
|5||Siobhan-Marie O'Connor||Great Britain||2:08.77|
|4||6||Maya DiRado||United States||2:08.99|
|5||1||Hannah Miley||Great Britain||2:10.19|
|7||7||Melanie Margalis||United States||2:10.41|