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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.[1]

Women's 200 metre individual medley
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m individual medley W.JPG
Victory ceremony
Dates2 August (heats and semifinals)
3 August (final)
Competitors39 from 32 nations
Winning time2:06.12
Medalists
gold medal    Hungary
silver medal    Japan
bronze medal    Great Britain
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RecordsEdit

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:

Date Event Name Nation Time Record
3 August Final Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 2:06.12 WR, CR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 2 August at 10:28.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 2:07.30 Q, EU
2 3 4 Siobhan-Marie O'Connor   Great Britain 2:08.92 Q
3 4 5 Kanako Watanabe   Japan 2:10.37 Q
4 2 3 Sydney Pickrem   Canada 2:10.94 Q, NR
5 2 4 Ye Shiwen   China 2:11.23 Q
6 2 5 Melanie Margalis   United States 2:11.88 Q
7 4 3 Hannah Miley   Great Britain 2:12.22 Q
8 4 6 Sakiko Shimizu   Japan 2:12.27 Q
9 3 5 Maya DiRado   United States 2:12.38 Q
9 3 3 Zsuzsanna Jakabos   Hungary 2:12.38 Q
11 4 2 Joanna Maranhão   Brazil 2:12.74 Q
12 3 0 Viktoriya Zeynep Gunes   Turkey 2:12.91 Q
13 3 1 Siobhan Haughey   Hong Kong 2:13.07 Q, NR
14 2 1 Barbora Závadová   Czech Republic 2:13.12 Q
15 3 2 Tessa Wallace   Australia 2:13.23 Q
16 2 2 Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên   Vietnam 2:13.41 Q
17 4 7 Keryn McMaster   Australia 2:13.42
18 3 8 Lara Grangeon   France 2:13.50
19 3 6 Lisa Zaiser   Austria 2:13.90
20 2 8 Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir   Iceland 2:14.12
21 3 7 Louise Hansson   Sweden 2:14.49
22 4 1 Zhou Min   China 2:15.08
22 4 8 Stina Gardell   Sweden 2:15.08
24 3 9 Ranohon Amanova   Uzbekistan 2:15.13
25 2 0 Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe 2:15.39
26 4 0 Nam Yoo-sun   South Korea 2:16.58
27 2 6 Viktoriya Andreyeva   Russia 2:16.85
28 1 5 Victoria Kaminskaya   Portugal 2:16.89
29 1 6 Ana Radić   Croatia 2:17.04
30 2 7 Theresa Michalak   Germany 2:17.12
31 1 4 Virginia Bardach   Argentina 2:17.24
32 1 2 Phiangkhwan Pawapotako   Thailand 2:17.69
33 4 9 Sycerika McMahon   Ireland 2:17.88
34 2 9 Amit Ivry   Israel 2:18.35
35 1 3 Anja Crevar   Serbia 2:21.51
36 1 7 Georgina González   Mexico 2:24.33
37 1 8 Alexus Laird   Seychelles 2:27.68
38 1 1 Lydia Musleh   Jordan 2:27.94
39 1 0 Estellah Fils Rabetsara   Madagascar 2:36.25

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 2 August at 17:53.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
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
5 6 Sakiko Shimizu   Japan 2:11.53
6 2 Zsuzsanna Jakabos   Hungary 2:11.91
7 1 Barbora Závadová   Czech Republic 2:11.97 NR
8 8 Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên   Vietnam 2:13.29

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
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
5 3 Ye Shiwen   China 2:11.39 Q
6 7 Joanna Maranhão   Brazil 2:12.64
7 1 Siobhan Haughey   Hong Kong 2:13.26
8 8 Tessa Wallace   Australia 2:14.34

FinalEdit

 
Hosszú sets new WR

The final was held on 3 August at 18:54.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 2:06.12 WR
  3 Kanako Watanabe   Japan 2:08.45 NR
  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
6 2 Sydney Pickrem   Canada 2:10.32
7 7 Melanie Margalis   United States 2:10.41
8 8 Ye Shiwen   China 2:14.01

ReferencesEdit