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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 800 metre freestyle

The Women's 800 metre freestyle 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 800 metre freestyle
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 800m freestyle W.jpg
Victory Ceremony
Dates 7 August (heats)
8 August (final)
Competitors 43 from 35 nations
Winning time 8:07.39
Medalists
gold medal     United States
silver medal     New Zealand
bronze medal     Great Britain
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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 championships, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

World record   Katie Ledecky (USA) 8:11.00 Shenandoah, United States 22 June 2014
Championship record   Katie Ledecky (USA) 8:13.86 Barcelona, Spain 3 August 2013

During the competition, prior to this 800 metre event, on 4 August 2015, Katie Ledecky set a new championship record in the 1500 metre freestyle final; her 800-meter mark was at 8:13.25.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
4 August Women's 1500 m freestyle finals Katie Ledecky   United States 8:13.25† CR
8 August Final Katie Ledecky   United States 8:07.39 WR, CR

Legend: † – en route to final mark

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 11:17[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Katie Ledecky   United States 8:19.42 Q
2 4 5 Jessica Ashwood   Australia 8:22.17 Q
3 5 6 Lotte Friis   Denmark 8:23.12 Q
4 5 5 Lauren Boyle   New Zealand 8:23.66 Q
5 4 4 Jazmin Carlin   Great Britain 8:23.83 Q
6 4 6 Sharon van Rouwendaal   Netherlands 8:24.83 Q, NR
7 4 2 Sarah Köhler   Germany 8:26.16 Q
8 5 3 Boglárka Kapás   Hungary 8:26.96 Q
9 5 2 Leonie Beck   Germany 8:28.39
10 4 3 Becca Mann   United States 8:28.44
11 3 2 Kristel Köbrich   Chile 8:33.12
12 5 8 Andreina Pinto   Venezuela 8:33.33
13 4 7 Melani Costa   Spain 8:34.89
14 5 9 Zhang Yuhan   China 8:35.17
15 4 1 Jessica Thielmann   Great Britain 8:36.88
16 5 7 Martina Caramignoli   Italy 8:38.56
17 4 8 Tjasa Oder   Slovenia 8:38.85
18 3 7 Julia Hassler   Liechtenstein 8:39.12
19 5 1 Erica Musso   Italy 8:39.55
20 2 5 Valerie Gruest   Guatemala 8:39.88
21 3 3 Samantha Arévalo   Ecuador 8:41.15
22 4 0 Beatriz Gómez Cortés   Spain 8:41.72
23 2 3 Maria Pugliese   Colombia 8:42.14 NR
24 3 0 Montserrat Ortuño   Mexico 8:42.83
25 3 4 Cao Yue   China 8:43.24
26 3 5 Leah Neale   Australia 8:44.38
27 4 9 Emma Robinson   New Zealand 8:44.86
28 3 9 Monique Olivier   Luxembourg 8:45.37
29 3 6 Joanna Evans   Bahamas 8:49.96
30 2 4 Martina Elhenická   Czech Republic 8:53.08
31 2 6 Khoo Cai Lin   Malaysia 8:55.20
32 3 1 Jo Hyun-ju   South Korea 8:57.66
33 2 1 Daniela Miyahara   Peru 9:00.30
34 2 2 Rachel Tseng   Singapore 9:01.19
35 2 7 Daniella van den Berg   Aruba 9:03.71
36 2 9 Helena Moreno   Costa Rica 9:09.27
37 3 8 Valeriya Salamatina   Russia 9:11.78
38 2 8 Hannah Gill   Barbados 9:16.23
39 2 0 Talita Te Flan   Ivory Coast 9:16.89
40 1 4 Gabriella Doueihy   Lebanon 9:18.30
41 1 5 Lena Rannvaardottir   Faroe Islands 9:35.53
42 1 3 Makaela Holowchak   Antigua and Barbuda 9:37.68
43 1 6 Victoria Chentsova   Northern Mariana Islands 9:48.87
44 5 0 Coralie Balmy   France DNS

FinalEdit

The final was held on 8 August at 18:55.[3]

 
Kazan Arena after finish the final
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Katie Ledecky   United States 8:07.39 WR
  6 Lauren Boyle   New Zealand 8:17.65 OC
  2 Jazmin Carlin   Great Britain 8:18.15
4 5 Jessica Ashwood   Australia 8:18.41 NR
5 3 Lotte Friis   Denmark 8:21.36
6 8 Boglárka Kapás   Hungary 8:22.93
7 1 Sarah Köhler   Germany 8:23.67
8 7 Sharon van Rouwendaal   Netherlands 8:24.12 NR

ReferencesEdit