Swimming at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 800 metre freestyle

The Women's 800 metre freestyle competition at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships was held on 23 and 24 June 2022.[1][2]

Women's 800 metre freestyle
at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships
VenueDanube Arena
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Dates23 June (heats)
24 June (final)
Competitors21 from 17 nations
Winning time8:08.04
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Australia
bronze medal    Italy
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Katie Ledecky (USA) 8:04.79 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12 August 2016
Competition record   Katie Ledecky (USA) 8:07.39 Kazan, Russia 8 August 2015

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were started on 23 June at 10:31.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Katie Ledecky   United States 8:17.51 Q
2 3 3 Lani Pallister   Australia 8:24.66
3 2 5 Leah Smith   United States 8:25.19 Q
4 3 5 Li Bingjie   China 8:27.19 Q
5 3 6 Isabel Marie Gose   Germany 8:27.69 Q
6 3 7 Eve Thomas   New Zealand 8:27.82 Q
7 2 4 Simona Quadarella   Italy 8:27.96 Q
8 2 3 Kiah Melverton   Australia 8:30.68 Q
9 2 7 Viviane Jungblut   Brazil 8:32.26 Q
10 2 2 Miyu Namba   Japan 8:32.91
11 3 1 Kristel Köbrich   Chile 8:37.02
12 3 2 Ajna Késely   Hungary 8:38.64
13 3 8 Gabrielle Roncatto   Brazil 8:38.65
14 2 6 Tang Muhan   China 8:39.46
15 2 0 Diana Durães   Portugal 8:41.37
16 2 8 Ángela Martínez   Spain 8:45.12
17 3 0 Katrina Bellio   Canada 8:45.67
18 3 9 Han Da-kyung   South Korea 8:49.18
19 1 4 Arianna Valloni   San Marino 8:59.95
20 1 5 Võ Thị Mỹ Thiện   Vietnam 9:12.87
21 1 3 Vár Erlingsdóttir Eidesgaard   Faroe Islands 9:16.94
1 2 Talita Te Flan   Ivory Coast Did not start
1 6 Arianna Lont   Sint Maarten
2 1 Paula Otero   Spain
2 9 Gan Ching Hwee   Singapore

FinalEdit

The final was held on 24 June at 19:26.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Katie Ledecky   United States 8:08.04
  1 Kiah Melverton   Australia 8:18.77
  7 Simona Quadarella   Italy 8:19.00
4 5 Leah Smith   United States 8:20.04
5 3 Li Bingjie   China 8:23.15
6 6 Isabel Marie Gose   Germany 8:23.78
7 2 Eve Thomas   New Zealand 8:30.37
8 8 Viviane Jungblut   Brazil 8:37.04

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule" (PDF). fina.org. 15 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Start list" (PDF). omegatiming.com. 16 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Heats results" (PDF). omegatiming.com. 23 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Final results" (PDF). omegatiming.com. 24 June 2022.