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Yuko Nakanishi (中西悠子, Nakanishi Yūko, born April 24, 1981 in Ikeda, Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese butterfly swimmer.

Yuko Nakanishi
Personal information
Born1981

She attended Osaka Seikei Girls' High School.[1]

Major achievementsEdit

2000 Sydney Olympics

  • 200m butterfly 7th (Heat 2:10.22, Semifinal 2:09.89, Final 2:09.66)

2004 Athens Olympics

  • 100m butterfly 14th (Heat 1:00.16, Semifinal 59.53)
  • 200m butterfly 3rd (Heat 2:10.04, Semifinal 2:08.83, Final 2:08.04)

2008 Beijing Olympics

  • 100m butterfly 18th (Heat 58.61)
  • 200m butterfly 5th (Heat 2:06.62, Semifinal 2:06.96, Final 2:07.32)

Personal bestsEdit

In long course

  • 100m butterfly: 58.52 (April 16, 2008)
  • 200m butterfly: 2:06.38 Japanese Record (April 19, 2008)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About Us". Osaka Seikei Girls' High School. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
Records
Preceded by
Otylia Jędrzejczak
World Record Holder
Women's 200 Butterfly (25m)

February 23, 2008 – November 11, 2009
Succeeded by
Liu Zige