Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 800 metre freestyle


The women's 800 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 9

Records

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

World record  Keena Rothhammer USA 8:5368 Munich, West Germany 3 September 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
9 September Timed Final M Maliutina  Soviet Union 9:45644 CR
9 September Timed Final Angela Franke  East Germany 9:09677 CR
9 September Timed Final Novella Calligaris  Italy 8:52973 WR

Results

24 swimmers participated in 3 heats The event was a timed final The first two heats were contested in the morning with the third and final heat contested in the evening

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
01 ! 3 - Novella Calligaris  Italy 8:52973 WR
02 ! 3 - Jo Harshbarger  United States 8:55560
03 ! 3 - Gudrun Wegner  East Germany 9:01823
04 !4 2 - Angela Franke  East Germany 9:09677 CR
05 !5 3 - Narelle Moras  Australia 9:09936
06 !6 3 - Keena Rothhammer  United States 9:15725
07 !7 2 - Elisa Gunston  Sweden 9:22129
08 !8 3 - Sandra Yost  Australia 9:22493
09 !9 2 - M De Angelis  Italy 9:23206
10 !10 3 - Anne Marie McCaffrey  Canada 9:23503
11 !11 3 - Leslie Cliff  Canada 9:27647
12 !12 2 - Maria Guimarães  Brazil 9:27920
13 !13 2 - R Angel  Colombia 9:42695
14 !14 1 - M Maliutina  Soviet Union 9:45644 CR
15 !15 1 - S Arambatsis  Venezuela 9:51384
16 !16 2 - N Shio  Japan 9:51499
17 !17 2 - T Skvortsova  Soviet Union 9:57458
18 !18 2 - S Pavletic  Yugoslavia 10:04873
19 !19 1 - E Pilawska  Poland 10:06768
20 !20 1 - E Tomandl  Austria 10:11277
21 !21 1 - L Moreda  Puerto Rico 10:18319
22 !22 1 - Myriam Mizouni  Tunisia 10:28992
23 !- 1 - E Philips  Jamaica - DNS / DQ
24 !- 1 - Leslie Thompson  Puerto Rico - DNS / DQ

References

  1. ^ "For the Record" pdf Swimming World Magazine: 73 October 1973 Retrieved 7 June 2013 


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