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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Round One

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: July 30, 1948
Date Finished: July 30, 1948
Format: Top four in each heat and the next four fastest qualified for the semi-finals.

Gold: NED Nel van Vliet
Silver: AUS Nancy Lyons
Bronze: HUN Éva Gérard-Novák

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nancy Lyons 18 Australia AUS 3:02.9 QU
2 Éva Gérard-Novák 18 Hungary HUN 3:02.9 QU
3 Janny de Groot 18 Netherlands NED 3:04.4 QU
4 Elizabeth Church 18 Great Britain GBR 3:07.4 QU
5 Dorotea Turnbull Argentina ARG 3:12.2 QC
6 Lilo Kobi 18 Switzerland SUI 3:16.2 QC
7 Jeanne Wilson 22 United States USA 3:18.3
8 Anna Ólafsdóttir 15 Iceland ISL 3:19.9

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Éva Székely 21 Hungary HUN 3:01.2 QU/OR
2 Tonnie Hom 15 Netherlands NED 3:06.0 QU
3 Yvonne Vandekerckhove 27 Belgium BEL 3:09.0 QU
4 Jacqueline Bertrand France FRA 3:10.7 QU
5 Jean Caplin Great Britain GBR 3:17.0 QC
6 Helga Diederichsen 17 Mexico MEX 3:27.8
7 Penny Pence 19 United States USA 3:28.1

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nel van Vliet 22 Netherlands NED 2:57.4 QU/OR
2 Jytte Hansen 16 Denmark DEN 3:09.1 QU
3 Margit Leskinen 33 Finland FIN 3:11.4 QU
4 Elenor Gordon-McKay 15 Great Britain GBR 3:13.3 QU
5 Irene Strong 19 Canada CAN 3:14.2 QC
6 Clara LaMore 22 United States USA 3:23.6
7 Þórdís Árnadóttir 14 Iceland ISL 3:26.1