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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: July 31, 1948
Date Finished: July 31, 1948
Format: Top three in each heat and the next two fastest advanced for the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nancy Lyons 18 Australia AUS 3:00.9 QU
2 Janny de Groot 18 Netherlands NED 3:01.4 QU
3 Éva Székely 21 Hungary HUN 3:02.8 QU
4 Yvonne Vandekerckhove 27 Belgium BEL 3:09.7
5 Jacqueline Bertrand France FRA 3:13.1
6 Jean Caplin Great Britain GBR 3:14.4
7 Dorotea Turnbull Argentina ARG 3:14.4
8 Irene Strong 19 Canada CAN 3:16.9

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nel van Vliet 22 Netherlands NED 2:57.0 QU/OR
2 Éva Gérard-Novák 18 Hungary HUN 2:58.0 QU
3 Jytte Hansen 16 Denmark DEN 3:05.5 QU
4 Tonnie Hom 15 Netherlands NED 3:05.7 QC
5 Elizabeth Church 18 Great Britain GBR 3:07.1 QC
6 Margit Leskinen 33 Finland FIN 3:10.0
7 Lilo Kobi 18 Switzerland SUI 3:13.9
8 Elenor Gordon-McKay 15 Great Britain GBR 3:15.8