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Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Women's 200 metres Backstroke Round One

Swimming at the 1968 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Francisco Márquez Olympic Swimming Pool, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 25, 1968
Date Finished: October 25, 1968
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Pokey Watson
Silver: CAN Elaine Tanner
Bronze: USA Kaye Hall

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Kaye Hall 17 United States USA 2:31.1 QU/OR
2 Coby Sikkens 22 Netherlands NED 2:36.9
3 Jeanne Warren 15 Canada CAN 2:37.9
4 Anne Walton 16 Canada CAN 2:39.4
5 Jacqueline Brown 15 Great Britain GBR 2:40.0
6 Tina Lek'veishvili 14 Soviet Union URS 2:40.5
7 Francine Dauven 19 Belgium BEL 2:43.5

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 María Corominas 16 Spain ESP 2:34.5 QU
2 Tatyana Savelyeva 21 Soviet Union URS 2:35.5
3 Ulla Patrikka 22 Finland FIN 2:38.1
4 Kiki Caron 20 France FRA 2:40.5

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Lynne Watson 15 Australia AUS 2:33.5 QU
2 Susie Atwood 15 United States USA 2:35.2
3 Bep Weeteling 21 Netherlands NED 2:35.4
4 Anca Andreiu 17 Romania ROU 2:38.8
5 María Procopio 17 Argentina ARG 2:49.2

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Elaine Tanner 17 Canada CAN 2:30.9 QU/OR
2 Wendy Burrell 16 Great Britain GBR 2:33.2 QU
3 Doris Kohardt 17 East Germany GDR 2:34.7
4 Angelika Kraus 18 West Germany FRG 2:36.7
5 Glenda Stirling 16 New Zealand NZL 2:40.3
6 Carmen Ferracuti 16 El Salvador ESA 2:52.6

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Pokey Watson 18 United States USA 2:29.2 QU/OR
2 Zdenka Gašparač 19 Yugoslavia YUG 2:33.7 QU
3 Bénédicte Duprez 17 France FRA 2:34.5 QU
4 Sylvie Canet 15 France FRA 2:36.1
5 Yvette Hafner 20 Austria AUT 2:37.7
6 Patricia Sentous 18 Argentina ARG 2:41.5
7 Felicia Ospitaletche 14 Uruguay URU 2:51.4
8 Rosa Hasbún 16 El Salvador ESA 2:56.2