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Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Round One

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Francisco Márquez Olympic Swimming Pool, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 22, 1968
Date Finished: October 22, 1968
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Sharon Wichman
Silver: YUG Ðurđica Bjedov
Bronze: URS Halyna Prozumenshchykova-Stepanova

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Christl Filippovits 24 Austria AUT 2:51.3
2 Judy Playfair 15 Australia AUS 2:52.9
3 Dorothy Harrison 18 Great Britain GBR 2:55.1
4 Hedy García 18 Philippines PHI 3:08.1
5 Tamara Orejuela 15 Ecuador ECU 3:08.5

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Sharon Wichman 16 United States USA 2:46.8 QU
2 Jill Slattery 23 Great Britain GBR 2:51.2
3 Tamara Oynick 15 Mexico MEX 2:52.4
4 Vreni Eberle 17 West Germany FRG 2:52.5
5 Víctoria Casas Mexico MEX 3:01.0
6 Diana Harris 20 Great Britain GBR 3:03.4

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Svetlana Babanina 25 Soviet Union URS 2:49.8 QU
2 Cathy Jamison 18 United States USA 2:50.1 QU
3 Ðurđica Bjedov 21 Yugoslavia YUG 2:50.2 QU
4 Yvonne Brage 17 Sweden SWE 2:56.3
5 Shlomit Nir 15 Israel ISR 2:58.5
6 Ana Elena de la Portilla 14 Mexico MEX 3:03.5

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Halyna Prozumenshchykova-Stepanova 19 Soviet Union URS 2:47.8 QU
2 Chieno Shibata 14 Japan JPN 2:50.6 QU
3 Sue McKenzie 17 Australia AUS 2:53.1
4 Jo-Anne Barnes 13 Australia AUS 2:57.4
5 Yukari Takemoto 13 Japan JPN 2:57.9
6 Ellen Ingvadóttir 15 Iceland ISL 2:58.2
7 María Moreño 15 El Salvador ESA 3:15.4

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ana María Norbis 21 Uruguay URU 2:49.4 QU
2 Alla Grebennikova 19 Soviet Union URS 2:49.8 QU
3 Yoshimi Nishigawa 15 Japan JPN 2:55.3
4 Ann O'Connor 16 Ireland IRL 2:56.4
5 Klenie Bimolt 23 Netherlands NED 2:57.9
6 Arlette Wilmes 18 Luxembourg LUX 3:06.7
7 Liana Vicens 11 Puerto Rico PUR 3:16.2