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Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Women's 800 metres Freestyle 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 22, 1968
Date Finished: October 22, 1968
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Debbie Meyer
Silver: USA Pam Kruse
Bronze: MEX María Teresa Ramírez

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Debbie Meyer 16 United States USA 9:42.8 QU/OR
2 Angela Coughlan 16 Canada CAN 10:00.2 QU
3 Sigrid Goral 16 East Germany GDR 10:09.3
4 Kristina Moir 17 Puerto Rico PUR 10:24.5
5 Helen Elliott 19 Philippines PHI 10:32.9

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Karen Moras 14 Australia AUS 9:38.3 QU/OR
2 Denise Langford 14 Australia AUS 9:59.3 QU
3 Laura Vaca 15 Mexico MEX 10:01.8 QU
4 Tui Shipston 17 New Zealand NZL 10:28.0
5 Norma Amezcua 15 Mexico MEX 10:31.6
6 Emilia Figueroa 15 Uruguay URU 10:57.7

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Pam Kruse 18 United States USA 9:49.8 QU
2 Elisabeth Ljunggren-Morris 20 Sweden SWE 10:07.5
3 Susan Williams 16 Great Britain GBR 10:17.6
4 Sabine Rantzsch 15 East Germany GDR 10:18.4
5 Lylian Castillo 15 Uruguay URU 11:19.1

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Christine Deakes 15 Australia AUS 10:06.7
2 Marie-José Kersaudy 14 France FRA 10:19.8
3 Novella Calligaris 13 Italy ITA 10:21.0
4 Patricia Olano 18 Colombia COL 10:44.1
5 Silvana Asturias 15 Guatemala GUA 11:12.5

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 María Teresa Ramírez 14 Mexico MEX 9:46.4 QU
2 Patty Caretto 17 United States USA 9:46.4 QU
3 Dominique Mollier 19 France FRA 10:21.4
4 Marjatta Hara 17 Finland FIN 10:23.3
5 Olga de Angulo 12 Colombia COL 10:40.5