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Swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Women's 200 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Aquatics Centre, Beijing Olympic Green, Beijing
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 15, 2008
Format: Fastest eight swimmers advanced to final

Gold: ZIM Kirsty Coventry
Silver: USA Margaret Hoelzer
Bronze: JPN Reiko Nakamura

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Elizabeth Beisel 15 United States USA 2:07.90 0.59 3 QU
2 Reiko Nakamura 26 Japan JPN 2:08.21 0.66 7 QU
3 Lizzie Simmonds 17 Great Britain GBR 2:08.96 0.69 4 QU
4 Gemma Spofforth 20 Great Britain GBR 2:09.19 0.56 8
5 Zhao Jing 17 China CHN 2:09.59 0.59 5
6 Melissa Ingram 23 New Zealand NZL 2:09.70 0.64 6
7 Hanae Ito 23 Japan JPN 2:09.86 0.62 1
8 Laure Manaudou 21 France FRA 2:12.04 0.71 2

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Kirsty Coventry 24 Zimbabwe ZIM 2:07.76 0.68 4 QU
2 Meagen Nay 19 Australia AUS 2:08.09 0.67 5 QU
3 Margaret Hoelzer 25 United States USA 2:08.25 0.72 6 QU
4 Belinda Hocking 17 Australia AUS 2:08.80 0.61 7 QU
5 Anastasiya Zuyeva 18 Russia RUS 2:09.07 0.75 3 QU
6 Alexianne Castel 18 France FRA 2:10.04 0.75 2
7 Stanislava Komarova 22 Russia RUS 2:10.50 0.79 1
8 Anja Čarman 23 Slovenia SLO 2:12.46 0.72 8