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Swimming at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Women's 200 metres Individual Medley

Swimming at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Events:

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue(s): Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Date Started: August 8, 2016
Date Finished: August 9, 2016

Gold: HUN Katinka Hosszú
Silver: GBR Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
Bronze: USA Maya DiRado

Summary

[Katinka Hosszú] had already won the 400 IM (and 100 backstroke) and was expected to double in this race. She was World Champion in both IMs in both 2013 and 2015, and had broken the world record at the 2015 Worlds. She came to Rio almost two seconds ahead of the #2 on the world list, [Siobhan-Marie O'Connor] of Great Britain. Another medal contender was American [Maya DiRado], #3 on the world list, fourth at the 2015 Worlds, and the silver medalist in Rio, behind Hosszú, in the 400 IM.

Form held in this race, as Hosszú won her IM double in 2:06.58, just ahead of O’Connor, who broke the British national record with 2:06.88. DiRado won bronze but was well behind Hosszú and O’Connor. Hosszú would finish Rio with three gold medals and one silver, placing second behind DiRado in the 200 backstroke. DiRado would win four medals, including gold medal in the 200 back and the medley relay.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Katinka Hosszú 27 Hungary HUN Gold OR
2 Siobhan-Marie O'Connor 20 Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Maya DiRado 23 United States USA Bronze
4 Melanie Margalis 24 United States USA
5 Alicia Coutts 28 Australia AUS
6 Sydney Pickrem 19 Canada CAN
7 Viktoriya Andreyeva 24 Russia RUS
8 Ye Shiwen 20 China CHN
9 Miho Teramura 21 Japan JPN
10 Zsu Jakabos 27 Hungary HUN
11 Alexandra Wenk 21 Germany GER
12T Kim Seo-Yeong 22 South Korea KOR
12T Hannah Miley 26 Great Britain GBR
14 Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson 21 Canada CAN
15 Runa Imai 15 Japan JPN
16 Mireia Belmonte 25 Spain ESP
17 Kotuku Ngawati 22 Australia AUS
18 Joanna Maranhão 29 Brazil BRA
19 Maria Ugolkova 27 Switzerland SUI
20 Stina Gardell 26 Sweden SWE
21 Barbora Závadová 23 Czech Republic CZE
22 Luisa Trombetti 22 Italy ITA
23 Zhou Min 18 China CHN
24 África Zamorano 18 Spain ESP
25 Tanja Kylliäinen 23 Finland FIN
26 Lisa Zaiser 21 Austria AUT
27 Anja Crevar 16 Serbia SRB
28 Sara Franceschi 17 Italy ITA
29 Louise Hansson 19 Sweden SWE
30 Fantine Lesaffre 21 France FRA
31 Lena Kreundl 18 Austria AUT
32 Nam Yu-Seon 31 South Korea KOR
33 Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên 19 Vietnam VIE
34 Marrit Steenbergen 16 Netherlands NED
35 Victoria Kaminskaya 20 Portugal POR
36 Simona Baumrtová 24 Czech Republic CZE
37 Virginia Bardach 24 Argentina ARG
38 Ranokhon Omonova 22 Uzbekistan UZB
39 Kasia Baranowska 28 Poland POL