Beijing Olympics 2008 800m Women Freestyle Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

 

Gold Great Britain Rebecca Adlington
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver Italy Alessia Filippi
Italy (ITA)
Bronze Denmark  Lotte Friis
Denmark (DEN)

Records

 

World Record  Janet Evans (USA) 8:16.22 Tokyo, Japan 20 August 1989
Olympic Record  Brooke Bennett (USA) 8:19.67 Sydney, Australia 22 September 2000

Heats

Heat 1

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Au Hoi Shun Stephanie Hong Kong, China 8:41.66
2 5 Golda Marcus El Salvador 8:51.21
3 3 Eva Lehtonen Finland 8:53.50
4 3 Karolina Paulina Szczepaniak Poland 9:08.87

Heat 2

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Susana Escobar Mexico 8:33.51
2 5 Kristel Köbrich Chile 8:34.25
3 1 Joerdis Steinegger Austria 8:36.40
4 3 Gabriella Fagundez Sweden 8:39.06
5 6 Reka Nagy Hungary 8:40.38
6 8 Lynette Lim Singapore 8:45.56
7 2 Cecilia Elizabeth Biagioli Argentina 8:50.18
8 7 Cai Lin Khoo Malaysia 9:04.86

Heat 3

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Camelia Alina Potec Romania 8:19.70 Q
2 6 Li Xuanxu China 8:24.37 Q
3 4 Katie Hoff United States 8:27.78
4 3 Flavia Rigamonti Switzerland 8:28.67
5 8 Andreina del Valle Pinto Perez Venezuela 8:30.30
6 1 Maiko Fujino Japan 8:35.60
7 7 Tanya Hunks Canada 8:38.05
8 2 Federica Pellegrini Italy DNS

Heat 4

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Rebecca Adlington Great Britain 8:18.06 Q, OR
2 2 Lotte Friis Denmark 8:21.74 Q
3 3 Kylie Palmer Australia 8:22.81 Q, OC
4 1 Wendy Trott South Africa 8:26.21 AF
5 7 You Meihong China 8:31.11
6 6 Jaana Ehmcke Germany 8:39.51
7 5 Ai Shibata Japan 8:41.63
8 8 Eleftheria Evgenia Efstathiou Greece 8:41.65

Heat 5

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Alessia Filippi Italy 8:21.95 Q
2 1 Elena Sokolova Russia 8:23.07 Q
3 7 Cassandra Patten Great Britain 8:25.91 Q
4 4 Kate Ziegler United States 8:26.98
5 6 Coralie Balmy France 8:28.34
6 3 Erika Villaecija Spain 8:32.27
7 8 Melissa Gorman Australia 8:32.34
8 2 Sophie Huber France 8:33.76

Final

 

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Rebecca Adlington Great Britain 8:14.10 WR
2 6 Alessia Filippi Italy 8:20.23  
3 3 Lotte Friis Denmark 8:23.03  
4 5 Camelia Alina Potec Romania 8:23.11  
5 1 Li Xuanxu China 8:26.34  
6 2 Kylie Palmer Australia 8:26.39  
7 7 Elena Sokolova Russia 8:29.79  
8 8 Cassandra Patten Great Britain 8:32.35