Missy Franklin

Franklin wins 200m backstroke in record time

American Missy Franklin sets a new world record as she wins gold in the women's 200m backstroke.

3 Aug 12

Missy Franklin Franklin wins gold in new record

American Missy Franklin sets a new world record as she wins gold in the women's 200m backstroke, her third of London 2012.

James Goddard Halsall and Goddard reach semis

Swimming

1 Aug 12

Fran Halsall and James Goddard both made it through to their semi-finals from Wednesday's Olympic swimming heats in the Aquatics Centre.

Melanie Nocher Nocher aiming for semi-final place

Ireland

21 Jul 12

Belfast swimmer Melanie Nocher is targeting a semi-final spot in the 200m backstroke at the Olympic Games.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Franklin USA Watch: Medal moment 2:04.06 WR
2 Zueva RUS Watch: Medal moment 2:05.92
3 Beisel USA Watch: Medal moment 2:06.55
View full results for Women's 200m Backstroke

Head to Head

Stephanie Proud vs Lizzie Simmonds

Stephanie Proud

Stephanie Proud Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

2:09.04 Women's 200m Backstroke

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

65kg

Age

25

Lizzie Simmonds

Lizzie Simmonds Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

2:07.26 Women's 200m Backstroke

Height

1.71m (5'7")

Weight

60kg

Age

23

View the London 2012 medallist table