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Swimming at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre freestyle

The Women's 200m Freestyle at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships took place on 27 March (prelims & semifinals) and 28 March (finals) at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.

The World Record in the event was lowered twice during the competition, first by Italy's Federica Pellegrini in semifinals, and then by France's Laure Manaudou in finals.

The existing records at the start of the competition were:
  • World Record (WR): 1:56.64, Franziska van Almsick (Germany), 3 August 2002 in Berlin, Germany.
  • Championship Record (CR): 1:56.78, Franziska van Almsick (Germany), Rome 1994 (Sep.6.1994).

    Results



    Final

    Semifinals

    Prelims