Swimming
World Championships

Women: 800 m Freestyle

Year Location
2013 Barcelona (esp)
2011 Shanghai (chn) Rebecca Adlington (gbr) Lotte Friis (den) Kate Ziegler (usa)
2009 Roma (ita) Lotte Friis (den) Joanne Jackson (gbr) Alessia Filippi (ita)
2007 Melbourne (aus) Kate Ziegler (usa) Laure Manaudou (fra) Hayley Peirsol (usa)
2005 Montréal (can) Kate Ziegler (usa) Brittany Reimer (can) Ai Shibata (jpn)
2003 Barcelona (esp) Hannah Stockbauer (ger) Diana Munz (usa) Rebecca Cooke (gbr)
2001 Fukuoka (jpn) Hannah Stockbauer (ger) Diana Munz (usa) Kaitlin Sandeno (usa)
1998 Perth (aus) Brooke Bennett (usa) Diana Munz (usa) Kirsten Vlieghuis (ned)
1994 Roma (ita) Janet Evans (usa) Hayley Lewis (aus) Brooke Bennett (usa)
1991 Perth (aus) Janet Evans (usa) Grit Müller (ger) Jana Henke (ger)
1986 Madrid (esp) Astrid Strauss (gdr) Katja Hartmann (gdr) Debbie Babashoff (usa)
1982 Guayaquil (ecu) Kim Linehan (usa) Jackie Willmott (gbr) Carmela Schmidt (gdr)
1978 West-Berlin (frg) Tracey Wickham (aus) Cynthia Woodhead (usa) Kim Lineham (usa)
1975 Cali (col) Jenny Turrall (aus) Heather Greenwood (usa) Shirley Babashoff (usa)
1973 Beograd (yug) Novella Calligaris (ita) Jo Harshbarger (usa) Gudrun Wegner (gdr)