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List of all Olympics Women's 800 Meter Freestyle winners including gold, silver and bronze medalists.

Women's 800 Meter Freestyle

Women's 800 Meter Freestyle swimming competition was first played at Olympic Games in 1968. The event has featured in every Olympic Games since its introduction. The following table lists all medal winners in Women's 800 Meter Freestyle swimming event at every Olympic Games.

Women's 800 Meter Freestyle Winners at Olympics

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Debbie Meyer
United States
Pam Kruse
United States
Maria Teresa Ramírez
Mexico
1972 Keena Rothhammer
United States
Shane Gould
Australia
Novella Calligaris
Italy
1976 Petra Thümer
East Germany
Shirley Babashoff
United States
Wendy Weinberg
United States
1980 Michelle Ford
Australia
Ines Diers
East Germany
Heike Dähne
East Germany
1984 Tiffany Cohen
United States
Michelle Richardson
United States
Sarah Hardcastle
Great Britain
1988 Janet Evans
United States
Astrid Strauss
East Germany
Julie McDonald
Australia
1992 Janet Evans
United States
Hayley Lewis
Australia
Jana Henke
Germany
1996 Brooke Bennett
United States
Dagmar Hase
Germany
Kirsten Vlieghuis
Netherlands
2000 Brooke Bennett
United States
Yana Klochkova
Ukraine
Kaitlin Sandeno
United States
2004 Ai Shibata
Japan
Laure Manaudou
France
Diana Munz
United States
2008 Rebecca Adlington
Great Britain
Alessia Filippi
Italy
Lotte Friis
Denmark
2012 Katie Ledecky
United States
Mireia Belmonte García
Spain
Rebecca Adlington
Great Britain
2016 Katie Ledecky
United States
Jazmin Carlin
Great Britain
Boglárka Kapás
Hungary