Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

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Swimming at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men women
400 m men women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m women
200 m men
Breaststroke
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m women
200 m men
Individual medley
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The men's 200 metre breaststroke event at the 1964 Summer Olympics took place between October 13 and October 15. This swimming event used the breaststroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Ian O'Brien
Australia (AUS)
Silver  Georgy Prokopenko
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Chet Jastremski
United States (USA)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ian O'Brien Australia 2:27.8 WR
2 Georgy Prokopenko Soviet Union 2:28.2
3 Chet Jastremski United States 2:29.6
4 Aleksandr T'ut'ak'aevi Soviet Union 2:31.0
5 Egon Henninger Germany 2:31.1
6 Osamu Tsurumine Japan 2:33.6
7 Wayne Anderson United States 2:35.0
8 Vladimir Kosinsky Soviet Union 2:38.1

Key: WR = World record

References[edit]