Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre breaststroke

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Swimming at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
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 100 metre breaststroke event at the 1968 Summer Olympics took place between October 18 and October 19. This swimming event used the breaststroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Don McKenzie
United States (USA)
Silver  Vladimir Kosinsky
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Nikolai Pankin
Soviet Union (URS)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Don McKenzie United States 1:07.7 OR
2 Vladimir Kosinsky Soviet Union 1:08.0
3 Nikolai Pankin Soviet Union 1:08.0
4 José Sylvio Fiolo Brazil 1:08.1
5 Yevgeny Mikhaylov Soviet Union 1:08.4
6 Ian O'Brien Australia 1:08.6
7 Alberto Forelli Argentina 1:08.7
8 Egon Henninger East Germany 1:09.7

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]