Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 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 200 metre breaststroke event at the 1968 Summer Olympics took place between October 21 and October 22. 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  Felipe Muñoz
Mexico (MEX)
Silver  Vladimir Kosinsky
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Brian Job
United States (USA)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Felipe Muñoz Mexico 2:28.7
2 Vladimir Kosinsky Soviet Union 2:29.2
3 Brian Job United States 2:29.9
4 Nikolay Pankin Soviet Union 2:30.3
5 Yevgeny Mikhaylov Soviet Union 2:32.8
6 Egon Henninger East Germany 2:33.2
7 Philip Long United States 2:33.6
8 Osamu Tsurumine Japan 2:34.9

References[edit]