Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre butterfly

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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 butterfly event at the 1968 Olympic Games took place October 24. This swimming event used the butterfly stroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Carl Robie
United States (USA)
Silver  Martyn Woodroffe
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze  John Ferris
United States (USA)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Carl Robie United States 2:08.7
2 Martyn Woodroffe Great Britain 2:09.0
3 John Ferris United States 2:09.3
4 Valentin Kuzmin Soviet Union 2:10.6
5 Peter Feil Sweden 2:10.9
6 Folkert Meeuw West Germany 2:11.5
7 Viktor Sharygin Soviet Union 2:11.9
8 Mark Spitz United States 2:13.5

References[edit]