Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre individual medley

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Men's 200 metre individual medley
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 7, 1973
Winning time 2:08.36 CR
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Great Britain
  1975»
1973 FINA
World Championships

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
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
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The men's 200 metre individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 7.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

World record  Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 2:07.17 Munich, West Germany 3 September 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
7 September Heat András Hargitay  Hungary 2:09.54 CR
7 September Final Gunnar Larsson  Sweden 2:08.36 CR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

?? swimmers participated in 5 heats, qualified swimmers are listed:[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 - András Hargitay  Hungary 2:09.54 Q, CR
2 3 - David Wilkie  Great Britain 2:09.61 Q, CWR[2]
3 1 - Christian Lietzmann  East Germany 2:09.91 Q
4 5 - Gunnar Larsson  Sweden 2:10.13 Q
5 4 - Stan Carper  United States 2:11.04 Q
6 3 - Sergey Zakharov  Soviet Union 2:11.07 Q
7 2 - Fred Tyler  United States 2:11.31 Q
8 5 - Wolfram Sperling  East Germany 2:11.46 Q
- 2 - Andrey Smirnov  Soviet Union 2:11.98
- 3 - Zoltán Verrasztó  Hungary 2:12.65
- 5 - David Brumwell  Canada 2:14.00
- 4 - Brian Brinkley  Great Britain 2:14.31
- 2 - Brad Shirley  Canada 2:16.42
- 4 - Jorge Delgado  Ecuador 2:16.47
- 5 - Neil Martin  Australia 2:17.01
- 1 - Peter Tetlow  Australia 2:19.71

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.[3]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Gunnar Larsson  Sweden 2:08.36 CR
2 2 Stan Carper  United States 2:08.43
3 5 David Wilkie  Great Britain 2:08.84 CWR[2]
4 4 András Hargitay  Hungary 2:09.52
5 3 Christian Lietzmann  East Germany 2:09.57
6 8 Wolfram Sperling  East Germany 2:10.54
7 1 Fred Tyler  United States 2:10.86
8 7 Sergey Zakharov  Soviet Union 2:10.86

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sporting Details". The Sydney Morning Herald (John Fairfax Holdings). September 8, 1973. p. 76. 
  2. ^ a b Fox, Norman (8 September 1973). "Poor turn holds Wilkie to third place in medley final". The Times (London). p. 15. 
  3. ^ Krastev, Todor. "Men 200m Medley Swimming World Championship 1973 Belgrade (YUG)". todor66.com. Retrieved 2 June 2013.