Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metre freestyle
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|Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
|Swimming events at the
1988 Summer Olympics
The men's 1500 freestyle at the 1988 Summer Olympics, was contested in the morning of September 24 (preliminaries) and in the afternoon of September 25 (finals).
|World record||Vladimir Salnikov (URS)||14:54.76||Moscow, USSR||22 February 1983|
|Olympic record||Vladimir Salnikov (URS)||14:58.27||Moscow, USSR||22 July 1980|
|Vladimir Salnikov||Soviet Union||15:00.40|
|Stefan Pfeiffer||West Germany||15:02.69|
|Uwe Daßler||East Germany||15:06.15|
|4th||Matt Cetlinski||United States||15:06.42|
|6th||Rainer Henkel||West Germany||15:18.19|
|7th||Kevin Boyd||Great Britain||15:21.16|
- Swimming World Magazine, November 1988.