Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

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Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venue Bernat Olympic Pools
Dates July 30, 1992 (heats)
July 31, 1992 (finals)
Competitors 30 from 25 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Australia
Silver medal    Australia
Bronze medal    Germany
«1988 1996»
Swimming events at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
50 m   men   women
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 1500 metres Freestyle event for the 1992 Summer Olympics was held in Barcelona, Spain.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Kieren Perkins
Australia (AUS)
Silver  Glen Housman
Australia (AUS)
Bronze  Jörg Hoffmann
Germany (GER)

Records[edit]

These were the standing Olympic and World records prior to the Olympics

World Record 14:48.40 Australia Kieren Perkins Sydney, (AUS) April 5, 1992
Olympic Record 14:58.27 Soviet Union Vladimir Salnikov Moscow, (URS) July 22, 1980

In the final Kieren Perkins sat a new world and Olympic record with 14:43.48

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Gold  Kieren Perkins (AUS) 14:43.48 OR
Silver  Glen Housman (AUS) 14:55.29
Bronze  Jörg Hoffmann (GER) 15:02.29
4.  Stefan Pfeiffer (GER) 15:04.28
5.  Ian Wilson (GBR) 15:13.35
6.  Igor Majcen (SLO) 15:19.12
7.  Lawrence Frostad (USA) 15:19.41
8.  Viktor Andreev (EUN) 15:33.94

Non-Qualifiers[edit]

RANK HEATS RANKING TIME
9.  Piotr Albinski (POL) 15:23.01
10.  Mariusz Podkościelny (POL) 15:25.42
11.  Sergio Roura (ESP) 15:26.18
12.  Sean Killion (USA) 15:27.49
13.  Pier Maria Siciliano (ITA) 15:28.46
14.  Christophe Marchand (FRA) 15:30.51
15.  Christopher Bowie (CAN) 15:34.28
16.  Masashi Kato (JPN) 15:40.94
17.  Artur Costa (POR) 15:41.26
18.  Andrés Minelli (ARG) 15:44.55
19.  Stephen Akers (GBR) 15:46.48
20.  Kuan Seng Jeffrey Ong (MAS) 15:51.41
21.  Zoltán Szilágyi (HUN) 15:52.80
22.  Hisham Al-Masri (SYR) 15:54.41
23.  David McLellan (CAN) 15:58.38
24.  Jorge Herrera (PUR) 16:01.69
25.  Alejandro Bermúdez (COL) 16:01.77
26.  Seung-Hoon Bang (KOR) 16:04.31
27.  Ratapong Sirisanont (THA) 16:08.02
28.  Benoît Fleurot (MRI) 16:43.46
29.  Horacio Torres Quintana (GUA) 17:06.08
30.  Hussein Al Sadiq (KSA) 17:15.75

See also[edit]

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