Swimming at the 1998 Commonwealth Games

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The 'swimming events of the 1998 Commonwealth Games' were held at the National Aquatics Centre at the National Sports Complex, Malaysia from 12–17 September 1998.

Medalists[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle  Mark Foster (ENG) 22.58  Brendon Dedekind (RSA) 22.70  Michael Klim (AUS) 22.86
100 m freestyle  Michael Klim (AUS) 49.43  Chris Fydler (AUS) 49.51  Gavin Meadows (ENG) 50.14
200 m freestyle  Ian Thorpe (AUS) 1:46.70  Michael Klim (AUS) 1:48.05  Daniel Kowalski (AUS) 1:48.26
400 m freestyle  Ian Thorpe (AUS) 3:44.35  Grant Hackett (AUS) 3:44.88  Daniel Kowalski (AUS) 3:48.91
1500 m freestyle  Grant Hackett (AUS) 14:50.92  Ryk Neethling (RSA) 15:02.88  Kieren Perkins (AUS) 15:03.00
100 m backstroke  Mark Versfeld (CAN) 55.52  Josh Watson (AUS) 55.92  Chris Renaud (CAN) 55.99
200 m backstroke  Mark Versfeld (CAN) 1:59.67  Adrian Radley (AUS) 2:01.41  Greg Hamm (CAN) 2:01.47
100 m breaststroke  Simon Cowley (AUS) 1:02.00  Phil Rogers (AUS) 1:02.46  Darren Mew (ENG) 1:02.52
200 m breaststroke  Simon Cowley (AUS) 2:13.13  Ryan Mitchell (AUS) 2:13.20  Adam Whitehead (ENG) 2:14.44
100 m butterfly  Geoff Huegill (AUS) 52.81  Adam Pine (AUS) 53.09  Michael Klim (AUS) 53.50
200 m butterfly  James Hickman (ENG) 1:57.11  William Kirby (AUS) 1:59.57  Stephen Parry (ENG) 1:59.63
200 m individual medley  Matthew Dunn (AUS) 2:00.26  James Hickman (ENG) 2:01.87  Robert van der Zant (AUS) 2:02.73
400 m individual medley  Trent Steed (AUS) 4:19.89  James Hickman (ENG) 4:20.17  Zane King (AUS) 4:23.20
4×100 m freestyle relay  Australia
Ashley Callus
Chris Fydler
Ian Thorpe
Michael Klim
3:17.83  Canada
Craig Hutchison
Garret Pulle
Robbie Taylor
Stephen Clarke
3:21.27  England
Anthony Howard
Gavin Meadows
Mark Stevens
Nicholas Shackell
3:22.13
4×200 m freestyle relay  Australia
Daniel Kowalski
Ian Thorpe
Matthew Dunn
Michael Klim
7:11.86  England
Andrew Clayton
Gavin Meadows
James Salter
Mark Stevens
7:23.83  New Zealand
Danyon Loader
John Davis
Scott Cameron
Trent Bray
7:24.52
4×100 m medley relay  Australia
Josh Watson
Geoff Huegill
Simon Cowley
Michael Klim
Adrian Radley (heat)
Chris Fydler (heat)
3:38.52  England
Darren Mew
Gavin Meadows
James Hickman
Martin Harris
Neil Willey
Nicholas Shackell
Richard Maden
3:40.73  Canada
Andrew Chan
Chris Sawbridge
Craig Hutchinson
Garret Pulle
Jason Flint
Mark Versfeld
Shamek Pietucha
Stephen Clarke
3:42.74

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle  Sue Rolph (ENG) 25.82  Alison Sheppard (SCO) 25.92  Toni Jeffs (NZL) 26.07
100 m freestyle  Sue Rolph (ENG) 55.17  Susie O'Neill (AUS) 55.58  Rebecca Creedy (AUS) 56.07
200 m freestyle  Susie O'Neill (AUS) 2:00.24  Karen Pickering (ENG) 2:01.19  Jessica Deglau (CAN) 2:01.59
400 m freestyle  Susie O'Neill (AUS) 4:12.39  Victoria Horner (ENG) 4:12.56  Joanne Malar (CAN) 4:13.91
800 m freestyle  Rachel Harris (AUS) 8:42.23  Joanne Malar (CAN) 8:43.96  Sarah Collings (ENG) 8:45.56
100 m backstroke  Giaan Rooney (AUS) 1:02.43  Kelly Stefanyshyn (CAN) 1:02.81  Meredith Smith (AUS) 1:03.19
200 m backstroke  Katy Sexton (ENG) 2:13.18  Meredith Smith (AUS) 2:13.19  Helen Don-Duncan (ENG) 2:13.50
100 m breaststroke  Helen Denman (AUS) 1:08.71  Samantha Riley (AUS) 1:09.08  Lauren van Oosten (CAN) 1:09.11
200 m breaststroke  Samantha Riley (AUS) 2:27.30  Courtenay Chuy (CAN) 2:29.23  Lauren van Oosten (CAN) 2:29.58
100 m butterfly  Petria Thomas (AUS) 59.42  Susie O'Neill (AUS) 59.61  Kathryn Godfrey (AUS) 1:00.14
200 m butterfly  Susie O'Neill (AUS) 2:06.60  Petria Thomas (AUS) 2:10.42  Jessica Deglau (CAN) 2:11.67
200 m individual medley  Marianne Limpert (CAN) 2:15.05  Joanne Malar (CAN) 2:15.28  Sue Rolph (ENG) 2:15.39
400 m individual medley  Joanne Malar (CAN) 4:43.74  Elizabeth Warden (CAN) 4:47.69  Jennifer Reilly (AUS) 4:48.43
4×100 m freestyle relay  Australia
Lori Munz
Rebecca Creedy
Sarah Ryan
Susie O'Neill
3:42.61  England
Claire Huddart
Karen Legg
Karen Pickering
Sue Rolph
3:43.20  Canada
Jessica Deglau
Laura Nicholls
Marianne Limpert
Nicole Davey
3:45.48
4×200 m freestyle relay  Australia
Anna Windsor
Julia Greville
Lori Munz
Susie O'Neill
8:03.73  England
Claire Huddart
Karen Legg
Karen Pickering
L. Cooper
8:10.09  Canada
Andrea Schwartz
Jessica Deglau
Joanne Malar
Laura Nicholls
8:11.84
4×100 m medley relay  Australia
Giaan Rooney
Helen Denman
Petria Thomas
Susie O'Neill
4:06.36  Canada
Kelly Stefanyshyn
Lauren van Oosten
Marianne Limpert
Sara Albouraie
4:09.52  England
Caroline Foot
Jaime King
Sarah Price
Sue Rolph
4:13.96

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Australia 23 15 11 49
2  England 5 8 9 23
3  Canada 4 6 10 14
4  South Africa 2 2
5  Scotland 1 1
6  New Zealand 2 2

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