Swimming at the Friendship Games

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Swimming at the Friendship Games took place at the Swimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex in Moscow, Soviet Union between 19 August and 25 August 1984. 29 events (15 men's and 14 women's) were contested.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Sergey Smiriagin (URS) 50.26  Aleksey Markovskiy (URS) 50.39  Sven Lodziewski (GDR) 50.58
200 m freestyle  Sven Lodziewski (GDR) 1:49.83  Vladimir Shemetov (URS) 1:50.33  Sergey Krasyuk (URS) 1:51.09
400 m freestyle  Vladimir Salnikov (URS) 3:49.27  Sven Lodziewski (GDR) 3:50.98  Sviatoslav Semenov (URS) 3:53.34
1500 m freestyle  Vladimir Salnikov (URS) 15:03.51  Uwe Dassler (GDR) 15:11.14  Sviatoslav Semenov (URS) 15:25.56
100 m backstroke  Dirk Richter (GDR) 55.67  Vladimir Shemetov (URS) 55.88  Frank Baltrusch (GDR) 56.39
200 metre backstroke  Sergei Zabolotnov (URS) 1:58.41
(WR)
 Vladimir Shemetov (URS) 1:59.54  Dirk Richter (GDR) 2:00.30
100 metre breaststroke  Dmitry Volkov (URS) 1:03.72  Robertas Žulpa (URS) 1:03.87  Sigurd Hanke (GDR) 1:05.16
200 metre breaststroke  Robertas Žulpa (URS) 2:15.70  Dmitry Volkov (URS) 2:16.97  Alban Vermes (HUN) 2:21.19
100 metre butterfly  Aleksey Markovskiy (URS) 54.26  Alexandr Prigoda (URS) 55.08  Marcel Gery (TCH) 55.17
200 metre butterfly  Alexandr Prigoda (URS) 1:58.83  Sergey Fesenko, Sr. (URS) 1:59.52  Marcel Gery (TCH) 2:00.34
200 metre individual medley  Jens-Peter Berndt (GDR) 2:02.51  Josef Hladký (TCH) 2:03.33  Aleksandr Sidorenko (URS) 2:03.35
400 metre individual medley  Jens-Peter Berndt (GDR) 4:18.29  Sergey Pichugin (URS) 4:25.19  Josef Hladký (TCH) 4:26.29
4×100 m freestyle relay  Soviet Union (URS)
Sergey Smiriagin
Sergey Kurbatov
Sergey Krasyuk
Aleksey Markovskiy
3:20.19  East Germany (GDR)
Dirk Richter
Rene Wanzlik
Sven Lodziewski
Reiner Sternal
3:22.92  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Jarmil Pronek
Petr Kladiva
Josef Hladký
Marcel Gery
3:27.31
4×200 m freestyle relay  East Germany (GDR)
Dirk Richter
Steffen Liess
Reiner Sternal
Sven Lodziewski
7:20.78  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Shemetov
Andrei Liashenko
Vladimir Salnikov
Sergey Krasyuk
7:22.31  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Martin Dvorak
Petr Kladiva
Josef Hladký
Marcel Gery
7:24.78
4×100 m medley relay  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Shemetov
Dmitry Volkov
Aleksey Markovskiy
Sergey Smiriagin
3:42.15  East Germany (GDR)
Dirk Richter
Sigurd Hanke
Tino Ott
Sven Lodziewski
3:43.23  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Josef Hladký
Petr Matousek
Petr Kladiva
Marcel Gery
3:43.25

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Kristin Otto (GDR) 55.75  Birgit Meineke (GDR) 55.79  Svetlana Kopchikova (URS) 56.53
200 m freestyle  Kristin Otto (GDR) 1:59.48  Birgit Meineke (GDR) 2:00.15  Svetlana Kopchikova (URS) 2:00.47
400 m freestyle  Astrid Strauss (GDR) 4:07.66  Irina Laricheva (URS) 4:09.70  Anke Sonnenbrodt (GDR) 4:16.21
800 m freestyle  Astrid Strauss (GDR) 8:24.95  Grit Richter (GDR) 8:33.47  Irina Laricheva (URS) 8:39.57
100 m backstroke  Ina Kleber (GDR) 1:00.99  Kristin Otto (GDR) 1:02.02  Viktoriya Klochko (URS) 1:03.67
200 m backstroke  Katrin Zimmermann (GDR) 2:12.56  Yelena Dendeberova (URS) 2:13.31  Kristin Otto (GDR) 2:15.16
100 m breaststroke  Sylvia Gerasch (GDR) 1:08.29
(WR)
 Ute Geweniger (GDR) 1:08.59  Larisa Byelokon (URS) 1:09.63
200 metre breaststroke  Larisa Byelokon (URS) 2:29.13  Sylvia Gerasch (GDR) 2:29.62  Yelena Volkova (URS) 2:32.36
100 metre butterfly  Tatyana Kurnikova (URS) 59.41  Ines Geißler (GDR) 1:00.09  Yelena Osadchuk (URS) 1:01.33
200 m butterfly  Ines Geißler (GDR) 2:09.96  Yelena Osadchuk (URS) 2:11.76  Tatyana Kurnikova (URS) 2:12.41
200 m individual medley  Ute Geweniger (GDR) 2:11.79  Yelena Dendeberova (URS) 2:14.56  Svetlana Kopchikova (URS) 2:15.40
400 m individual medley  Yelena Dendeberova (URS) 4:43.78  Kathleen Nord (GDR) 4:49.49  Sonia Blagova (BUL) 4:52.35
4×100 m freestyle relay  East Germany (GDR)
Kristin Otto
Caren König
Heike Friedrich
Birgit Meineke
3:42.41
(WR)
 Soviet Union (URS)
Svetlana Kopchikova
Svetlana Didienko
Tatyana Kurnikova
Yelena Dendeberova
3:44.31  Hungary (HUN)
Edith Ormos
Katalin Nagy
Agnes Fodor
Andrea Orosz
3:55.42
4×100 m medley relay  East Germany (GDR)
Ina Kleber
Sylvia Gerasch
Ines Geißler
Birgit Meineke
4:03.69
(WR)
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktoriya Klochko
Larisa Byelokon
Tatyana Kurnikova
Svetlana Kopchikova
4:08.13  Bulgaria (BUL)
Bistra Gospodinova
Tanya Bogomilova
Radosveta Pironkova
Vanja Argirova
4:16.74

World records broken[edit]

5 new world records were set.

Men's[edit]

Event Name Nationality Result
Men's 200 metre backstroke Sergei Zabolotnov  Soviet Union 1:58.41

Women's[edit]

Event Name Nationality Result
Women's 100 m backstroke Ina Kleber  East Germany 1:00.59
Women's 100 m breaststroke Sylvia Gerasch  East Germany 1:08.29
Women's 4×100 m freestyle relay Kristin Otto
Caren König
Heike Friedrich
Birgit Meineke
 East Germany 3:42.41
Women's 4×100 m medley relay Ina Kleber
Sylvia Gerasch
Ines Geißler
Birgit Meineke
 East Germany 4:03.69

Medal table[edit]

      Host nation (Soviet Union)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 16 12 6 34
2  Soviet Union 13 16 13 42
3  Czechoslovakia 0 1 6 7
4  Bulgaria 0 0 2 2
4  Hungary 0 0 2 2
Total 29 29 29 87

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Chmielewski, Zbigniew; et al. (1987). Na olimpijskim szlaku 1984. Sarajewo, Los Angeles (in Polish). Warsaw: Sport i Turystyka. pp. 173–174; 216–218. ISBN 83-217-2610-0. 
  • Trzciński, Tomasz; et al. (1985). Gwiazdy sportu '84 (in Polish). Warsaw: Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza. pp. 89–91. ISBN 83-03-01177-4.