Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre butterfly

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Men's 200 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Yoyogi National Gymnasium
Date 16 October 1964 (heats)
17 October 1964 (semifinals)
18 October 1964 (final)
Competitors 32 from 19 nations
Winning time 2:06.6 (WR)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kevin Berry  Australia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Carl Robie  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fred Schmidt  United States
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Swimming at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men women
400 m men women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m women
200 m men
Breaststroke
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m women
200 m men
Individual medley
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 200 metre butterfly event at the 1964 Olympic Games took place on October 16 and October 18.[1] This swimming event used the butterfly stroke. Because an Olympic-size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Carl Robie  United States 2:10.0 Q, OR
2 Atsushi Obayashi  Japan 2:15.1 Q
3 Antonio Rastrelli  Italy 2:17.3
4 Hermann Lotter  United Team of Germany 2:18.2
5 Vítor da Fonseca  Portugal 2:18.3
6 Narong Chok-Umnuay  Thailand 2:32.5

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Kevin Berry  Australia 2:11.0 Q
2 Kosuke Sato  Japan 2:12.4 Q
3 Daniel Sherry  Canada 2:12.9 Q
4 David Gerrard  New Zealand 2:16.3 Q
5 Avraham Melamed  Israel 2:20.7
6 Carlos Canepa  Peru 2:24.9
7 Joaquín Pujol  Spain 2:28.3

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Luis Nicolao  Argentina 2:15.0 Q
2 John Stark  Australia 2:15.3 Q
3 Valentin Kuzmin  Soviet Union 2:15.5 Q
4 Werner Freitag  United Team of Germany 2:16.9 Q
5 Juan Alanís  Mexico 2:23.9
6 Bernard Chan  Malaysia 2:26.6

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Phil Riker  United States 2:12.6 Q
2 Brian Jenkins  Great Britain 2:15.5 Q
3 Oleg Fotin  Soviet Union 2:17.3
4 Gabriel Altamirano  Mexico 2:17.9
5 Wolfgang Platzeck  United Team of Germany 2:18.7
6 Volker Deckardt  Austria 2:21.3
7 Dick Langerhorst  Netherlands 2:22.5

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Brett Hill  Australia 2:12.8 Q
2 Fred Schmidt  United States 2:13.3 Q
3 Yoshinori Kadonaga  Japan 2:14.5 Q
4 Giampiero Fossati  Italy 2:17.2 Q
5 Ralph Hutton  Canada 2:20.8
6 Gustavo Ocampo  Peru 2:31.4

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Carl Robie  United States 2:09.3 Q, OR
2 Fred Schmidt  United States 2:11.5 Q
3 Brett Hill  Australia 2:11.9 Q
4 Valentin Kuzmin  Soviet Union 2:11.9 Q
5 Kosuke Sato  Japan 2:13.4
6 Werner Freitag  United Team of Germany 2:13.5
7 Luis Nicolao  Argentina 2:13.7
8 John Stark  Australia 2:18.4

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Kevin Berry  Australia 2:09.8 Q
2 Phil Riker  United States 2:09.9 Q
3 Yoshinori Kadonaga  Japan 2:12.3 Q
4 Daniel Sherry  Canada 2:12.9 Q
5 Atsushi Obayashi  Japan 2:14.1
6 David Gerrard  New Zealand 2:15.4
7 Brian Jenkins  Great Britain 2:15.5
8 Giampiero Fossati  Italy 2:18.1

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Kevin Berry  Australia 2:06.6 WR
2 Carl Robie  United States 2:07.5
3 Fred Schmidt  United States 2:09.3
4 Philip Riker  United States 2:11.0
5 Valentin Kuzmin  Soviet Union 2:11.3
6 Yoshinori Kadonaga  Japan 2:12.6
7 Brett Hill  Australia 2:12.8
8 Daniel Sherry  Canada 2:14.6

Key: WR = World record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 October 2016.