Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre backstroke
|Swimming at the
1968 Summer Olympics
The men's 200 metre backstroke event at the 1968 Olympic Games took place October 25. This swimming event used backstroke. Because an Olympic-size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.
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|Roland Matthes||East Germany||2:09.6||OR|
|Mitch Ivey||United States||2:10.6|
|Jack Horsley||United States||2:10.9|
|4||Gary Hall, Sr.||United States||2:12.6|
|6||Leonid Dobroskokin||Soviet Union||2:15.4|
|7||Joachim Röther||East Germany||2:15.8|
|8||Franco Del Campo||Italy||2:16.5|
Key: OR = Olympic record
- 1968 Summer Olympics results: Men's 200 m backstroke, from http://www.sports-reference.com/; retrieved 2009-11-28.