Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

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Swimming at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
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 200 metre breaststroke event at the 1968 Summer Olympics took place between October 21 and October 22. This swimming event used the breaststroke. Because an Olympic-size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of four lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Felipe Muñoz
 Mexico
Silver Vladimir Kosinsky
 Soviet Union
Bronze Brian Job
 United States

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Felipe Muñoz Mexico 2:28.7
2 Vladimir Kosinsky Soviet Union 2:29.2
3 Brian Job United States 2:29.9
4 Nikolay Pankin Soviet Union 2:30.3
5 Yevgeny Mikhaylov Soviet Union 2:32.8
6 Egon Henninger East Germany 2:33.2
7 Philip Long United States 2:33.6
8 Osamu Tsurumine Japan 2:34.9

References[edit]