Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre backstroke
|Swimming events at the
1972 Summer Olympics
The men's 200 metre backstroke event at the 1972 Olympic Games took place September 2. 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||2:02.82||=WR|
|Mike Stamm||United States||2:04.09|
|Mitch Ivey||United States||2:04.33|
|5||Tim McKee||United States||2:07.29|
|6||Lothar Noack||East Germany||2:08.67|
Key: =WR = Equalled world record
- 1972 Summer Olympics results: Men's 200 m backstroke, from http://www.sports-reference.com/; retrieved 2009-12-07.