Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre breaststroke

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Men's 100 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 29 July 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 52 from 37 nations
Winning time 1:01.65 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Steve Lundquist  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Victor Davis  Canada
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Peter Evans  Australia
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The final of the men's 100 metre breaststroke event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on July 29, 1984.[1] The first eight qualified for the final, the next eight for the B-final.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  John Moffet (USA) 1:02.13 Indianapolis, United States 25 June 1984
Olympic record  John Hencken (USA) 1:03.11 Montreal, Canada 20 July 1976

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
29 July Heat 7 John Moffet  United States 1:02.16 OR
29 July Final A Steve Lundquist  United States 1:01.65 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 7 4 John Moffet  United States 1:02.16 Q, OR
2 2 4 Peter Evans  Australia 1:02.87 Q, OC
3 5 5 Brett Stocks  Australia 1:03.46 Q
4 5 4 Gerald Mörken  West Germany 1:03.53 Q
5 6 4 Steve Lundquist  United States 1:03.55 Q
6 4 4 Victor Davis  Canada 1:03.63 Q
7 3 4 Adrian Moorhouse  Great Britain 1:04.06 Q
8 2 5 Raffaele Avagnano  Italy 1:04.09 Q
9 3 5 Gianni Minervini  Italy 1:04.37 q
10 1 4 Peter Lang  West Germany 1:04.40 q
11 6 5 Pablo Restrepo  Colombia 1:04.44 q
12 1 3 Thomas Böhm  Austria 1:04.60 q, NR
13 7 5 Shigehiro Takahashi  Japan 1:04.71 q
14 7 3 Iain Campbell  Great Britain 1:04.81 q
15 4 3 Brett Austin  New Zealand 1:04.83 q, NR
16 3 3 Peter Berggren  Sweden 1:04.95 q
17 7 2 Jin Fu  China 1:05.05
18 2 3 Enrique Romero  Spain 1:05.19 NR
19 1 5 Marco Veilleux  Canada 1:05.34
20 4 5 Étienne Dagon  Switzerland 1:05.37
21 4 6 Jan-Erick Olsen  Norway 1:05.43 NR
22 3 6 Eyal Stigman  Israel 1:05.63 NR
23 2 6 Felix Morf  Switzerland 1:05.89
24 1 2 Victor Ruberry  Bermuda 1:05.96 NR
6 6 Luiz Carvalho  Brazil
26 3 2 Manuel Gutiérrez  Panama 1:06.07
27 5 6 Kenji Watanabe  Japan 1:06.10
28 5 3 Paul Newallo  Trinidad and Tobago 1:06.12 NR
29 6 3 Martti Järventaus  Finland 1:06.21
30 7 6 Gerhard Prohaska  Austria 1:06.41
31 5 2 Eduardo Morillo  Mexico 1:06.82
32 7 7 Francisco Guanco  Philippines 1:07.55
33 1 7 Tryggvi Helgason  Iceland 1:07.71 NR
34 1 6 Julio César Falón  Argentina 1:07.80
4 6 Alexandre Yokochi  Portugal
36 6 7 Jairulla Jaitulla  Philippines 1:08.00
37 2 2 Watt Kam Sing  Hong Kong 1:08.07
38 7 1 Árni Sigurðsson  Iceland 1:08.52
39 5 7 Li Khai Kam  Hong Kong 1:08.75
40 4 7 Jorge Henao  Venezuela 1:09.01
41 3 7 Oscar Ortigosa  Peru 1:09.07
42 6 1 Oon Jin Teik  Singapore 1:09.23
43 2 7 Ayman Nadim  Egypt 1:09.51
44 5 1 Fernando Marroquin  Guatemala 1:09.73
45 4 1 Harrell Woolard  Virgin Islands 1:11.17
46 3 1 Brian Farlow  Virgin Islands 1:11.27
47 2 1 Ahmad Al-Hahdoud  Kuwait 1:13.01
48 1 1 Michele Piva  San Marino 1:16.21
49 7 8 Isaac Atish Wa-El  Kuwait 1:16.51
50 6 8 Amine El-Domyati  Lebanon 1:19.10
52 5 8 Salvador Corelo  Honduras DSQ
52 6 2 Wang Lin  China DSQ

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Gianni Minervini  Italy 1:03.99
10 2 Shigehiro Takahashi  Japan 1:04.41
11 5 Peter Lang  West Germany 1:04.43
12 3 Pablo Restrepo  Colombia 1:04.79
13 6 Thomas Böhm  Austria 1:04.99
14 7 Iain Campbell  Great Britain 1:05.02
15 1 Brett Austin  New Zealand 1:05.49
16 8 Peter Berggren  Sweden 1:05.66

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 2 Steve Lundquist  United States 1:01.65 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 Victor Davis  Canada 1:01.99 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Peter Evans  Australia 1:02.97
4 1 Adrian Moorhouse  Great Britain 1:03.25
5 4 John Moffet  United States 1:03.29
6 3 Brett Stocks  Australia 1:03.49
7 6 Gerald Mörken  West Germany 1:03.95
8 8 Raffaele Avagnano  Italy 1:04.11

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