Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre breaststroke
|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|
|Swimming at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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. The first eight qualified for the final, the next eight for the B-final.
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:
|29 July||Heat 7||John Moffet||United States||1:02.16||OR|
|29 July||Final A||Steve Lundquist||United States||1:01.65||WR|
Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).
|11||5||Peter Lang||West Germany||1:04.43|
|14||7||Iain Campbell||Great Britain||1:05.02|
|15||1||Brett Austin||New Zealand||1:05.49|
|2||Steve Lundquist||United States||1:01.65||WR|
|4||1||Adrian Moorhouse||Great Britain||1:03.25|
|5||4||John Moffet||United States||1:03.29|
|7||6||Gerald Mörken||West Germany||1:03.95|
- "Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's 100 metres Breaststroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
- "Los Angeles 1984: Swimming – Men's 100m Breaststroke Heats" (PDF). Los Angeles 1984. LA84 Foundation. p. 509. Retrieved 8 March 2017.