Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre butterfly
|Men's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
|Venue||McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium|
|Date||30 July 1984 (heats & final)|
|Competitors||53 from 39 nations|
|Winning time||53.08 WR|
|Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
The final of the men's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on July 30, 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||Pablo Morales (USA)||53.38||Indianapolis, United States||26 June 1984|
|Olympic record||Mark Spitz (USA)||54.27||Munich, West Germany||31 August 1972|
The following records were established during the competition:
|30 July||Heat 7||Pablo Morales||United States||53.78||OR|
|30 July||Final A||Michael Gross||West Germany||53.08||WR|
Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).
|5||Michael Gross||West Germany||53.08||WR|
|4||Pablo Morales||United States||53.23||AM|
|5||6||Andy Jameson||Great Britain||54.28||NR|
|6||1||Anthony Mosse||New Zealand||54.93||NR|
|7||8||Andreas Behrend||West Germany||54.95|
- "Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
- "Los Angeles 1984: Swimming – Men's 100m Butterfly Heats" (PDF). Los Angeles 1984. LA84 Foundation. p. 511. Retrieved 8 March 2017.