Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

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Men's 200 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 2 August 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 49 from 35 nations
Winning time 2:13.34 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Victor Davis  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Glenn Beringen  Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Étienne Dagon  Switzerland
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Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men women
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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 final of the men's 200 metre breaststroke event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on August 2, 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  Victor Davis (CAN) 2:14.58 Etobicoke, Canada 17 June 1984
Olympic record  David Wilkie (GBR) 2:15.11 Montreal, Canada 24 July 1976

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
2 August Final A Victor Davis  Canada 2:13.34 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 6 4 Glenn Beringen  Australia 2:17.29 Q
2 7 4 Victor Davis  Canada 2:18.20 Q
3 3 5 Marco Del Prete  Italy 2:18.90 Q, NR
4 7 5 Étienne Dagon  Switzerland 2:18.95 Q
5 4 4 Richard Schroeder  United States 2:19.23 Q
6 1 5 Ken Fitzpatrick  Canada 2:19.74 Q
7 4 3 Alexandre Yokochi  Portugal 2:19.76 Q
8 5 5 Pablo Restrepo  Colombia 2:19.77 Q
9 6 5 Adrian Moorhouse  Great Britain 2:19.83 q
10 2 4 Shigehiro Takahashi  Japan 2:19.98 q
11 7 3 Thierry Pata  France 2:20.04 q
12 3 3 Iain Campbell  Great Britain 2:20.78 q
13 1 4 Peter Evans  Australia 2:21.21 q, WD
14 5 3 Enrique Romero  Spain 2:21.25 q
15 4 6 Thomas Böhm  Austria 2:22.17 q
16 6 3 Kenji Watanabe  Japan 2:22.33 q
17 4 5 Raffaele Avagnano  Italy 2:22.90 q, WD
18 5 4 Gerald Mörken  West Germany 2:22.99 q, WD
19 2 6 Manuel Gutiérrez  Panama 2:23.02 q
20 1 3 Eduardo Morillo  Mexico 2:23.72
21 2 5 Christophe Deneuville  France 2:24.54
22 7 6 Peter Lang  West Germany 2:24.60
23 6 6 Eyal Stigman  Israel 2:24.93
24 2 3 Jan-Erick Olsen  Norway 2:25.75
25 2 2 Francisco Guanco  Philippines 2:26.12
26 5 2 Jin Fu  China 2:26.34
27 1 2 Martti Järventaus  Finland 2:26.96
28 6 2 Brett Austin  New Zealand 2:27.25
29 4 2 Andrés Aguilar  Costa Rica 2:27.69
30 1 6 Gerhard Prohaska  Austria 2:27.85
31 4 7 Jorge Henao  Venezuela 2:28.03
32 3 6 Paul Newallo  Trinidad and Tobago 2:28.88
33 3 2 Oscar Ortigosa  Peru 2:29.73
34 7 2 Julio César Falon  Argentina 2:30.40
35 5 7 Jairulla Jaitulla  Philippines 2:30.87
36 7 7 Victor Ruberry  Bermuda 2:31.48
37 3 7 Tryggvi Helgason  Iceland 2:32.03
38 6 7 Watt Kam Sing  Hong Kong 2:32.13
39 7 1 Ayman Nadim  Egypt 2:33.17
40 6 1 Fernando Marroquin  Guatemala 2:35.21
41 4 1 Ahmad Al-Hahdoud  Lebanon 2:37.63
42 1 1 David Palma  Honduras 2:37.65
43 1 7 Brian Farlow  Virgin Islands 2:37.87
44 5 1 Harrell Woolard  Virgin Islands 2:45.68
47 2 1 Luiz Carvalho  Brazil DSQ
47 2 7 Árni Sigurðsson  Iceland DSQ
47 5 6 Felix Morf  Switzerland DSQ
49 3 1 Amine El-Domyati  Lebanon DNS
49 3 4 John Moffet  United States DNS

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Adrian Moorhouse  Great Britain 2:18.83
10 3 Thierry Pata  France 2:20.05 NR
11 6 Iain Campbell  Great Britain 2:20.62
12 5 Shigehiro Takahashi  Japan 2:20.93
13 2 Enrique Romero  Spain 2:21.19
14 7 Thomas Böhm  Austria 2:22.09
15 1 Kenji Watanabe  Japan 2:22.29
16 8 Manuel Gutiérrez  Panama 2:23.13

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Victor Davis  Canada 2:13.34 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Glenn Beringen  Australia 2:15.79 OC
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 Étienne Dagon  Switzerland 2:17.41 NR
4 2 Richard Schroeder  United States 2:18.03
5 7 Ken Fitzpatrick  Canada 2:18.86
6 8 Pablo Restrepo  Colombia 2:18.96 NR
7 1 Alexandre Yokochi  Portugal 2:20.69
8 3 Marco Del Prete  Italy DSQ

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