Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke
|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|
|Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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. 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||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:
|2 August||Final A||Victor Davis||Canada||2:13.34||WR|
Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).
|9||4||Adrian Moorhouse||Great Britain||2:18.83|
|11||6||Iain Campbell||Great Britain||2:20.62|
|4||2||Richard Schroeder||United States||2:18.03|
|8||3||Marco Del Prete||Italy||DSQ|
- "Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Breaststroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
- "Los Angeles 1984: Swimming – Men's 200m Breaststroke Heats" (PDF). Los Angeles 1984. LA84 Foundation. p. 510. Retrieved 8 March 2017.