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

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Men's 200 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 4 August 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 46 from 32 nations
Winning time 2:01.42 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Alex Baumann  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Pablo Morales  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Neil Cochran  Great Britain
← 1972
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The final of the men's 200 metre individual medley event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on August 4, 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  Alex Baumann (CAN) 2:02.25 Brisbane, Australia 1 August 1982
Olympic record  Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 2:07.17 Munich, West Germany 3 September 1972

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
4 August Heat 5 Alex Baumann  Canada 2:03.60 OR
4 August Final A Alex Baumann  Canada 2:01.42 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 5 4 Alex Baumann  Canada 2:03.60 Q, OR
2 3 5 Robin Brew  Great Britain 2:04.13 Q, EU
3 3 4 Pablo Morales  United States 2:04.32 Q
4 1 4 Neil Cochran  Great Britain 2:05.39 Q
5 6 6 Nicolai Klapkarek  West Germany 2:06.07 Q
6 4 4 Steve Lundquist  United States 2:06.10 Q
7 3 3 Ralf Diegel  West Germany 2:06.41 Q
8 4 5 Andrew Phillips  Jamaica 2:06.43 Q
9 1 5 Rob Woodhouse  Australia 2:06.45 q
10 6 4 Giovanni Franceschi  Italy 2:06.76 q
11 2 4 Ricardo Prado  Brazil 2:07.16 q, WD
12 6 3 Maurizio Divano  Italy 2:07.19 q
13 5 5 Mikael Örn  Sweden 2:07.56 q
14 4 3 Shinji Ito  Japan 2:07.76 q
15 2 6 Peter Rohde  Denmark 2:07.93 q
16 1 3 Arne Borgstrøm  Norway 2:08.09 q
17 4 6 Pablo Restrepo  Colombia 2:08.12 q
18 5 3 Edsard Schlingemann  Netherlands 2:08.27
19 5 6 Harri Garmendia  Spain 2:08.30
20 6 5 Anders Peterson  Sweden 2:08.35
21 2 5 Rob Chernoff  Canada 2:08.47
22 2 3 Glenn Beringen  Australia 2:08.65
23 4 2 Eduardo Morillo  Mexico 2:09.87
24 6 2 Chen Qin  China 2:10.30
25 3 6 Feng Dawei  China 2:11.30
26 1 6 Andrés Aguilar  Costa Rica 2:11.63
27 5 2 Yoram Kochavy  Israel 2:11.81
28 4 7 Jairulla Jaitulla  Philippines 2:12.82
29 1 2 Luis Juncos  Argentina 2:12.83
30 1 7 Emad El-Shafei  Egypt 2:14.87
31 2 2 David Morley  Bahamas 2:16.85
32 2 7 Tsang Yi Ming  Hong Kong 2:17.75
33 6 1 Ng Wing Hon  Hong Kong 2:18.64
34 6 8 Samuela Tupou  Fiji 2:19.79
35 4 1 Brian Farlow  Virgin Islands 2:20.53
36 3 8 Salvador Corelo  Honduras 2:22.29
37 5 1 Harry Wozniak  Barbados 2:22.49
38 2 1 Roberto Granados  Guatemala 2:22.73
39 1 1 Warren Sorby  Fiji 2:22.74
40 3 1 Harrell Woolard  Virgin Islands 2:27.51
41 4 8 Michele Piva  San Marino 2:29.81
42 5 8 Joaquim Cruz  Mozambique 2:35.99
45 3 7 Fernando Rodríguez  Peru DSQ
45 5 7 Manuel Gutiérrez  Panama DSQ
45 6 7 Gökhan Attaroglu  Turkey DSQ
46 3 2 Alexander Pilhatsch  Austria DNS

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Rob Woodhouse  Australia 2:04.86 OC
10 2 Shinji Ito  Japan 2:06.07 AS
11 5 Giovanni Franceschi  Italy 2:06.10
12 3 Maurizio Divano  Italy 2:06.72
13 7 Peter Rohde  Denmark 2:07.10
14 2 Arne Borgstrøm  Norway 2:08.03
15 8 Pablo Restrepo  Colombia 2:08.35
16 6 Mikael Örn  Sweden 2:11.79

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Alex Baumann  Canada 2:01.42 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Pablo Morales  United States 2:03.05
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 Neil Cochran  Great Britain 2:04.38
4 5 Robin Brew  Great Britain 2:04.52
5 7 Steve Lundquist  United States 2:04.91
6 8 Andrew Phillips  Jamaica 2:05.60 NR
7 2 Nicolai Klapkarek  West Germany 2:05.88 NR
8 1 Ralf Diegel  West Germany 2:06.66

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