Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre individual medley

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Men's 200 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Venue Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
Date 25 September 1988 (heats & finals)
Competitors 58 from 36 nations
Winning time 2:00.17 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tamás Darnyi  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Patrick Kühl  East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vadim Yaroshchuk  Soviet Union
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Swimming events at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
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 men's 200 metre individual medley event at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place on 25 September at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Tamás Darnyi (HUN) 2:00.56 Strasbourg, France 23 August 1987
Olympic record  Alex Baumann (CAN) 2:01.42 Los Angeles, United States 4 August 1984

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
24 September Final A Tamás Darnyi  Hungary 2:00.17 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 Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 Tamás Darnyi  Hungary 2:02.15 Q
2 8 Vadim Yaroshchuk  Soviet Union 2:02.77 Q
3 6 Patrick Kühl  East Germany 2:03.77 Q
4 6 Mikhail Zubkov  Soviet Union 2:03.79 Q
5 6 Gary Anderson  Canada 2:04.00 Q
6 8 Raik Hannemann  East Germany 2:04.03 Q
7 8 Peter Bermel  West Germany 2:04.18 Q
8 7 Robert Bruce  Australia 2:04.31 Q
9 7 David Wharton  United States 2:04.64 q
10 7 Jens-Peter Berndt  West Germany 2:04.80 q
11 7 Christophe Bordeau  France 2:04.95 q
12 6 Bill Stapleton  United States 2:05.32 q
13 6 Luca Sacchi  Italy 2:05.45 q
14 7 Charalambos Papanikolaou  Greece 2:05.53 q
15 6 John Davey  Great Britain 2:05.55 q
16 7 Neil Cochran  Great Britain 2:05.56 q
17 8 Rob Woodhouse  Australia 2:05.87
18 6 Roberto Cassio  Italy 2:05.88
19 5 Takahiro Fujimoto  Japan 2:07.23
20 6 Gary O'Toole  Ireland 2:07.77
21 8 Darren Ward  Canada 2:07.84
22 5 Satoshi Takeda  Japan 2:08.11
23 7 József Szabó  Hungary 2:09.08
24 5 Javier Careaga  Mexico 2:09.38
25 5 Rodrigo González  Mexico 2:09.52
26 4 Júlio César Rebolal  Brazil 2:09.62
27 5 Eðvarð Þór Eðvarðsson  Iceland 2:10.18
28 4 Diogo Madeira  Portugal 2:10.21
29 5 Renato Ramalho  Brazil 2:10.32
30 4 René Concepcion  Philippines 2:10.37
31 5 Xie Jun  China 2:10.52
5 Martin López-Zubero  Spain
33 4 Sidney Appelboom  Belgium 2:10.55
34 4 David Lim Fong Jock  Singapore 2:11.57
35 3 Lee Jae-soo  South Korea 2:11.88
36 8 Sergio López Miró  Spain 2:13.48
37 3 Richard Sam Bera  Indonesia 2:13.90
38 4 Wirmandi Sugriat  Indonesia 2:13.93
39 3 Hakan Eskioğlu  Turkey 2:14.32
40 4 Yip Hor Man  Hong Kong 2:14.65
41 3 Desmond Koh  Singapore 2:14.77
42 2 Sultan Al-Otaibi  Kuwait 2:15.63
43 3 Eric Greenwood  Costa Rica 2:15.64
44 2 Horst Niehaus  Costa Rica 2:16.16
45 3 Jonathan Sakovich  Guam 2:16.70
46 2 Kraig Singleton  Virgin Islands 2:16.93
47 2 Graham Thompson  Zimbabwe 2:17.06
48 3 Arthur Li Kai Yien  Hong Kong 2:17.10
49 2 Tsai Hsin-yen  Chinese Taipei 2:17.95
50 1 Vaughan Smith  Zimbabwe 2:18.07
51 2 Chiang Chi-li  Chinese Taipei 2:18.76
52 2 Mouhamed Diop  Senegal 2:20.74
53 1 Mohamed Bin Abid  United Arab Emirates 2:29.08
54 2 Bruno N'Diaye  Senegal 2:29.18
55 1 Mohamed Abdullah  United Arab Emirates 2:31.44
56 1 Rami Kantari  Lebanon 2:34.53
058 3 Patrick Concepcion  Philippines DNS
058 8 Jan Bidrman  Sweden DNS

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 David Wharton  United States 2:03.05
10 1 John Davey  Great Britain 2:04.17
11 8 Neil Cochran  Great Britain 2:05.44
12 3 Christophe Bordeau  France 2:05.51
13 2 Luca Sacchi  Italy 2:05.68
14 7 Charalambos Papanikolaou  Greece 2:06.61
15 5 Jens-Peter Berndt  West Germany 2:06.76
16 6 Bill Stapleton  United States 2:06.82

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Tamás Darnyi  Hungary 2:00.17 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Patrick Kühl  East Germany 2:01.61
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Vadim Yaroshchuk  Soviet Union 2:02.40
4 6 Mikhail Zubkov  Soviet Union 2:02.92
5 1 Peter Bermel  West Germany 2:03.81
6 8 Robert Bruce  Australia 2:04.34
7 7 Raik Hannemann  East Germany 2:04.82
8 2 Gary Anderson  Canada 2:06.35

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