Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Swimming events at the
1992 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

At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, 31 swimming events were contested. There was a total of 641 participants from 92 countries competing.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 11 9 7 27
2  Unified Team (EUN) 6 3 1 10
3  Hungary (HUN) 5 3 1 9
4  China (CHN) 4 5 0 9
5  Germany (GER) 1 3 7 11
6  Australia (AUS) 1 3 5 9
7  Canada (CAN) 1 0 1 2
8  Spain (ESP) 1 0 0 1
 Japan (JPN) 1 0 0 1
10  Sweden (SWE) 0 2 1 3
11  Brazil (BRA) 0 1 0 1
 New Zealand (NZL) 0 1 0 1
 Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
14  France (FRA) 0 0 3 3
15  Italy (ITA) 0 0 2 2
16  Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Suriname (SUR) 0 0 1 1

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
details
 Aleksandar Sekulic (EUN) 21.91 (OR)  Matt Biondi (USA) 22.09  Tom Jager (USA) 22.30
100 m freestyle
details
 Alexander Popov (EUN) 49.02  Gustavo Borges (BRA) 49.43  Stéphan Caron (FRA) 49.50
200 m freestyle
details
 Yevgeny Sadovyi (EUN) 1:46.70 (OR)  Anders Holmertz (SWE) 1:46.86  Antti Kasvio (FIN) 1:47.63
400 m freestyle
details
 Yevgeny Sadovyi (EUN) 3:45.00 (WR)  Kieren Perkins (AUS) 3:45.16  Anders Holmertz (SWE) 3:46.77
1500 m freestyle
details
 Kieren Perkins (AUS) 14:43.48 (WR)  Glen Housman (AUS) 14:55.29  Jörg Hoffmann (GER) 15:02.29
100 m backstroke
details
 Mark Tewksbury (CAN) 53.98 (OR)  Jeff Rouse (USA) 54.04  David Berkoff (USA) 54.78
200 m backstroke
details
 Martin López-Zubero (ESP) 1:58.47 (OR)  Vladimir Selkov (EUN) 1:58.87  Stefano Battistelli (ITA) 1:59.40
100 m breaststroke
details
 Nelson Diebel (USA) 1:01.50 (OR)  Norbert Rózsa (HUN) 1:01.68  Phil Rogers (AUS) 1:01.76
200 m breaststroke
details
 Mike Barrowman (USA) 2:10.16 (WR)  Norbert Rózsa (HUN) 2:11.23  Nick Gillingham (GBR) 2:11.29
100 m butterfly
details
 Pablo Morales (USA) 53.32  Rafał Szukała (POL) 53.35  Anthony Nesty (SUR) 53.41
200 m butterfly
details
 Melvin Stewart (USA) 1:56.26 (OR)  Danyon Loader (NZL) 1:57.93  Franck Esposito (FRA) 1:58.51
200 m individual medley
details
 Tamás Darnyi (HUN) 2:00.76  Greg Burgess (USA) 2:00.97  Attila Czene (HUN) 2:01.00
400 m individual medley
details
 Tamás Darnyi (HUN) 4:14.23 (OR)  Eric Namesnik (USA) 4:15.57  Luca Sacchi (ITA) 4:16.34
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Joe Hudepohl
Matt Biondi
Tom Jager
Jon Olsen
Shaun Jordan*
Joel Thomas*
3:16.74  Unified Team (EUN)
Pavlo Khnykin
Gennadiy Prigoda
Yuri Bashkatov
Alexander Popov
Vladimir Pyshnenko*
Veniamin Tayanovich*
3:17.56  Germany (GER)
Dirk Richter
Christian Tröger
Steffen Zesner
Mark Pinger
Andreas Szigat*
Bengt Zikarsky*
3:17.90
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Unified Team (EUN)
Dmitry Lepikov
Vladimir Pyshnenko
Veniamin Tayanovich
Yevgeny Sadovyi
Aleksey Kudryavtsev*
Yury Mukhin*
7:11.95  Sweden (SWE)
Christer Wallin
Anders Holmertz
Tommy Werner
Lars Frölander
7:15.51  United States (USA)
Joe Hudepohl
Melvin Stewart
Jon Olsen
Doug Gjertsen
Scott Jaffe*
Dan Jorgensen*
7:16.23
4×100 m medley relay
details
 United States (USA)
Jeff Rouse
Nelson Diebel
Pablo Morales
Jon Olsen
David Berkoff*
Hans Dersch*
Melvin Stewart*
Matt Biondi*
3:36.93  Unified Team (EUN)
Vladimir Selkov
Vasili Ivanov
Pavlo Khnykin
Alexander Popov
Vladimir Pyshnenko*
Vladislav Kulikov*
Dmitri Volkov*
3:38.56  Canada (CAN)
Mark Tewksbury
Jonathan Cleveland
Marcel Gery
Stephen Clarke
Tom Ponting*
3:39.66

* Swimmers who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
details
 Yang Wenyi (CHN) 24.79 (WR)  Zhuang Yong (CHN) 25.08  Angel Martino (USA) 25.23
100 m freestyle
details
 Zhuang Yong (CHN) 54.64 (OR)  Jenny Thompson (USA) 54.84  Franziska van Almsick (GER) 54.94
200 m freestyle
details
 Nicole Haislett (USA) 1:57.90  Franziska van Almsick (GER) 1:58.00  Kerstin Kielgass (GER) 1:59.67
400 m freestyle
details
 Dagmar Hase (GER) 4:07.18  Janet Evans (USA) 4:07.37  Hayley Lewis (AUS) 4:11.22
800 m freestyle
details
 Janet Evans (USA) 8:25.52  Hayley Lewis (AUS) 8:30.34  Jana Henke (GER) 8:30.99
100 m backstroke
details
 Krisztina Egerszegi (HUN) 1:00.68 (OR)  Tünde Szabó (HUN) 1:01.14  Lea Loveless (USA) 1:01.43
200 m backstroke
details
 Krisztina Egerszegi (HUN) 2:07.06 (OR)  Dagmar Hase (GER) 2:09.46  Nicole Stevenson (AUS) 2:10.20
100 m breaststroke
details
 Yelena Rudkovskaya (EUN) 1:08.00  Anita Nall (USA) 1:08.17  Samantha Riley (AUS) 1:09.25
200 m breaststroke
details
 Kyoko Iwasaki (JPN) 2:26.65 (OR)  Lin Li (CHN) 2:26.85  Anita Nall (USA) 2:26.88
100 m butterfly
details
 Hong Qian (CHN) 58.62 (OR)  Crissy Ahmann-Leighton (USA) 58.74  Catherine Plewinski (FRA) 59.01
200 m butterfly
details
 Summer Sanders (USA) 2:08.67  Wang Xiaohong (CHN) 2:09.01  Susie O'Neill (AUS) 2:09.03
200 m individual medley
details
 Lin Li (CHN) 2:11.65 (WR)  Summer Sanders (USA) 2:11.91  Daniela Hunger (GER) 2:13.92
400 m individual medley
details
 Krisztina Egerszegi (HUN) 4:36.54  Lin Li (CHN) 4:36.73  Summer Sanders (USA) 4:37.58
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Nicole Haislett
Angel Martino
Jenny Thompson
Dara Torres
Ashley Tappin*
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton*
3:39.46  China (CHN)
Le Jingyi
Lu Bin
Zhuang Yong
Yang Wenyi
Zhao Kun*
3:40.12  Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Daniela Hunger
Simone Osygus
Manuela Stellmach
Kerstin Kielgass*
Annette Hadding*
3:41.60
4×100 m medley relay
details
 United States (USA)
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
Lea Loveless
Anita Nall
Jenny Thompson
Janie Wagstaff*
Megan Kleine*
Summer Sanders*
Nicole Haislett*
4:02.54  Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Jana Dörries
Dagmar Hase
Daniela Hunger
Daniela Brendel*
Bettina Ustrowski*
Simone Osygus*
4:05.19  Unified Team (EUN)
Nina Zhivanevskaya
Olga Kiritchenko
Natalya Meshcheryakova
Elena Rudkovskaya
Elena Choubina*
4:06.44

* Swimmers who participated in the heats only and received medals.

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