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 Alexander Popov
 Unified Team
21.91 (OR) Matt Biondi
 United States
22.09 Tom Jager
 United States
22.30
100 m freestyle Alexander Popov
 Unified Team
49.02 Gustavo Borges
 Brazil
49.43 Stéphan Caron
 France
49.50
200 m freestyle Yevgeny Sadovyi
 Unified Team
1:46.70 (OR) Anders Holmertz
 Sweden
1:46.86 Antti Kasvio
 Finland
1:47.63
400 m freestyle Yevgeny Sadovyi
 Unified Team
3:45.00 (WR) Kieren Perkins
 Australia
3:45.16 Anders Holmertz
 Sweden
3:46.77
1500 m freestyle Kieren Perkins
 Australia
14:43.48 (WR) Glen Housman
 Australia
14:55.29 Jörg Hoffmann
 Germany
15:02.29
100 m backstroke Mark Tewksbury
 Canada
53.98 (OR) Jeff Rouse
 United States
54.04 David Berkoff
 United States
54.78
200 m backstroke Martin López-Zubero
 Spain
1:58.47 (OR) Vladimir Selkov
 Unified Team
1:58.87 Stefano Battistelli
 Italy
1:59.40
100 m breaststroke Nelson Diebel
 United States
1:01.50 (OR) Norbert Rózsa
 Hungary
1:01.68 Phil Rogers
 Australia
1:01.76
200 m breaststroke Mike Barrowman
 United States
2:10.16 (WR) Norbert Rózsa
 Hungary
2:11.23 Nick Gillingham
 Great Britain
2:11.29
100 m butterfly Pablo Morales
 United States
53.32 Rafał Szukała
 Poland
53.35 Anthony Nesty
 Suriname
53.41
200 m butterfly Melvin Stewart
 United States
1:56.26 (OR) Danyon Loader
 New Zealand
1:57.93 Franck Esposito
 France
1:58.51
200 m individual medley Tamás Darnyi
 Hungary
2:00.76 Greg Burgess
 United States
2:00.97 Attila Czene
 Hungary
2:01.00
400 m individual medley Tamás Darnyi
 Hungary
4:14.23 (OR) Eric Namesnik
 United States
4:15.57 Luca Sacchi
 Italy
4:16.34
4×100 m freestyle relay  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  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  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 Yang Wenyi
 China
24.79 (WR) Zhuang Yong
 China
25.08 Angel Martino
 United States
25.23
100 m freestyle Zhuang Yong
 China
54.64 (OR) Jenny Thompson
 United States
54.84 Franziska van Almsick
 Germany
54.94
200 m freestyle Nicole Haislett
 United States
1:57.90 Franziska van Almsick
 Germany
1:58.00 Kerstin Kielgass
 Germany
1:59.67
400 m freestyle Dagmar Hase
 Germany
4:07.18 Janet Evans
 United States
4:07.37 Hayley Lewis
 Australia
4:11.22
800 m freestyle Janet Evans
 United States
8:25.52 Hayley Lewis
 Australia
8:30.34 Jana Henke
 Germany
8:30.99
100 m backstroke Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
1:00.68 (OR) Tünde Szabó
 Hungary
1:01.14 Lea Loveless
 United States
1:01.43
200 m backstroke Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
2:07.06 (OR) Dagmar Hase
 Germany
2:09.46 Nicole Stevenson
 Australia
2:10.20
100 m breaststroke Yelena Rudkovskaya
 Unified Team
1:08.00 Anita Nall
 United States
1:08.17 Samantha Riley
 Australia
1:09.25
200 m breaststroke Kyoko Iwasaki
 Japan
2:26.65 (OR) Lin Li
 China
2:26.85 Anita Nall
 United States
2:26.88
100 m butterfly Hong Qian
 China
58.62 (OR) Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
 United States
58.74 Catherine Plewinski
 France
59.01
200 m butterfly Summer Sanders
 United States
2:08.67 Wang Xiaohong
 China
2:09.01 Susie O'Neill
 Australia
2:09.03
200 m individual medley Lin Li
 China
2:11.65 (WR) Summer Sanders
 United States
2:11.91 Daniela Hunger
 Germany
2:13.92
400 m individual medley Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
4:36.54 Lin Li
 China
4:36.73 Summer Sanders
 United States
4:37.58
4×100 m freestyle relay  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  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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