Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

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Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date30 July 1992 (heats)
31 July 1992 (final)
Competitors30 from 25 nations
Winning time14:43.48 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kieren Perkins  Australia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Glen Housman  Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jörg Hoffmann  Germany
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The men's 1500 metre freestyle event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place between 30–31 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Kieren Perkins (AUS) 14:48.40 Canberra, Australia 8 April 1992
Olympic record  Vladimir Salnikov (URS) 14:58.27 Moscow, Soviet Union 22 July 1980

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
31 July Final Kieren Perkins  Australia 14:43.48 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Kieren Perkins  Australia 15:02.75 Q
2 2 4 Jörg Hoffmann  Germany 15:03.95 Q
3 3 4 Glen Housman  Australia 15:11.36 Q
4 2 3 Stefan Pfeiffer  Germany 15:13.71 Q
5 4 5 Ian Wilson  Great Britain 15:15.37 Q
6 4 3 Igor Majcen  Slovenia 15:16.85 Q, NR
7 2 5 Lawrence Frostad  United States 15:21.37 Q
8 3 3 Viktor Andreev  Unified Team 15:21.43 Q
9 2 6 Piotr Albiński  Poland 15:23.01
10 3 8 Mariusz Podkościelny  Poland 15:25.42
11 4 7 Sergio Roura  Spain 15:26.18
12 3 5 Sean Killion  United States 15:27.49
13 2 8 Pier Maria Siciliano  Italy 15:28.46
14 4 8 Christophe Marchand  France 15:30.51
15 4 1 Christopher Bowie  Canada 15:34.28
16 3 1 Masashi Kato  Japan 15:40.94
17 2 7 Artur Costa  Portugal 15:41.26
18 2 1 Andrés Minelli  Argentina 15:44.55
19 3 2 Stephen Akers  Great Britain 15:46.48
20 4 6 Jeffrey Ong  Malaysia 15:51.41
21 3 7 Zoltán Szilágyi  Hungary 15:52.80
22 1 1 Hisham Al-Masri  Syria 15:54.41
23 4 2 David McLellan  Canada 15:58.38
24 2 2 Jorge Herrera  Puerto Rico 16:01.69
25 1 5 Alejandro Bermúdez  Colombia 16:01.77
26 1 4 Bang Seung-hoon  South Korea 16:04.31
27 1 3 Ratapong Sirisanont  Thailand 16:08.02
28 1 6 Benoît Fleurot  Mauritius 16:43.46
29 1 2 Helder Torres  Guatemala 17:06.08
30 1 7 Hussein Al-Sadiq  Saudi Arabia 17:15.75

Final[edit]

[3]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Kieren Perkins  Australia 14:43.48 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Glen Housman  Australia 14:55.29
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Jörg Hoffmann  Germany 15:02.29
4 6 Stefan Pfeiffer  Germany 15:04.28
5 2 Ian Wilson  Great Britain 15:13.35
6 7 Igor Majcen  Slovenia 15:19.12
7 1 Lawrence Frostad  United States 15:19.41
8 8 Viktor Andreev  Unified Team 15:33.94

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 1500 metres Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 1500m Freestyle Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. pp. 360–361. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 1500m Freestyle Final" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 361. Retrieved 27 August 2017.

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