Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre butterfly

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Men's 200 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date30 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors46 from 32 nations
Winning time1:56.26 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Melvin Stewart  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Danyon Loader  New Zealand
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Franck Esposito  France
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The men's 200 metre butterfly event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 30 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  Melvin Stewart (USA) 1:55.69 Perth, Australia 12 January 1991
Olympic record  Michael Gross (FRG) 1:56.94 Seoul, South Korea 24 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
30 July Final A Melvin Stewart  United States 1:56.26 OR

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 7 4 Melvin Stewart  United States 1:56.99 Q
2 5 1 Danyon Loader  New Zealand 1:58.15 Q
3 5 5 Franck Esposito  France 1:58.75 Q
4 6 4 Martin Roberts  Australia 1:58.91 Q
5 7 3 Denis Pankratov  Unified Team 1:59.00 Q
6 7 1 Rafał Szukała  Poland 1:59.51 Q
7 5 2 Robert Pinter  Romania 1:59.59 Q
8 5 4 Keiichi Kawanaka  Japan 1:59.96 Q
9 6 8 Martin Herrmann  Germany 2:00.47 q
10 6 2 Chris-Carol Bremer  Germany 2:00.49 q
11 7 5 Can Ergenekan  Turkey 2:00.82 q, NR
12 6 3 David Wharton  United States 2:00.84 q
13 6 7 Simon McKillop-Davies  Australia 2:00.92 q
14 5 7 Marco Braida  Italy 2:01.18 q
15 2 5 Eduardo Piccinini  Brazil 2:01.20 q, NR
6 6 Tom Ponting  Canada q
17 5 3 Tomohiro Miyoshi  Japan 2:01.27
18 7 6 Konrad Gałka  Poland 2:01.33
19 4 2 Matjaž Kozelj  Slovenia 2:01.39 NR
7 7 André Teixeira  Brazil
21 4 4 José Luis Ballester  Spain 2:01.41
22 4 5 Simon Wainwright  Great Britain 2:01.53
23 6 5 Uğur Taner  Turkey 2:01.61
24 5 8 Jorge Pérez  Spain 2:01.63
25 6 1 Christophe Bordeau  France 2:01.99
26 7 8 Edward Parenti  Canada 2:02.00
27 4 3 Guy Callaghan  New Zealand 2:02.12
28 3 6 Craig Jackson  South Africa 2:02.17
29 3 4 Diogo Madeira  Portugal 2:02.22
30 4 7 David Monasterio  Puerto Rico 2:02.32
31 3 2 Vesa Hanski  Finland 2:02.75
32 3 5 Alexander Brandl  Austria 2:02.88
33 3 7 Denislav Kalchev  Bulgaria 2:03.73
34 4 1 Miguel Cabrita  Portugal 2:04.28
35 3 1 Khristian Minkovski  Bulgaria 2:05.18
36 3 3 Kai Johansson  Finland 2:05.71
37 2 4 Gary Tan  Singapore 2:06.41
38 2 2 Duncan Todd  Hong Kong 2:08.20
39 1 3 Kristan Singleton  Virgin Islands 2:08.71 NR
4 6 Kire Filipovski  Independent Olympic Participants
41 1 7 Janko Gojković  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2:09.08 NR
42 1 5 Alan Espínola  Paraguay 2:11.88
43 2 3 Benoît Fleurot  Mauritius 2:13.09
44 2 7 Julian Bolling  Sri Lanka 2:17.47
45 1 6 Ziyad Kashmiri  Saudi Arabia 2:21.59
46 1 2 Mohamed Khamis  United Arab Emirates 2:29.73

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 5 Chris-Carol Bremer  Germany 1:59.93
10 6 David Wharton  United States 2:01.08
11 4 Martin Herrmann  Germany 2:01.14
12 3 Can Ergenekan  Turkey 2:01.21
13 1 Tom Ponting  Canada 2:01.60
14 2 Simon McKillop-Davies  Australia 2:01.86
15 8 Eduardo Piccinini  Brazil 2:01.87
16 7 Marco Braida  Italy 2:02.24

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Melvin Stewart  United States 1:56.26 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Danyon Loader  New Zealand 1:57.93
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Franck Esposito  France 1:58.51
4 7 Rafał Szukała  Poland 1:58.89
5 8 Keiichi Kawanaka  Japan 1:58.97 NR
6 2 Denis Pankratov  Unified Team 1:58.98
7 1 Robert Pinter  Romania 1:59.34 NR
8 6 Martin Roberts  Australia 1:59.64

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 200m Butterfly Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. pp. 366–367. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 200m Butterfly Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 367. Retrieved 1 September 2017.

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