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

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Men's 200 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date26 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors56 from 39 nations
Winning time1:46.70 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team
2nd, silver medalist(s) Anders Holmertz  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Antti Kasvio  Finland
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The men's 200 metre freestyle event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 26 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  Giorgio Lamberti (ITA) 1:46.69 Bonn, West Germany 15 August 1989
Olympic record  Duncan Armstrong (AUS) 1:47.25 Seoul, South Korea 19 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
26 July Heat 8 Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team 1:46.74 OR
26 July Final A Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team 1:46.70 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 6 5 Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team 1:46.74 Q, OR
2 6 4 Anders Holmertz  Sweden 1:46.76 Q, NR
3 7 6 Vladimir Pyshnenko  Unified Team 1:47.94 Q
4 6 3 Steffen Zesner  Germany 1:48.12 Q
5 8 6 Antti Kasvio  Finland 1:48.31 Q
6 8 5 Joe Hudepohl  United States 1:48.52 Q
7 8 4 Artur Wojdat  Poland 1:48.60 Q
8 8 3 Doug Gjertsen  United States 1:48.65 Q
9 7 5 Roberto Gleria  Italy 1:49.19 q, WD
10 8 1 Paul Palmer  Great Britain 1:49.21 q
11 7 3 Kieren Perkins  Australia 1:49.26 q
12 8 2 Ian Brown  Australia 1:49.32 q
13 7 4 Massimo Trevisan  Italy 1:49.80 q
14 7 1 Paul Howe  Great Britain 1:49.86 q
15 6 8 Tommy Werner  Sweden 1:50.01 q, WD
16 7 2 Christian Keller  Germany 1:50.07 q
17 8 8 Turlough O'Hare  Canada 1:50.42 q
18 4 6 John Steel  New Zealand 1:50.56 q
19 8 7 Jarl Inge Melberg  Norway 1:50.70
20 6 6 Uğur Taner  Turkey 1:50.95
21 6 1 Cristiano Michelena  Brazil 1:51.04
22 6 2 Gustavo Borges  Brazil 1:51.42
23 7 7 Darren Ward  Canada 1:51.62
24 7 8 Stefaan Maene  Belgium 1:51.85
25 5 2 Robert Pinter  Romania 1:52.24
26 5 4 Trent Bray  New Zealand 1:52.49
27 6 7 Béla Szabados  Hungary 1:52.50
28 4 3 Vesa Hanski  Finland 1:53.17
29 5 3 Jure Bučar  Slovenia 1:53.19
30 5 6 Shigeo Ogata  Japan 1:53.42
31 5 1 Toshiaki Kurasawa  Japan 1:53.75
32 4 4 Franz Mortensen  Denmark 1:53.86
33 3 4 Arthur Li Kai Yien  Hong Kong 1:54.35
34 4 7 Yves Clausse  Luxembourg 1:54.45
35 4 1 Nace Majcen  Slovenia 1:54.57
36 3 3 Jeffrey Ong  Malaysia 1:55.37
37 5 5 Xie Jun  China 1:55.51
38 4 2 Ivor Le Roux  Zimbabwe 1:56.17
39 3 5 Kenneth Yeo  Singapore 1:57.80
40 3 7 Gustavo Bucaro  Guatemala 1:58.13
41 3 1 Kelvin Li Kar Wai  Hong Kong 1:59.40
42 3 6 Benoît Fleurot  Mauritius 1:59.73
43 2 6 Plutarco Castellanos  Honduras 1:59.91
44 2 3 Helder Torres  Guatemala 2:00.04
45 2 5 Frank Flores  Guam 2:00.48
46 3 2 Luis Héctor Medina  Bolivia 2:00.87
47 1 3 Émile Lahoud  Lebanon 2:01.06
48 1 4 Hussein Al-Sadiq  Saudi Arabia 2:01.31
49 2 2 Julian Bolling  Sri Lanka 2:02.01
50 1 6 Carl Probert  Fiji 2:04.52
51 2 7 Laurent Alfred  Virgin Islands 2:04.59
52 1 5 Daniele Casadei  San Marino 2:06.14
53 1 2 Ahmad Faraj  United Arab Emirates 2:07.61
54 1 7 Jean-Paul Adam  Seychelles 2:09.99
5 7 Zoltán Szilágyi  Hungary DSQ
2 4 Nayef Al-Hasawi  Kuwait DNS

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Paul Palmer  Great Britain 1:48.92
10 5 Kieren Perkins  Australia 1:49.75
11 3 Ian Brown  Australia 1:49.77
12 6 Massimo Trevisan  Italy 1:49.85
13 2 Paul Howe  Great Britain 1:50.15
14 7 Christian Keller  Germany 1:50.46
15 1 Turlough O'Hare  Canada 1:51.01
16 8 John Steel  New Zealand 1:51.12

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team 1:46.70 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Anders Holmertz  Sweden 1:46.86
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2 Antti Kasvio  Finland 1:47.63 NR
4 1 Artur Wojdat  Poland 1:48.24
5 3 Vladimir Pyshnenko  Unified Team 1:48.32
6 7 Joe Hudepohl  United States 1:48.36
7 6 Steffen Zesner  Germany 1:48.84
8 8 Doug Gjertsen  United States 1:50.57

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 200m Freestyle Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 359. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 200m Freestyle Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 359. Retrieved 27 August 2017.

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