Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre backstroke

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Men's 100 metre backstroke
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venue Piscines Bernat Picornell
Date 30 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors 53 from 37 nations
Winning time 53.98 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mark Tewksbury  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jeff Rouse  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) David Berkoff  United States
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The men's 100 metre backstroke 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  Jeff Rouse (USA) 53.93 Edmonton, Canada 25 August 1991
Olympic record  David Berkoff (USA) 54.51 Seoul, South Korea 24 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
30 July Final A Mark Tewksbury  Canada 53.98 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 Jeff Rouse  United States 54.63 Q
2 6 5 Mark Tewksbury  Canada 54.75 Q
3 6 4 David Berkoff  United States 54.84 Q
4 5 4 Martín López-Zubero  Spain 55.37 Q
5 5 8 Vladimir Selkov  Unified Team 55.72 Q
6 7 5 Franck Schott  France 55.84 Q
7 7 6 Rodolfo Falcón  Cuba 55.99 Q, NR
8 5 5 Dirk Richter  Germany 56.03 Q
9 5 3 Hajime Itoi  Japan 56.18 q
10 5 6 Yasuhiro Vandewalle  Belgium 56.20 q
11 6 6 Tino Weber  Germany 56.27 q
12 7 7 Stefaan Maene  Belgium 56.34 q
13 7 2 Tamás Deutsch  Hungary 56.47 q
14 3 7 Georgi Mihalev  Bulgaria 56.59 q, NR
15 5 7 Carlos Ventosa  Spain 56.62 q
16 4 5 Emanuele Merisi  Italy 56.80 q
17 5 2 Manuel Guzmán  Puerto Rico 56.93
18 7 8 Raymond Brown  Canada 56.98
19 6 1 Tom Stachewicz  Australia 57.03
20 7 3 Ilmar Ojase  Estonia 57.08
21 4 2 Rogério Romero  Brazil 57.28
22 6 3 Derya Büyükuncu  Turkey 57.38
23 7 1 Stefano Battistelli  Italy 57.40
24 4 7 Rastislav Bizub  Czechoslovakia 57.57
6 7 Martin Harris  Great Britain
26 3 5 Marcel Blažo  Czechoslovakia 57.61
27 4 4 Keita Soraoka  Japan 57.64
28 5 1 Eran Groumi  Israel 57.67
29 2 4 Alejandro Alvizuri  Peru 57.72 NR
30 4 3 Adam Ruckwood  Great Britain 57.75
31 6 2 Lin Laijiu  China 57.85
32 4 8 Seddon Keyter  South Africa 57.94
33 6 8 Simon Percy  New Zealand 57.96
34 3 1 Dragomir Markov  Bulgaria 58.17
35 3 3 Sebastián Lasave  Argentina 58.22
36 3 2 David Holderbach  France 58.25
37 3 4 Rudi Dollmayer  Sweden 58.26
38 3 8 Ricardo Busquets  Puerto Rico 58.42
39 4 1 Thomas Sopp  Norway 58.45
40 3 6 Ji Sang-jun  South Korea 58.62
41 2 5 Olivér Ágh  Hungary 59.02
42 2 1 Miguel Arrobas  Portugal 59.37
43 2 2 Raymond Papa  Philippines 59.58
44 2 3 Leo Najera  Philippines 59.92
45 4 6 Toby Haenen  Australia 1:00.08
46 2 7 Patrick Sagisi  Guam 1:01.84
47 1 5 Marcos Prono  Paraguay 1:02.72
48 2 6 Timothy Eneas  Bahamas 1:03.10
49 1 6 Salvador Jiménez  Honduras 1:04.60
50 1 2 Carl Probert  Fiji 1:04.92
51 1 3 Jarrah Al-Asmawi  Kuwait 1:05.53
52 1 7 Abdullah Sultan  United Arab Emirates 1:08.22
53 1 4 Nayef Al-Hasawi  Kuwait DNS

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 5 Yasuhiro Vandewalle  Belgium 56.36
10 6 Stefaan Maene  Belgium 56.47
11 3 Tino Weber  Germany 56.49
12 4 Hajime Itoi  Japan 56.64
13 2 Tamás Deutsch  Hungary 56.70
14 1 Carlos Ventosa  Spain 56.78
15 7 Georgi Mihalev  Bulgaria 56.85
16 8 Emanuele Merisi  Italy 57.71

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Mark Tewksbury  Canada 53.98 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Jeff Rouse  United States 54.04
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 David Berkoff  United States 54.78
4 6 Martín López-Zubero  Spain 54.96
5 2 Vladimir Selkov  Unified Team 55.49
6 7 Franck Schott  France 55.72
7 1 Rodolfo Falcón  Cuba 55.76 NR
8 8 Dirk Richter  Germany 56.26

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