Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metre individual medley

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Men's 400 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venue Piscines Bernat Picornell
Date 27 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors 33 from 25 nations
Winning time 4:14.23 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tamás Darnyi  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Eric Namesnik  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Luca Sacchi  Italy
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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

The men's 400 metre individual medley event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 27 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  Tamás Darnyi (HUN) 4:12.36 Perth, Australia 8 January 1991
Olympic record  Tamás Darnyi (HUN) 4:14.75 Seoul, South Korea 21 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
27 July Final A Tamás Darnyi  Hungary 4:14.23 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 4 4 Eric Namesnik  United States 4:17.75 Q
2 5 4 Tamás Darnyi  Hungary 4:18.34 Q
3 4 5 Patrick Kühl  Germany 4:18.68 Q
4 4 2 Serghei Mariniuc  Unified Team 4:19.05 Q
5 3 4 Luca Sacchi  Italy 4:19.42 Q
6 3 5 Christian Geßner  Germany 4:19.92 Q
7 4 3 Takahiro Fujimoto  Japan 4:20.07 Q
8 5 5 David Wharton  United States 4:20.73 Q
9 5 2 Jorge Pérez  Spain 4:21.33 q
10 3 6 Philip Bryant  Australia 4:21.45 q
11 5 8 Petteri Lehtinen  Finland 4:22.10 q, NR
12 5 3 Curtis Myden  Canada 4:22.41 q
13 5 7 Jan Bidrman  Sweden 4:22.96 q
14 3 7 Robert Baird  Canada 4:24.31 q
15 4 7 Marcin Maliński  Poland 4:24.72 q
16 3 3 Attila Czene  Hungary 4:26.31 q
17 4 1 Marian Satnoianu  Romania 4:26.33
18 4 6 Matthew Dunn  Australia 4:27.65
19 5 6 Marcel Wouda  Netherlands 4:28.51
20 2 3 Igor Łuczak  Poland 4:28.60
21 1 4 Desmond Koh  Singapore 4:28.95 NR
22 2 5 Renato Ramalho  Brazil 4:29.28
23 4 8 Denislav Kalchev  Bulgaria 4:31.49
24 2 6 Clifford Lyne  South Africa 4:32.64
25 5 1 Andy Rolley  Great Britain 4:32.82
26 3 8 Andrés Minelli  Argentina 4:33.41
27 2 4 Alejandro Bermúdez  Colombia 4:33.87
28 3 1 David Monasterio  Puerto Rico 4:36.39
29 2 2 Ratapong Sirisanont  Thailand 4:37.95
30 1 6 Duncan Todd  Hong Kong 4:41.84
31 1 5 Roberto Bonilla  Guatemala 4:43.54
32 3 2 Toshiaki Kurasawa  Japan DSQ
33 1 3 Arthur Li Kai Yien  Hong Kong DNS

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 8 Attila Czene  Hungary 4:21.28
10 6 Curtis Myden  Canada 4:21.91
11 4 Jorge Perez  Spain 4:22.06
12 3 Petteri Lehtinen  Finland 4:22.10 =NR
13 5 Philip Bryant  Australia 4:22.36
14 1 Marcin Maliński  Poland 4:22.59
15 2 Jan Bidrman  Sweden 4:23.52
16 7 Robert Baird  Canada 4:25.06

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Tamás Darnyi  Hungary 4:14.23 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Eric Namesnik  United States 4:15.57
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2 Luca Sacchi  Italy 4:16.34 NR
4 8 David Wharton  United States 4:17.26
5 7 Christian Geßner  Germany 4:17.88
6 3 Patrick Kühl  Germany 4:19.66
7 6 Serghei Mariniuc  Unified Team 4:22.93
8 1 Takahiro Fujimoto  Japan 4:23.80

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