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

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Men's 200 metre backstroke
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venue Piscines Bernat Picornell
Date 28 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors 45 from 35 nations
Winning time 1:58.47 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Martín López-Zubero  Spain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Selkov  Unified Team
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stefano Battistelli  Italy
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The men's 200 metre backstroke event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 28 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  Martín López-Zubero (ESP) 1:56.57 Tuscaloosa, United States 23 November 1991
Olympic record  Rick Carey (USA) 1:58.99 Los Angeles, United States 31 July 1984

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
28 July Final A Martín López-Zubero  Spain 1:58.47 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 4 Martín López-Zubero  Spain 1:59.22 Q
2 6 3 Tino Weber  Germany 1:59.40 Q
3 6 5 Stefano Battistelli  Italy 1:59.56 Q
4 6 7 Stefaan Maene  Belgium 1:59.64 Q, NR
5 5 6 Vladimir Selkov  Unified Team 1:59.81 Q
6 4 4 Tripp Schwenk  United States 1:59.92 Q
7 5 5 Hajime Itoi  Japan 1:59.95 Q
8 4 3 Tamás Deutsch  Hungary 2:00.50 Q
9 3 1 Rodolfo Falcón  Cuba 2:00.52 q, NR
10 5 3 Dirk Richter  Germany 2:00.94 q, WD
11 5 4 Royce Sharp  United States 2:00.97 q, WD
12 5 2 Rogério Romero  Brazil 2:00.99 q
13 3 5 Yasuhiro Vandewalle  Belgium 2:01.46 q
14 4 2 Kevin Draxinger  Canada 2:01.73 q
15 5 1 Raymond Brown  Canada 2:01.81 q
16 5 7 Manuel Guzmán  Puerto Rico 2:01.84 q
17 3 7 Georgi Mihalev  Bulgaria 2:02.24 q
18 4 6 Luca Bianchin  Italy 2:02.65 q
19 3 2 Marcel Blažo  Czechoslovakia 2:02.81
20 2 2 Alejandro Alvizuri  Peru 2:03.10 NR
4 7 Keita Soraoka  Japan
22 6 6 David Holderbach  France 2:03.11
23 4 1 Rastislav Bizub  Czechoslovakia 2:03.30
24 4 8 Adam Ruckwood  Great Britain 2:03.54
25 3 4 Jorge Pérez  Spain 2:03.68
26 2 3 Alejandro Bermúdez  Colombia 2:04.46
27 3 3 Olivér Ágh  Hungary 2:04.52
28 2 5 Simon Percy  New Zealand 2:05.53
29 2 4 Ji Sang-jun  South Korea 2:05.56
30 2 6 Ilmar Ojase  Estonia 2:05.76
31 6 1 Thomas Sopp  Norway 2:05.91
32 5 8 Matthew O'Connor  Great Britain 2:05.94
33 4 5 Derya Büyükuncu  Turkey 2:06.01
34 2 7 Miguel Arrobas  Portugal 2:06.02
35 6 2 Toby Haenen  Australia 2:06.79
36 3 6 Lars Sørensen  Denmark 2:06.80
37 2 1 Eran Groumi  Israel 2:07.91
38 1 6 Gary Tan  Singapore 2:11.36
39 1 5 Marcos Prono  Paraguay 2:15.25
40 1 3 Sultan Al-Otaibi  Kuwait 2:19.02
41 1 2 Salvador Jiménez  Honduras 2:20.15
42 1 7 Carl Probert  Fiji 2:22.54
43 1 1 Abdullah Sultan  United Arab Emirates DSQ
43 1 4 Raymond Papa  Philippines DSQ
45 6 8 Jani Sievinen  Finland DNS

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Rodolfo Falcón  Cuba 2:00.22
10 5 Rogério Romero  Brazil 2:01.02
11 8 Luca Bianchin  Italy 2:01.70
12 6 Kevin Draxinger  Canada 2:01.79
13 7 Manuel Guzmán  Puerto Rico 2:01.87
14 3 Yasuhiro Vandewalle  Belgium 2:02.45
15 2 Raymond Brown  Canada 2:03.01
16 1 Georgi Mihalev  Bulgaria DSQ

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Martín López-Zubero  Spain 1:58.47 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 2 Vladimir Selkov  Unified Team 1:58.87
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Stefano Battistelli  Italy 1:59.40
4 1 Hajime Itoi  Japan 1:59.52
5 7 Tripp Schwenk  United States 1:59.73
6 5 Tino Weber  Germany 1:59.78
7 8 Tamás Deutsch  Hungary 2:00.06
8 6 Stefaan Maene  Belgium 2:00.91

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