Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre individual medley

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Men's 200 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Venue Georgia Tech Aquatic Center
Date 25 July 1996 (heats & finals)
Competitors 39 from 31 nations
Winning time 1:59.91 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Attila Czene  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jani Sievinen  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Curtis Myden  Canada
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The men's 200 metre individual medley event at the 1996 Summer Olympics took place on 25 July at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, United States.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Jani Sievinen (FIN) 1:58.16 Rome, Italy 11 September 1994
Olympic record  Tamás Darnyi (HUN) 2:00.17 Seoul, South Korea 25 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
25 July Final A Attila Czene  Hungary 1:59.91 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 5 4 Jani Sievinen  Finland 2:01.05 Q
2 3 2 Marcel Wouda  Netherlands 2:01.21 Q, NR
3 3 5 Matthew Dunn  Australia 2:01.44 Q
4 5 5 Curtis Myden  Canada 2:01.50 Q
5 5 3 Greg Burgess  United States 2:01.93 Q
6 4 4 Tom Dolan  United States 2:01.99 Q
7 3 4 Attila Czene  Hungary 2:02.10 Q
8 4 6 Xavier Marchand  France 2:03.17 Q
9 5 6 Luca Sacchi  Italy 2:03.24 q
10 3 6 Tatsuya Kinugasa  Japan 2:03.42 q
11 4 7 Martin van der Spoel  Netherlands 2:03.75 q
12 4 5 Christian Keller  Germany 2:03.82 q
13 3 3 Stev Theloke  Germany 2:04.23 q
14 4 2 Jo Yoshimi  Japan 2:04.49 q
15 2 4 Serghei Mariniuc  Moldova 2:04.99 q
16 5 8 Ratapong Sirisanont  Thailand 2:05.18 q
17 5 2 Marcin Maliński  Poland 2:05.42
18 2 5 Josef Horký  Czech Republic 2:05.45
19 5 7 Petteri Lehtinen  Finland 2:05.51
20 1 4 Walter Soza  Nicaragua 2:06.15 NR
21 2 3 Valērijs Kalmikovs  Latvia 2:06.16
22 3 7 Attila Zubor  Hungary 2:06.24
23 3 1 Sergiy Sergeyev  Ukraine 2:06.30
24 2 2 Oleg Pukhnatiy  Uzbekistan 2:06.39
25 2 6 Krešimir Čač  Croatia 2:06.97
26 2 7 Kim Bang-hyun  South Korea 2:06.99
27 2 1 Arsenio López  Puerto Rico 2:07.09
28 4 3 Simon Coombs  Australia 2:07.31
29 2 8 Mark Kwok Kin Ming  Hong Kong 2:07.61
30 4 8 Denislav Kalchev  Bulgaria 2:08.16
31 1 7 Aleksandr Savitsky  Kazakhstan 2:08.78
32 5 1 Desmond Koh  Singapore 2:08.99
33 1 2 Armando Serrano  Colombia 2:09.67
34 4 1 Gerald Koh  Singapore 2:11.76
35 1 5 Kire Filipovski  Macedonia 2:11.90
36 1 3 Wan Azlan Abdullah  Malaysia 2:12.11
37 1 6 Sultan Al-Otaibi  Kuwait 2:19.77
39 1 1 Hem Lumphat  Cambodia DSQ
39 3 8 Peter Mankoč  Slovenia DSQ

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 6 Christian Keller  Germany 2:02.90
10 3 Martin van der Spoel  Netherlands 2:03.01
11 4 Luca Sacchi  Italy 2:03.49
12 2 Stev Theloke  Germany 2:03.94
13 1 Serghei Mariniuc  Moldova 2:04.11 NR
14 5 Tatsuya Kinugasa  Japan 2:04.59
15 8 Ratapong Sirisanont  Thailand 2:05.02
16 7 Jo Yoshimi  Japan 2:05.42

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 1 Attila Czene  Hungary 1:59.91 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Jani Sievinen  Finland 2:00.13
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 Curtis Myden  Canada 2:01.13 NR
4 5 Marcel Wouda  Netherlands 2:01.45
5 3 Matthew Dunn  Australia 2:01.57
6 2 Greg Burgess  United States 2:02.56
7 7 Tom Dolan  United States 2:03.89
8 8 Xavier Marchand  France 2:04.29

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