Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre butterfly

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Men's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Aquatic Centre
Date August 19, 2004 (heats &
semifinals)
August 20, 2004 (final)
Competitors 59 from 52 nations
Winning time 51.25 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Michael Phelps  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ian Crocker  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Andriy Serdinov  Ukraine
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Swimming events at the
2004 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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The men's 100 metre butterfly event at the 2004 Olympic Games was contested at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece on August 19 and 20.[1]

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record of 51.25 to claim his fifth gold medal, edging out his teammate and world record holder Ian Crocker by four hundredths of a second (0.04). Meanwhile, Ukraine's Andriy Serdinov earned a bronze in a European record of 51.36.[2][3] Earlier in the semifinals, Serdinov blasted a new Olympic record, previously set by Australia's Geoff Huegill in Sydney four years ago, with a time of 51.74. One heat later, Phelps stopped the clock at 51.61 to lower the record by 0.13 of a second.[4]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Ian Crocker (USA) 50.76 Long Beach, United States 13 July 2004
Olympic record  Geoff Huegill (AUS) 51.96 Sydney, Australia 21 September 2000

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
August 19 Semifinal 1 Andriy Serdinov  Ukraine 51.74 OR
August 19 Semifinal 2 Michael Phelps  United States 51.61 OR
August 20 Final Michael Phelps  United States 51.25 OR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 4 Ian Crocker  United States 52.03 Q
2 6 4 Andriy Serdinov  Ukraine 52.05 Q
3 7 4 Michael Phelps  United States 52.35 Q
4 5 4 Milorad Čavić  Serbia and Montenegro 52.44 Q
5 7 7 Geoff Huegill  Australia 52.54 Q
6 7 1 Duje Draganja  Croatia 52.56 Q
7 7 5 Thomas Rupprath  Germany 52.57 Q
8 8 3 Franck Esposito  France 52.61 Q
9 8 5 Igor Marchenko  Russia 52.62 Q
10 7 6 Takashi Yamamoto  Japan 52.71 Q
11 8 2 Gabriel Mangabeira  Brazil 52.76 Q
12 7 2 James Hickman  Great Britain 52.91 Q
13 6 3 Yevgeny Korotyshkin  Russia 52.93 Q
14 8 6 Mike Mintenko  Canada 52.96 Q
15 7 3 Corney Swanepoel  New Zealand 53.07 Q
16 8 7 Helge Meeuw  Germany 53.11 Q
17 8 8 Kaio Almeida  Brazil 53.22
18 5 1 Ryan Pini  Papua New Guinea 53.26
19 6 6 Joris Keizer  Netherlands 53.41
20 8 1 Adam Pine  Australia 53.45
21 6 2 Denys Sylantyev  Ukraine 53.46
22 6 5 Todd Cooper  Great Britain 53.48
23 6 1 Mattia Nalesso  Italy 53.49
24 5 7 Simão Morgado  Portugal 53.53
25 5 5 Frederick Bousquet  France 53.63
26 5 6 Pavel Lagoun  Belarus 53.87
27 7 8 Ioan Gherghel  Romania 53.89
28 4 4 Jere Hård  Finland 54.02
29 4 6 Peter Mankoč  Slovenia 54.14
30 6 8 Eugene Botes  South Africa 54.15
31 4 5 Sotirios Pastras  Greece 54.20
32 5 2 Erik Andersson  Sweden 54.26
33 6 7 Joshua Ilika Brenner  Mexico 54.29
34 5 3 Zsolt Gáspár  Hungary 54.43
35 4 1 Rimvydas Šalčius  Lithuania 54.46
36 5 8 Luis Rojas  Venezuela 54.58
37 4 2 Camilo Becerra  Colombia 54.71
38 3 5 Jeong Doo-hee  South Korea 54.76
39 2 3 Michal Rubáček  Czech Republic 54.87
40 4 7 Georgi Palazov  Bulgaria 54.91
41 3 7 Rustam Khudiyev  Kazakhstan 55.03
42 3 2 Hjörtur Már Reynisson  Iceland 55.12
43 4 3 Wu Peng  China 55.17
44 3 4 Eduardo Germán Otero  Argentina 55.24
45 3 3 Aleksandar Miladinovski  Macedonia 55.71
46 2 6 Oleg Lyashko  Uzbekistan 55.90
47 3 1 Juan Pablo Valdivieso  Peru 55.98
48 3 6 Aghiles Slimani  Algeria 56.22
49 3 8 Onur Uras  Turkey 56.37
50 2 5 Nicholas Rees  Bahamas 56.39
51 2 8 Gordon Touw Ngie Tjouw  Suriname 56.68
52 2 2 Conrad Francis  Sri Lanka 56.80
53 4 8 Andrejs Dūda  Latvia 56.81
54 2 4 Andy Wibowo  Indonesia 56.86
55 2 7 Daniel O'Keeffe  Guam 57.39
56 2 1 Davy Bisslik  Aruba 57.85
57 1 5 Luis Matias  Angola 58.92
58 1 4 Fernando Medrano Medina  Nicaragua 1:00.91
59 1 3 Rad Aweisat  Palestine 1:01.60

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Andriy Serdinov  Ukraine 51.74 Q, OR
2 3 Duje Draganja  Croatia 52.74 Q
3 2 Takashi Yamamoto  Japan 52.81
4 6 Franck Esposito  France 52.88
5 1 Mike Mintenko  Canada 52.89
6 8 Helge Meeuw  Germany 52.99
7 7 James Hickman  Great Britain 53.10
8 5 Milorad Čavić  Serbia and Montenegro 53.12

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Michael Phelps  United States 51.61 Q, OR
2 4 Ian Crocker  United States 51.83 Q
3 2 Igor Marchenko  Russia 52.32 Q
4 7 Gabriel Mangabeira  Brazil 52.33 Q
5 3 Geoff Huegill  Australia 52.64 Q
6 6 Thomas Rupprath  Germany 52.71 Q
7 1 Yevgeny Korotyshkin  Russia 52.85
8 8 Corney Swanepoel  New Zealand 52.99

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Michael Phelps  United States 51.25 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Ian Crocker  United States 51.29
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Andriy Serdinov  Ukraine 51.36 EU
4 1 Thomas Rupprath  Germany 52.27
5 6 Igor Marchenko  Russia 52.32
6 2 Gabriel Mangabeira  Brazil 52.34
7 8 Duje Draganja  Croatia 52.46
8 7 Geoff Huegill  Australia 52.56

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming schedule". BBC Sport. 2004-08-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  2. ^ Thomas, Stephen (20 August 2004). "Michael Phelps Adds Fifth Gold in the 100 Fly, Edges Crocker by Four-Hundredths of a Second". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  3. ^ McMullen, Paul (21 August 2004). "Phelps gets gold, gives up his place". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Whitten, Phillip (19 August 2004). "Phelps, Serdinov, Crocker Qualify 1-2-3 for Finals of the 100 Fly". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 

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