Swimming at the 2010 Asian Games – Men's 200 metre freestyle

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Men's 200 metre freestyle
at the 2010 Asian Games
Venue Aoti Aquatics Centre
Date November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14)
Competitors 29 from 17 nations
Medalists
gold medal     South Korea
silver medal     China
bronze medal     Japan
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The men's 200 metre freestyle event at the 2010 Asian Games took place on 17 November 2010 at Guangzhou Aoti Aquatics Centre.

There were 29 competitors from 17 countries who took part in this event. Four heats were held, with most containing the maximum number of swimmers (eight). The heat in which a swimmer competed did not formally matter for advancement, as the swimmers with the top eight times from the entire field qualified for the finals.

Defending champion Park Tae-hwan from South Korea won the gold medal with 1 minute 44.80 seconds, which also broke the Asian record.

Schedule[edit]

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+08:00)

Date Time Event
Sunday, 14 November 2010 09:30 Heats
18:25 Final

Records[edit]

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

World Record  Paul Biedermann (GER) 1:42.00 Rome, Italy 28 July 2009
Asian Record  Park Tae-hwan (KOR) 1:44.85 Beijing, China 12 August 2008
Games Record  Park Tae-hwan (KOR) 1:47.12 Doha, Qatar 3 December 2006

Results[edit]

Legend
  • DNS — Did not start

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Athlete Time Notes
1 1  Sun Yang (CHN) 1:47.85
2 2  Zhang Lin (CHN) 1:48.86
3 4  Park Tae-hwan (KOR) 1:49.15
4 4  Yuki Kobori (JPN) 1:49.61
5 3  Takeshi Matsuda (JPN) 1:50.20
6 3  Lee Hyun-seung (KOR) 1:50.45
7 4  Danny Yeo (SIN) 1:51.70
8 2  Clement Lim (SIN) 1:51.91
9 2  Oleg Rabota (KAZ) 1:52.60
10 2  Sarit Tiewong (THA) 1:53.33
11 4  Petr Romashkin (UZB) 1:53.42
12 4  Jessie Lacuna (PHI) 1:53.50
13 3  Aaron D'Souza (IND) 1:53.93
14 2  Sobitjon Amilov (UZB) 1:54.02
15 4  Triady Fauzi Sidiq (INA) 1:54.51
16 3  Abdullah Al-Thuwaini (IOC) 1:54.72
17 3  Alexandr Ivanov (KAZ) 1:54.98
18 3  Kent Cheung (HKG) 1:55.03
19 2  Saeid Maleka Ashtiani (IRI) 1:55.04
20 1  Rohit Halvaldar (IND) 1:55.48
21 3  Kong Chun Yin (HKG) 1:56.51
22 4  Loai Tashkandi (KSA) 1:57.67
23 1  Antonio Tong (MAC) 1:58.05
24 4  Punyawee Sontana (THA) 1:58.73
25 3  Mohammad Madwa (IOC) 1:58.92
26 2  Hazem Tashkandi (KSA) 2:03.90
27 1  Abdulrahman Al-Ollan (QAT) 2:06.64
28 1  Hussain Al-Lanjawi (QAT) 2:23.84
2  Rami Anis (SYR) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Park Tae-hwan (KOR) 1:44.80 AR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Sun Yang (CHN) 1:46.25
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Takeshi Matsuda (JPN) 1:47.73
4  Zhang Lin (CHN) 1:48.10
5  Yuki Kobori (JPN) 1:48.15
6  Lee Hyun-seung (KOR) 1:50.42
7  Danny Yeo (SIN) 1:51.07
8  Clement Lim (SIN) 1:52.25

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