Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 200 metre individual medley

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Men's 200 metre individual medley at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Scotiabank Aquatics Center
Dates October 19 (preliminaries and finals)
Competitors 15 from 12 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Brazil
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Brazil

The men's 200 metre individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on October 19 at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center in the municipality of Zapopan, near Guadalajara, Mexico.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion was Thiago Pereira of Brazil.

This race consisted of four lengths of the pool, one each in backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle swimming.[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  Ryan Lochte (USA) 1:54.00 Shanghai, China July 28, 2011
Pan American Games record  Thiago Pereira (BRA) 1:57.79 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 20, 2007

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the A standard (2:07.2) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 4, 2011). NOCs were also permitted to enter one athlete providing they had met the B standard (2:11.0) in the same qualifying period.[2]

Results[edit]

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified GR Games record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on October 19.

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time[3] Notes
1 2 5 Conor Dwyer  United States 2:04.56 QA
2 2 4 Thiago Pereira  Brazil 2:04.84 QA
3 1 4 Henrique Rodrigues  Brazil 2:04.88 QA
4 1 3 Ezequiel Trujillo  Mexico 2:05.43 QA
5 2 3 Lyam Dias  Canada 2:05.47 QA
6 1 6 Esteban Enderica  Ecuador 2:06.03 QA
7 2 6 Miguel Robles  Mexico 2:06.37 QA
8 1 5 William Harris  United States 2:07.74 QA
9 2 2 Luis Rojas  Venezuela 2:08.17 QB
10 2 7 Pedro Medel  Cuba 2:10.46 QB
11 1 2 Branden Whitehurst  Virgin Islands 2:12.71 QB
12 1 7 Diguan Pigot  Suriname 2:13.40 QB
13 2 8 Eladio Carrion  Puerto Rico 2:13.57 QB
14 1 1 Joel Romeu  Uruguay 2:18.02 QB
15 2 1 Sebastian Jahnsen  Peru 2:26.70 QB

B Final[edit]

The B final was also held on October 19.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Luis Rojas  Venezuela 2:09.22
10 5 Branden Whitehurst  Virgin Islands 2:10.89
11 6 Eladio Carrion  Puerto Rico 2:11.14
12 3 Diguan Pigot  Suriname 2:15.11

A Final[edit]

The A final was also held on October 19.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time[5] Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Thiago Pereira  Brazil 1:58.07
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Conor Dwyer  United States 1:58.64
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Henrique Rodrigues  Brazil 2:03.41
4 6 Ezequiel Trujillo  Mexico 2:04.36
5 2 Lyam Dias  Canada 2:05.06
6 7 Esteban Enderica  Ecuador 2:05.10
7 1 Miguel Robles  Mexico 2:06.89
8 8 William Harris  United States 2:08.25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sessions" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Men's 200m Individual Medley Preliminaries". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Finals – Day 5" (PDF). Best Swimming. 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Men's 200m Individual Medley Final A". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.