Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 200 metre individual medley
|Men's 200 metre individual medley at the XVI Pan American Games|
|Venue||Scotiabank Aquatics Center|
|Dates||October 19 (preliminaries and finals)|
|Competitors||15 from 12 nations|
|Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
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. The defending Pan American Games champion was Thiago Pereira of Brazil.
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|
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.
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|
The first round was held on October 19.
|1||2||5||Conor Dwyer||United States||2:04.56||QA|
|8||1||5||William Harris||United States||2:07.74||QA|
|11||1||2||Branden Whitehurst||Virgin Islands||2:12.71||QB|
|13||2||8||Eladio Carrion||Puerto Rico||2:13.57||QB|
The B final was also held on October 19.
|10||5||Branden Whitehurst||Virgin Islands||2:10.89|
|11||6||Eladio Carrion||Puerto Rico||2:11.14|
The A final was also held on October 19.
|4||Conor Dwyer||United States||1:58.64|
|8||8||William Harris||United States||2:08.25|
- "Sessions" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Men's 200m Individual Medley Preliminaries". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
- "Finals – Day 5" (PDF). Best Swimming. 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2013.
- "Men's 200m Individual Medley Final A". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.