Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre individual medley
The men's 200 metre individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 7.
|Men's 200 metre individual medley |
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
|Dates||September 7, 1973|
|Competitors||27 from 20 nations|
|Winning time||2:08.36 CR|
Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.
|World record||Gunnar Larsson (SWE)||2:07.17||Munich, West Germany||3 September 1972|
The following records were established during the competition:
|7 September||Heat 1||András Hargitay||Hungary||2:09.54||CR|
|7 September||Final||Gunnar Larsson||Sweden||2:08.36||CR|
The results of the final are below.
|2||Stan Carper||United States||2:08.43|
|5||David Wilkie||Great Britain||2:08.84||CWR|
|5||3||Christian Lietzmann||East Germany||2:09.57|
|6||8||Wolfram Sperling||East Germany||2:10.54|
|7||1||Fred Tyler||United States||2:10.86|
|8||7||Sergey Zakharov||Soviet Union||2:10.86|
- "Sporting Details". The Sydney Morning Herald. John Fairfax Holdings. September 8, 1973. p. 76.
- "Official results". FINA.org. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
- Fox, Norman (8 September 1973). "Poor turn holds Wilkie to third place in medley final". The Times. London. p. 15.
- Krastev, Todor. "Men 200m Medley Swimming World Championship 1973 Belgrade (YUG)". todor66.com. Retrieved 2 June 2013.