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Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre backstroke

The men's 200 metre backstroke event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on 24 July.[1]

Contents

HeatsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Mark Kerry   Australia 2:03.54 Q
2 Daryl Skilling   Canada 2:07.77
3 Igor Omelchenk'o   Soviet Union 2:07.95
4 Santiago Esteva   Spain 2:08.63
5 Carlos Berrocal   Puerto Rico 2:11.14
6 Ryszard Żugaj   Poland 2:12.53
7 António de Melo   Portugal 2:26.65

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Dan Harrigan   United States 2:02.25 Q, OR
2 Leif Ericsson   Sweden 2:07.57
3 Lutz Wanja   East Germany 2:08.02
4 Reinhold Becker   West Germany 2:09.54
5 Ivan Mikolutsky   Soviet Union 2:09.78
6 Nenad Miloš   Yugoslavia 2:11.25
7 Chiang Jin Choon   Malaysia 2:21.04

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Zoltán Verrasztó   Hungary 2:05.93 Q
2 Jim Carter   Great Britain 2:08.05
3 Steve Hardy   Canada 2:08.56
4 Krasimir Stoykov   Bulgaria 2:09.67
5 Ignacio Álvarez   Mexico 2:11.08
6 Karim Ressang   Netherlands 2:11.25

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Peter Rocca   United States 2:03.31 Q
2 Mark Tonelli   Australia 2:05.10 Q
3 Mike Scarth   Canada 2:07.16
4 José Urueta   Mexico 2:09.74
5 Predrag Miloš   Yugoslavia 2:12.21
6 Thomas Hofer   Switzerland 2:12.75

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 John Naber   United States 2:02.01 Q, OR
2 Miloslav Roľko   Czechoslovakia 2:05.33 Q
3 Róbert Rudolf   Hungary 2:06.37 Q
4 Rômulo Arantes Filho   Brazil 2:07.38
5 Conrado Porta   Argentina 2:09.75
6 Peter Lerpiniere   Great Britain 2:09.88
7 Gerardo Rosario   Philippines 2:13.89

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  John Naber   United States 1:59.19 WR
  Peter Rocca   United States 2:00.55
  Dan Harrigan   United States 2:01.35
4 Mark Tonelli   Australia 2:03.17
5 Mark Kerry   Australia 2:04.07
6 Miloslav Roľko   Czechoslovakia 2:05.81
7 Róbert Rudolf   Hungary 2:07.30
8 Zoltán Verrasztó   Hungary 2:08.23

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Backstroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 8 December 2016.

External linksEdit