Swimming at the 1978 Asian Games

Swimming was contested at the 1978 Asian Games in Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand from December 12 to December 17, 1978.

Swimming
at the 1978 Asian Games
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VenueKasetsart University
Dates12–17 December
← 1974
1982 →

MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Tsuyoshi Yanagidate
  Japan
54.10
GR
Guo Ruishan
  China
54.25 Gerardo Rosario
  Philippines
54.28
200 m freestyle
details
Gerardo Rosario
  Philippines
1:56.68
GR
Kristiono Sumono
  Indonesia
1:56.76 Hiroshi Sakamoto
  Japan
1:57.33
400 m freestyle
details
Shuji Tsukasaki
  Japan
4:06.83
GR
Kazuhiko Yoshihara
  Japan
4:07.22 Kristiono Sumono
  Indonesia
4:08.30
1500 m freestyle
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Shuji Tsukasaki
  Japan
16:14.92
GR
Takehiko Kawakami
  Japan
16:47.83 Mark Joseph
  Philippines
16:49.87
100 m backstroke
details
Kenji Ikeda
  Japan
1:00.76
GR
Tsuyoshi Takahashi
  Japan
1:01.27 Tang Qun
  China
1:01.96
200 m backstroke
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Tsuyoshi Takahashi
  Japan
2:10.87
GR
Tang Qun
  China
2:12.48 Kenji Ikeda
  Japan
2:13.52
100 m breaststroke
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Shigehiro Takahashi
  Japan
1:04.94
GR
Hiroshi Kabatani
  Japan
1:05.75 Wang Lin
  China
1:06.42
200 m breaststroke
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Shigehiro Takahashi
  Japan
2:22.56
GR
Hiroshi Kabatani
  Japan
2.23.71 Wang Lin
  China
2:26.43
100 m butterfly
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Shinsuke Kayama
  Japan
58.41 Luo Zhaoying
  China
58.58 Gerald Item
  Indonesia
59.64
200 m butterfly
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Shinsuke Kayama
  Japan
2:06.68
GR
Gerald Item
  Indonesia
2:08.46 Cho Oh-yun
  South Korea
2:09.19
200 m individual medley
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Tsuyoshi Yanagidate
  Japan
2:10.22
GR
Kozo Tatsumi
  Japan
2:11.95 Gerald Item
  Indonesia
2:14.04
400 m individual medley
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Kozo Tatsumi
  Japan
4:40.80
GR
Tsuyoshi Yanagidate
  Japan
4:40.86 Gerald Item
  Indonesia
4:46.56
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
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  Japan
Hiroshi Sakamoto
Shinya Izumi
Shigeki Yamazaki
Tsuyoshi Yanagidate
3:35.91
GR
  China
Cui Fang
Huang Guangliang
Mo Zhengjie
Zhong Guiyu
3:39.63   Indonesia
Gerald Item
Dwi Widjayanto
John David Item
Kristiono Sumono
3:40.24
4 × 200 m freestyle relay
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  Japan
Kazuhiko Yoshihara
Hiroshi Sakamoto
Shigeki Yamazaki
Tsuyoshi Yanagidate
7:49.75
GR
  Indonesia
Dwi Widjayanto
John David Item
Gerald Item
Kristiono Sumono
8:05.55   Philippines
Vicente Cheng
Mark Joseph
Jairulla Jaitulla
Gerardo Rosario
8:07.10
4 × 100 m medley relay
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  Japan
Kenji Ikeda
Shigehiro Takahashi
Shinsuke Kayama
Shigeki Yamazaki
3:56.97
GR
  China
Tang Qun
Wang Lin
Fan Liuke
Lu Zhurong
4:01.08   Indonesia
Lukman Niode
Kun Hantyo
Gerald Item
Dwi Widjayanto
4:03.98

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Sachiko Yamazaki
  Japan
1:00.30
GR
Shiho Sakanishi
  Japan
1:00.84 Ratchaneewan Bulakul
  Thailand
1:01.41
200 m freestyle
details
Ratchaneewan Bulakul
  Thailand
2:09.98
GR
Junie Sng
  Singapore
2:11.08 Sachiko Yamazaki
  Japan
2:11.09
400 m freestyle
details
Junie Sng
  Singapore
4:31.35
GR
Kana Kamo
  Japan
4:32.86 Ratchaneewan Bulakul
  Thailand
4:34.08
800 m freestyle
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Junie Sng
  Singapore
9:18.33
GR
Kana Kamo
  Japan
9:22.48 Magumi Tochihara
  Japan
9:29.83
100 m backstroke
details
Hisae Asari
  Japan
1:06.74
GR
Naoko Miura
  Japan
1:07.23 Choi Yun-jung
  South Korea
1:09.57
200 m backstroke
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Hisae Asari
  Japan
2:23.12
GR
Naoko Miura
  Japan
2:25.13 Choi Yun-jung
  South Korea
2:26.91
100 m breaststroke
details
Chieko Watanabe
  Japan
1:16.04
GR
Liang Weifen
  China
1:17.06 Chiharu Mori
  Japan
1:17.19
200 m breaststroke
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Chieko Watanabe
  Japan
2:41.01
GR
Chiharu Mori
  Japan
2:46.01 Liang Weifen
  China
2:47.50
100 m butterfly
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Yasue Hatsuda
  Japan
1:03.56
GR
Naoko Kume
  Japan
1:03.84 Shao Tongmei
  China
1:07.99
200 m butterfly
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Yasue Hatsuda
  Japan
2:15.79
GR
Naoko Kume
  Japan
2:16.80 Nunung Selowati
  Indonesia
2:25.45
200 m individual medley
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Mio Hirata
  Japan
2:27.98 Yuko Imamichi
  Japan
2:29.06 Liang Weifen
  China
2:30.12
400 m individual medley
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Mio Hirata
  Japan
5:08.34
GR
Yuko Imamichi
  Japan
5:11.43 Naniek Suwadji
  Indonesia
5:22.73
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
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  Japan
Sachiko Yamazaki
Shiho Sakanishi
Mika Saito
Makiko Takahashi
4:03.58
GR
  China
Lou Yinghua
Liu Yafang
Cheng Fengying
Yu Ping
4:12.43   Thailand
Sumatana Pingkalawan
Sirirat Changkasiri
Sansanee Changkasiri
Ratchaneewan Bulakul
4:17.50
4 × 100 m medley relay
details
  Japan
Hisae Asari
Chieko Watanabe
Yasue Hatsuda
Sachiko Yamazaki
4:27.16
GR
  China
Chen Weiying
Liang Weifen
Shao Tongmei
Liang Xiuqiong
4:39.54   Indonesia
Naniek Suwadji
Anita Sapardjiman
Tati Irianti Erningpraja
Nunung Selowati
4:45.46

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan (JPN)2517547
2  Singapore (SIN)2103
3  Philippines (PHI)1034
  Thailand (THA)1034
5  China (CHN)08614
6  Indonesia (INA)03912
7  South Korea (KOR)0033
Totals (7 nations)29292987

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