Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre breaststroke

The men's 100 metre breaststroke event at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place between 18–19 September at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.[1]

Men's 100 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueJamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
Date18 September 1988 (heats)
19 September 1988 (finals)
Competitors62 from 47 nations
Winning time1:02.04 NR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Adrian Moorhouse  Great Britain
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Károly Güttler  Hungary
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Dmitry Volkov  Soviet Union
← 1984
1992 →

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Steve Lundquist (USA) 1:01.65 Los Angeles, United States 29 July 1984
Olympic record   Steve Lundquist (USA) 1:01.65 Los Angeles, United States 29 July 1984

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 Adrian Moorhouse   Great Britain 1:02.19 Q, NR
2 6 Victor Davis   Canada 1:02.48 Q
3 8 Dmitry Volkov   Soviet Union 1:02.49 Q
4 8 Károly Güttler   Hungary 1:02.80 Q
5 7 Gianni Minervini   Italy 1:02.86 Q
6 8 Christian Poswiat   East Germany 1:02.99 Q
7 7 Richard Schroeder   United States 1:03.05 Q
8 7 Ronald Dekker   Netherlands 1:03.08 QSO
7 Tamás Debnár   Hungary QSO
10 6 Aleksey Matveyev   Soviet Union 1:03.25 q
11 6 Alexander Mayer   West Germany 1:03.54 q
12 8 Mark Warnecke   West Germany 1:03.56 q
13 8 Petri Suominen   Finland 1:03.58 q
14 7 Hironobu Nagahata   Japan 1:04.02 q
15 6 Daniel Watters   United States 1:04.04 q
16 6 Chen Jianhong   China 1:04.09 q
17 6 James Parrack   Great Britain 1:04.23
18 5 Kenji Watanabe   Japan 1:04.35
19 7 Pablo Restrepo   Colombia 1:04.43
20 7 Raik Hannemann   East Germany 1:04.46
21 5 Pierre-Yves Eberle   Switzerland 1:04.53
22 5 Ian McAdam   Australia 1:04.56
5 David Leblanc   France
24 4 Tsai Hsin-yen   Chinese Taipei 1:04.58
25 4 Radek Beinhauer   Czechoslovakia 1:04.61
26 3 Yoon Joo-il   South Korea 1:04.68
27 7 Étienne Dagon   Switzerland 1:04.71
28 6 Alexander Marček   Czechoslovakia 1:04.95
29 8 Thomas Böhm   Austria 1:04.96
30 5 Jin Fu   China 1:05.02
31 8 Cameron Grant   Canada 1:05.10
32 4 Joaquín Fernández   Spain 1:05.19
33 3 Sidney Appelboom   Belgium 1:05.21
34 4 Gary O'Toole   Ireland 1:05.34
35 3 Javier Careaga   Mexico 1:05.37
36 5 Cédric Penicaud   France 1:05.46
37 5 Cícero Tortelli   Brazil 1:05.50
38 6 Jan-Erick Olsen   Norway 1:05.54
39 4 Anthony Beks   New Zealand 1:05.65
40 2 Alexandre Yokochi   Portugal 1:05.68
41 2 Ng Yue Meng   Singapore 1:05.87
42 5 Eyal Stigman   Israel 1:05.92
43 4 Sergio López Miró   Spain 1:06.08
44 3 Wirmandi Sugriat   Indonesia 1:06.22
45 3 Luc van de Vondel   Belgium 1:06.24
46 4 Richard Lockhart   New Zealand 1:06.27
47 4 Nikolaos Fokianos   Greece 1:06.30
48 2 Lars Sørensen   Denmark 1:06.48
49 3 Manuel Gutiérrez   Panama 1:06.73
50 3 Patrick Concepcion   Philippines 1:06.74
51 2 Arnþór Ragnarsson   Iceland 1:07.93
52 2 Watt Kam Sing   Hong Kong 1:08.03
53 3 Victor Ruberry   Bermuda 1:09.49
54 2 Quách Hoài Nam   Vietnam 1:10.90
55 2 Kraig Singleton   Virgin Islands 1:11.68
56 1 Michele Piva   San Marino 1:13.94
57 1 Amine El-Domyati   Lebanon 1:14.40
58 2 Bazlur Mohamed Rahman   Bangladesh 1:14.97
59 1 Gaspar Fragata   Angola 1:16.18
60 1 Obaid Al-Rumaithi   United Arab Emirates 1:17.01
61 1 Vivaldo Fernandes   Angola 1:17.98
1 Trevor Ncala   Swaziland DNS

SwimoffEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Ronald Dekker   Netherlands 1:02.63 Q, WD*
2 5 Tamás Debnár   Hungary 1:03.68 Q

* Opted to swim for the consolation final instead.

FinalsEdit

[3]

Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 5 Aleksey Matveyev   Soviet Union 1:03.01
10 4 Ronald Dekker   Netherlands 1:03.22
11 6 Mark Warnecke   West Germany 1:03.40
12 3 Alexander Mayer   West Germany 1:03.85
13 7 Hironobu Nagahata   Japan 1:03.89
14 2 Petri Suominen   Finland 1:04.04
15 1 Daniel Watters   United States 1:04.17
16 8 Chen Jianhong   China 1:04.72

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Adrian Moorhouse   Great Britain 1:02.04 NR
  6 Károly Güttler   Hungary 1:02.05
  3 Dmitry Volkov   Soviet Union 1:02.20
4 5 Victor Davis   Canada 1:02.38
5 8 Tamás Debnár   Hungary 1:02.50
6 1 Richard Schroeder   United States 1:02.55
7 2 Gianni Minervini   Italy 1:02.93
8 7 Christian Poswiat   East Germany 1:03.43

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's 100 metres Breaststroke". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Seoul 1988: Swimming – Men's 100m Breaststroke Heats" (PDF). Seoul 1988. LA84 Foundation. p. 408. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Seoul 1988: Swimming – Men's 100m Breaststroke Finals" (PDF). Seoul 1988. LA84 Foundation. p. 409. Retrieved 27 March 2017.

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