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Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics

At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, 31 swimming events were contested. There was a total of 641 participants from 92 countries competing.[1]

Swimming
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Stade Olympique Bercelone 3.jpg
Piscines Bernat Picornell
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
DatesJuly 26 -July 31
No. of events31
Competitors641 from 92 nations
← 1988
1996 →

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)119727
2  Unified Team (EUN)63110
3  Hungary (HUN)5319
4  China (CHN)4509
5  Germany (GER)13711
6  Australia (AUS)1359
7  Canada (CAN)1012
8  Japan (JPN)1001
  Spain (ESP)1001
10  Sweden (SWE)0213
11  Brazil (BRA)0101
  New Zealand (NZL)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
14  France (FRA)0033
15  Italy (ITA)0022
16  Finland (FIN)0011
  Great Britain (GBR)0011
  Suriname (SUR)0011
Totals (18 nations)31313193

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
details
Alexander Popov
  Unified Team
21.91 (OR) Matt Biondi
  United States
22.09 Tom Jager
  United States
22.30
100 m freestyle
details
Alexander Popov
  Unified Team
49.02 Gustavo Borges
  Brazil
49.43 Stéphan Caron
  France
49.50
200 m freestyle
details
Yevgeny Sadovyi
  Unified Team
1:46.70 (OR) Anders Holmertz
  Sweden
1:46.86 Antti Kasvio
  Finland
1:47.63
400 m freestyle
details
Yevgeny Sadovyi
  Unified Team
3:45.00 (WR) Kieren Perkins
  Australia
3:45.16 Anders Holmertz
  Sweden
3:46.77
1500 m freestyle
details
Kieren Perkins
  Australia
14:43.48 (WR) Glen Housman
  Australia
14:55.29 Jörg Hoffmann
  Germany
15:02.29
100 m backstroke
details
Mark Tewksbury
  Canada
53.98 (OR) Jeff Rouse
  United States
54.04 David Berkoff
  United States
54.78
200 m backstroke
details
Martin López-Zubero
  Spain
1:58.47 (OR) Vladimir Selkov
  Unified Team
1:58.87 Stefano Battistelli
  Italy
1:59.40
100 m breaststroke
details
Nelson Diebel
  United States
1:01.50 (OR) Norbert Rózsa
  Hungary
1:01.68 Phil Rogers
  Australia
1:01.76
200 m breaststroke
details
Mike Barrowman
  United States
2:10.16 (WR) Norbert Rózsa
  Hungary
2:11.23 Nick Gillingham
  Great Britain
2:11.29
100 m butterfly
details
Pablo Morales
  United States
53.32 Rafał Szukała
  Poland
53.35 Anthony Nesty
  Suriname
53.41
200 m butterfly
details
Melvin Stewart
  United States
1:56.26 (OR) Danyon Loader
  New Zealand
1:57.93 Franck Esposito
  France
1:58.51
200 m individual medley
details
Tamás Darnyi
  Hungary
2:00.76 Greg Burgess
  United States
2:00.97 Attila Czene
  Hungary
2:01.00
400 m individual medley
details
Tamás Darnyi
  Hungary
4:14.23 (OR) Eric Namesnik
  United States
4:15.57 Luca Sacchi
  Italy
4:16.34
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
details
  United States (USA)
Joe Hudepohl
Matt Biondi
Tom Jager
Jon Olsen
Shaun Jordan*
Joel Thomas*
3:16.74   Unified Team (EUN)
Pavlo Khnykin
Gennadiy Prigoda
Yuri Bashkatov
Alexander Popov
Vladimir Pyshnenko*
Veniamin Tayanovich*
3:17.56   Germany (GER)
Dirk Richter
Christian Tröger
Steffen Zesner
Mark Pinger
Andreas Szigat*
Bengt Zikarsky*
3:17.90
4 × 200 m freestyle relay
details
  Unified Team (EUN)
Dmitry Lepikov
Vladimir Pyshnenko
Veniamin Tayanovich
Yevgeny Sadovyi
Aleksey Kudryavtsev*
Yury Mukhin*
7:11.95   Sweden (SWE)
Christer Wallin
Anders Holmertz
Tommy Werner
Lars Frölander
7:15.51   United States (USA)
Joe Hudepohl
Melvin Stewart
Jon Olsen
Doug Gjertsen
Scott Jaffe*
Dan Jorgensen*
7:16.23
4 × 100 medley relay
details
  United States (USA)
Jeff Rouse
Nelson Diebel
Pablo Morales
Jon Olsen
David Berkoff*
Hans Dersch*
Melvin Stewart*
Matt Biondi*
3:36.93   Unified Team (EUN)
Vladimir Selkov
Vasili Ivanov
Pavlo Khnykin
Alexander Popov
Vladimir Pyshnenko*
Vladislav Kulikov*
Dmitri Volkov*
3:38.56   Canada (CAN)
Mark Tewksbury
Jonathan Cleveland
Marcel Gery
Stephen Clarke
Tom Ponting*
3:39.66

* Swimmers who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
details
Yang Wenyi
  China
24.79 (WR) Zhuang Yong
  China
25.08 Angel Martino
  United States
25.23
100 m freestyle
details
Zhuang Yong
  China
54.64 (OR) Jenny Thompson
  United States
54.84 Franziska van Almsick
  Germany
54.94
200 m freestyle
details
Nicole Haislett
  United States
1:57.90 Franziska van Almsick
  Germany
1:58.00 Kerstin Kielgass
  Germany
1:59.67
400 m freestyle
details
Dagmar Hase
  Germany
4:07.18 Janet Evans
  United States
4:07.37 Hayley Lewis
  Australia
4:11.22
800 m freestyle
details
Janet Evans
  United States
8:25.52 Hayley Lewis
  Australia
8:30.34 Jana Henke
  Germany
8:30.99
100 m backstroke
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
  Hungary
1:00.68 (OR) Tünde Szabó
  Hungary
1:01.14 Lea Loveless
  United States
1:01.43
200 m backstroke
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
  Hungary
2:07.06 (OR) Dagmar Hase
  Germany
2:09.46 Nicole Stevenson
  Australia
2:10.20
100 m breaststroke
details
Yelena Rudkovskaya
  Unified Team
1:08.00 Anita Nall
  United States
1:08.17 Samantha Riley
  Australia
1:09.25
200 m breaststroke
details
Kyoko Iwasaki
  Japan
2:26.65 (OR) Lin Li
  China
2:26.85 Anita Nall
  United States
2:26.88
100 m butterfly
details
Hong Qian
  China
58.62 (OR) Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
  United States
58.74 Catherine Plewinski
  France
59.01
200 m butterfly
details
Summer Sanders
  United States
2:08.67 Wang Xiaohong
  China
2:09.01 Susie O'Neill
  Australia
2:09.03
200 m individual medley
details
Lin Li
  China
2:11.65 (WR) Summer Sanders
  United States
2:11.91 Daniela Hunger
  Germany
2:13.92
400 m individual medley
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
  Hungary
4:36.54 Lin Li
  China
4:36.73 Summer Sanders
  United States
4:37.58
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
details
  United States (USA)
Nicole Haislett
Angel Martino
Jenny Thompson
Dara Torres
Ashley Tappin*
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton*
3:39.46   China (CHN)
Le Jingyi
Lu Bin
Zhuang Yong
Yang Wenyi
Zhao Kun*
3:40.12   Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Daniela Hunger
Simone Osygus
Manuela Stellmach
Kerstin Kielgass*
Annette Hadding*
3:41.60
4 × 100 m medley relay
details
  United States (USA)
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
Lea Loveless
Anita Nall
Jenny Thompson
Janie Wagstaff*
Megan Kleine*
Summer Sanders*
Nicole Haislett*
4:02.54   Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Jana Dörries
Dagmar Hase
Daniela Hunger
Daniela Brendel*
Bettina Ustrowski*
Simone Osygus*
4:05.19   Unified Team (EUN)
Nina Zhivanevskaya
Olga Kiritchenko
Natalya Meshcheryakova
Yelena Rudkovskaya
Elena Choubina*
4:06.44

* Swimmers who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Participating nationsEdit

641 swimmers from 92 nations competed.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 November 2016.

External linksEdit