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Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

The men's 200 metre breaststroke event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 29 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Men's 200 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date29 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors54 from 41 nations
Winning time2:10.16 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mike Barrowman  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Norbert Rózsa  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nick Gillingham  Great Britain
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Mike Barrowman (USA) 2:10.60 Fort Lauderdale, United States 13 August 1991
Olympic record   Victor Davis (CAN) 2:13.34 Los Angeles, United States 2 August 1984

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
29 July Heat 7 Mike Barrowman   United States 2:11.40 OR
29 July Final A Mike Barrowman   United States 2:10.16 WR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

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

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 7 4 Mike Barrowman   United States 2:11.48 Q, OR
2 7 5 Norbert Rózsa   Hungary 2:12.95 Q
3 6 4 Nick Gillingham   Great Britain 2:13.42 Q
4 5 4 Károly Güttler   Hungary 2:14.31 Q
5 5 2 Kenji Watanabe   Japan 2:14.35 Q
6 5 3 Phil Rogers   Australia 2:14.39 Q
7 7 6 Akira Hayashi   Japan 2:14.61 Q
8 6 3 Sergio López Miró   Spain 2:14.68 Q
9 6 5 Roque Santos   United States 2:14.71 q
10 5 5 Joaquín Fernández   Spain 2:14.93 q
11 7 7 Stéphane Vossart   France 2:15.11 q
12 5 8 Javier Careaga   Mexico 2:15.59 q, NR
13 5 7 Rodney Lawson   Australia 2:15.67 q
14 7 3 Jonathan Cleveland   Canada 2:15.68 q
15 5 1 Francesco Postiglione   Italy 2:15.97 q
16 6 2 Radek Beinhauer   Czechoslovakia 2:16.26 q
17 7 1 Andrea Cecchi   Italy 2:16.38
18 6 6 Mario González   Cuba 2:16.45
19 6 8 Frédérik Deburghgraeve   Belgium 2:16.93
20 6 7 Gary O'Toole   Ireland 2:17.66
21 7 2 Christophe Bourdon   France 2:17.68
22 4 5 Petri Suominen   Finland 2:18.01
23 5 6 Michael Mason   Canada 2:18.64
24 4 4 Pablo Minelli   Argentina 2:18.70
25 4 8 Alexandre Yokochi   Portugal 2:18.97
26 4 2 Børge Mørk   Norway 2:19.11
27 3 4 Petteri Lehtinen   Finland 2:20.27
28 3 5 Patrick Concepcion   Philippines 2:20.33
29 4 6 Christian Poswiat   Germany 2:20.80
30 4 7 Gustavo Gorriarán   Uruguay 2:21.25
31 7 8 Nerijus Beiga   Lithuania 2:21.65
32 3 7 Desmond Koh   Singapore 2:21.87
33 3 3 Kenneth Cawood   South Africa 2:21.88
34 4 3 Ricardo Torres   Panama 2:21.93
35 6 1 Jason Hender   Great Britain 2:23.10
36 3 2 Christophe Verdino   Monaco 2:23.33 NR
37 2 6 Andrew Rutherfurd   Hong Kong 2:24.29
38 4 1 Aleksandr Savitsky   Unified Team 2:24.58
39 2 7 Chris Flook   Bermuda 2:24.85
40 2 3 Jörg Lindemeier   Namibia 2:24.88
41 3 6 Clifford Lyne   South Africa 2:25.66
42 2 5 Abderzak Bella   Algeria 2:26.35
43 2 4 Roberto Bonilla   Guatemala 2:28.97
44 1 6 Chi Jia Han   Hong Kong 2:30.74
45 1 5 Bernard Desmarais   Mauritius 2:31.52
46 2 1 Glenn Diaz   Guam 2:34.65
47 1 4 Danilo Zavoli   San Marino 2:34.87
48 3 8 Sultan Al-Otaibi   Kuwait 2:35.54
49 2 2 Ayman Al-Enazy   Kuwait 2:39.12
50 1 2 Foy Gordon Chung   Fiji 2:41.10
51 1 7 Obaid Al-Rumaithi   United Arab Emirates 2:44.61
52 1 3 Mohamed Mukhesur Rahman   Bangladesh 2:51.21
1 1 Kenny Roberts   Seychelles DSQ
3 1 Todd Torres   Puerto Rico DSQ

FinalsEdit

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Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 2 Rodney Lawson   Australia 2:15.50
10 5 Joaquín Fernández   Spain 2:15.52
3 Stéphane Vossart   France
12 4 Roque Santos   United States 2:15.73
13 8 Radek Beinhauer   Czechoslovakia 2:16.07
14 7 Jonathan Cleveland   Canada 2:16.20
15 6 Javier Careaga   Mexico 2:16.55
16 1 Francesco Postiglione   Italy 2:16.92

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Mike Barrowman   United States 2:10.16 WR
  5 Norbert Rózsa   Hungary 2:11.23 EU
  3 Nick Gillingham   Great Britain 2:11.29 NR
4 8 Sergio López Miró   Spain 2:13.29
5 6 Károly Güttler   Hungary 2:13.32
6 7 Phil Rogers   Australia 2:13.59
7 1 Kenji Watanabe   Japan 2:14.70
8 2 Akira Hayashi   Japan 2:15.11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Breaststroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 200m Breaststroke Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. pp. 364–365. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 200m Breaststroke Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 365. Retrieved 31 August 2017.

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