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Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre butterfly

The men's 200 metre butterfly event at the 1996 Summer Olympics took place on 22 July at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, United States.[1]

Men's 200 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia Tech Aquatic Center
Date22 July 1996 (heats & finals)
Competitors43 from 37 nations
Winning time1:56.51
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Denis Pankratov  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tom Malchow  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Scott Goodman  Australia
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Denis Pankratov (RUS) 1:55.22 Canet-en-Roussillon, France 14 June 1995
Olympic record   Melvin Stewart (USA) 1:56.26 Barcelona, Spain 30 July 1992

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 5 4 Scott Goodman   Australia 1:57.77 Q
2 4 7 Denys Sylantyev   Ukraine 1:58.04 Q, NR
3 6 3 James Hickman   Great Britain 1:58.16 Q, NR
4 6 4 Denis Pankratov   Russia 1:58.28 Q
5 4 4 Tom Malchow   United States 1:58.69 Q
6 4 1 Péter Horváth   Hungary 1:58.76 Q
7 4 5 Franck Esposito   France 1:58.79 Q
8 5 5 Scott Miller   Australia 1:58.97 Q
9 6 1 Vesa Hanski   Finland 1:59.73 q, NR
10 6 7 Oliver Lampe   Germany 1:59.87 q
11 6 2 Konrad Gałka   Poland 1:59.97 q
12 5 1 Stefan Aartsen   Netherlands 2:00.04 q
13 4 2 Casey Barrett   Canada 2:00.28 q
14 5 3 Chris-Carol Bremer   Germany 2:00.48 q
15 5 6 Attila Czene   Hungary 2:00.50 q
16 4 3 David Abrard   France 2:00.60 q
17 5 7 Andrea Oriana   Italy 2:00.67
18 5 2 Aleksey Kolesnikov   Russia 2:00.77
19 6 6 Danyon Loader   New Zealand 2:00.81
20 4 6 Takashi Yamamoto   Japan 2:00.87
21 6 5 Ray Carey   United States 2:01.10
22 3 3 Dominik Galić   Croatia 2:01.17 NR
23 3 1 Aleksandar Malenko   Macedonia 2:01.46 NR
24 5 8 Nelson Mora   Venezuela 2:01.50
25 3 4 Diogo Madeira   Portugal 2:01.58
26 3 7 Konstantin Andriushin   Kyrgyzstan 2:01.59
27 4 8 Can Ergenekan   Turkey 2:01.65
28 3 6 Vladan Marković   Yugoslavia 2:01.80
29 3 5 José Luis Ballester   Spain 2:02.69
30 3 8 Josef Horký   Czech Republic 2:02.84
31 2 2 Anthony Ang   Malaysia 2:03.01 NR
32 2 6 Mindaugas Bružas   Lithuania 2:03.76
33 2 1 Niti Intharapichai   Thailand 2:03.88 NR
34 1 4 Mark Kwok Kin Ming   Hong Kong 2:04.01
35 2 4 Lee Jung-hyung   South Korea 2:04.53
36 1 5 Walter Soza   Nicaragua 2:04.66
37 2 7 Javier Golovchenko   Uruguay 2:04.96
38 2 3 Dmitriy Pankov   Uzbekistan 2:05.36
39 2 8 Andrés Vasconcellos   Ecuador 2:05.98
40 3 2 Georgios Popotas   Greece 2:06.00
41 6 8 Thum Ping Tjin   Singapore 2:07.00
42 1 3 Aitor Osorio   Andorra 2:12.59
2 5 Jesús González   Mexico DNS

FinalsEdit

[3]

Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 1 Attila Czene   Hungary 1:58.99
10 4 Vesa Hanski   Finland 1:59.64 NR
11 2 Casey Barrett   Canada 1:59.72
12 5 Oliver Lampe   Germany 2:00.08
13 6 Stefan Aartsen   Netherlands 2:00.41
14 3 Konrad Gałka   Poland 2:00.91
15 8 David Abrard   France 2:01.25
16 7 Chris-Carol Bremer   Germany 2:01.62

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  6 Denis Pankratov   Russia 1:56.51
  2 Tom Malchow   United States 1:57.44
  4 Scott Goodman   Australia 1:57.48
4 1 Franck Esposito   France 1:58.10 NR
5 8 Scott Miller   Australia 1:58.28
6 5 Denys Sylantyev   Ukraine 1:58.37
7 3 James Hickman   Great Britain 1:58.47
8 7 Péter Horváth   Hungary 1:59.12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Atlanta 1996: Swimming – Men's 200m Butterfly Heats" (PDF). Atlanta 1996. LA84 Foundation. p. 47. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Atlanta 1996: Swimming – Men's 200m Butterfly Finals" (PDF). Atlanta 1996. LA84 Foundation. p. 47. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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