Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre freestyle
The final of the men's 200 metre freestyle event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on July 29, 1984. The first eight qualified for the final, the next eight for the B-final.
|Men's 200 metre freestyle|
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
|Venue||McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium|
|Date||29 July 1984 (heats & final)|
|Competitors||56 from 36 nations|
|Winning time||1:47.44 WR|
|Swimming at the|
1984 Summer Olympics
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||1:47.55||Munich, West Germany||8 June 1984|
|Olympic record||1:49.81||Moscow, Soviet Union||21 July 1980|
The following records were established during the competition:
|29 July||Heat 7||Michael Gross||1:48.03||OR|
|29 July||Final A||Michael Gross||1:47.44||WR|
|10||6||Juan Carlos Vallejo||1:51.77||NR|
- "Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's 200 metres Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
- "Los Angeles 1984: Swimming – Men's 200m Freestyle Heats" (PDF). Los Angeles 1984. LA84 Foundation. pp. 504–505. Retrieved March 6, 2017.