Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre freestyle

The men's 100 metre freestyle event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 28 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Men's 100 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date28 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors77 from 57 nations
Winning time49.02 NR
Medalists
Alexander Popov  Unified Team
Gustavo Borges  Brazil
Stéphan Caron  France

Records

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

World record Matt Biondi (USA)48.42Austin, United States10 August 1988
Olympic record Matt Biondi (USA)48.63Seoul, South Korea22 September 1988

Results

Heats

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

RankHeatLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1103Alexander Popov Unified Team49.29Q
2105Gustavo Borges Brazil49.49Q
384Jon Olsen United States49.63Q
4104Matt Biondi United States49.75Q
594Stéphan Caron France49.82Q
686Tommy Werner Sweden50.00Q
102Gennadiy Prigoda Unified TeamQ
897Christian Tröger Germany50.05Q
993Raimundas Mažuolis Lithuania50.17q
1083Chris Fydler Australia50.26q
1195Nils Rudolph Germany50.29q
1296Christophe Kalfayan France50.30q
1373Ricardo Busquets Puerto Rico50.31q
14101John Steel New Zealand50.59q
107Andrew Baildon Australiaq
1685Giorgio Lamberti Italy50.65q, WD
17106Roberto Gleria Italy50.66q
1882Håkan Karlsson Sweden50.73
88Stephen Clarke Canada
2081Béla Szabados Hungary50.78
2192Mike Fibbens Great Britain50.93
2274Rodrigo González Mexico51.04
2361Stéfan Voléry Switzerland51.05
24108Paul Howe Great Britain51.12
2591Emanuel Nascimento Brazil51.17
2698Franz Mortensen Denmark51.29
2787Uğur Taner Turkey51.34
2875Jarl Inge Melberg Norway51.39
2976Seddon Keyter South Africa51.42
3012Mladen Kapor Independent Olympic Participants51.44
3171Yoav Bruck Israel51.46
3266Indrek Sei Estonia51.47
72Yves Clausse Luxembourg
3478Tsutomu Nakano Japan51.63
3565Krzysztof Cwalina Poland51.70
3667Nicholas Sanders New Zealand51.77
3762Giovanni Linscheer Suriname51.82
3857Janne Blomqvist Finland51.86
3968Michael Wright Hong Kong51.88
4064Xie Jun China51.94
4163Darren Ward Canada52.05
4254Arthur Li Kai Yien Hong Kong52.22
4351Allan Murray Bahamas52.43
4452Stavros Michaelides Cyprus52.54
4548Shigeo Ogata Japan52.74
4655Ivor Le Roux Zimbabwe52.92
4746Enrico Linscheer Suriname52.94
4856Marc Verbeeck Belgium52.97
4953Sebastián Lasave Argentina53.07
5045Geribryan Mewett Bermuda53.14
5134Ian Steed Raynor Bermuda53.16
5244Mohamed El-Azoul Egypt53.31
5343Nikos Paleokrassas Greece53.47
5435Rhoderick McGown Zimbabwe53.65
5558Patrick Sagisi Guam53.90
5641Kenneth Yeo Singapore54.44
5733Plutarco Castellanos Honduras54.66
5837Gustavo Bucaro Guatemala54.74
5926Adrian Romero Guam54.77
6036Laurent Alfred Virgin Islands54.89
6131Helder Torres Guatemala55.38
6247Frank Leskaj Albania55.50
6324Émile Lahoud Lebanon55.51
6411Mouhamed Diop Senegal55.82
6523Hussein Al-Sadiq Saudi Arabia55.96
6622Ahmad Faraj United Arab Emirates56.05
6725Ivan Roberts Seychelles56.15
6817Bruno N'Diaye Senegal56.39
6932Jarrah Al-Asmawi Kuwait56.72
7021Mohamed Bin Abid United Arab Emirates56.82
7127Carl Probert Fiji57.25
7214Kenny Roberts Seychelles58.86
7315Foy Gordon Chung Fiji1:03.96
7413Ahmed Imthiyaz Maldives1:04.96
7516Mohamed Rasheed Maldives1:08.12
42Nayef Al-Hasawi KuwaitDNS
77Peter Williams South AfricaDNS

Finals

[3]

Final B

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
92Ricardo Busquets Puerto Rico49.92NR
104Raimundas Mažuolis Lithuania50.13
116Christophe Kalfayan France50.49
123Nils Rudolph Germany50.62
137John Steel New Zealand50.69
145Chris Fydler Australia50.78
158Roberto Gleria Italy50.81
161Andrew Baildon Australia50.93

Final A

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
4Alexander Popov Unified Team49.02NR
5Gustavo Borges Brazil49.43SA
2Stéphan Caron France49.50
43Jon Olsen United States49.51
56Matt Biondi United States49.53
61Tommy Werner Sweden49.63
78Christian Tröger Germany49.84
87Gennadiy Prigoda Unified Team50.25

References

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