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

The men's 200 metre freestyle event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 26 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Men's 200 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date26 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors56 from 39 nations
Winning time1:46.70 OR
Medalists
Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team
Anders Holmertz  Sweden
Antti Kasvio  Finland

Records

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

World record Giorgio Lamberti (ITA)1:46.69Bonn, West Germany15 August 1989
Olympic record Duncan Armstrong (AUS)1:47.25Seoul, South Korea19 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

DateRoundNameNationalityTimeRecord
26 JulyHeat 8Yevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team1:46.74OR
26 JulyFinal AYevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team1:46.70OR

Results

Heats

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

RankHeatLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
165Yevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team1:46.74Q, OR
264Anders Holmertz Sweden1:46.76Q, NR
376Vladimir Pyshnenko Unified Team1:47.94Q
463Steffen Zesner Germany1:48.12Q
586Antti Kasvio Finland1:48.31Q
685Joe Hudepohl United States1:48.52Q
784Artur Wojdat Poland1:48.60Q
883Doug Gjertsen United States1:48.65Q
975Roberto Gleria Italy1:49.19q, WD
1081Paul Palmer Great Britain1:49.21q
1173Kieren Perkins Australia1:49.26q
1282Ian Brown Australia1:49.32q
1374Massimo Trevisan Italy1:49.80q
1471Paul Howe Great Britain1:49.86q
1568Tommy Werner Sweden1:50.01q, WD
1672Christian Keller Germany1:50.07q
1788Turlough O'Hare Canada1:50.42q
1846John Steel New Zealand1:50.56q
1987Jarl Inge Melberg Norway1:50.70
2066Uğur Taner Turkey1:50.95
2161Cristiano Michelena Brazil1:51.04
2262Gustavo Borges Brazil1:51.42
2377Darren Ward Canada1:51.62
2478Stefaan Maene Belgium1:51.85
2552Robert Pinter Romania1:52.24
2654Trent Bray New Zealand1:52.49
2767Béla Szabados Hungary1:52.50
2843Vesa Hanski Finland1:53.17
2953Jure Bučar Slovenia1:53.19
3056Shigeo Ogata Japan1:53.42
3151Toshiaki Kurasawa Japan1:53.75
3244Franz Mortensen Denmark1:53.86
3334Arthur Li Kai Yien Hong Kong1:54.35
3447Yves Clausse Luxembourg1:54.45
3541Nace Majcen Slovenia1:54.57
3633Jeffrey Ong Malaysia1:55.37
3755Xie Jun China1:55.51
3842Ivor Le Roux Zimbabwe1:56.17
3935Kenneth Yeo Singapore1:57.80
4037Gustavo Bucaro Guatemala1:58.13
4131Kelvin Li Kar Wai Hong Kong1:59.40
4236Benoît Fleurot Mauritius1:59.73
4326Plutarco Castellanos Honduras1:59.91
4423Helder Torres Guatemala2:00.04
4525Frank Flores Guam2:00.48
4632Luis Héctor Medina Bolivia2:00.87
4713Émile Lahoud Lebanon2:01.06
4814Hussein Al-Sadiq Saudi Arabia2:01.31
4922Julian Bolling Sri Lanka2:02.01
5016Carl Probert Fiji2:04.52
5127Laurent Alfred Virgin Islands2:04.59
5215Daniele Casadei San Marino2:06.14
5312Ahmad Faraj United Arab Emirates2:07.61
5417Jean-Paul Adam Seychelles2:09.99
57Zoltán Szilágyi HungaryDSQ
24Nayef Al-Hasawi KuwaitDNS

Finals

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Final B

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
94Paul Palmer Great Britain1:48.92
105Kieren Perkins Australia1:49.75
113Ian Brown Australia1:49.77
126Massimo Trevisan Italy1:49.85
132Paul Howe Great Britain1:50.15
147Christian Keller Germany1:50.46
151Turlough O'Hare Canada1:51.01
168John Steel New Zealand1:51.12

Final A

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
4Yevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team1:46.70OR
5Anders Holmertz Sweden1:46.86
2Antti Kasvio Finland1:47.63NR
41Artur Wojdat Poland1:48.24
53Vladimir Pyshnenko Unified Team1:48.32
67Joe Hudepohl United States1:48.36
76Steffen Zesner Germany1:48.84
88Doug Gjertsen United States1:50.57

References

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