Swimming at the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

The men's 200 metre breaststroke event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as part of the swimming programme took place on 24 July at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

Men's 200 metre breaststroke
at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
VenueTollcross International Swimming Centre
Dates24 July 2014 (2014-07-24)
Competitors22 from 15 nations
Winning time2:07.30 GR

The medals were presented by Michael Cavanagh, Chairman of Commonwealth Games Scotland and the quaichs were presented by Louise Martin, Honorary Secretary of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Immediate Past Chair of Commonwealth Games Scotland and Vice-Chair of Glasgow 2014.


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

World record Akihiro Yamaguchi (JPN)2:07.01Gifu, Japan15 September 2012[1][2]
Commonwealth record
Games record Brenton Rickard (AUS)2:10.89Delhi, India9 October 2010[3]

The following records were established during the competition:

24 JulyHeatAndrew Willis England2:10.50GR
24 JulyHeatRoss Murdoch Scotland2:08.78GR
24 JulyFinalRoss Murdoch Scotland2:07.30GR



135Ross Murdoch Scotland2:08.78Q, GR
234Michael Jamieson Scotland2:10.17Q
333Calum Tait Scotland2:10.33Q
424Andrew Willis England2:10.50Q, GR
525Adam Peaty England2:10.80Q
613James Wilby England2:11.62Q
715Robert Holderness Wales2:11.70Q
814Christian Sprenger Australia2:11.96Q
923Glenn Snyders New Zealand2:12.16
1026Richard Funk Canada2:12.56
1116Evan White Canada2:15.86
1237Guy Davies Isle of Man2:19.72
1327Luke Belton Guernsey2:21.28
1417Thomas Hollingsworth Guernsey2:22.38
1522Dustin Tynes Bahamas2:22.90
1612Micah Fernandes Kenya2:24.15
1732Christopher Cheong Singapore2:24.41
1831Colin Bensadon Gibraltar2:35.61
1921Brandon Schuster Samoa2:36.73
2011Corey Ollivierre Grenada2:43.17
2138Ntseke Setho Lesotho3:05.18
36Daniel Tranter AustraliaDNS


4Ross Murdoch Scotland2:07.30GR
5Michael Jamieson Scotland2:08.40
6Andrew Willis England2:09.87
42Adam Peaty England2:10.02
53Calum Tait Scotland2:10.21
67James Wilby England2:11.53
71Robert Holderness Wales2:12.35
88Christian Sprenger Australia2:12.69


  1. "Akihiro Yamaguchi Drops World Record in Japan". Swimming World Magazine. 15 September 2012. Archived from the original on 7 October 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  2. "Akihiro Yamaguchi sets world record". ESPN. 15 September 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  3. "Commonwealth Games: Brent Hayden Sweeps Sprint Frees on Day Six Finals". Swimming World Magazine. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 9 October 2010.
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