Swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's 200 metre butterfly

The men's 200 metre butterfly event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was held on 7 April at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.

Men's 200 metre butterfly
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
VenueGold Coast Aquatic Centre
Dates7 April
Competitors14 from 9 nations
Winning time1:54.00
    South Africa


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

World record Michael Phelps (USA)1:51.51Rome, Italy29 July 2009
Commonwealth record Chad le Clos (RSA)1:52.96London, United Kingdom31 July 2012
Games record Chad le Clos (RSA)1:55.07Glasgow, United Kingdom26 July 2014

The following records were established during the competition:

7 AprilFinalChad le Clos South Africa1:54.00GR



The heats were held at 10:31.[1]

123Mackenzie Darragh Canada1:56.96Q
214David Morgan Australia1:57.42Q
326Duncan Scott Scotland1:57.64Q
424Chad le Clos South Africa1:57.89Q
515Grant Irvine Australia1:57.91Q
617Lewis Clareburt New Zealand1:58.32Q
713Jacob Peters England1:58.42Q
825James Guy England1:58.43Q, WD
922Sajan Prakash India1:58.87Q
1016Joe Litchfield England1:59.69
1127Bradlee Ashby New Zealand2:00.30
1212Eben Vorster South Africa2:00.72
1321Cherantha de Silva Sri Lanka2:08.71
1411Matt Savitz Gibraltar2:15.41


The final was held at 19:37.[2]

6Chad Le Clos South Africa1:54.00GR
5David Morgan Australia1:56.36
3Duncan Scott Scotland1:56.60
42Grant Irvine Australia1:56.91
51Jacob Peters England1:57.75
64Mackenzie Darragh Canada1:57.81
77Lewis Clareburt New Zealand1:58.51
88Sajan Prakash India1:59.05


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