Swimming at the 2018 Mediterranean Games – Men's 200 metre backstroke

The men's 200 metre backstroke competition at the 2018 Mediterranean Games was held on 25 June 2018 at the Campclar Aquatic Center.[1]

Men's 200 metre backstroke
at the 2018 Mediterranean Games
VenueCampclar Aquatic Center
LocationTarragona, Spain
Dates25 June
Competitors18 from 12 nations
Winning time1:58.79


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

World record  Aaron Peirsol (USA) 1:51.92 Rome, Italy 31 July 2009
Mediterranean Games record  Aschwin Wildeboer Faber (ESP) 1:54.96 Pescara, Italy 27 June 2009



The heats were held at 09:57.

125Hugo González Spain2:00.42Q
215Anton Lončar Croatia2:00.98Q
335Christopher Ciccarese Italy2:01.28Q
424Geoffroy Mathieu France2:01.52Q
523Nikolaos Sofianidis Greece2:02.15Q
636Jan Giralt Spain2:02.80Q
734Matteo Restivo Italy2:03.13Q
814Apostolos Christou Greece2:03.74Q
926Anže Ferš Eržen Slovenia2:04.60
1022Berk Özkul Turkey2:05.09
1127Youssef Said Egypt2:05.61
1217Driss Lahrichi Morocco2:05.96
1333Francisco Santos Portugal2:05.97
1416Ege Başer Turkey2:06.12
1513João Vital Portugal2:06.25
1632Ryad Bouhamidi Algeria2:07.98
1712Sebastian Konnaris Cyprus2:10.60
1837Omar Eltonbary Egypt2:11.17


The final was held at 18:12.[2]

3Christopher Ciccarese Italy1:58.79
4Hugo González Spain1:58.94
8Apostolos Christou Greece2:00.37
45Anton Lončar Croatia2:01.39
52Nikolaos Sofianidis Greece2:01.66
66Geoffroy Mathieu France2:01.93
71Matteo Restivo Italy2:02.86
87Jan Giralt Spain2:03.03


  1. "2018 Mediterranean Games – Swimming schedule" (PDF). tarragona2018.cat. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  2. Final results
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