Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre backstroke

The men's 200 metre backstroke event at the 1980 Summer Olympics was held on 26 July at the Swimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex.[1]

Men's 200 metre backstroke
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueSwimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex
Date26 July
Competitors25 from 16 nations
Winning time2:01.93
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Sándor Wladár  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Zoltán Verrasztó  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mark Kerry  Australia
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   John Naber (USA) 1:59.19 Montreal, Canada 24 July 1976
Olympic record   John Naber (USA) 1:59.19 Montreal, Canada 24 July 1976

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Sándor Wladár   Hungary 2:02.62 Q
2 4 Zoltán Verrasztó   Hungary 2:03.08 Q
3 3 Mark Kerry   Australia 2:03.60 Q
4 1 Vladimir Shemetov   Soviet Union 2:04.20 Q
5 3 Michael Söderlund   Sweden 2:04.67 Q
6 1 Douglas Campbell   Great Britain 2:04.78 Q
7 1 Fred Eefting   Netherlands 2:04.84 Q
8 2 Paul Moorfoot   Australia 2:04.87 Q
9 1 Vladimir Dolgov   Soviet Union 2:05.11
10 2 Miloslav Roľko   Czechoslovakia 2:05.13
11 2 Viktor Kuznetsov   Soviet Union 2:05.14
12 3 Jörg Stingl   East Germany 2:05.19
13 2 Frédéric Delcourt   France 2:05.20
14 2 Franky De Groote   Belgium 2:06.97
15 4 Mark Tonelli   Australia 2:07.04
16 4 Bengt Baron   Sweden 2:07.13
17 4 Nenad Miloš   Yugoslavia 2:07.51
18 4 Mihai Mandache   Romania 2:07.97
19 4 Zbigniew Januszkiewicz   Poland 2:08.11
20 3 Róbert Rudolf   Hungary 2:08.23
21 1 Jim Carter   Great Britain 2:09.94
22 1 David Cummins   Ireland 2:12.45
23 3 Dietmar Göhring   East Germany 2:14.11
24 3 Daniel Ayora   Peru 2:17.12
25 2 Phạm Văn Thành   Vietnam 2:28.40
1 Rui Abreu   Portugal DNS
2 Djan Madruga   Brazil
3 Rômulo Arantes   Brazil

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Sándor Wladár   Hungary 2:01.93
  Zoltán Verrasztó   Hungary 2:02.40
  Mark Kerry   Australia 2:03.14
4 Vladimir Shemetov   Soviet Union 2:03.48
5 Fred Eefting   Netherlands 2:03.92
6 Michael Söderlund   Sweden 2:04.10
7 Douglas Campbell   Great Britain 2:04.23
8 Paul Moorfoot   Australia 2:06.15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Games of the XXII Olympiad Moscow 1980 – Volume 3: Participants and Results". Fizkultura i sport. pp. 450, 464. Retrieved 27 December 2018.