Beijing Olympics 2008 200m Men Breaststoke Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold  Kosuke Kitajima
Japan (JPN)
Silver  Brenton Rickard
Australia (AUS)
Bronze  Hugues Duboscq
France (FRA)

Records

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

World Record  Kosuke Kitajima (JPN) 2:07.51 Tokyo, Japan 8 June 2008
Olympic Record  Kosuke Kitajima (JPN) 2:09.44 Athens, Greece 18 August 2004

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

DateEventNameNationalityTimeORWR
August 12 Heat 5 Paolo Bossini  Italy 2:08.98 OR
August 12 Heat 7 Daniel Gyurta  Hungary 2:08.68 OR
August 13 Semifinal 1 Kosuke Kitajima Japan 2:08.61 OR
August 14 Final Kosuke Kitajima Japan 2:07.64 OR

Heats

Heat 1

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 4 Edvinas Dautartas Lithuania 2:13.11
2 6 Sandeep Sejwal India 2:15.24
3 2 Leopoldo José Andara Gonzalez Venezuela 2:17.77
4 5 Omer Aslanoglu Turkey 2:17.93
5 3 Sergio Andres Ferreyra Argentina 2:20.10

Heat 2

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 4 Carlos Almeida Portugal 2:13.34
2 3 Jakob Johann Sveinsson Iceland 2:15.58
3 8 Laurent Carnol Luxembourg 2:15.87
4 5 Sujong Sin South Korea 2:16.21
5 6 Martti Aljand Estonia 2:16.52
6 2 Miguel Molina Philippines 2:16.94
7 1 Wei-Wen Wang Chinese Taipei 2:17.20
8 7 Valentin Preda Romania DNS

Heat 3

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 3 Thiago Pereira Brazil 2:11.40
2 5 Tom Be'eri Israel 2:11.44
3 4 Melquiades Alvarez Spain 2:12.59
4 2 Jirí Jedlicka Czech Republic 2:15.79
5 8 Romanos Iasonas Alyfantis Greece 2:16.04
6 7 Sofiane Daid Algeria 2:16.15
7 6 Zhongjian Lai China 2:16.28
8 1 Robin Van Aggele Netherlands 2:17.14

Heat 4

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 7 Andrew Bree Irevland 2:10.91 Q
2 6 Glenn Snyders New Zealand 2:11.19 Q
3 1 Istvan Hunor Mate Austria 2:11.56
4 5 Yevgeniy Ryzhkov Kazakhstan 2:12.44
5 8 Julien Nicolardot France 2:12.76
6 3 Sergio Garcia Spain 2:14.30
7 2 Maxim Podoprigora Austria 2:14.43
8 4 James Kirton Great Britain 2:15.25

Heat 5

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 2 Paolo Bossini Italy 2:08.98 Q, OR
2 5 Scott Spann United States 2:10.61 Q
3 3 Kristopher Gilchrist Great Britain 2:11.13 Q
4 4 Grigory Falko Russia 2:11.88
5 8 Mihail Alexandrov Bulgaria 2:11.94
6 6 Christian Sprenger Australia 2:12.56
7 1 Mathieu Bois Canada 2:12.87
8 7 Alexey Zinovyev Russia 2:16.40

Heat 6

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 6 Mike Andrew Brown Canada 2:09.84 Q
2 3 Eric Shanteau United States 2:10.29 Q
3 2 William Diering South Africa 2:10.39 Q
4 7 Neil Versfeld South Africa 2:10.50 Q
5 4 Brenton Rickard Australia 2:11.00 Q
6 5 Alexander Dale Oen Norway 2:11.30
7 1 Henrique Barbosa Brazil 2:12.99
8 8 Chris Christensen Denmark 2:13.92

Heat 7

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 6 Daniel Gyurta Hungary 2:08.68 Q, OR
2 2 Loris Facci Italy 2:09.12 Q
3 5 Hugues Duboscq France 2:09.42 Q
4 4 Kosuke Kitajima Japan 2:09.89 Q
5 7 Vladislav Polyakov Kazvakhstan 2:10.83 Q
6 1 Igor Borysik Ukraine 2:11.08 Q
7 3 Yuta Suenaga Japan 2:11.30
8 8 Valerii Dymo Ukraine 2:11.65

Semifinals

Semifinal 1

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 3 Kosuke Kitajima Japan 2:08.61 Q, OR
3 2 Scott Spann United States 2:09.08 Q
7 4 Paolo Bossini Italy 2:09.95 Q
8 5 Hugues Duboscq France 2:09.97 Q
11 7 Andrew Bree Ireland 2:10.16
12 6 William Diering South Africa 2:10.21
14 1 Igor Borysik Ukraine 2:10.99
16 8 Glenn Snyders New Zealand 2:12.07

Semifinal 2

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
2 3 Mike Brown Canada 2:08.88 Q
4 1 Brenton Rickard Australia 2:09.72 Q
5 4 Daniel Gyurta Hungary 2:09.73 Q
6 5 Loris Facci Italy 2:09.75 Q
9 3 Neil Versfeld South Africa 2:10.06
10 6 Eric Shanteau United States 2:10.10
13 8 Kristopher Gilchrist Great Britain 2:10.27 NR
15 7 Vladislav Polyakov Kazakhstan 2:11.87

Final


RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
1 4 Kosuke Kitajima Japan 2:07.64 OR
2 6 Brenton Rickard Australia 2:08.88 OC
3 8 Hugues Duboscq France 2:08.94  
4 5 Mike Brown Canada 2:09.03  
5 2 Daniel Gyurta Hungary 2:09.22  
6 3 Scott Spann United States 2:09.76  
7 7 Loris Facci Italy 2:10.57  
8 1 Paolo Bossini Italy 2:11.48