Beijing Olympics 2008 200m Men Freestyle Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

 

Gold United States Michael Phelps
United States (USA)
Silver South Korea  Park Tae-Hwan
South Korea (KOR)
Bronze United States  Peter Vanderkaay
United States (USA)

Records

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

 

World Record  Michael Phelps (USA) 1:43.86 Melbourne, Australia 27 March 2007
Olympic Record  Ian Thorpe (AUS) 1:44.71 Athens, Greece 16 August 2004

Heats

 

Rank   Heat   Lane   Name   Nationality   Time   Notes  
1 8 2 Dominik Meichtry Switzerland 1:45.80 Q
2 6 4 Jean Basson South Africa 1:46.31 Q
3 6 2 Brent Hayden Canada 1:46.40
4 8 4 Michael Phelps United States 1:46.48 Q
5 6 3 Colin Russell Canada 1:46.58 Q
6 8 5 Park Tae-Hwan South Korea 1:46.73 Q
7 8 3 Danila Izotov Russia 1:46.80 Q
8 8 7 Yoshihiro Okumura Japan 1:46.89 Q
9 6 7 Emiliano Brembilla Italy 1:47.04 Q
10 7 5 Paul Biedermann Germany 1:47.09 Q
11 8 6 Ross Davenport Great Britain 1:47.13 Q
12 7 4 Peter Vanderkaay United States 1:47.39 Q
13 6 5 Amaury Leveaux France 1:47.44
14 6 6 Nicholas Sprenger Australia 1:47.64 Q
15 5 6 Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or Israel 1:47.78 Q
16 8 1 Dominik Koll Austria 1:47.81 Q
17 7 7 Robert Renwick Great Britain 1:47.82 Q
18 6 1 Rodrigo Castro Brazil 1:47.87 Q
19 6 8 Oussama Mellouli Tunisia 1:47.97
20 7 3 Alexander Sukhorukov Russia 1:47.97
21 5 5 Darian Townsend South Africa 1:48.08
22 7 6 Kenrick Monk Australia 1:48.17
23 5 1 Sergii Advena Ukraine 1:48.18
24 5 4 Sho Uchida Japan 1:48.34
25 7 8 Romans Miloslavskis Latvia 1:48.41
26 5 2 Shaune Fraser Cayman Islands 1:48.60
27 4 4 Gard Kvale Norway 1:48.73
28 7 2 Massimiliano Rosolino Italy 1:48.76
29 5 3 Andreas Zisimos Greece 1:48.82
30 5 8 Glenn Surgeloose Belgium 1:48.92
31 4 7 Jon Raahauge Rud Denmark 1:48.96
32 3 5 Ryan Pini Papua New Guinea 1:49.04
33 7 1 Enjian Zhang China 1:49.15
34 8 8 Lukasz Gasior Poland 1:49.25
35 4 5 Norbert Kovacs Hungary 1:49.34
36 4 6 Martín Kutscher Uruguay 1:49.61
37 3 1 Dominik Straga Croatia 1:49.63
38 4 3 Christoffer Wikström Sweden 1:49.84
39 5 7 Tiago Venancio Portugal 1:50.24
40 3 7 Radovan Siljevski Serbia 1:50.25
41 2 6 Bryan Tay Singapore 1:50.41
42 3 3 Crox Ernesto Acuña Rodríguez Venezuela 1:50.52
43 3 2 Julio César Galofre Colombia 1:50.62
44 3 6 Daniel Bego Malaysia 1:50.92
45 2 5 Vladimir Sidorkin Estonia 1:51.27
46 4 2 Kvetoslav Svoboda Czech Republic 1:51.67
47 3 8 Saulius Binevicius Lithuania 1:51.80
48 4 8 Virdhawal Khade India 1:51.86
49 4 1 Raphael Stacchiotti Luxembourg 1:52.01
50 2 3 Mario Montoya Costa Rica 1:52.19
51 2 4 Mahrez Mebarek Algeria 1:52.66
52 1 4 Irakli Revishvili Georgia 1:53.60
53 2 1 Ibrahim Nazarov Uzbekistan 1:56.27
54 1 3 Mihajlo Ristovski FYR Macedonia 1:57.45
55 2 7 Andrei Zaharov Romania 1:58.62
56 1 5 Emanuele Nicolini San Marino 1:59.47
57 3 4 Luka Turk Slovenia DNS

Semifinals

 

Rank   Heat   Lane   Name   Nationality   Time   Notes  
1 2 7 Peter Vanderkaay United States 1:45.76 Q
2 2 3 Park Tae-Hwan South Korea 1:45.99 Q, AS
3 1 4 Jean Basson South Africa 1:46.13 Q
4 2 5 Michael Phelps United States 1:46.28 Q
5 2 2 Paul Biedermann Germany 1:46.41 Q
6 2 6 Yoshihiro Okumura Japan 1:46.44 Q
7 2 4 Dominik Meichtry Switzerland 1:46.54 Q
8 2 8 Robbie Renwick Great Britain 1:47.07 Q
9 1 3 Danila Izotov Russia 1:47.24
10 1 2 Ross Davenport Great Britain 1:47.35
11 1 6 Emiliano Brembilla Italy 1:47.70
12 1 7 Nicholas Sprenger Australia 1:47.80
13 1 1 Dominik Koll Austria 1:47.87
14 1 5 Colin Russell Canada 1:48.13
15 2 1 Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or Israel 1:48.16
16 1 8 Rodrigo Castro Brazil 1:48.71

Final

 

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction
Time
Time Notes
50m 100m 150m 200m
  6 Michael Phelps United States 0.73(5) 24.31(1)
 
50.29(1)
25.98
1:16.84(1)
26.55
1:42.96
26.12
WR
  5 Park Tae-Hwan South Korea         1:44.85 AS
  4 Peter Vanderkaay United States         1:45.14  
4 3 Jean Basson South Africa         1:45.97  
5 2 Paul Biedermann Germany         1:46.00  
6 1 Dominik Meichtry Switzerland         1:46.95  
7 7 Yoshihiro Okumura Japan         1:47.14  
8 8 Robbie Renwick Great Britain         1:47.47