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Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

Swimming at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men   women
400 m men   women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men   women
Breaststroke
200 m men   women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

The men's 200 metre breaststroke was a swimming event held as part of the swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics programme. It was the seventh appearance of the event, which was established in 1908. The competition was held from Thursday August 13, 1936 to Saturday August 15, 1936.

Twenty-five swimmers from eleven nations competed.

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
22x20px Tetsuo Hamuro
Japan (JPN)
22x20px Erwin Sietas
Germany (GER)
22x20px Reizo Koike
Japan (JPN)

Records

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1936 Summer Olympics.

World Record 2:37.2 23x15px Jack Kasley New Haven (USA) March 28, 1936
Olympic Record 2:44.9 Template:Country data JPN Reizo Koike Los Angeles (USA) August 12, 1932

In the first heat of the first round Tetsuo Hamuro set a new Olympic record with 2:42.5 minutes. He bettered his own Olympic record in the final with 2:41.5 minutes.

Results

Heats

Thursday August 13, 1936: The fastest three in each heat and the fastest from across the heats advanced to the semi-finals.

Heat 1

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px Tetsuo Hamuro (JPN) 2:42.5 QQ OR
2 22x20px Erwin Sietas (GER) 2:44.6 QQ
3 22x20px Ray Kaye (USA) 2:48.5 QQ
4 22x20px Jikirum Adjaluddin (PHI) 2:50.2 qq
5 22x20px Julius Edgar Arp (BRA) 3:02.6

Heat 2

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px Saburo Ito (JPN) 2:45.8 QQ
2 22x20px Jochen Balke (GER) 2:46.4 QQ
3 22x20px Jack Kasley (USA) 2:54.4 QQ
4 22x20px Erik Skou (DEN) 2:57.6
5 22x20px Percy Belvin (BER) 3:09.8
6 22x20px Albert Puddy (CAN) 3:10.2

Heat 3

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px John Higgins (USA) 2:48.8 QQ
2 22x20px Arsad Alpad (PHI) 2:52.6 QQ
3 22x20px Finn Jensen (DEN) 2:55.7 QQ
4 22x20px Antônio Luiz dos Santos (BRA) 2:56.8
5 22x20px Mohamed Hassanein (EGY) 2:58.9
22x20px Jorge Berroeta (CHI) DSQ

Heat 4

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px Leonard Spence (BER) 2:52.0 QQ
2 22x20px Gerald Clawson (CAN) 2:54.7 QQ
3 22x20px Felix Erbert (TCH) 2:55.7 QQ
22x20px Carlos Reed (CHI) DSQ

Heat 5

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px Reizo Koike (JPN) 2:43.8 QQ
2 22x20px Teófilo Yldefonso (PHI) 2:47.4 QQ
3 22x20px Arthur Heina (GER) 2:48.5 QQ
4 22x20px Hans Malmström (DEN) 2:56.5

Semifinals

Wednesday August 14, 1936: The fastest three in each semi-final and the fastest fourth-placed advanced to the final.

Semifinal 1

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px Reizo Koike (JPN) 2:44.5 QQ
2 22x20px Jochen Balke (GER) 2:45.4 QQ
3 22x20px Saburo Ito (JPN) 2:45.5 QQ
4 22x20px Ray Kaye (USA) 2:49.2
5 22x20px Jikirum Adjaluddin (PHI) 2:54.0
6 22x20px Arsad Alpad (PHI) 2:54.6
7 22x20px Finn Jensen (DEN) 2:54.8
8 22x20px Gerald Clawson (CAN) 2:55.6

Semifinal 2

Place Swimmer Time Qual.
1 22x20px Tetsuo Hamuro (JPN) 2:43.4 QQ
2 22x20px John Higgins (USA) 2:44.0 QQ
3 22x20px Erwin Sietas (GER) 2:44.8 QQ
4 22x20px Teófilo Yldefonso (PHI) 2:46.8 qq
5 22x20px Arthur Heina (GER) 2:47.3
6 22x20px Jack Kasley (USA) 2:53.4
7 22x20px Felix Erbert (TCH) 2:53.5
22x20px Leonard Spence (BER) DSQ

Final

Saturday August 15, 1936:

Place Swimmer Time
1 22x20px Tetsuo Hamuro (JPN) 2:41.5
2 22x20px Erwin Sietas (GER) 2:42.9
3 22x20px Reizo Koike (JPN) 2:44.2
4 22x20px John Higgins (USA) 2:45.2
5 22x20px Saburo Ito (JPN) 2:47.6
6 22x20px Jochen Balke (GER) 2:47.8
7 22x20px Teófilo Yldefonso (PHI) 2:51.1

References