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Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre freestyle

Men's 200 metre freestyle
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 4, 1973
Winning time 1:53.02
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px United States
Silver medal  22x20px United States
Bronze medal  22x20px East Germany
1975 →
1973 FINA
World Championships

23x15px Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The men's 200 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 4.

Records

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

World record 23x15px Mark Spitz (USA) 1:52.78 Munich, West Germany 29 August 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
4 September Heat Werner Lampe 23x15px East Germany 1:57.621 CR
4 September Heat Vladimir Bure 23x15px Soviet Union 1:57.145 CR
4 September Heat Roger Pyttel 23x15px East Germany 1:57.090 CR
4 September Heat Kurt Krumpholz 23x15px United States 1:54.582 CR
4 September Final Jim Montgomery 23x15px United States 1:53.02 CR

Results

Heats

?? swimmers participated in 6 heats, qualified swimmers are listed:[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 - Kurt Krumpholz 23x15px United States 1:54.582 Q, CR
2 6 - Jim Montgomery 23x15px United States 1:56.737 Q
3 4 - Roger Pyttel 23x15px East Germany 1:57.090 Q, CR
4 2 - Vladimir Bure 23x15px Soviet Union 1:57.145 Q, CR
5 3 - Peter Nocke 23x15px West Germany 1:57.346 Q
6 6 - Brian Brinkley 23x15px Great Britain 1:57.423 Q
7 5 - Steve Badger 23x15px Australia 1:57.433 Q
8 6 - Bernt Zarnowiecki 23x15px Sweden 1:57.509 Q
9 2 - Wilfried Hartung 23x15px East Germany 1:57.518
10 1 - Werner Lampe 23x15px West Germany 1:57.621 CR
11 4 - Jorge Delgado 23x15px Ecuador 1:57.750
12 3 - Aleksandr Samsonov 23x15px Soviet Union 1:57.819
13 4 - José Namorado 23x15px Brazil 1:57.820
14 1 - Bruce Robertson 23x15px Canada 1:58.211
15 1 - Michael Wenden 23x15px Australia 1:58.260
16 5 - Arnaldo Cinquetti 23x15px Italy 1:58.407
17 2 - Fritz Warncke 23x15px Norway 1:59.408
18 3 - Ian MacKenzie 23x15px Canada 1:59.510

Final

The results of the final are below.[2]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
File:Gold medal icon.svg - Jim Montgomery 23x15px United States 1:53.02 CR
File:Silver medal icon.svg - Kurt Krumpholz 23x15px United States 1:53.61
File:Bronze medal icon.svg - Roger Pyttel 23x15px East Germany 1:53.97
4 - Steve Badger 23x15px Australia 1:55.66
5 - Brian Brinkley 23x15px Great Britain 1:56.42 NR[3]
6 - Vladimir Bure 23x15px Soviet Union 1:56.45
7 - Bernt Zarnowiecki 23x15px Sweden 1:56.58
8 - Peter Nocke 23x15px West Germany 1:58.97

References

  1. ^ "Sporting Details". The Sydney Morning Herald (John Fairfax Holdings). September 5, 1973. p. 19. 
  2. ^ "Sporting Details". The Sydney Morning Herald (John Fairfax Holdings). September 6, 1973. p. 21. 
  3. ^ Fox, Norman (September 5, 1973). "Matthes' brilliance eclipses even Hencken's world record". The Times (London). p. 9.