Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metre freestyle


The men's 400 metre freestyle event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 29 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Men's 400 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date29 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors47 from 32 nations
Winning time3:45.00 WR
Medalists
Yevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team
Kieren Perkins  Australia
Anders Holmertz  Sweden
 1988
1996 

Records

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

World record Kieren Perkins (AUS)3:46.47Canberra, Australia3 April 1992
Olympic record Uwe Daßler (GDR)3:46.95Seoul, South Korea23 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

DateRoundNameNationalityTimeRecord
29 JulyFinal AYevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team3:45.00WR

Results

Heats

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

RankHeatLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
164Kieren Perkins Australia3:49.24Q
252Yevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team3:49.37Q, NR
354Anders Holmertz Sweden3:49.95Q
453Stefan Pfeiffer Germany3:49.99Q
558Danyon Loader New Zealand3:50.05Q, NR
655Ian Brown Australia3:50.12Q
763Sebastian Wiese Germany3:50.73Q
844Artur Wojdat Poland3:51.66Q
943Antti Kasvio Finland3:51.74q
1046Paul Palmer Great Britain3:51.93q
1166Mariusz Podkościelny Poland3:52.07q
1267Pier Maria Siciliano Italy3:52.32q
1345Sean Killion United States3:52.42q
1465Dan Jorgensen United States3:53.20q, WD
1542Christophe Marchand France3:54.59q
1647Jure Bučar Slovenia3:55.28q, NR
1734Yann de Fabrique France3:55.66q
1827Marcel Wouda Netherlands3:55.70
1962Massimo Trevisan Italy3:56.35
2056Zoltán Szilágyi Hungary3:56.68
2151Turlough O'Hare Canada3:56.70
2224Aleksey Kudryavtsev Unified Team3:57.07
2368Uğur Taner Turkey3:57.64
2432Shigeo Ogata Japan3:57.91
2531Can Ergenekan Turkey3:58.43
2625Artur Costa Portugal3:58.80
2735Edward Parenti Canada3:58.96
2861Stephen Akers Great Britain3:58.99
2957Richard Tapper New Zealand3:59.71
3041Jorge Herrera Puerto Rico4:00.11
3148Nace Majcen Slovenia4:00.42
3238Bang Seung-hun South Korea4:00.43
3323Masashi Kato Japan4:00.66
3411Hisham Al-Masri Syria4:00.69
3537Alejandro Bermúdez Colombia4:01.66
3633Christer Wallin Sweden4:02.14
3736Jeffrey Ong Malaysia4:02.28
3826Jarl Inge Melberg Norway4:03.49
3921Ratapong Sirisanont Thailand4:07.95
4015Gustavo Bucaro Guatemala4:11.48
4114Luis Héctor Medina Bolivia4:11.77
4222Benoît Fleurot Mauritius4:12.05
4328Kenneth Yeo Singapore4:13.45
4413Helder Torres Guatemala4:20.38
4516Hussein Al-Sadiq Saudi Arabia4:21.44
4617Jean-Paul Adam Seychelles4:40.93
12Carl Probert FijiDNS

Finals

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Final B
RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
94Antti Kasvio Finland3:50.06NR
105Paul Palmer Great Britain3:51.60
112Sean Killion United States3:52.76
126Pier Maria Siciliano Italy3:53.05
137Christophe Marchand France3:53.24
148Yann de Fabrique France3:54.37
153Mariusz Podkościelny Poland3:54.56
161Jure Bučar Slovenia3:56.93
Final A
RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
5Yevgeny Sadovyi Unified Team3:45.00WR
4Kieren Perkins Australia3:45.16OC
3Anders Holmertz Sweden3:46.77NR
48Artur Wojdat Poland3:48.10
57Ian Brown Australia3:48.79
61Sebastian Wiese Germany3:49.06
76Stefan Pfeiffer Germany3:49.75
82Danyon Loader New Zealand3:49.97NR

References