Swimming — 200 metres Freestyle, Men

Times held 15
Total participants 643
Total countries 124

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1900 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 26 9
1968 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 57 26
1972 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 46 27
1976 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 55 33
1980 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 42 24
1984 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 56 36
1988 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 63 41
1992 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 55 39
1996 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 43 36
2000 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 51 44
2004 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 59 53
2008 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 57 49
2012 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 40 31
2016 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 47 36
2020 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 39 30

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Fred LaneGBR Zoltán HalmayHUN Karl RuberlAUT
1968 Mike WendenAUS Don SchollanderUSA John NelsonUSA
1972 Mark SpitzUSA Steve GenterUSA Werner LampeFRG
1976 Bruce FurnissUSA John NaberUSA Jim MontgomeryUSA
1980 Sergey KoplyakovURS Andrey KrylovURS Graeme BrewerAUS
1984 Michael GroßFRG Mike HeathUSA Thomas FahrnerFRG
1988 Duncan ArmstrongAUS Anders HolmertzSWE Matt BiondiUSA
1992 Yevgeny SadovyEUN Anders HolmertzSWE Antti KasvioFIN
1996 Danyon LoaderNZL Gustavo BorgesBRA Daniel KowalskiAUS
2000 Pieter van den HoogenbandNED Ian ThorpeAUS Massi RosolinoITA
2004 Ian ThorpeAUS Pieter van den HoogenbandNED Michael PhelpsUSA
2008 Michael PhelpsUSA Park Tae-HwanKOR Peter VanderkaayUSA
2012 Yannick AgnelFRA Park Tae-Hwan
Sun Yang
KOR
CHN
2016 Sun YangCHN Chad le ClosRSA Conor DwyerUSA
2020 Tom DeanGBR Duncan ScottGBR Fernando SchefferBRA

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 3 4 6 13
Australia AUS 3 1 2 6
Great Britain GBR 2 1 0 3
Netherlands NED 1 1 0 2
People's Republic of China CHN 1 1 0 2
Soviet Union URS 1 1 0 2
West Germany FRG 1 0 2 3
France FRA 1 0 0 1
New Zealand NZL 1 0 0 1
Unified Team EUN 1 0 0 1
Republic of Korea KOR 0 2 0 2
Sweden SWE 0 2 0 2
Brazil BRA 0 1 1 2
Hungary HUN 0 1 0 1
South Africa RSA 0 1 0 1
Austria AUT 0 0 1 1
Finland FIN 0 0 1 1
Italy ITA 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Pieter van den Hoogenband NED 1 1 0 2
Ian Thorpe AUS 1 1 0 2
Sun Yang CHN 1 1 0 2
Michael Phelps USA 1 0 1 2
Duncan Armstrong AUS 1 0 0 1
Fred Lane AUS
GBR
1 0 0 1
Mike Wenden AUS 1 0 0 1
Michael Groß FRG 1 0 0 1
Danyon Loader NZL 1 0 0 1
Sergey Koplyakov BLR
URS
1 0 0 1
Yevgeny Sadovy RUS
EUN
1 0 0 1
Bruce Furniss USA 1 0 0 1
Mark Spitz USA 1 0 0 1
Yannick Agnel FRA 1 0 0 1
Tom Dean GBR 1 0 0 1