Swimming — 200 metres Butterfly, Men

Times held 17
Total participants 491
Total countries 100

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1956 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 19 14
1960 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 34 23
1964 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 32 19
1968 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 30 19
1972 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 30 20
1976 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 40 26
1980 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 25 19
1984 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 35 28
1988 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 40 29
1992 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 46 32
1996 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 42 36
2000 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 46 40
2004 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 39 34
2008 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 44 39
2012 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 37 28
2016 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 29 21
2020 200 metres Butterfly, Men Olympic 38 30

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1956 Bill YorzykUSA Takashi IshimotoJPN György TumpekHUN
1960 Mike TroyUSA Neville HayesAUS Dave GillandersUSA
1964 Kevin BerryAUS Carl RobieUSA Fred SchmidtUSA
1968 Carl RobieUSA Martyn WoodroffeGBR John FerrisUSA
1972 Mark SpitzUSA Gary HallUSA Robin BackhausUSA
1976 Mike BrunerUSA Steve GreggUSA Bill ForresterUSA
1980 Sergey FesenkoURS Philip HubbleGBR Roger PyttelGDR
1984 Jon SiebenAUS Michael GroßFRG Rafael VidalVEN
1988 Michael GroßFRG Benny NielsenDEN Anthony MosseNZL
1992 Mel StewartUSA Danyon LoaderNZL Franck EspositoFRA
1996 Denis PankratovRUS Tom MalchowUSA Scott GoodmanAUS
2000 Tom MalchowUSA Denys SylantievUKR Justin NorrisAUS
2004 Michael PhelpsUSA Takashi YamamotoJPN Steve ParryGBR
2008 Michael PhelpsUSA László CsehHUN Takeshi MatsudaJPN
2012 Chad le ClosRSA Michael PhelpsUSA Takeshi MatsudaJPN
2016 Michael PhelpsUSA Masato SakaiJPN Tamás KenderesiHUN
2020 Kristóf MilákHUN Tomoru HondaJPN Federico BurdissoITA

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 10 5 5 20
Australia AUS 2 1 2 5
Hungary HUN 1 1 2 4
West Germany FRG 1 1 0 2
Russian Federation RUS 1 0 0 1
South Africa RSA 1 0 0 1
Soviet Union URS 1 0 0 1
Japan JPN 0 4 2 6
Great Britain GBR 0 2 1 3
New Zealand NZL 0 1 1 2
Denmark DEN 0 1 0 1
Ukraine UKR 0 1 0 1
East Germany GDR 0 0 1 1
France FRA 0 0 1 1
Italy ITA 0 0 1 1
Venezuela VEN 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Michael Phelps USA 3 1 0 4
Michael Groß FRG 1 1 0 2
Tom Malchow USA 1 1 0 2
Carl Robie USA 1 1 0 2
Kevin Berry AUS 1 0 0 1
Jon Sieben AUS 1 0 0 1
Denis Pankratov RUS
EUN
1 0 0 1
Sergey Fesenko URS
UKR
1 0 0 1
Mike Bruner USA 1 0 0 1
Mark Spitz USA 1 0 0 1
Mel Stewart USA 1 0 0 1
Mike Troy USA 1 0 0 1
Bill Yorzyk USA 1 0 0 1
Chad le Clos RSA 1 0 0 1
Kristóf Milák HUN 1 0 0 1