200 metres Freestyle, Men

# Performance Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
1 2:35.6 Otto Wahle AUT Paris 1900 11 August 1900 Round One, Heat One 1
2 2:22.6 Karl Ruberl AUT Paris 1900 11 August 1900 Round One, Heat Five 1
3 /results/5081 Masanori Yusa JPN Berlin 1936 11 August 1936 Final 1 1
4 2:11.4 Wally Wolf USA Helsinki 1952 28 July 1952 Round One, Heat Two 1 2
5 2:10.1 Yoshihiro Hamaguchi JPN Helsinki 1952 28 July 1952 Round One, Heat Three 1 3
6 2:08.7 Wayne Moore USA Helsinki 1952 29 July 1952 Final 1 4
7 2:07.0 Hiroshi Suzuki JPN Helsinki 1952 29 July 1952 Final 2 5
8 2:06.8 Kevin O'Halloran AUS Melbourne 1956 3 December 1956 Final 1 6
9 2:01.8 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka JPN Roma 1960 29 August 1960 Round One, Heat One 1 7
10 2:00.0 Steve Clark USA Tokyo 1964 18 October 1964 Final 1 8
11 1:59.5 John Nelson USA Ciudad de México 1968 24 October 1968 Round One, Heat One 1
12 1:59.3 Mike Wenden AUS Ciudad de México 1968 24 October 1968 Round One, Heat Two 1
13 1:55.2 Mike Wenden AUS Ciudad de México 1968 24 October 1968 Final 1
14 1:54.11 Gary Conelly USA München 1972 31 August 1972 Round One, Heat Two 1 9
15 1:52.78 WR Mark Spitz USA München 1972 29 August 1972 Final 1
16 1:52.71 Andrey Bogdanov URS Montréal 1976 19 July 1976 Round One, Heat Two 1
17 1:51.41 Klaus Steinbach FRG Montréal 1976 19 July 1976 Round One, Heat Three 1
18 1:50.93 Bruce Furniss USA Montréal 1976 19 July 1976 Round One, Heat Eight 1
19 1:05.58 Andrey Smirnov URS Montréal 1976 21 July 1976 Round One, Heat Two 1 10
20 1:50.29 WR Bruce Furniss USA Montréal 1976 19 July 1976 Final 1
21 1:49.81 Sergey Koplyakov URS Moskva 1980 21 July 1980 Final 1
22 1:48.03 Michael Groß FRG Los Angeles 1984 29 July 1984 Round One, Heat Seven 1
23 1:47.44 WR Michael Groß FRG Los Angeles 1984 29 July 1984 Final 1
24 1:47.25 WR Duncan Armstrong AUS Seoul 1988 19 September 1988 Final 1
25 1:46.74 Yevgeny Sadovy EUN Barcelona 1992 26 July 1992 Round One, Heat Six 1
26 1:46.70 Yevgeny Sadovy EUN Barcelona 1992 26 July 1992 Final 1
27 1:46.56 Ian Thorpe AUS Sydney 2000 17 September 2000 Round One, Heat Seven 1
28 1:45.35 WR Pieter van den Hoogenband NED Sydney 2000 17 September 2000 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
29 1:45.35 WR Pieter van den Hoogenband NED Sydney 2000 18 September 2000 Final 1
30 1:44.71 Ian Thorpe AUS Athina 2004 16 August 2004 Final 1
31 1:42.96 WR Michael Phelps USA Beijing 2008 12 August 2008 Final 1