STORIES SI WRITERS PHOTOS SCHEDULES & RESULTS SWIMMING EXPLAINER
Medals
GoldGOLD SilverSILVER BronzeBRONZE
Kosuke Kitajima  Brenton Rickard  Hugues Duboscq 
JapanJapan   AustraliaAustralia   FranceFrance  
Men's 200 m breast stroke
Final
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT MEDAL
FINAL
JapanJapan  Kosuke Kitajima  2:07.64 OR Gold 
AustraliaAustralia  Brenton Rickard  2:08.88  Silver 
FranceFrance  Hugues Duboscq  2:08.94  Bronze 
CanadaCanada  Mike Andrew Brown  2:09.03   
HungaryHungary  Daniel Gyurta  2:09.22   
United StatesUnited States  Scott Spann  2:09.76   
ItalyItaly  Loris Facci  2:10.57   
ItalyItaly  Paolo Bossini  2:11.48   
Semifinals
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT  
SEMIFINAL HEAT 1
JapanJapan  Kosuke Kitajima  2:08.61 OR  
United StatesUnited States  Scott Spann  2:09.08   
ItalyItaly  Paolo Bossini  2:09.95   
FranceFrance  Hugues Duboscq  2:09.97   
IrelandIreland  Andrew Bree  2:10.16   
South AfricaSouth Africa  William Diering  2:10.21   
UkraineUkraine  Igor Borysik  2:10.99   
New ZealandNew Zealand  Glenn Snyders  2:12.07   
SEMIFINAL HEAT 2
CanadaCanada  Mike Andrew Brown  2:08.84   
AustraliaAustralia  Brenton Rickard  2:09.72   
HungaryHungary  Daniel Gyurta  2:09.73   
ItalyItaly  Loris Facci  2:09.75   
South AfricaSouth Africa  Neil Versfeld  2:10.06   
United StatesUnited States  Eric Shanteau  2:10.10   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Kristopher Gilchrist  2:10.27   
KazakhstanKazakhstan  Vladislav Polyakov  2:11.87   
Preliminary
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT  
HEATS HEAT 1
LithuaniaLithuania  Edvinas Dautartas  2:13.11   
IndiaIndia  Sandeep Sejwal  2:15.24   
VenezuelaVenezuela  Leopoldo Jose Andara Gonzalez  2:17.77   
TurkeyTurkey  Omer Aslanoglu  2:17.93   
ArgentinaArgentina  Sergio Andres Ferreyra  2:20.10   
HEATS HEAT 2
PortugalPortugal  Carlos Almeida  2:13.34   
IcelandIceland  Jakob Johann Sveinsson  2:15.58   
LuxembourgLuxembourg  Laurent Carnol  2:15.87   
South KoreaSouth Korea  Sujong Sin  2:16.21   
EstoniaEstonia  Martti Aljand  2:16.52   
PhilippinesPhilippines  Miguel Molina  2:16.94   
Chinese TaipeiChinese Taipei  Wei-Wen Wang  2:17.20   
DNS  RomaniaRomania  Valentin Preda     
HEATS HEAT 3
BrazilBrazil  Thiago Pereira  2:11.40   
IsraelIsrael  Tom Beeri  2:11.44   
SpainSpain  Melquiades Alvarez  2:12.59   
Czech RepublicCzech Republic  Jiri Jedlicka  2:15.79   
GreeceGreece  Romanos Iasonas Alyfantis  2:16.04   
AlgeriaAlgeria  Sofiane Daid  2:16.15   
ChinaChina  Zhongjian Lai  2:16.28   
NetherlandsNetherlands  Robin van Aggele  2:17.14   
HEATS HEAT 4
IrelandIreland  Andrew Bree  2:10.91   
New ZealandNew Zealand  Glenn Snyders  2:11.19   
AustriaAustria  Istvan Hunor Mate  2:11.56   
KazakhstanKazakhstan  Yevgeniy Ryzhkov  2:12.44   
FranceFrance  Julien Nicolardot  2:12.76   
SpainSpain  Sergio Garcia  2:14.30   
AustriaAustria  Maxim Podoprigora  2:14.43   
Great BritainGreat Britain  James Kirton  2:15.25   
HEATS HEAT 5
ItalyItaly  Paolo Bossini  2:08.98 OR  
United StatesUnited States  Scott Spann  2:10.61   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Kristopher Gilchrist  2:11.13   
RussiaRussia  Grigory Falko  2:11.88   
BulgariaBulgaria  Mihail Alexandrov  2:11.94   
AustraliaAustralia  Christian Sprenger  2:12.56   
CanadaCanada  Mathieu Bois  2:12.87   
RussiaRussia  Alexey Zinovyev  2:16.40   
HEATS HEAT 6
CanadaCanada  Mike Andrew Brown  2:09.84   
United StatesUnited States  Eric Shanteau  2:10.29   
South AfricaSouth Africa  William Diering  2:10.39   
South AfricaSouth Africa  Neil Versfeld  2:10.50   
AustraliaAustralia  Brenton Rickard  2:11.00   
NorwayNorway  Alexander Dale Oen  2:11.30   
BrazilBrazil  Henrique Barbosa  2:12.99   
DenmarkDenmark  Chris Christensen  2:13.92   
HEATS HEAT 7
HungaryHungary  Daniel Gyurta  2:08.68 OR  
ItalyItaly  Loris Facci  2:09.12   
FranceFrance  Hugues Duboscq  2:09.42   
JapanJapan  Kosuke Kitajima  2:09.89   
KazakhstanKazakhstan  Vladislav Polyakov  2:10.83   
UkraineUkraine  Igor Borysik  2:11.08   
JapanJapan  Yuta Suenaga  2:11.30   
UkraineUkraine  Valerii Dymo  2:11.65   
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