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200-Meter Freestyle

1900 Frederick Lane, Australia 2:25.20  
1904 Charles Daniels, United States 2:44.20 1
1968 Michael Wenden, Australia 1:55.20  
1972 Mark Spitz, United States 1:52.78  
1976 Bruce Furniss, United States 1:50.29  
1980 Sergei Kopiliakov, USSR 4:49.81  
1984 Michael Gross, West Germany 1:47.44  
1988 Duncan Armstrong, Australia 1:47.25  
1992 Evgueni Sadovyi, Unified Team2 1:46.70  
1996 Danyon Loader, New Zealand 1:47.63  
2000 Pieter van den Hoogenband, Netherlands 1:45.35 3
2004 Ian Thorpe, Australia 1:44.71  
2008 Michael Phelps, United States 1:42.96 3
1. 220 yards
2. Former Soviet Union team.
3. World record.

100-Meter Freestyle Swimming–Men 400-Meter Freestyle