Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    West Germany
Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The final of the Men's 1500 metres Freestyle event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on August 4, 1984. The fastest eight qualified for the final.

Final

RANK FINAL TIME
 Mike O'Brien (USA) 15:05.20
(USA) 15:10.59
 Stefan Pfeiffer (FRG) 15:12.77
4.  Rainer Henkel (FRG) 15:20.03
5.  Franck Iacono (FRA) 15:26.96
6.  Stefano Grandi (ITA) 15:28.58
7.  David Shemilt (CAN) 15:31.28
8.  Wayne Shillington (AUS) 15:38.18

Non-Qualifiers

RANK HEATS TIME
9.  Justin Lemberg (AUS) 15:29.74
10.  Carlos Scanavino (URU) 15:29.78
11.  Rafael Escalas (ESP) 15:30.09
12.  David Stacey (GBR) 15:30.10
13.  Bernard Volz (CAN) 15:31.38
14.  Mike Davidson (NZL) 15:35.43
15.  Borut Petrič (YUG) 15:36.44
16.  Darjan Petrič (YUG) 15:39.79
17.  Marcelo Jucá (BRA) 15:43.80
18.  Juan Enrique Escalas (ESP) 15:44.85
19.  Marc Van De Weghe (BEL) 15:45.50
20.  Alejandro Lecot (ARG) 15:49.94
21.  Stuart Willmott (GBR) 15:57.79
22.  Anders Holmertz (SWE) 16:11.38
23.  Wu Ming-Hsun (TPE) 16:14.40
24.  William Wilson (PHI) 16:24.81
25.  Lin Chun-Hong (TPE) 16:44.94
26.  Scott Newkirk (ISV) 16:50.55
27.  Julian Bolling (SRI) 17:16.92
 Ahmet Nakkas (TUR) DNS

References

  • Official Report
  • USA Swimming