Swimming at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre butterfly

Swimming at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre butterfly

Men's 200 metre butterfly
at the 2001 FINA World Championships
Dates23 July 2001 (heats, semifinals)
24 July 2001 (final)
Winning time1 minute 54.58 seconds
Medalists
2003»
2001 FINA
World Championships

Japan Fukuoka, Japan
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km men women
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The men's 200 metre butterfly event at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships took place between 23 July – 24 July. Both the heats and semifinals were held on 23 July with the heats being held in the morning session and the semifinals being held in the evening session. The final was held on 24 July.

In the final, American swimmer Michael Phelps broke his own world record with a time of 1:54.58, bettering his previous record of 1:54.92. For Phelps, this was also his first world title since finishing 5th in the same event at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[1]

Results

Heats

Semifinals

Final

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Michael Phelps  United States 1:54.58 WR
2 Tom Malchow  United States 1:55.28
3 Anatoly Polyakov  Russia 1:55.68
4 Franck Esposito  France 1:55.71
5 Takashi Yamamoto  Japan 1:55.84
6 Denys Sylantyev  Ukraine 1:56.71
7 Justin Norris  Australia 1:57.18
8 Andrew Livingston  Puerto Rico 1:58.68

Key: WR = World record

References

External links

  • 7/22/2001 Results from About.com retrieved 2010-01-19
  • Results from swimrankings.net retrieved 2010-01-21

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