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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 6, 1948
Date Finished: August 6, 1948
Format: Top three in each heat and the next two fastest advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Joe Verdeur
Silver: USA Keith Carter
Bronze: USA Bob Sohl

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ahmed Kandil Egypt EGY 2:43.7 QU
2 Willy Otto Jordan 27 Brazil BRA 2:43.9 QU
3 Bob Sohl 20 United States USA 2:44.4 QU
4 John Davies 19 Australia AUS 2:44.8 QC
5 Roy Romain 29 Great Britain GBR 2:49.6
6 René Amabuyok Philippines PHI 2:51.8
7 Sigurður T. Jónsson 25 Iceland ISL 2:52.4
8 Artem Nakache 32 France FRA 2:59.1

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Joe Verdeur 22 United States USA 2:40.7 QU
2 Keith Carter 23 United States USA 2:43.0 QU
3 Bob Bonte 18 Netherlands NED 2:47.0 QU
4 Tone Cerer 31 Yugoslavia YUG 2:47.3 QC
5 Sándor Németh 22 Hungary HUN 2:48.1
6 Walter Pavlicek 22 Austria AUT 2:50.1
7 Maurice Lusien 21 France FRA 2:51.4
8 Apolonio Castillo 27 Mexico MEX 2:53.5