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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Butterfly Round One

Swimming at the 1956 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: November 30, 1956
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Bill Yorzyk
Silver: JPN Takashi Ishimoto
Bronze: HUN György Tumpek

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Bill Yorzyk 23 United States USA 2:18.6 QU/OR
2 John Marshall 26 Australia AUS 2:26.8 QU
3 Alexandru Popescu 21 Romania ROU 2:29.9 QU
4 René Pirolley 25 France FRA 2:30.1
5 Jenő Áts 20 Hungary HUN 2:31.1
6 Walter Ocampo 27 Mexico MEX 2:41.4

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Takashi Ishimoto 21 Japan JPN 2:24.2 QU
2 Brian Wilkinson 18 Australia AUS 2:27.2 QU
3 Eulalio Ríos 21 Mexico MEX 2:28.1 QU
4 Jack Nelson 25 United States USA 2:29.4 QU
5 Palsons Naibula Philippines PHI 3:03.2
6 Shamsher Khan India IND 3:06.3

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 György Tumpek 27 Hungary HUN 2:23.3 QU
2 Horst Weber 17 Germany GER 2:34.4
3 Graham Symonds 19 Great Britain GBR 2:35.7
4 Agapito Lozada Philippines PHI 2:43.5
5 George Park Canada CAN 2:47.2
6 Shah Ghazi Pakistan PAK 2:48.0
7 Fong Seow Hor 19 Malaya MAL 2:56.0