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Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Butterfly Round One

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Francisco Márquez Olympic Swimming Pool, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 24, 1968
Date Finished: October 24, 1968
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Carl Robie
Silver: GBR Martyn Woodroffe
Bronze: USA John Ferris

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Martyn Woodroffe 18 Great Britain GBR 2:11.6 QU
2 Yasuo Takada 18 Japan JPN 2:13.3
3 Avraham Melamed 24 Israel ISR 2:15.4
4 Ron Jacks 20 Canada CAN 2:18.1
5 Raúl Villagómez 18 Mexico MEX 2:22.4
6 Arturo Carranza 15 El Salvador ESA 2:47.3

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Peter Feil 21 Sweden SWE 2:11.9 QU
2 Gabriel Altamirano 22 Mexico MEX 2:12.1
3 Tom Arusoo 20 Canada CAN 2:12.7
4 Sergey Konov 20 Soviet Union URS 2:13.1
5 Eduardo Orejuela 16 Ecuador ECU 2:23.4

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Ferris 19 United States USA 2:10.6 QU
2 Folkert Meeuw 21 West Germany FRG 2:11.1 QU
3 John Thurley 20 Great Britain GBR 2:12.5
4 Giampiero Fossati 24 Italy ITA 2:18.2
5 Jacek Krawczyk 19 Poland POL 2:22.1

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Mark Spitz 18 United States USA 2:10.6 QU
2 Satoshi Maruya 21 Japan JPN 2:14.2
3 Lutz Stoklasa 18 West Germany FRG 2:16.4
4 Tomas Becerra 15 Colombia COL 2:16.8
5 Robert Cusack 17 Australia AUS 2:19.4
6 Angelo Tozzi 19 Italy ITA 2:20.9
7 José Ferraioli 20 Puerto Rico PUR 2:23.4

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Viktor Sharygin 19 Soviet Union URS 2:10.9 QU
2 Carl Robie 23 United States USA 2:11.1 QU
3 Valentin Kuzmin 27 Soviet Union URS 2:11.5 QU
4 Dick Langerhorst 22 Netherlands NED 2:17.4
5 Graham Dunn 18 Australia AUS 2:17.5
6 Ramiro Benavides 14 Guatemala GUA 2:24.3
7 Leroy Goff 22 Philippines PHI 2:25.3