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Swimming at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Backstroke Round One

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Pool, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 24, 1976
Date Finished: July 24, 1976
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA John Naber
Silver: USA Peter Rocca
Bronze: USA Dan Harrigan

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Mark Kerry 16 Australia AUS 2:03.54 QU
2 Daryl Skilling 16 Canada CAN 2:07.77
3 Igor Omelchenk'o 16 Soviet Union URS 2:07.95
4 Santiago Esteva 24 Spain ESP 2:08.63
5 Carlos Berrocal 19 Puerto Rico PUR 2:11.14
6 Ryszard Żugaj 19 Poland POL 2:12.53
7 António de Melo 16 Portugal POR 2:26.65

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Dan Harrigan 20 United States USA 2:02.25 QU/OR
2 Leif Ericsson 20 Sweden SWE 2:07.57
3 Lutz Wanja 20 East Germany GDR 2:08.02
4 Reinhold Becker 17 West Germany FRG 2:09.54
5 Ivan Mikolutsky 16 Soviet Union URS 2:09.78
6 Nenad Miloš 21 Yugoslavia YUG 2:11.25
7 Chiang Jin Choon 19 Malaysia MAS 2:21.04

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Zoltán Verrasztó 20 Hungary HUN 2:05.93 QU
2 Jim Carter 19 Great Britain GBR 2:08.05
3 Steve Hardy 18 Canada CAN 2:08.56
4 Krasimir Stoykov 21 Bulgaria BUL 2:09.67
5 Ignacio Álvarez 19 Mexico MEX 2:11.08
6 Karim Ressang 20 Netherlands NED 2:11.25

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Peter Rocca 18 United States USA 2:03.31 QU
2 Mark Tonelli 19 Australia AUS 2:05.10 QU
3 Mike Scarth 17 Canada CAN 2:07.16
4 José Urueta 20 Mexico MEX 2:09.74
5 Predrag Miloš 21 Yugoslavia YUG 2:12.21
6 Thomas Hofer 18 Switzerland SUI 2:12.75

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Naber 20 United States USA 2:02.01 QU/OR
2 Miloslav Roľko 15 Czechoslovakia TCH 2:05.33 QU
3 Róbert Rudolf 19 Hungary HUN 2:06.37 QU
4 Rômulo Arantes Filho 19 Brazil BRA 2:07.38
5 Conrado Porta 18 Argentina ARG 2:09.75
6 Peter Lerpiniere 19 Great Britain GBR 2:09.88
7 Gerardo Rosario 23 Philippines PHI 2:13.89