List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)

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This is the complete list of men's Olympic medalists in swimming.

Contents

Men’s events

50 metres freestyle

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1988 Seoul
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Matt Biondi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Tom Jager
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gennadiy Prigoda
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1992 Barcelona
details
Alexander Popov
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team
Matt Biondi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Tom Jager
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Alexander Popov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Gary Hall Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Fernando Scherer
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2000 Sydney
details
Anthony Ervin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
none awarded Pieter van den Hoogenband
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Gary Hall Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Athens
details
Gary Hall Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Duje Draganja
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
Roland Mark Schoeman
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
2008 Beijing
details
César Cielo
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Amaury Leveaux
Flag of France.svg  France
Alain Bernard
Flag of France.svg  France
2012 London
details
Florent Manaudou
Flag of France.svg  France
Cullen Jones
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
César Cielo
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Anthony Ervin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Florent Manaudou
Flag of France.svg  France
Nathan Adrian
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Caeleb Dressel
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Florent Manaudou
Flag of France.svg  France
Bruno Fratus
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil

100 metres freestyle

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1896 Athens
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Alfréd Hajós
Flag of Hungary (1867-1918).svg  Hungary
Otto Herschmann
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria
none awarded
1900–1904not included in the Olympic program
1908 London
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Charles Daniels
US flag 45 stars.svg  United States
Zoltán Halmay
Flag of Hungary (1867-1918).svg  Hungary
Harald Julin
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1912 Stockholm
details
Duke Kahanamoku
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Cecil Healy
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia
Ken Huszagh
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1920 Antwerp
details
Duke Kahanamoku
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Pua Kealoha
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Bill Harris
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1924 Paris
details
Johnny Weissmuller
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Duke Kahanamoku
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Samuel Kahanamoku
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1928 Amsterdam
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Johnny Weissmuller
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
István Bárány
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Katsuo Takaishi
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1932 Los Angeles
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Yasuji Miyazaki
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Tatsugo Kawaishi
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Albert Schwartz
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1936 Berlin
details
Ferenc Csik
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Masanori Yusa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Shigeo Arai
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1948 London
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Wally Ris
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Alan Ford
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Géza Kádas
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary
1952 Helsinki
details
Clarke Scholes
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Hiroshi Suzuki
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Göran Larsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1956 Melbourne
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Jon Henricks
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
John Devitt
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Gary Chapman
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1960 Rome
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John Devitt
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Lance Larson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Manuel dos Santos
Flag of Brazil (1960-1968).svg  Brazil
1964 Tokyo
details
Don Schollander
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Robert McGregor
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Hans-Joachim Klein
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany
1968 Mexico City
details
Michael Wenden
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Ken Walsh
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mark Spitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Mark Spitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jerry Heidenreich
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Vladimir Bure
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1976 Montreal
details
Jim Montgomery
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jack Babashoff
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Peter Nocke
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1980 Moscow
details
Jörg Woithe
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Per Holmertz
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Per Johansson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1984 Los Angeles
details
Rowdy Gaines
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mark Stockwell
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Per Johansson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1988 Seoul
details
Matt Biondi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Chris Jacobs
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Stéphan Caron
Flag of France.svg  France
1992 Barcelona
details
Alexander Popov
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team
Gustavo Borges
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Stéphan Caron
Flag of France.svg  France
1996 Atlanta
details
Alexander Popov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Gary Hall Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gustavo Borges
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2000 Sydney
details
Pieter van den Hoogenband
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Alexander Popov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Gary Hall Jr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Athens
details
Pieter van den Hoogenband
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Roland Mark Schoeman
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Ian Thorpe
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2008 Beijing
details
Alain Bernard
Flag of France.svg  France
Eamon Sullivan
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
César Cielo
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Jason Lezak
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2012 London
details
Nathan Adrian
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
James Magnussen
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Brent Hayden
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Kyle Chalmers
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Pieter Timmers
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Nathan Adrian
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Caeleb Dressel
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Kyle Chalmers
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Kliment Kolesnikov
Russian Olympic Committee flag.svg  ROC

200 metres freestyle

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1900 Paris
details
Frederick Lane
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Australia
Zoltán Halmay
Flag of Hungary (1867-1918).svg  Hungary
Karl Ruberl
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria
1904–1964not included in the Olympic program
1968 Mexico City
details
Michael Wenden
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Don Schollander
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Nelson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Mark Spitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Steve Genter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Werner Lampe
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1976 Montreal
details
Bruce Furniss
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Naber
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jim Montgomery
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1980 Moscow
details
Sergey Koplyakov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Andrey Krylov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Graeme Brewer
Olympic flag.svg  Australia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Michael Gross
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Mike Heath
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Thomas Fahrner
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1988 Seoul
details
Duncan Armstrong
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Anders Holmertz
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Matt Biondi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1992 Barcelona
details
Yevgeny Sadovyi
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team
Anders Holmertz
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Antti Kasvio
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
1996 Atlanta
details
Danyon Loader
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Gustavo Borges
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Daniel Kowalski
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2000 Sydney
details
Pieter van den Hoogenband
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Ian Thorpe
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Massimiliano Rosolino
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2004 Athens
details
Ian Thorpe
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Pieter van den Hoogenband
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2008 Beijing
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Park Tae-hwan
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea
Peter Vanderkaay
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2012 London
details
Yannick Agnel
Flag of France.svg  France
Park Tae-hwan
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
none awarded
Sun Yang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Sun Yang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Chad le Clos
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Conor Dwyer
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Tom Dean
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Duncan Scott
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Fernando Scheffer
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil

400 metres freestyle

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1908 London
details
Henry Taylor
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Frank Beaurepaire
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia
Otto Scheff
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria
1912 Stockholm
details
George Hodgson
Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada
Jack Hatfield
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Harold Hardwick
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia
1920 Antwerp
details
Norman Ross
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Ludy Langer
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
George Vernot
Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada
1924 Paris
details
Johnny Weissmuller
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Arne Borg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Andrew Charlton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1928 Amsterdam
details
Alberto Zorrilla
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Andrew Charlton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Arne Borg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1932 Los Angeles
details
Buster Crabbe
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Jean Taris
Flag of France.svg  France
Tsutomu Ōyokota
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1936 Berlin
details
Jack Medica
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Shunpei Uto
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Shozo Makino
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1948 London
details
Bill Smith
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Jimmy McLane
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
John Marshall
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1952 Helsinki
details
Jean Boiteux
Flag of France.svg  France
Ford Konno
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Per-Olof Östrand
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1956 Melbourne
details
Murray Rose
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
George Breen
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1960 Rome
details
Murray Rose
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
John Konrads
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1964 Tokyo
details
Don Schollander
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Frank Wiegand
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany
Allan Wood
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1968 Mexico City
details
Mike Burton
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ralph Hutton
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Alain Mosconi
Flag of France.svg  France
1972 Munich
details
Brad Cooper
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Steve Genter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Tom McBreen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
Brian Goodell
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Tim Shaw
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Vladimir Raskatov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1980 Moscow
details
Vladimir Salnikov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Andrey Krylov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Ivar Stukolkin
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1984 Los Angeles
details
George DiCarlo
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Mykkanen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Justin Lemberg
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1988 Seoul
details
Uwe Dassler
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Duncan Armstrong
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Artur Wojdat
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
1992 Barcelona
details
Yevgeny Sadovyi
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team
Kieren Perkins
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Anders Holmertz
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1996 Atlanta
details
Danyon Loader
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Paul Palmer
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Daniel Kowalski
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2000 Sydney
details
Ian Thorpe
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Massimiliano Rosolino
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Klete Keller
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Athens
details
Ian Thorpe
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Grant Hackett
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Klete Keller
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2008 Beijing
details
Park Tae-hwan
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea
Zhang Lin
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Larsen Jensen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2012 London
details
Sun Yang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Park Tae-hwan
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Peter Vanderkaay
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Mack Horton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Sun Yang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Gabriele Detti
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2020 Tokyo
details
Ahmed Hafnaoui
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia
Jack McLoughlin
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Kieran Smith
Flag of the United States.svg  United States

800 metres freestyle

GamesGoldSilverBronze
2020 Tokyo
details
Robert Finke
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gregorio Paltrinieri
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mykhailo Romanchuk
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine

1500 metres freestyle

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1908 London
details
Henry Taylor
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Thomas Battersby
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Frank Beaurepaire
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia
1912 Stockholm
details
George Hodgson
Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada
Jack Hatfield
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Harold Hardwick
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia
1920 Antwerp
details
Norman Ross
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
George Vernot
Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada
Frank Beaurepaire
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1924 Paris
details
Andrew Charlton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Arne Borg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Frank Beaurepaire
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1928 Amsterdam
details
Arne Borg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Andrew Charlton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Buster Crabbe
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1932 Los Angeles
details
Kusuo Kitamura
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Shozo Makino
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Jim Cristy
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1936 Berlin
details
Noboru Terada
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Jack Medica
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Shunpei Uto
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1948 London
details
Jimmy McLane
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
John Marshall
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
György Mitró
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary
1952 Helsinki
details
Ford Konno
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Shiro Hashizume
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Tetsuo Okamoto
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil
1956 Melbourne
details
Murray Rose
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
George Breen
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1960 Rome
details
John Konrads
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Murray Rose
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
George Breen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1964 Tokyo
details
Bob Windle
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
John Nelson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Allan Wood
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1968 Mexico City
details
Mike Burton
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Kinsella
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Greg Brough
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1972 Munich
details
Mike Burton
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Graham Windeatt
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Doug Northway
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
Brian Goodell
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Bobby Hackett
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Stephen Holland
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1980 Moscow
details
Vladimir Salnikov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Aleksandr Chayev
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Max Metzker
Olympic flag.svg  Australia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Mike O'Brien
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
George DiCarlo
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Stefan Pfeiffer
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1988 Seoul
details
Vladimir Salnikov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Stefan Pfeiffer
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Uwe Dassler
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Kieren Perkins
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Glen Housman
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Jörg Hoffmann
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1996 Atlanta
details
Kieren Perkins
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Daniel Kowalski
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Graeme Smith
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2000 Sydney
details
Grant Hackett
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Kieren Perkins
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Chris Thompson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Athens
details
Grant Hackett
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Larsen Jensen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
David Davies
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2008 Beijing
details
Oussama Mellouli
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia
Grant Hackett
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Ryan Cochrane
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
2012 London
details
Sun Yang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Ryan Cochrane
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Oussama Mellouli
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Gregorio Paltrinieri
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Connor Jaeger
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gabriele Detti
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2020 Tokyo
details
Robert Finke
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mykhailo Romanchuk
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Florian Wellbrock
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany

100 metres backstroke

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1908 London
details
Arno Bieberstein
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
Ludvig Dam
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Herbert Haresnape
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1912 Stockholm
details
Harry Hebner
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Otto Fahr
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
Paul Kellner
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
1920 Antwerp
details
Warren Kealoha
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Ray Kegeris
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Gérard Blitz
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
1924 Paris
details
Warren Kealoha
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Paul Wyatt
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Károly Bartha
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
1928 Amsterdam
details
George Kojac
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Walter Laufer
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Paul Wyatt
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1932 Los Angeles
details
Masaji Kiyokawa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Toshio Irie
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Kentaro Kawatsu
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1936 Berlin
details
Adolph Kiefer
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Al Vande Weghe
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Masaji Kiyokawa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1948 London
details
Allen Stack
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Bob Cowell
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Georges Vallerey Jr.
Flag of France.svg  France
1952 Helsinki
details
Yoshi Oyakawa
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Gilbert Bozon
Flag of France.svg  France
Jack Taylor
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1956 Melbourne
details
David Theile
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Jon Monckton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Frank McKinney
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1960 Rome
details
David Theile
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Frank McKinney
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Bob Bennett
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1964 Tokyonot included in the Olympic program
1968 Mexico City
details
Roland Matthes
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  East Germany
Charlie Hickcox
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ronnie Mills
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Roland Matthes
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Mike Stamm
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Murphy
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
John Naber
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Peter Rocca
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Roland Matthes
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1980 Moscow
details
Bengt Baron
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Viktor Kuznetsov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Vladimir Dolgov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1984 Los Angeles
details
Rick Carey
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Dave Wilson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mike West
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
1988 Seoul
details
Daichi Suzuki
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
David Berkoff
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Igor Polyansky
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1992 Barcelona
details
Mark Tewksbury
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Jeff Rouse
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
David Berkoff
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Jeff Rouse
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Rodolfo Falcón
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
Neisser Bent
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
2000 Sydney
details
Lenny Krayzelburg
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Matt Welsh
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Stev Theloke
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2004 Athens
details
Aaron Peirsol
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Markus Rogan
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Tomomi Morita
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2008 Beijing
details
Aaron Peirsol
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Matt Grevers
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Arkady Vyatchanin
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Hayden Stoeckel
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2012 London
details
Matt Grevers
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Nick Thoman
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ryosuke Irie
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Ryan Murphy
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Xu Jiayu
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
David Plummer
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Evgeny Rylov
Russian Olympic Committee flag.svg  ROC
Kliment Kolesnikov
Russian Olympic Committee flag.svg  ROC
Ryan Murphy
Flag of the United States.svg  United States

200 metres backstroke

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1900 Paris
details
Ernst Hoppenberg
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
Karl Ruberl
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria
Johannes Drost
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
1904–1960not included in the Olympic program
1964 Tokyo
details
Jed Graef
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gary Dilley
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Bob Bennett
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Roland Matthes
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  East Germany
Mitch Ivey
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jack Horsley
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Roland Matthes
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Mike Stamm
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mitch Ivey
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
John Naber
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Peter Rocca
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Dan Harrigan
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1980 Moscow
details
Sándor Wladár
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Zoltán Verrasztó
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Mark Kerry
Olympic flag.svg  Australia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Rick Carey
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Frédéric Delcourt
Flag of France.svg  France
Cameron Henning
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
1988 Seoul
details
Igor Polyansky
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Frank Baltrusch
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Paul Kingsman
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
1992 Barcelona
details
Martín López-Zubero
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Vladimir Selkov
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team
Stefano Battistelli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1996 Atlanta
details
Brad Bridgewater
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Tripp Schwenk
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Emanuele Merisi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2000 Sydney
details
Lenny Krayzelburg
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Aaron Peirsol
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Matt Welsh
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2004 Athens
details
Aaron Peirsol
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Markus Rogan
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Răzvan Florea
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
2008 Beijing
details
Ryan Lochte
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Aaron Peirsol
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Arkady Vyatchanin
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2012 London
details
Tyler Clary
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ryosuke Irie
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Ryan Lochte
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Ryan Murphy
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mitch Larkin
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Evgeny Rylov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2020 Tokyo
details
Evgeny Rylov
Russian Olympic Committee flag.svg  ROC
Ryan Murphy
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Luke Greenbank
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain

100 metres breaststroke

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Don McKenzie
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Vladimir Kosinsky
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Nikolai Pankin
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1972 Munich
details
Nobutaka Taguchi
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Tom Bruce
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Hencken
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
John Hencken
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
David Wilkie
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Arvydas Juozaitis
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1980 Moscow
details
Duncan Goodhew
Olympic flag.svg  Great Britain
Arsens Miskarovs
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Peter Evans
Olympic flag.svg  Australia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Steve Lundquist
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Victor Davis
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Peter Evans
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1988 Seoul
details
Adrian Moorhouse
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Károly Güttler
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Dmitry Volkov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1992 Barcelona
details
Nelson Diebel
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Norbert Rózsa
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Phil Rogers
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1996 Atlanta
details
Frédérik Deburghgraeve
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Jeremy Linn
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mark Warnecke
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2000 Sydney
details
Domenico Fioravanti
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Ed Moses
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Roman Sloudnov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2004 Athens
details
Kosuke Kitajima
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Brendan Hansen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Hugues Duboscq
Flag of France.svg  France
2008 Beijing
details
Kosuke Kitajima
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Alexander Dale Oen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Hugues Duboscq
Flag of France.svg  France
2012 London
details
Cameron van der Burgh
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Christian Sprenger
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Brendan Hansen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Adam Peaty
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Cameron van der Burgh
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Cody Miller
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Adam Peaty
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Arno Kamminga
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Nicolò Martinenghi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

200 metres breaststroke

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1908 London
details
Frederick Holman
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
William Robinson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Pontus Hanson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1912 Stockholm
details
Walter Bathe
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
Wilhelm Lützow
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
Paul Malisch
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany
1920 Antwerp
details
Håkan Malmrot
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Thor Henning
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Arvo Aaltonen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
1924 Paris
details
Robert Skelton
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Joseph De Combe
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Bill Kirschbaum
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1928 Amsterdam
details
Yoshiyuki Tsuruta
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Erich Rademacher
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany
Teófilo Yldefonso
Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg  Philippines
1932 Los Angeles
details
Yoshiyuki Tsuruta
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Reizo Koike
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Teófilo Yldefonso
Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg  Philippines
1936 Berlin
details
Tetsuo Hamuro
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Erwin Sietas
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Reizo Koike
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1948 London
details
Joe Verdeur
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Keith Carter
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Bob Sohl
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
1952 Helsinki
details
John Davies
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Bowen Stassforth
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Herbert Klein
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1956 Melbourne
details
Masaru Furukawa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Masahiro Yoshimura
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Kharis Yunichev
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1960 Rome
details
Bill Mulliken
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Yoshihiko Osaki
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Wieger Mensonides
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
1964 Tokyo
details
Ian O'Brien
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Georgy Prokopenko
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Chet Jastremski
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Felipe Muñoz
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
Vladimir Kosinsky
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Brian Job
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
John Hencken
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
David Wilkie
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Nobutaka Taguchi
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1976 Montreal
details
David Wilkie
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
John Hencken
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Rick Colella
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1980 Moscow
details
Robertas Žulpa
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Albán Vermes
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Arsens Miskarovs
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1984 Los Angeles
details
Victor Davis
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Glenn Beringen
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Étienne Dagon
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1988 Seoul
details
József Szabó
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Nick Gillingham
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Sergio López
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1992 Barcelona
details
Mike Barrowman
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Norbert Rózsa
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Nick Gillingham
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1996 Atlanta
details
Norbert Rózsa
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Károly Güttler
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Andrey Korneyev
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2000 Sydney
details
Domenico Fioravanti
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Terence Parkin
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Davide Rummolo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2004 Athens
details
Kosuke Kitajima
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Dániel Gyurta
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Brendan Hansen
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2008 Beijing
details
Kosuke Kitajima
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Brenton Rickard
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Hugues Duboscq
Flag of France.svg  France
2012 London
details
Dániel Gyurta
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Michael Jamieson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Ryo Tateishi
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Dmitriy Balandin
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
Josh Prenot
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Anton Chupkov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2020 Tokyo
details
Zac Stubblety-Cook
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Arno Kamminga
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Matti Mattsson
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland

100 metres butterfly

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Doug Russell
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Mark Spitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ross Wales
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Mark Spitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Bruce Robertson
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Jerry Heidenreich
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
Matt Vogel
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Joe Bottom
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gary Hall Sr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1980 Moscow
details
Pär Arvidsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Roger Pyttel
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
David López-Zubero
Spain Olympic Flag 1980.svg  Spain
1984 Los Angeles
details
Michael Gross
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Pablo Morales
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Glenn Buchanan
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1988 Seoul
details
Anthony Nesty
Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname
Matt Biondi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Andy Jameson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1992 Barcelona
details
Pablo Morales
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Rafał Szukała
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Anthony Nesty
Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname
1996 Atlanta
details
Denis Pankratov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Scott Miller
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Vladislav Kulikov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2000 Sydney
details
Lars Frölander
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Michael Klim
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Geoff Huegill
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2004 Athens
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ian Crocker
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Andriy Serdinov
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
2008 Beijing
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Milorad Čavić
Flag of Serbia (2004-2010).svg  Serbia
Andrew Lauterstein
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2012 London
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Chad le Clos
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
none awarded
Yevgeny Korotyshkin
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Joseph Schooling
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore
László Cseh
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
none awarded
Chad le Clos
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Tokyo
details
Caeleb Dressel
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Kristóf Milák
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Noe Ponti
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland

200 metres butterfly

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1956 Melbourne
details
William Yorzyk
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Takashi Ishimoto
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
György Tumpek
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary
1960 Rome
details
Mike Troy
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Neville Hayes
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Dave Gillanders
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1964 Tokyo
details
Kevin Berry
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Carl Robie
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Fred Schmidt
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Carl Robie
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Martyn Woodroffe
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
John Ferris
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Mark Spitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gary Hall Sr.
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Robin Backhaus
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976 Montreal
details
Mike Bruner
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Steve Gregg
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Bill Forrester
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1980 Moscow
details
Sergey Fesenko Sr.
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Philip Hubble
Olympic flag.svg  Great Britain
Roger Pyttel
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Jon Sieben
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Michael Gross
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Rafael Vidal
Flag of Venezuela (1954-2006).png  Venezuela
1988 Seoul
details
Michael Gross
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Benny Nielsen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Anthony Mosse
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
1992 Barcelona
details
Melvin Stewart
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Danyon Loader
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Franck Esposito
Flag of France.svg  France
1996 Atlanta
details
Denis Pankratov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Tom Malchow
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Scott Goodman
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2000 Sydney
details
Tom Malchow
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Denys Sylantyev
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Justin Norris
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2004 Athens
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Takashi Yamamoto
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Steve Parry
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2008 Beijing
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
László Cseh
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Takeshi Matsuda
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2012 London
details
Chad le Clos
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Takeshi Matsuda
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Michael Phelps
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Masato Sakai
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Tamás Kenderesi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2020 Tokyo
details
Kristóf Milák
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Tomoru Honda
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Federico Burdisso
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

200 metres individual medley

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Charlie Hickcox
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Greg Buckingham
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
John Ferris
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1972 Munich
details
Gunnar Larsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Tim McKee
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Steve Furniss
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1976–1980not included in the Olympic program
1984 Los Angeles
details
Alex Baumann
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Pablo Morales
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Neil Cochran
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1988 Seoul
details
Tamás Darnyi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Patrick Kühl
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
Vadim Yaroshchuk
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1992 Barcelona
details
Tamás Darnyi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Greg Burgess
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Attila Czene
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1996 Atlanta
details
Attila Czene
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Jani Sievinen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Curtis Myden
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada