Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

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Swimming at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men   women
400 m men   women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men   women
Breaststroke
200 m men   women
Butterfly
100 m   women
200 m men
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place August 29 — September 1. The relay featured teams of four swimmers each swimming four lengths of the 50 m pool freestyle.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
United States
George Harrison
Dick Blick
Mike Troy
Jeff Farrell
Japan
Makoto Fukui
Hiroshi Ishii
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Tatsuo Fujimoto
Australia
David Dickson
John Devitt
Murray Rose
John Konrads

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Two heats were held; the fastest eight teams advanced to the Finals. The teams that advanced are highlighted.

Heat One[edit]

Rank Country Time
1 Japan 8:17.1
2 Great Britain 8:26.9
3 Soviet Union 8:30.6
4 Sweden 8:30.6
5 Poland 8:32.0
6 France 8:41.2
7 Switzerland 9:18.1

Heat Two[edit]

Rank Country Time
1 United States 8:18.0
2 Australia 8:24.2
3 Germany 8:29.4
4 Finland 8:29.7
5 Hungary 8:32.6
6 Italy 8:38.1
7 Yugoslavia 8:49.8
8 Mexico 8:50.4

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time
1 United States 8:10.2
2 Japan 8:13.2
3 Australia 8:13.8
4 Great Britain 8:28.1
5 Finland 8:29.7
6 Sweden 8:31.0
7 Germany 8:31.8
8 Soviet Union 8:32.8

Rosters[edit]

Country Athletes
United States George Harrison
Dick Blick
Mike Troy
Jeff Farrell
Japan Makoto Fukui
Hiroshi Ishii
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Tatsuo Fujimoto
Australia David Dickson
John Devitt
Murray Rose
John Konrads
Great Britain Hamilton Milton
John Martin-Dye
Richard Campion
Ian Black
Finland Ilkka Suvanto
Kari Haavisto
Stig-Olof Grenner
Karri Käyhkö
Sweden Sven-Göran Johansson
Lars-Erik Bengtsson
Bengt Nordwall
Per-Ola Lindberg
Germany Frank Wiegand
Gerhard Hetz
Hans Zierold
Hans-Joachim Klein
Soviet Union Igor Luzhkovsky
Gennady Nikolayev
Vitaly Sorokin
Boris Nik'it'ini
Poland Andrzej Salamon
Bernard Aluchna
Jerzy Tracz
Jan Lutomski
Hungary György Müller
László Lantos
Gyula Dobay
József Katona
France Jean-Pascal Curtillet
Gérard Gropaiz
Marc Kamoun
Jean Boiteux
Italy Fritz Dennerlein
Bruno Bianchi
Angelo Romani
Paolo Galleti
Switzerland Peter Bärtschi
Rainer Goltzsche
Karl Fridlin
Hans-Ulrich Dürst
Yugoslavia Milan Jeger
Slobodan Kićović
Vlado Brinovec
Veljko Rogošić
Mexico Raúl Guzmán
Alfredo Guzmán
Jorge Escalante
Mauricio Ocampo

References[edit]