Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay

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Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 9, 1973
Winning time 3:49.491 CR
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    East Germany
Bronze medal    Canada
  1975»
1973 FINA
World Championships

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 9.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

World record  United States (USA)
Mike Stamm
Tom Bruce
Mark Spitz
Jerry Heidenreich
3:48.16 Munich, West Germany 4 September 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Nation Athletes Time Record
9 September Heat  United States 3:54.914 CR
9 September Final  United States Mike Stamm
John Hencken
Joe Bottom
Jim Montgomery
3:49.491 CR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

15 teams participated in 2 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1 -  United States 3:54.914 Q, CR
2 1 -  East Germany 3:57.133 Q
3 1 -  West Germany 3:58.034 Q
4 2 -  Soviet Union 4:00.011 Q
5 2 -  Canada 4:00.351 Q
6 2 -  Great Britain 4:00.855 Q
7 1 -  Hungary 4:01.119 Q
8 2 -  Australia 4:02.970 Q
9 2 -  Brazil 4:04.098
10 1 -  Spain 4:04.358
11 2 -  Yugoslavia 4:04.814
12 2 -  Italy 4:09.074
13 1 -  Puerto Rico 4:09.799
14 1 -  Bulgaria 4:14.632
15 1 -  Sweden - DNS / DQ

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 4  United States Mike Stamm
John Hencken
Joe Bottom
Jim Montgomery
3:49.491 CR
2 5  East Germany Roland Matthes
Jürgen Glas
Hartmut Flöckner
Roger Pyttel
3:53.246
3 2  Canada Ian MacKenzie
Peter Hrdlitschka
Bruce Robertson
Brian Phillips
3:56.372
4 3  West Germany Klaus Steinbach
Walter Kusch
Folkert Meeuw
Peter Nocke
3:56.389
5 6  Soviet Union Igor Grivennikov
Mikhail Khryukin
Sergey Zakharov
Vladimir Bure
3:58.098
6 8  Australia Brad Cooper
Michael Creswick
Ross Seymour
Michael Wenden
3:58.590
7 7  Great Britain Colin Cunningham
David Wilkie
Martin Edwards
Brian Brinkley
3:59.048
8 1  Hungary László Cseh
Sándor Szabó
Zoltán Verrasztó
István Szentirmay
4:01.642

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For the Record" (pdf). Swimming World Magazine: 74. October 1973. Retrieved 14 May 2013.