List of Olympic medalists in swimming (women)

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

Current program[edit]

50 metre freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1988 Seoul
details
Kristin Otto
 East Germany
Yang Wenyi
 China
Katrin Meissner
 East Germany
Jill Sterkel
 United States
1992 Barcelona
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Yang Wenyi
 China
Zhuang Yong
 China
Angel Martino
 United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Amy Van Dyken
 United States
Le Jingyi
 China
Sandra Völker
 Germany
2000 Sydney
details
Inge de Bruijn
 Netherlands
Therese Alshammar
 Sweden
Dara Torres
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Inge de Bruijn
 Netherlands
Malia Metella
 France
Libby Lenton
 Australia
2008 Beijing
details
Britta Steffen
 Germany
Dara Torres
 United States
Cate Campbell
 Australia
2012 London
details
Ranomi Kromowidjojo
 Netherlands
Aliaksandra Herasimenia
 Belarus
Marleen Veldhuis
 Netherlands
2016 Rio de Janeiro
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Pernille Blume
 Denmark
Simone Manuel
 United States
Aliaksandra Herasimenia
 Belarus

100 metre freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Stockholm
details
Fanny Durack
 Australasia
Wilhelmina Wylie
 Australasia
Jennie Fletcher
 Great Britain
1920 Antwerp
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Ethelda Bleibtrey
 United States
Irene Guest
 United States
Frances Schroth
 United States
1924 Paris
details
Ethel Lackie
 United States
Mariechen Wehselau
 United States
Gertrude Ederle
 United States
1928 Amsterdam
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Albina Osipowich
 United States
Eleanor Garatti
 United States
Joyce Cooper
 Great Britain
1932 Los Angeles
details
Helene Madison
 United States
Willy den Ouden
 Netherlands
Eleanor Saville
 United States
1936 Berlin
details
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Jeannette Campbell
 Argentina
Gisela Arendt
 Germany
1948 London
details
Greta Andersen
 Denmark
Ann Curtis
 United States
Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen
 Netherlands
1952 Helsinki
details
Katalin Szőke
 Hungary
Hannie Termeulen
 Netherlands
Judit Temes
 Hungary
1956 Melbourne
details
Dawn Fraser
 Australia
Lorraine Crapp
 Australia
Faith Leech
 Australia
1960 Rome
details
Dawn Fraser
 Australia
Chris von Saltza
 United States
Natalie Steward
 Great Britain
1964 Tokyo
details
Dawn Fraser
 Australia
Sharon Stouder
 United States
Kathy Ellis
 United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Jan Henne
 United States
Susan Pedersen
 United States
Linda Gustavson
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Sandy Neilson
 United States
Shirley Babashoff
 United States
Shane Gould
 Australia
1976 Montreal
details
Kornelia Ender
 East Germany
Petra Priemer
 East Germany
Enith Brigitha
 Netherlands
1980 Moscow
details
Barbara Krause
 East Germany
Caren Metschuck
 East Germany
Ines Diers
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Nancy Hogshead
 United States
none awarded Annemarie Verstappen
 Netherlands
Carrie Steinseifer
 United States
1988 Seoul
details
Kristin Otto
 East Germany
Zhuang Yong
 China
Catherine Plewinski
 France
1992 Barcelona
details
Zhuang Yong
 China
Jenny Thompson
 United States
Franziska van Almsick
 Germany
1996 Atlanta
details
Le Jingyi
 China
Sandra Völker
 Germany
Angel Martino
 United States
2000 Sydney
details
Inge de Bruijn
 Netherlands
Therese Alshammar
 Sweden
Jenny Thompson
 United States
Dara Torres
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Jodie Henry
 Australia
Inge de Bruijn
 Netherlands
Natalie Coughlin
 United States
2008 Beijing
details
Britta Steffen
 Germany
Lisbeth Trickett
 Australia
Natalie Coughlin
 United States
2012 London
details
Ranomi Kromowidjojo
 Netherlands
Aliaksandra Herasimenia
 Belarus
Tang Yi
 China
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Simone Manuel
 United States
none awarded Sarah Sjöström
 Sweden
Penny Oleksiak
 Canada

200 metre freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Debbie Meyer
 United States
Jan Henne
 United States
Jane Barkman
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Shane Gould
 Australia
Shirley Babashoff
 United States
Keena Rothhammer
 United States
1976 Montreal
details
Kornelia Ender
 East Germany
Shirley Babashoff
 United States
Enith Brigitha
 Netherlands
1980 Moscow
details
Barbara Krause
 East Germany
Ines Diers
 East Germany
Carmela Schmidt
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Mary Wayte
 United States
Cynthia Woodhead
 United States
Annemarie Verstappen
 Netherlands
1988 Seoul
details
Heike Friedrich
 East Germany
Silvia Poll
 Costa Rica
Manuela Stellmach
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Nicole Haislett
 United States
Franziska van Almsick
 Germany
Kerstin Kielgass
 Germany
1996 Atlanta
details
Claudia Poll
 Costa Rica
Franziska van Almsick
 Germany
Dagmar Hase
 Germany
2000 Sydney
details
Susie O'Neill
 Australia
Martina Moravcová
 Slovakia
Claudia Poll
 Costa Rica
2004 Athens
details
Camelia Potec
 Romania
Federica Pellegrini
 Italy
Solenne Figuès
 France
2008 Beijing
details
Federica Pellegrini
 Italy
Sara Isaković
 Slovenia
Pang Jiaying
 China
2012 London
details
Allison Schmitt
 United States
Camille Muffat
 France
Bronte Barratt
 Australia
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Katie Ledecky
 United States
Sarah Sjöström
 Sweden
Emma McKeon
 Australia

400 metre freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1924 Paris
details
Martha Norelius
 United States
Helen Wainwright
 United States
Gertrude Ederle
 United States
1928 Amsterdam
details
Martha Norelius
 United States
Marie Braun
 Netherlands
Josephine McKim
 United States
1932 Los Angeles
details
Helene Madison
 United States
Lenore Kight
 United States
Jenny Maakal
 South Africa
1936 Berlin
details
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Ragnhild Hveger
 Denmark
Lenore Kight
 United States
1948 London
details
Ann Curtis
 United States
Karen Harup
 Denmark
Catherine Gibson
 Great Britain
1952 Helsinki
details
Valéria Gyenge
 Hungary
Éva Novák
 Hungary
Evelyn Kawamoto
 United States
1956 Melbourne
details
Lorraine Crapp
 Australia
Dawn Fraser
 Australia
Sylvia Ruuska
 United States
1960 Rome
details
Chris von Saltza
 United States
Jane Cederqvist
 Sweden
Tineke Lagerberg
 Netherlands
1964 Tokyo
details
Ginny Duenkel
 United States
Marilyn Ramenofsky
 United States
Terri Stickles
 United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Debbie Meyer
 United States
Linda Gustavson
 United States
Karen Moras
 Australia
1972 Munich
details
Shane Gould
 Australia
Novella Calligaris
 Italy
Gudrun Wegner
 East Germany
1976 Montreal
details
Petra Thümer
 East Germany
Shirley Babashoff
 United States
Shannon Smith
 Canada
1980 Moscow
details
Ines Diers
 East Germany
Petra Schneider
 East Germany
Carmela Schmidt
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Tiffany Cohen
 United States
Sarah Hardcastle
 Great Britain
June Croft
 Great Britain
1988 Seoul
details
Janet Evans
 United States
Heike Friedrich
 East Germany
Anke Möhring
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Dagmar Hase
 Germany
Janet Evans
 United States
Hayley Lewis
 Australia
1996 Atlanta
details
Michelle Smith
 Ireland
Dagmar Hase
 Germany
Kirsten Vlieghuis
 Netherlands
2000 Sydney
details
Brooke Bennett
 United States
Diana Munz
 United States
Claudia Poll
 Costa Rica
2004 Athens
details
Laure Manaudou
 France
Otylia Jędrzejczak
 Poland
Kaitlin Sandeno
 United States
2008 Beijing
details
Rebecca Adlington
 Great Britain
Katie Hoff
 United States
Joanne Jackson
 Great Britain
2012 London
details
Camille Muffat
 France
Allison Schmitt
 United States
Rebecca Adlington
 Great Britain
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Katie Ledecky
 United States
Jazmin Carlin
 Great Britain
Leah Smith
 United States

800 metre freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Debbie Meyer
 United States
Pam Kruse
 United States
Maria Teresa Ramírez
 Mexico
1972 Munich
details
Keena Rothhammer
 United States
Shane Gould
 Australia
Novella Calligaris
 Italy
1976 Montreal
details
Petra Thümer
 East Germany
Shirley Babashoff
 United States
Wendy Weinberg
 United States
1980 Moscow
details
Michelle Ford
 Australia
Ines Diers
 East Germany
Heike Dähne
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Tiffany Cohen
 United States
Michele Richardson
 United States
Sarah Hardcastle
 Great Britain
1988 Seoul
details
Janet Evans
 United States
Astrid Strauß
 East Germany
Julie McDonald
 Australia
1992 Barcelona
details
Janet Evans
 United States
Hayley Lewis
 Australia
Jana Henke
 Germany
1996 Atlanta
details
Brooke Bennett
 United States
Dagmar Hase
 Germany
Kirsten Vlieghuis
 Netherlands
2000 Sydney
details
Brooke Bennett
 United States
Yana Klochkova
 Ukraine
Kaitlin Sandeno
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Ai Shibata
 Japan
Laure Manaudou
 France
Diana Munz
 United States
2008 Beijing
details
Rebecca Adlington
 Great Britain
Alessia Filippi
 Italy
Lotte Friis
 Denmark
2012 London
details
Katie Ledecky
 United States
Mireia Belmonte García
 Spain
Rebecca Adlington
 Great Britain
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Katie Ledecky
 United States
Jazmin Carlin
 Great Britain
Boglárka Kapás
 Hungary

100 metre backstroke[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1924 Paris
details
Sybil Bauer
 United States
Phyllis Harding
 Great Britain
Aileen Riggin
 United States
1928 Amsterdam
details
Marie Braun
 Netherlands
Ellen King
 Great Britain
Joyce Cooper
 Great Britain
1932 Los Angeles
details
Eleanor Holm
 United States
Bonnie Mealing
 Australia
Valerie Davies
 Great Britain
1936 Berlin
details
Nida Senff
 Netherlands
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Alice Bridges
 United States
1948 London
details
Karen Harup
 Denmark
Suzanne Zimmerman
 United States
Judy-Joy Davies
 Australia
1952 Helsinki
details
Joan Harrison
 South Africa
Geertje Wielema
 Netherlands
Jean Stewart
 New Zealand
1956 Melbourne
details
Judy Grinham
 Great Britain
Carin Cone
 United States
Margaret Edwards
 Great Britain
1960 Rome
details
Lynn Burke
 United States
Natalie Steward
 Great Britain
Satoko Tanaka
 Japan
1964 Tokyo
details
Cathy Ferguson
 United States
Kiki Caron
 France
Ginny Duenkel
 United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Kaye Hall
 United States
Elaine Tanner
 Canada
Jane Swagerty
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Melissa Belote
 United States
Andrea Gyarmati
 Hungary
Susie Atwood
 United States
1976 Montreal
details
Ulrike Richter
 East Germany
Birgit Treiber
 East Germany
Nancy Garapick
 Canada
1980 Moscow
details
Rica Reinisch
 East Germany
Ina Kleber
 East Germany
Petra Riedel
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Theresa Andrews
 United States
Betsy Mitchell
 United States
Jolanda de Rover
 Netherlands
1988 Seoul
details
Kristin Otto
 East Germany
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Cornelia Sirch
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Tünde Szabó
 Hungary
Lea Loveless
 United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Beth Botsford
 United States
Whitney Hedgepeth
 United States
Marianne Kriel
 South Africa
2000 Sydney
details
Diana Mocanu
 Romania
Mai Nakamura
 Japan
Nina Zhivanevskaya
 Spain
2004 Athens
details
Natalie Coughlin
 United States
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
Laure Manaudou
 France
2008 Beijing
details
Natalie Coughlin
 United States
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
Margaret Hoelzer
 United States
2012 London
details
Missy Franklin
 United States
Emily Seebohm
 Australia
Aya Terakawa
 Japan
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Katinka Hosszú
 Hungary
Kathleen Baker
 United States
Fu Yuanhui
 China
Kylie Masse
 Canada

200 metre backstroke[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Lillian Watson
 United States
Elaine Tanner
 Canada
Kaye Hall
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Melissa Belote
 United States
Susie Atwood
 United States
Donna Gurr
 Canada
1976 Montreal
details
Ulrike Richter
 East Germany
Birgit Treiber
 East Germany
Nancy Garapick
 Canada
1980 Moscow
details
Rica Reinisch
 East Germany
Cornelia Polit
 East Germany
Birgit Treiber
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Jolanda de Rover
 Netherlands
Amy White
 United States
Anca Patrascoiu
 Romania
1988 Seoul
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Katrin Zimmermann
 East Germany
Cornelia Sirch
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Dagmar Hase
 Germany
Nicole Stevenson
 Australia
1996 Atlanta
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Whitney Hedgepeth
 United States
Cathleen Rund
 Germany
2000 Sydney
details
Diana Mocanu
 Romania
Roxana Maracineanu
 France
Miki Nakao
 Japan
2004 Athens
details
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
Stanislava Komarova
 Russia
Antje Buschschulte
 Germany
Reiko Nakamura
 Japan
2008 Beijing
details
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
Margaret Hoelzer
 United States
Reiko Nakamura
 Japan
2012 London
details
Missy Franklin
 United States
Anastasia Zuyeva
 Russia
Elizabeth Beisel
 United States
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Maya DiRado
 United States
Katinka Hosszú
 Hungary
Hilary Caldwell
 Canada

100 metre breaststroke[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Đurđica Bjedov
 Yugoslavia
Galina Prozumenshchikova
 Soviet Union
Sharon Wichman
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Cathy Carr
 United States
Galina Prozumenshchikova
 Soviet Union
Beverley Whitfield
 Australia
1976 Montreal
details
Hannelore Anke
 East Germany
Lyubov Rusanova
 Soviet Union
Marina Kosheveya
 Soviet Union
1980 Moscow
details
Ute Geweniger
 East Germany
Elvira Vasilkova
 Soviet Union
Susanne Nielsson
 Denmark
1984 Los Angeles
details
Petra van Staveren
 Netherlands
Anne Ottenbrite
 Canada
Catherine Poirot
 France
1988 Seoul
details
Tanya Dangalakova
 Bulgaria
Antoaneta Frenkeva
 Bulgaria
Silke Hörner
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Yelena Rudkovskaya
 Unified Team
Anita Nall
 United States
Samantha Riley
 Australia
1996 Atlanta
details
Penelope Heyns
 South Africa
Amanda Beard
 United States
Samantha Riley
 Australia
2000 Sydney
details
Megan Quann
 United States
Leisel Jones
 Australia
Penelope Heyns
 South Africa
2004 Athens
details
Luo Xuejuan
 China
Brooke Hanson
 Australia
Leisel Jones
 Australia
2008 Beijing
details
Leisel Jones
 Australia
Rebecca Soni
 United States
Mirna Jukić
 Austria
2012 London
details
Rūta Meilutytė
 Lithuania
Rebecca Soni
 United States
Satomi Suzuki
 Japan
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Lilly King
 United States
Yuliya Yefimova
 Russia
Katie Meili
 United States

200 metre breaststroke[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1924 Paris
details
Lucy Morton
 Great Britain
Agnes Geraghty
 United States
Gladys Carson
 Great Britain
1928 Amsterdam
details
Hilde Schrader
 Germany
Mietje Baron
 Netherlands
Charlotte Mühe
 Germany
1932 Los Angeles
details
Clare Dennis
 Australia
Hideko Maehata
 Japan
Else Jacobsen
 Denmark
1936 Berlin
details
Hideko Maehata
 Japan
Martha Genenger
 Germany
Inge Sørensen
 Denmark
1948 London
details
Petronella van Vliet
 Netherlands
Nancy Lyons
 Australia
Éva Novák
 Hungary
1952 Helsinki
details
Éva Székely
 Hungary
Éva Novák
 Hungary
Elenor Gordon
 Great Britain
1956 Melbourne
details
Ursula Happe
 United Team of Germany
Éva Székely
 Hungary
Eva-Maria Elsen
 United Team of Germany
1960 Rome
details
Anita Lonsbrough
 Great Britain
Wiltrud Urselmann
 United Team of Germany
Barbara Göbel
 United Team of Germany
1964 Tokyo
details
Galina Prozumenshchikova
 Soviet Union
Claudia Kolb
 United States
Svetlana Babanina
 Soviet Union
1968 Mexico City
details
Sharon Wichman
 United States
Đurđica Bjedov
 Yugoslavia
Galina Prozumenshchikova
 Soviet Union
1972 Munich
details
Beverley Whitfield
 Australia
Dana Schoenfield
 United States
Galina Prozumenshchikova
 Soviet Union
1976 Montreal
details
Marina Kosheveya
 Soviet Union
Marina Yurchenya
 Soviet Union
Lyubov Rusanova
 Soviet Union
1980 Moscow
details
Lina Kačiušytė
 Soviet Union
Svetlana Varganova
 Soviet Union
Yuliya Bogdanova
 Soviet Union
1984 Los Angeles
details
Anne Ottenbrite
 Canada
Susan Rapp
 United States
Ingrid Lempereur
 Belgium
1988 Seoul
details
Silke Hörner
 East Germany
Huang Xiaomin
 China
Antoaneta Frenkeva
 Bulgaria
1992 Barcelona
details
Kyoko Iwasaki
 Japan
Lin Li
 China
Anita Nall
 United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Penelope Heyns
 South Africa
Amanda Beard
 United States
Ágnes Kovács
 Hungary
2000 Sydney
details
Ágnes Kovács
 Hungary
Kristy Kowal
 United States
Amanda Beard
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Amanda Beard
 United States
Leisel Jones
 Australia
Anne Poleska
 Germany
2008 Beijing
details
Rebecca Soni
 United States
Leisel Jones
 Australia
Sara Nordenstam
 Norway
2012 London
details
Rebecca Soni
 United States
Satomi Suzuki
 Japan
Yuliya Yefimova
 Russia
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Rie Kaneto
 Japan
Yuliya Yefimova
 Russia
Shi Jinglin
 China

100 metre butterfly[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1956 Melbourne
details
Shelley Mann
 United States
Nancy Ramey
 United States
Mary Sears
 United States
1960 Rome
details
Carolyn Schuler
 United States
Marianne Heemskerk
 Netherlands
Janice Andrew
 Australia
1964 Tokyo
details
Sharon Stouder
 United States
Ada Kok
 Netherlands
Kathy Ellis
 United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Lyn McClements
 Australia
Ellie Daniel
 United States
Susan Shields
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Mayumi Aoki
 Japan
Roswitha Beier
 East Germany
Andrea Gyarmati
 Hungary
1976 Montreal
details
Kornelia Ender
 East Germany
Andrea Pollack
 East Germany
Wendy Boglioli
 United States
1980 Moscow
details
Caren Metschuck
 East Germany
Andrea Pollack
 East Germany
Christiane Knacke
 East Germany
1984 Los Angeles
details
Mary T. Meagher
 United States
Jenna Johnson
 United States
Karin Seick
 West Germany
1988 Seoul
details
Kristin Otto
 East Germany
Birte Weigang
 East Germany
Qian Hong
 China
1992 Barcelona
details
Qian Hong
 China
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
 United States
Catherine Plewinski
 France
1996 Atlanta
details
Amy Van Dyken
 United States
Liu Limin
 China
Angel Martino
 United States
2000 Sydney
details
Inge de Bruijn
 Netherlands
Martina Moravcová
 Slovakia
Dara Torres
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Petria Thomas
 Australia
Otylia Jędrzejczak
 Poland
Inge de Bruijn
 Netherlands
2008 Beijing
details
Lisbeth Trickett
 Australia
Christine Magnuson
 United States
Jessicah Schipper
 Australia
2012 London
details
Dana Vollmer
 United States
Lu Ying
 China
Alicia Coutts
 Australia
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Sarah Sjöström
 Sweden
Penny Oleksiak
 Canada
Dana Vollmer
 United States

200 metre butterfly[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Ada Kok
 Netherlands
Helga Lindner
 East Germany
Ellie Daniel
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Karen Moe
 United States
Lynn Colella
 United States
Ellie Daniel
 United States
1976 Montreal
details
Andrea Pollack
 East Germany
Ulrike Tauber
 East Germany
Rosemarie Gabriel
 East Germany
1980 Moscow
details
Ines Geissler
 East Germany
Sybille Schönrock
 East Germany
Michelle Ford
 Australia
1984 Los Angeles
details
Mary T. Meagher
 United States
Karen Phillips
 Australia
Ina Beyermann
 West Germany
1988 Seoul
details
Kathleen Nord
 East Germany
Birte Weigang
 East Germany
Mary T. Meagher
 United States
1992 Barcelona
details
Summer Sanders
 United States
Wang Xiaohong
 China
Susie O'Neill
 Australia
1996 Atlanta
details
Susie O'Neill
 Australia
Petria Thomas
 Australia
Michelle Smith
 Ireland
2000 Sydney
details
Misty Hyman
 United States
Susie O'Neill
 Australia
Petria Thomas
 Australia
2004 Athens
details
Otylia Jędrzejczak
 Poland
Petria Thomas
 Australia
Yuko Nakanishi
 Japan
2008 Beijing
details
Liu Zige
 China
Jiao Liuyang
 China
Jessicah Schipper
 Australia
2012 London
details
Jiao Liuyang
 China
Mireia Belmonte García
 Spain
Natsumi Hoshi
 Japan
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Mireia Belmonte García
 Spain
Madeline Groves
 Australia
Natsumi Hoshi
 Japan

200 metre individual medley[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Mexico City
details
Claudia Kolb
 United States
Susan Pedersen
 United States
Jan Henne
 United States
1972 Munich
details
Shane Gould
 Australia
Kornelia Ender
 East Germany
Lynn Vidali
 United States
1976–1980 not included in the Olympic program
1984 Los Angeles
details
Tracy Caulkins
 United States
Nancy Hogshead
 United States
Michele Pearson
 Australia
1988 Seoul
details
Daniela Hunger
 East Germany
Yelena Dendeberova
 Soviet Union
Noemi Lung
 Romania
1992 Barcelona
details
Lin Li
 China
Summer Sanders
 United States
Daniela Hunger
 Germany
1996 Atlanta
details
Michelle Smith
 Ireland
Marianne Limpert
 Canada
Lin Li
 China
2000 Sydney
details
Yana Klochkova
 Ukraine
Beatrice Câşlaru
 Romania
Cristina Teuscher
 United States
2004 Athens
details
Yana Klochkova
 Ukraine
Amanda Beard
 United States
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
2008 Beijing
details
Stephanie Rice
 Australia
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
Natalie Coughlin
 United States
2012 London
details
Ye Shiwen
 China
Alicia Coutts
 Australia
Caitlin Leverenz
 United States
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Katinka Hosszú
 Hungary
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
 Great Britain
Maya DiRado
 United States

400 metre individual medley[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1964 Tokyo
details
Donna de Varona
 United States
Sharon Finneran
 United States
Martha Randall
 United States
1968 Mexico City
details
Claudia Kolb
 United States
Lynn Vidali
 United States
Sabine Steinbach
 East Germany
1972 Munich
details
Gail Neall
 Australia
Leslie Cliff
 Canada
Novella Calligaris
 Italy
1976 Montreal
details
Ulrike Tauber
 East Germany
Cheryl Gibson
 Canada
Becky Smith
 Canada
1980 Moscow
details
Petra Schneider
 East Germany
Sharron Davies
 Great Britain
Agnieszka Czopek
 Poland
1984 Los Angeles
details
Tracy Caulkins
 United States
Suzanne Landells
 Australia
Petra Zindler
 West Germany
1988 Seoul
details
Janet Evans
 United States
Noemi Lung
 Romania
Daniela Hunger
 East Germany
1992 Barcelona
details
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
Lin Li
 China
Summer Sanders
 United States
1996 Atlanta
details
Michelle Smith
 Ireland
Allison Wagner
 United States
Krisztina Egerszegi
 Hungary
2000 Sydney
details
Yana Klochkova
 Ukraine
Yasuko Tajima
 Japan
Beatrice Câşlaru
 Romania
2004 Athens
details
Yana Klochkova
 Ukraine
Kaitlin Sandeno
 United States
Georgina Bardach
 Argentina
2008 Beijing
details
Stephanie Rice
 Australia
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
Katie Hoff
 United States
2012 London
details
Ye Shiwen
 China
Elizabeth Beisel
 United States
Li Xuanxu
 China
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Katinka Hosszú
 Hungary
Maya DiRado
 United States
Mireia Belmonte García
 Spain

4 × 100 metre freestyle relay[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Stockholm
details
 Great Britain (GBR)
Belle Moore
Jennie Fletcher
Annie Speirs
Irene Steer
 Germany (GER)
Wally Dressel
Louise Otto
Hermine Stindt
Grete Rosenberg
 Austria (AUT)
Margarete Adler
Klara Milch
Josephine Sticker
Berta Zahourek
1920 Antwerp
details
 United States (USA)
Margaret Woodbridge
Frances Schroth
Irene Guest
Ethelda Bleibtrey
 Great Britain (GBR)
Hilda James
Constance Jeans
Charlotte Radcliffe
Grace McKenzie
 Sweden (SWE)
Aina Berg
Emy Machnow
Carin Nilsson
Jane Gylling
1924 Paris
details
 United States (USA)
Euphrasia Donnelly
Gertrude Ederle
Ethel Lackie
Mariechen Wehselau
 Great Britain (GBR)
Florence Barker
Constance Jeans
Grace McKenzie
Iris Tanner
 Sweden (SWE)
Aina Berg
Gurli Ewerlund
Wivan Pettersson
Hjördis Töpel
1928 Amsterdam
details
 United States (USA)
Adelaide Lambert
Albina Osipowich
Eleanor Saville
Martha Norelius
 Great Britain (GBR)
Joyce Cooper
Iris Tanner
Cissie Stewart
Ellen King
 South Africa (RSA)
Rhoda Rennie
Freddie van der Goes
Mary Bedford
Kathleen Russell
1932 Los Angeles
details
 United States (USA)
Helen Johns
Eleanor Saville
Josephine McKim
Helene Madison
 Netherlands (NED)
Willy den Ouden
Puck Oversloot
Corrie Laddé
Maria Vierdag
 Great Britain (GBR)
Joyce Cooper
Valerie Davies
Edna Hughes
Helen Varcoe
1936 Berlin
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Jopie Selbach
Tini Wagner
Willy den Ouden
Rie Mastenbroek
 Germany (GER)
Ruth Halbsguth
Leni Lohmar
Ingeborg Schmitz
Gisela Arendt
 United States (USA)
Katherine Rawls
Bernice Lapp
Mavis Freeman
Olive McKean
1948 London
details
 United States (USA)
Marie Corridon
Thelma Kalama
Brenda Helser
Ann Curtis
 Denmark (DEN)
Eva Riise
Karen Harup
Greta Andersen
Fritze Carstensen
 Netherlands (NED)
Irma Heijting-Schuhmacher
Margot Marsman
Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen
Hannie Termeulen
1952 Helsinki
details
 Hungary (HUN)
Ilona Novák
Judit Temes
Éva Novák
Katalin Szőke
 Netherlands (NED)
Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen
Koosje van Voorn
Hannie Termeulen
Irma Heijting-Schuhmacher
 United States (USA)
Jackie LaVine
Marilee Stepan
Jody Alderson
Evelyn Kawamoto
1956 Melbourne
details
 Australia (AUS)
Dawn Fraser
Faith Leech
Sandra Morgan
Lorraine Crapp
 United States (USA)
Sylvia Ruuska
Shelley Mann
Nancy Simons
Joan Rosazza
 South Africa (RSA)
Natalie Myburgh
Susan Roberts
Moira Abernethy
Jeanette Myburgh
1960 Rome
details
 United States (USA)
Joan Spillane
Shirley Stobs
Carolyn Wood
Chris von Saltza
 Australia (AUS)
Dawn Fraser
Ilsa Konrads
Lorraine Crapp
Alva Colquhoun
 United Team of Germany (EUA)
Christel Steffin
Heidi Pechstein
Gisela Weiss
Ursula Brunner
1964 Tokyo
details
 United States (USA)
Sharon Stouder
Donna de Varona
Lillian Watson
Kathy Ellis
 Australia (AUS)
Robyn Thorn
Janice Murphy
Lynette Bell
Dawn Fraser
 Netherlands (NED)
Pauline van der Wildt
Toos Beumer
Winnie van Weerdenburg
Erica Terpstra
1968 Mexico City
details
 United States (USA)
Jane Barkman
Linda Gustavson
Susan Pedersen
Jan Henne
 East Germany (GDR)
Gabriele Wetzko
Roswitha Krause
Uta Schmuck
Gabriele Perthes
 Canada (CAN)
Angela Coughlan
Marilyn Corson
Elaine Tanner
Marion Lay
1972 Munich
details
 United States (USA)
Shirley Babashoff
Jane Barkman
Jenny Kemp
Sandy Neilson
 East Germany (GDR)
Andrea Eife
Kornelia Ender
Elke Sehmisch
Gabriele Wetzko
 West Germany (FRG)
Gudrun Beckmann
Heidemarie Reineck
Angela Steinbach
Jutta Weber
1976 Montreal
details
 United States (USA)
Kim Peyton
Jill Sterkel
Shirley Babashoff
Wendy Boglioli
 East Germany (GDR)
Petra Priemer
Kornelia Ender
Claudia Hempel
Andrea Pollack
 Canada (CAN)
Becky Smith
Gail Amundrud
Barbara Clark
Anne Jardin
1980 Moscow
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Barbara Krause
Caren Metschuck
Ines Diers
Sarina Hülsenbeck
 Sweden (SWE)
Carina Ljungdahl
Tina Gustafsson
Agneta Mårtensson
Agneta Eriksson
 Netherlands (NED)
Conny van Bentum
Wilma van Velsen
Reggie de Jong
Annelies Maas
1984 Los Angeles
details
 United States (USA)
Jenna Johnson
Carrie Steinseifer
Dara Torres
Nancy Hogshead
 Netherlands (NED)
Annemarie Verstappen
Desi Reijers
Elles Voskes
Conny van Bentum
 West Germany (FRG)
Iris Zscherpe
Susanne Schuster
Christiane Pielke
Karin Seick
1988 Seoul
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Kristin Otto
Katrin Meissner
Daniela Hunger
Manuela Stellmach
 Netherlands (NED)
Marianne Muis
Mildred Muis
Conny van Bentum
Karin Brienesse
 United States (USA)
Mary Wayte
Mitzi Kremer
Laura Walker
Dara Torres
1992 Barcelona
details
 United States (USA)
Nicole Haislett
Angel Martino
Jenny Thompson
Dara Torres
Ashley Tappin
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
 China (CHN)
Le Jingyi
Lü Bin
Zhuang Yong
Yang Wenyi
Zhao Kun
 Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Daniela Hunger
Simone Osygus
Manuela Stellmach
Kerstin Kielgass
Annette Hadding
1996 Atlanta
details
 United States (USA)
Angel Martino
Amy Van Dyken
Catherine Fox
Jenny Thompson
Lisa Jacob
Melanie Valerio
 China (CHN)
Le Jingyi
Chao Na
Nian Yun
Shan Ying
 Germany (GER)
Sandra Völker
Simone Osygus
Antje Buschschulte
Franziska van Almsick
Meike Freitag
2000 Sydney
details
 United States (USA)
Amy Van Dyken
Courtney Shealy
Jenny Thompson
Dara Torres
Erin Phenix
Ashley Tappin
 Netherlands (NED)
Manon van Rooijen
Wilma van Hofwegen
Inge de Bruijn
Thamar Henneken
Chantal Groot
 Sweden (SWE)
Johanna Sjöberg
Therese Alshammar
Louise Jöhncke
Anna-Karin Kammerling
Josefin Lillhage
Malin Svahnström
2004 Athens
details
 Australia (AUS)
Alice Mills
Libby Lenton
Petria Thomas
Jodie Henry
Sarah Ryan
 United States (USA)
Kara Lynn Joyce
Natalie Coughlin
Amanda Weir
Jenny Thompson
Colleen Lanne
Maritza Correia
Lindsay Benko
 Netherlands (NED)
Chantal Groot
Inge Dekker
Marleen Veldhuis
Inge de Bruijn
Annabel Kosten
2008 Beijing
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Inge Dekker
Ranomi Kromowidjojo
Femke Heemskerk
Marleen Veldhuis
Hinkelien Schreuder
Manon van Rooijen
 United States (USA)
Natalie Coughlin
Dara Torres
Kara Lynn Joyce
Lacey Nymeyer
Emily Silver
Julia Smit
 Australia (AUS)
Cate Campbell
Alice Mills
Melanie Schlanger
Lisbeth Trickett
Shayne Reese
2012 London
details
 Australia (AUS)
Alicia Coutts
Cate Campbell
Brittany Elmslie
Melanie Schlanger
Emily Seebohm
Yolane Kukla
Lisbeth Trickett
 Netherlands (NED)
Inge Dekker
Marleen Veldhuis
Femke Heemskerk
Ranomi Kromowidjojo
Hinkelien Schreuder
 United States (USA)
Missy Franklin
Jessica Hardy
Lia Neal
Allison Schmitt
Amanda Weir
Natalie Coughlin
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
 Australia (AUS)
Emma McKeon
Brittany Elmslie
Bronte Campbell
Cate Campbell
Madison Wilson
 United States (USA)
Simone Manuel
Abbey Weitzeil
Dana Vollmer
Katie Ledecky
Amanda Weir
Lia Neal
Allison Schmitt
 Canada (CAN)
Sandrine Mainville
Chantal Van Landeghem
Taylor Ruck
Penny Oleksiak
Michelle Williams

Note: since 1992, swimmers who swam only in preliminary rounds also received medals.

4 × 200 metre freestyle relay[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
details
 United States (USA)
Trina Jackson
Cristina Teuscher
Sheila Taormina
Jenny Thompson
Lisa Jacob
Annette Salmeen
Ashley Whitney
 Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Kerstin Kielgass
Anke Scholz
Dagmar Hase
Meike Freitag
Simone Osygus
 Australia (AUS)
Julia Greville
Nicole Stevenson
Emma Johnson
Susie O'Neill
Lise Mackie
2000 Sydney
details
 United States (USA)
Diana Munz
Jenny Thompson
Samantha Arsenault
Lindsay Benko
Julia Stowers
Kim Black
 Australia (AUS)
Giaan Rooney
Petria Thomas
Kirsten Thomson
Susie O'Neill
Jacinta van Lint
Elka Graham
 Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Antje Buschschulte
Sara Harstick
Kerstin Kielgass
Meike Freitag
Britta Steffen
2004 Athens
details
 United States (USA)
Natalie Coughlin
Carly Piper
Dana Vollmer
Kaitlin Sandeno
Lindsay Benko
Rhi Jeffrey
Rachel Komisarz
 China (CHN)
Zhu Yingwen
Xu Yanwei
Yang Yu
Pang Jiaying
Li Ji
 Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Petra Dallmann
Antje Buschschulte
Hannah Stockbauer
Janina Götz
Sara Harstick
2008 Beijing
details
 Australia (AUS)
Stephanie Rice
Bronte Barratt
Kylie Palmer
Linda Mackenzie
Felicity Galvez
Angie Bainbridge
Melanie Schlanger
Lara Davenport
 China (CHN)
Yang Yu
Zhu Qianwei
Tan Miao
Pang Jiaying
Tang Jingzhi
 United States (USA)
Allison Schmitt
Natalie Coughlin
Caroline Burckle
Katie Hoff
Christine Marshall
Kim Vandenberg
Julia Smit
2012 London
details
 United States (USA)
Missy Franklin
Dana Vollmer
Shannon Vreeland
Allison Schmitt
Lauren Perdue
Alyssa Anderson
 Australia (AUS)
Bronte Barratt
Melanie Schlanger
Kylie Palmer
Alicia Coutts
Brittany Elmslie
Angie Bainbridge
Jade Neilsen
Blair Evans
 France (FRA)
Camille Muffat
Charlotte Bonnet
Ophélie-Cyrielle Étienne
Coralie Balmy
Margaux Farrell
Mylène Lazare
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
 United States (USA)
Allison Schmitt
Leah Smith
Maya DiRado
Katie Ledecky
Missy Franklin
Melanie Margalis
Cierra Runge
 Australia (AUS)
Leah Neale
Emma McKeon
Bronte Barratt
Tamsin Cook
Jessica Ashwood
 Canada (CAN)
Katerine Savard
Taylor Ruck
Brittany MacLean
Penny Oleksiak
Emily Overholt
Kennedy Goss

Note: swimmers who swam only in preliminary rounds also received medals.

4 × 100 metre medley relay[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1960 Rome
details
 United States (USA)
Lynn Burke
Patty Kempner
Carolyn Schuler
Chris von Saltza
 Australia (AUS)
Marilyn Wilson
Rosemary Lassig
Jan Andrew
Dawn Fraser
 United Team of Germany (EUA)
Ingrid Schmidt
Ursula Küper
Bärbel Fuhrmann
Ursel Brunner
1964 Tokyo
details
 United States (USA)
Cathy Ferguson
Cynthia Goyette
Sharon Stouder
Kathy Ellis
 Netherlands (NED)
Corrie Winkel
Klenie Bimolt
Ada Kok
Erica Terpstra
 Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Savelyeva
Svetlana Babanina
Tatyana Devyatova
Natalya Ustinova
1968 Mexico City
details
 United States (USA)
Kaye Hall
Catie Ball
Ellie Daniel
Susan Pedersen
 Australia (AUS)
Lynne Watson
Judy Playfair
Lyn McClements
Janet Steinbeck
 West Germany (FRG)
Angelika Kraus
Uta Frommater
Heike Hustede
Heidemarie Reineck
1972 Munich
details
 United States (USA)
Melissa Belote
Cathy Carr
Deena Deardurff
Sandy Neilson
 East Germany (GDR)
Christine Herbst
Renate Vogel
Roswitha Beier
Kornelia Ender
 West Germany (FRG)
Gudrun Beckmann
Vreni Eberle
Silke Pielen
Heidemarie Reineck
1976 Montreal
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Ulrike Richter
Hannelore Anke
Kornelia Ender
Andrea Pollack
 United States (USA)
Camille Wright
Shirley Babashoff
Linda Jezek
Lauri Siering
 Canada (CAN)
Susan Sloan
Robin Corsiglia
Wendy Hogg
Anne Jardin
1980 Moscow
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Rica Reinisch
Ute Geweniger
Andrea Pollack
Caren Metschuck
 Great Britain (GBR)
Helen Jameson
Margaret Kelly
Ann Osgerby
June Croft
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yelena Kruglova
Elvira Vasilkova
Alla Grishchenkova
Natalya Strunnikova
1984 Los Angeles
details
 United States (USA)
Theresa Andrews
Tracy Caulkins
Mary T. Meagher
Nancy Hogshead
 West Germany (FRG)
Svenja Schlicht
Ute Hasse
Ina Beyermann
Karin Seick
 Canada (CAN)
Reema Abdo
Anne Ottenbrite
Michelle MacPherson
Pamela Rai
1988 Seoul
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Kristin Otto
Silke Hörner
Birte Weigang
Katrin Meissner
 United States (USA)
Beth Barr
Tracey McFarlane
Janel Jorgensen
Mary Wayte
 Canada (CAN)
Lori Melien
Allison Higson
Jane Kerr
Andrea Nugent
1992 Barcelona
details
 United States (USA)
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
Lea Loveless
Anita Nall
Jenny Thompson
Janie Wagstaff
Megan Kleine
Summer Sanders
Nicole Haislett
 Germany (GER)
Franziska van Almsick
Jana Dörries
Dagmar Hase
Daniela Hunger
Daniela Brendel
Bettina Ustrowski
Simone Osygus
 Unified Team (EUN)
Nina Zhivanevskaya
Olga Kirichenko
Natalya Meshcheryakova
Yelena Rudkovskaya
Yelena Shubina
1996 Atlanta
details
 United States (USA)
Beth Botsford
Amanda Beard
Angel Martino
Amy Van Dyken
Catherine Fox
Whitney Hedgepeth
Kristine Quance
Jenny Thompson
 Australia (AUS)
Nicole Stevenson
Samantha Riley
Susie O'Neill
Sarah Ryan
Helen Denman
Angela Kennedy
 China (CHN)
Chen Yan
Han Xue
Cai Huijue
Shan Ying
2000 Sydney
details
 United States (USA)
Dara Torres
Barbara Bedford
Megan Quann
Jenny Thompson
Courtney Shealy
Ashley Tappin
Amy Van Dyken
Staciana Stitts
 Australia (AUS)
Petria Thomas
Leisel Jones
Susie O'Neill
Dyana Calub
Giaan Rooney
Tarnee White
Sarah Ryan
 Japan (JPN)
Masami Tanaka
Sumika Minamoto
Mai Nakamura
Junko Onishi
2004 Athens
details
 Australia (AUS)
Giaan Rooney
Leisel Jones
Petria Thomas
Jodie Henry
Brooke Hanson
Jessicah Schipper
Alice Mills
 United States (USA)
Natalie Coughlin
Amanda Beard
Jenny Thompson
Kara Lynn Joyce
Haley Cope
Tara Kirk
Rachel Komisarz
Amanda Weir
 Germany (GER)
Antje Buschschulte
Sarah Poewe
Franziska van Almsick
Daniela Götz
2008 Beijing
details
 Australia (AUS)
Emily Seebohm
Leisel Jones
Jessicah Schipper
Lisbeth Trickett
Tarnee White
Felicity Galvez
Shayne Reese
 United States (USA)
Natalie Coughlin
Rebecca Soni
Christine Magnuson
Dara Torres
Margaret Hoelzer
Megan Jendrick
Elaine Breeden
Kara Lynn Joyce
 China (CHN)
Zhao Jing
Sun Ye
Zhou Yafei
Pang Jiaying
Xu Tianlongzi
2012 London
details
 United States (USA)
Missy Franklin
Rebecca Soni
Dana Vollmer
Allison Schmitt
Rachel Bootsma
Breeja Larson
Claire Donahue
Jessica Hardy
 Australia (AUS)
Emily Seebohm
Leisel Jones
Alicia Coutts
Melanie Schlanger
Brittany Elmslie
 Japan (JPN)
Aya Terakawa
Satomi Suzuki
Yuka Kato
Haruka Ueda
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
 United States (USA)
Kathleen Baker
Lilly King
Dana Vollmer
Simone Manuel
Olivia Smoliga
Katie Meili
Kelsi Worrell
Abbey Weitzeil
 Australia (AUS)
Emily Seebohm
Taylor McKeown
Emma McKeon
Cate Campbell
Madison Wilson
Madeline Groves
Brittany Elmslie
 Denmark (DEN)
Mie Nielsen
Rikke Møller Pedersen
Jeanette Ottesen
Pernille Blume

Note: since 1992, swimmers who swam only in preliminary rounds also received medals.

10 km marathon[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2008 Beijing
details
Larisa Ilchenko
 Russia
Keri-Anne Payne
 Great Britain
Cassandra Patten
 Great Britain
2012 London
details
Éva Risztov
 Hungary
Haley Anderson
 United States
Martina Grimaldi
 Italy
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Sharon van Rouwendaal
 Netherlands
Rachele Bruni
 Italy
Poliana Okimoto
 Brazil

Discontinued event[edit]

300 metre freestyle[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1920 Antwerp
details
Ethelda Bleibtrey
 United States
Margaret Woodbridge
 United States
Frances Schroth
 United States

All-time medal table 1912–2016[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 95 68 61 224
2  Germany (GER) 37 38 44 119
3  Australia (AUS) 26 26 23 75
4  Netherlands (NED) 15 15 14 44
5  Hungary (HUN) 13 7 6 26
6  China (CHN) 10 14 7 31
7  Great Britain (GBR) 6 13 14 33
8  Japan (JPN) 5 3 7 15
9  Ukraine (UKR) 4 1 0 5
10  Soviet Union (URS) 3 7 8 11
11  Denmark (DEN) 3 3 5 11
12  Romania (ROU) 3 2 3 8
13  South Africa (RSA) 3 0 5 8
14  Ireland (IRL) 3 0 1 4
15  France (FRA) 2 5 6 13
16  Zimbabwe (ZIM) 2 4 1 7
17  Canada (CAN) 2 7 14 23
18  Sweden (SWE) 1 5 4 10
19  Italy (ITA) 1 4 2 7
20  Russia (RUS) 1 3 0 4
21  Spain (ESP) 1 2 2 5
22  Poland (POL) 1 2 1 4
23  Costa Rica (CRC) 1 1 2 4
24  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 1 1 3
25  Australasia (ANZ) 1 1 0 2
25  Yugoslavia (YUG) 1 1 0 2
26  Unified Team (EUN) 1 0 1 2
28  Slovakia (SVK) 0 2 0 2
29  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 1 2
30  Slovenia (SLO) 0 1 0 1
31  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
31  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
31  Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1
31  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
31  New Zealand (NZL) 0 0 1 1
31  Belarus (BLR) 0 0 1 1
31  Brazil (BRA) 0 0 1 1
Total 238 234 240 660

See also[edit]

References[edit]