Swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay
|Swimming at the
1932 Summer Olympics
The men's 4x200 metre freestyle relay was a swimming event held as part of the swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics programme. It was the sixth appearance of the event, which was established in 1908. The competition was held on Tuesday, August 9, 1932.
Twenty-eight swimmers from seven nations competed.
| Japan (JPN)
| United States (USA)
| Hungary (HUN)
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1932 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||9:34.0|| András Wanié
|Olympic Record||9:36.2|| Austin Clapp
|Amsterdam (USA)||August 9, 1928|
Japan set a new world record with 8:58.4 minutes. They bettered the standing world record by more than 35 seconds and broke the nine-minute barrier.
As there were only seven nation who competed in this event only a final was held.
|Place||Swimmers||Time||Leg 1||Leg 2||Leg 3||Leg 4|
|1||Yasuji Miyazaki, Masanori Yusa, Hisakichi Toyoda, and Takashi Yokoyama (JPN)||8:58.4 WR||2:14.1||2:14.7||2:14.8||2:14.8|
|2||Frank Booth, George Fissler, Maiola Kalili, and Manuella Kalili (USA)||9:10.5||2:20.2||2:17.0||2:18.6||2:17.7|
|3||András Wanié, László Szabados, András Székely, and István Bárány (HUN)||9:31.4||2:25.8||2:26.5||2:21.3||2:17.8|
|4||George Larson, George Burrows, Munroe Bourne, and Walter Spence (CAN)||9:36.3||2:26.0||2:28.0||2:24.0||2:18.3|
|5||Joseph Whiteside, Bob Leivers, Reginald Sutton, and Mostyn Ffrench-Williams (GBR)||9:45.8||2:27.4||2:25.8||2:25.3||2:27.1|
|6||Carlos Kennedy, Leopoldo Tahier, Roberto Peper, and Alfredo Rocca (ARG)||10:13.1|
|7||Manuel Silva, Isaac Morais, Manoel Villar, and Benvenuto Nunes (BRA)||10:36.5|