Swimming at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

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Swimming at the
1952 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
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1952 Olympic Games took place July 28 — 29, at the Swimming Stadium.[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
Wayne Moore
Bill Woolsey
Ford Konno
Jimmy McLane
 Japan
Hiroshi Suzuki
Yoshihiro Hamaguchi
Toru Goto
Teijiro Tanikawa
 France
Joseph Bernardo
Aldo Eminente
Alexandre Jany
Jean Boiteux

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat One
Place Swimmers Time Notes
1  Jo Bernardo, Aldo Eminente, Alex Jany, and Jean Boiteux (FRA) 8:55.9
2  Roy Botham, Ronald Burns, Thomas Welsh, and Jack Wardrop (GBR) 8:59.7
3  Rex Aubrey, Frank O'Neill, Garrick Agnew, and John Marshall (AUS) 9:01.4
4  Viktor Drobinsky, Vasily Karmanov, Leonid Meshkov, and Lev Balandin (URS) 9:01.9
5  Carlo Pedersoli, Egidio Massaria, Angelo Romani, and Giovanni Paliaga (ITA) 9:17.9
6  Pentti Ikonen, Pentti Paatsalo, Mauno Valkeinen, and Leo Telivuo (FIN) 9:26.6
Heat Two
Place Swimmers Time Notes
1  Wally Wolf, Don Sheff, Frank Dooley, and Bumpy Jones (USA) 8:50.9
2  László Gyöngyösi, György Csordás, Géza Kádas, Imre Nyéki and Gusztáv Kettesi (HUN) 8:54.6
3  Graham Johnston, Dennis Ford, John Durr and Peter Duncan (RSA) 8:58.7
4  Haroldo Lara, Sylvio dos Santos, Aram Boghossian and João Gonçalves Filho (BRA) 9:09.0
5  Kamiel Reynders, Joseph Anthoon, Marcel Anthoon and Alfons Bierebeek (BEL) 9:45.5
Heat Three
Place Swimmers Time Notes
1  Hiroshi Suzuki, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Toru Goto, and Teijiro Tanikawa (JPN) 8:42.1
2  Lars Svantesson, Göran Larsson, Per-Olof Östrand, Olle Johansson and Rolf Olander (SWE) 8:52.3
3  Federico Zwanck, Marcelo Trabucco, Pedro Galvão and Alfredo Yantorno (ARG) 8:59.3
4  Gerry McNamee, Lucien Beaumont, Leo Portelance and Allen Gilchrist (CAN) 9:10.9
5  Gotfryd Gremlowski, Antoni Tołkaczewski, Józef Lewicki and Jerzy Boniecki (POL) 9:13.7
6  Alberto Isaac, Efrén Fierro, César Borja and Tonatiuh Gutiérrez (MEX) 9:15.7

Final[edit]

References[edit]