Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

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Swimming at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
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

The women's 4×100 metre freestyle relay event at the 1968 Olympic Games took place October 26.[1] The relay featured teams of four swimmers each swimming two lengths of the 50 m pool freestyle.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Jane Barkman
Linda Gustavson
Susan Pedersen
Jan Henne
 East Germany
Gabriele Wetzko
Roswitha Krause
Uta Schmuck
Gabriele Perthes
 Canada
Angela Coughlan
Marilyn Corson
Elaine Tanner
Marion Lay

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Place Swimmers Time Notes
1  Jenny Steinbeck, Sue Eddy, Lynne Watson, Lyn Bell, Julie McDonald (AUS) 4:12.0
2  Marie-José Kersaudy, Simone Hanner, Danièle Dorléans, Claude Mandonnaud (FRA) 4:15.4
3  Zoya Dus, Tamara Sosnova, Nataliya Ustinova, Lidiya Hrebets (URS) 4:17.1
4  Elisabeth Berglund, Elisabeth Ljunggren-Morris, Lotten Andersson, Ingrid Gustavsson (SWE) 4:18.2
5  Heidi Reineck, Aloisia Bauer, Ingeborg Renner, Helmi Boxberger (FRG) 4:19.4
6  María Teresa Ramírez, Laura Vaca, Marcia Arriaga, Norma Amezcua (MEX) 4:21.9

Heat 2

Place Swimmers Time Notes
1  Jane Barkman, Linda Gustavson, Sue Pedersen, Jan Henne (USA) 4:11.1
2  Edit Kovács, Magdolna Patóh, Andrea Gyarmati, Judit Turóczy (HUN) 4:13.6
3  Shigeko Kawanishi, Yoshimi Nishigawa, Yasuko Fujii, Miwako Kobayashi, Yumiko Ono (JPN) 4:14.5
4  Hella Rentema, Bep Weeteling, Mirjam van Hemert, Nel Bos (NED) 4:16.7
5  María Moreño, Rosa Hasbún, Donatella Ferracuti, Carmen Ferracuti (ESA) 4:39.8

Heat 3

Place Swimmers Time Notes
1  Gabriele Wetzko, Roswitha Krause, Uta Schmuck, Gabriele Perthes, Martina Grunert (GDR) 4:10.3
2  Angela Coughlan, Marilyn Corson, Elaine Tanner, Marion Lay (CAN) 4:14.1
3  Shelagh Ratcliffe, Fiona Kellock, Susan Williams, Alexandra Jackson (GBR) 4:16.3
4  Emilia Figueroa, Ruth Apt, Felicia Ospitaletche, Lylian Castillo (URU) 4:33.4

Final[edit]

References[edit]