Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metre freestyle

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Men's 400 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Date22 July
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Brian Goodell  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tim Shaw  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vladimir Raskatov  Soviet Union
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The men's 400 metre freestyle event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on Tuesday, 22 July.[1]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Pierre Andraca  France 4:00.34
2 Brett Naylor  New Zealand 4:00.38
3 Rainer Strohbach  East Germany 4:02.24
4 Stefan Wenz  West Germany 4:06.25
5 Kevin Williamson  Ireland 4:09.60
6 Sigurður Ólafsson  Iceland 4:18.11

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Djan Madruga  Brazil 3:59.62 Q, OR
2 Frank Pfütze  East Germany 4:04.66
3 Tom Alexander  Canada 4:05.63
4 Bengt Jönsson  Sweden 4:07.28
5 Borut Petrič  Yugoslavia 4:07.54
6 Lutz Löscher  East Germany 4:12.88
7 Kris Sumono  Indonesia 4:17.48

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Volodymyr Raskatov  Soviet Union 3:57.56 Q, OR
2 Bill Sawchuk  Canada 4:02.18
3 István Koczka  Hungary 4:03.75
4 Peter Pettersson  Sweden 4:04.15
5 Graham Windeatt  Australia 4:04.31
6 Frank Richardson  Nicaragua 4:40.76

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Steve Holland  Australia 3:58.39 Q
2 Steve Badger  Canada 4:00.14 Q
3 Henk Elzerman  Netherlands 4:02.16
4 Vladimir Salnikov  Soviet Union 4:02.79
5 Georgios Karpouzis  Greece 4:12.41
6 Andreas Schmidt  West Germany 4:14.36
7 Rui Abreu  Portugal 4:28.43

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Vladimir Mikheyev  Soviet Union 4:00.20 Q
2 Casey Converse  United States 4:00.65
3 Alan McClatchey  Great Britain 4:02.09
4 Werner Lampe  West Germany 4:03.04
5 Arne Borgstrøm  Norway 4:03.49
6 Gerhard Waldmann  Switzerland 4:09.54
7 Edwin Borja  Philippines 4:18.97

Heat 6

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Tim Shaw  United States 3:56.40 Q, OR
2 Zoltán Wladár  Hungary 4:00.55
3 Gordon Downie  Great Britain 4:01.00
4 Bengt Gingsjö  Sweden 4:04.68
5 Johan Van Steenberghe  Belgium 4:08.28
6 Francisco Cañales  Puerto Rico 4:15.78

Heat 7

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Brian Goodell  United States 3:55.24 Q, OR
2 Sándor Nagy  Hungary 4:00.02 Q
3 Max Metzker  Australia 4:00.82
4 René van der Kuil  Netherlands 4:03.14
5 David López-Zubero  Spain 4:03.73
6 Andy Knowles  Bahamas 4:10.78
7 Tomas Becerra  Colombia 4:14.73
8 Patrick Novaretti  Monaco 4:20.62

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Brian Goodell  United States 3:51.93 WR
2 Tim Shaw  United States 3:52.54
3 Volodymyr Raskatov  Soviet Union 3:55.76
4 Djan Madruga  Brazil 3:57.18
5 Steve Holland  Australia 3:57.59
6 Sándor Nagy  Hungary 3:57.81
7 Vladimir Mikheyev  Soviet Union 4:00.79
8 Steve Badger  Canada 4:20.83

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Men's 400 metres Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved 5 December 2016.

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