Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay

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Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 4 August 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 94 from 21 nations
Winning time 3:39.30 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA)
Rick Carey, Steve Lundquist, Pablo Morales, Rowdy Gaines, Dave Wilson*, Richard Schroeder*, Mike Heath*, Tom Jager*
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Canada (CAN)
Mike West, Victor Davis, Tom Ponting, Sandy Goss
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Australia (AUS)
Mark Kerry, Peter Evans, Glenn Buchanan, Mark Stockwell, Jon Sieben*, Neil Brooks*
*Indicates the swimmer only competed in the preliminary heats.
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Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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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 final of the men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in Los Angeles, California, on August 4, 1984.[1] The first eight qualified for the final.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  United States (USA)
Rick Carey (55.60)
Steve Lundquist (1:02.01)
Matt Gribble (53.47)
Rowdy Gaines (49.34)
3:40.42 Caracas, Venezuela 22 August 1983
Olympic record  United States (USA)
John Naber (55.89)
John Hencken (1:02.50)
Matt Vogel (54.26)
Jim Montgomery (49.57)
3:42.22 Montreal, Canada 22 July 1976

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
4 August Final Rick Carey (55.41)
Steve Lundquist (1:01.86)
Pablo Morales (52.87)
Rowdy Gaines (49.16)
 United States 3:39.30 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rule: The eight fastest teams advance to the final (Q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 3 5  Australia Mark Kerry (57.41)
Peter Evans (1:02.67)
Jon Sieben (54.24)
Neil Brooks (49.61)
3:43.93 Q
2 3 4  United States Dave Wilson (57.06)
Richard Schroeder (1:02.66)
Mike Heath (54.60)
Tom Jager (50.01)
3:44.33 Q
3 1 4  Canada Mike West (58.11)
Victor Davis (1:02.54)
Tom Ponting (54.22)
Sandy Goss (51.25)
3:46.12 Q
4 3 3  Switzerland Patrick Ferland (58.68)
Étienne Dagon (1:03.87)
Théophile David (55.24)
Dano Halsall (50.34)
3:48.13 Q
5 2 4  West Germany Stefan Peter (58.43)
Gerald Mörken (1:05.49)
Andreas Behrend (55.20)
Alexander Schowtka (50.60)
3:49.75 Q
6 3 8  Sweden Michael Söderlund (58.79)
Peter Berggren (1:05.22)
Bengt Baron (54.98)
Per Johansson (50.77)
3:49.76 Q
7 2 5  Great Britain Neil Harper (59.12)
Adrian Moorhouse (1:04.95)
Andy Jameson (54.66)
David Lowe (51.13)
3:49.86 Q
8 3 6  Japan Daichi Suzuki (58.31)
Shigehiro Takahashi (1:04.05)
Taihei Saka (55.66)
Hiroshi Sakamoto (52.12)
3:50.14 Q, NR
9 1 1  New Zealand Paul Kingsman (58.73)
Brett Austin (1:04.83)
Anthony Mosse (54.93)
Gary Hurring (52.07)
3:50.56 NR
10 1 5  France Frédéric Delcourt (59.11)
Thierry Pata (1:04.91)
Xavier Savin (55.98)
Stéphan Caron (50.75)
3:50.75
11 2 6  China Wang Hao (58.87)
Jin Fu (1:04.74)
Zheng Jian (56.78)
Mu Lat (51.32)
3:51.71
12 2 1  Brazil Ricardo Prado (58.82)
Luiz Carvalho (1:06.21)
Marcelo Jucá (57.24)
Cyro Delgado (51.22)
3:53.49
13 1 3  Venezuela Giovanni Frigo (59.85)
Jorge Henão (1:08.54)
Rafael Vidal (55.51)
Alberto Mestre (51.22)
3:55.12
14 1 6  Mexico Ernesto Vela (1:01.08)
Eduardo Morillo (1:06.02)
Carlos Romo (57.10)
Ramiro Estrada (51.88)
3:56.11
15 3 2  Egypt Sharif Nour (59.09)
Ayman Nadim (1:09.53)
Ahmed Said (57.73)
Mohamed Youssef (52.96)
3:59.31
16 2 2  Singapore David Lim Fong Jock (1:00.59)
Oon Jin Teik (1:08.25)
Ang Peng Siong (57.83)
Oon Jin Gee (53.40)
4:00.07
17 3 1  Jamaica Allan Marsh (1:00.53)
Andrew Phillips (1:09.63)
Deryck Marks (1:00.35)
Gordon Scarlett (54.84)
3:59.31
18 2 7  Virgin Islands Erik Rosskopf (1:03.71)
Harrell Woolard (1:13.50)
Scott Newkirk (1:02.70)
Collier Woolard (56.27)
4:16.18
19 1 7  Guatemala Ernesto José Degenhart (1:05.10)
Fernando Marroquin (1:09.91)
Roberto Granados (1:03.35)
Rodrigo Leal (58.58)
4:16.94
20 1 8  Honduras Salvador Covelo (1:08.53)
David Palma (1:12.56)
Juan José Piño (1:02.62)
Rodolfo Torres (59.01)
4:22.72
21 2 3  Italy Paolo Falchini (58.93)
Gianni Minervini (1:03.78)
Fabrizio Rampazzo (55.80)
Marcello Guarducci
DSQ
24 1 2  Turkey DNS
24 2 8  Lebanon DNS
24 3 7  Hong Kong DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5  United States Rick Carey (55.41)
Steve Lundquist (1:01.86)
Pablo Morales (52.87)
Rowdy Gaines (49.16)
3:39.30 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3  Canada Mike West (56.61)
Victor Davis (1:02.33)
Tom Ponting (54.01)
Sandy Goss (50.28)
3:43.23 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4  Australia Mark Kerry (57.12)
Peter Evans (1:02.29)
Glenn Buchanan (54.68)
Mark Stockwell (49.16)
3:43.25 OC
4 2  West Germany Stefan Peter (58.21)
Gerald Mörken (1:03.55)
Michael Gross (52.81)
Dirk Korthals (49.69)
3:44.26 NR
5 7  Sweden Bengt Baron (57.16)
Peter Berggren (1:05.00)
Thomas Lejdström (54.98)
Per Johansson (49.99)
3:47.13
6 1  Great Britain Neil Harper (58.37)
Adrian Moorhouse (1:03.61)
Andy Jameson (54.10)
Richard Burrell (51.31)
3:47.39 NR
7 6  Switzerland Patrick Ferland (58.64)
Étienne Dagon (1:03.70)
Théophile David (55.34)
Dano Halsall (50.25)
3:47.93 NR
8 8  Japan Daichi Suzuki (57.70)
Shigehiro Takahashi (1:03.70)
Taihei Saka (55.35)
Hiroshi Sakamoto
DSQ

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