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

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Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
VenueMcDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date3 August 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors52 from 13 nations
Winning time4:08.34
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA)
Theresa Andrews, Tracy Caulkins, Mary T. Meagher, Nancy Hogshead, Betsy Mitchell*, Susan Rapp*, Jenna Johnson*, Carrie Steinseifer*
2nd, silver medalist(s)  West Germany (FRG)
Svenja Schlicht, Ute Hasse, Ina Beyermann, Karin Seick
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Canada (CAN)
Reema Abdo, Anne Ottenbrite, Michelle MacPherson, Pamela Rai
*Indicates the swimmer only competed in the preliminary heats.
← 1980
1988 →

The final of the women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in Los Angeles, California, on August 3, 1984.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  East Germany (GDR)
Ina Kleber (1:01.79)
Ute Geweniger (1:09.16)
Ines Geißler (1:00.09)
Birgit Meineke (54.75)
4:05.79 Rome, Italy 26 August 1983
Olympic record  East Germany (GDR)
Rica Reinisch (1:01.51)
Ute Geweniger (1:09.46)
Andrea Pollack (1:00.14)
Caren Metschuck (55.56)
4:06.67 Moscow, Soviet Union 20 July 1980

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 2 4  United States Betsy Mitchell (1:02.56)
Susan Rapp (1:11.49)
Jenna Johnson (59.37)
Carrie Steinseifer (55.81)
4:09.23 Q
2 2 5  West Germany Svenja Schlicht (1:03.55)
Ute Hasse (1:11.72)
Ina Beyermann (1:01.91)
Karin Seick (56.40)
4:13.58 Q
3 1 5  Canada Reema Abdo (1:04.97)
Anne Ottenbrite (1:11.72)
Michelle MacPherson (1:02.31)
Pamela Rai (56.70)
4:15.70 Q
4 2 2  Great Britain Beverley Rose (1:04.81)
Jean Hill (1:13.23)
Nicola Fibbens (1:02.03)
June Croft (56.76)
4:16.83 Q
5 2 3  Japan Naomi Sekido (1:05.86)
Hiroko Nagasaki (1:12.04)
Naoko Kume (1:01.74)
Kaori Yanase (57.95)
4:17.59 Q
6 1 3  Sweden Anna-Karin Eriksson (1:05.33)
Eva-Marie Håkansson (1:12.21)
Agneta Eriksson (1:02.23)
Maria Kardum (57.88)
4:17.65 Q
7 1 6  Italy Manuela Carosi (1:05.08)
Manuela Dalla Valle (1:11.80)
Roberta Lanzarotti (1:03.56)
Silvia Persi (57.46)
4:17.90 Q
8 1 2  Switzerland Eva Gysling (1:05.80)
Patricia Brülhart (1:12.67)
Carole Brook (1:03.73)
Marie-Thérèse Armentero (58.35)
4:20.55 Q
9 1 7  China Guo Huaying (1:09.92)
Liang Weifen (1:14.83)
Li Jinlan (1:03.38)
Ding Jilian (59.26)
4:27.39
10 1 1  Hong Kong Lotta Flink (1:09.78)
Chow Lai Yee (1:19.45)
Kathy Wong (1:06.70)
Fenella Ng (1:02.69)
4:38.62
1 4  Netherlands Jolanda de Rover (1:03.73)
Petra van Staveren (1:10.58)
Annemarie Verstappen (1:00.61)
Desi Reijers
DSQ
2 6  Australia Audrey Moore (1:04.61)
Dimity Douglas (1:12.16)
Lisa Curry (1:02.69)
Angela Russell
DSQ
2 7  Mexico Teresa Rivera (1:06.39)
Sara Guido (1:14.97)
Maria Urbina (1:06.75)
Patricia Kohlmann
DSQ

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4  United States Theresa Andrews (1:04.00)
Tracy Caulkins (1:11.03)
Mary T. Meagher (58.04)
Nancy Hogshead (55.27)
4:08.34
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5  West Germany Svenja Schlicht (1:03.20)
Ute Hasse (1:11.49)
Ina Beyermann (1:01.27)
Karin Seick (56.01)
4:11.97 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3  Canada Reema Abdo (1:04.19)
Anne Ottenbrite (1:10.87)
Michelle MacPherson (1:01.28)
Pamela Rai (56.64)
4:12.98 NR
4 6  Great Britain Beverley Rose (1:04.14)
Jean Hill (1:12.00)
Nicola Fibbens (1:01.83)
June Croft (56.08)
4:14.05
5 1  Italy Manuela Carosi (1:05.48)
Manuela Dalla Valle (1:11.32)
Roberta Lanzarotti (1:03.50)
Silvia Persi (57.10)
4:17.40
6 8  Switzerland Eva Gysling (1:05.61)
Patricia Brülhart (1:12.59)
Carole Brook (1:03.07)
Marie-Thérèse Armentero (57.75)
4:19.02
2  Japan Naomi Sekido (1:05.67)
Hiroko Nagasaki (1:12.09)
Naoko Kume
Kaori Yanase
DSQ
7  Sweden Anna-Karin Eriksson (1:05.70)
Eva-Marie Håkansson
Agneta Eriksson
Maria Kardum
DSQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay". Sports Reference. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  2. ^ "Los Angeles 1984: Swimming – Women's 4 × 100m Medley Relay Heats" (PDF). Los Angeles 1984. LA84 Foundation. pp. 500–501. Retrieved March 24, 2017.

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