Swimming at the 1988 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 XXIV Olympiad
Venue Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
Date 25 September 1988 (heats & final)
Competitors 109 from 25 nations
Winning time 3:36.93 WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA)
David Berkoff, Richard Schroeder, Matt Biondi, Chris Jacobs, Jay Mortenson*, Tom Jager*
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Canada (CAN)
Mark Tewksbury, Victor Davis, Tom Ponting, Sandy Goss
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Soviet Union (URS)
Igor Polyansky, Dmitry Volkov, Vadim Yaroshchuk, Gennadiy Prigoda, Sergei Zabolotnov*, Valeriy Lozik*, Konstantin Petrov*, Nikolay Yevseyev*
*Indicates the swimmer only competed in the preliminary heats.
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Swimming events at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
50 m men women
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 men's 4×100 metre medley relay event at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place on 25 September at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  United States (USA)
Rick Carey
John Moffet
Pablo Morales
Matt Biondi
3:38.28 Tokyo, Japan 18 August 1985
Olympic record  United States (USA)
Rick Carey (55.41)
Steve Lundquist (1:01.86)
Pablo Morales (52.87)
Rowdy Gaines (49.16)
3:39.30 Los Angeles, United States 4 August 1984

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

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
25 September Final David Berkoff (54.56)
Richard Schroeder (1:01.64)
Matt Biondi (52.38)
Chris Jacobs (48.35)
 United States 3:36.93 WR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Rank Heat Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 4  United States David Berkoff (55.69)
Richard Schroeder (1:01.64)
Jay Mortenson (54.46)
Tom Jager (51.21)
3:43.00 Q
2 3  Great Britain Gary Binfield (57.89)
Adrian Moorhouse (1:02.33)
Andy Jameson (53.47)
Roland Lee (50.75)
3:44.44 Q
3 2  Canada Mark Tewksbury (57.05)
Victor Davis (1:03.14)
Tom Ponting (54.12)
Sandy Goss (50.25)
3:44.56 Q
4 4  West Germany Frank Hoffmeister (57.04)
Mark Warnecke (1:03.80)
Michael Gross (54.41)
Björn Zikarsky (49.47)
3:44.72 Q
5 3  Soviet Union Sergei Zabolotnov (57.14)
Valeriy Lozik (1:02.80)
Konstantine Petrov (55.02)
Nikolay Yevseyev (50.33)
3:45.29 Q
6 2  Netherlands Hans Kroes (58.11)
Ronald Dekker (1:02.42)
Frank Drost (54.50)
Patrick Dybiona (50.62)
3:45.65 Q
7 4  Japan Daichi Suzuki (56.24)
Hironobu Nagahata (1:03.51)
Hiroshi Miura (55.65)
Shigeo Ogata (51.48)
3:46.88 Q
8 2  Australia Carl Wilson (58.31)
Ian McAdam (1:05.17)
Jon Sieben (54.65)
Andrew Baildon (49.27)
3:47.40 Q
9 3  Switzerland Patrick Ferland (58.27)
Étienne Dagon (1:04.61)
Dano Halsall (55.71)
Stéfan Voléry (49.50)
3:48.09
10 4  France Franck Schott (57.04)
David Leblanc (1:04.85)
Ludovic Depickère (56.37)
Bruno Gutzeit (50.38)
3:48.64
11 3  New Zealand Paul Kingsman (57.73)
Anthony Beks (1:05.43)
Anthony Mosse (54.03)
Ross Anderson (51.74)
3:48.93
12 4  Spain Martín López-Zubero (58.05)
Ramón Camallonga (1:04.67)
José Luis Ballester (55.66)
José Hernando (51.09)
3:49.47
13 2  Czechoslovakia Pavel Vokoun (59.25)
Radek Beinhauer (1:03.71)
Robert Wolf (56.23)
Petr Kladiva (50.71)
3:49.90
14 4  Denmark Lars Sørensen (58.17)
Christian Toft (1:07.32)
Benny Nielsen (55.57)
Franz Mortensen (50.91)
3:51.97
15 3  Italy Valerio Giambalvo (59.70)
Gianni Minervini (1:05.06)
Leonardo Michelotti (56.76)
Roberto Gleria (50.54)
3:52.06
16 2  Hungary Tamás Deutsch (58.52)
Károly Güttler (1:03.59)
Valter Kalaus (58.30)
Mihály-Richard Bodór (51.83)
3:52.24
17 4  Singapore David Lim Fong Jock (58.03)
Ng Yue Meng (1:05.89)
Ang Peng Siong (56.63)
Oon Jin Gee (52.31)
3:52.86
18 3  Brazil Rogério Romero (57.99)
Cícero Tortelli (1:06.54)
Eduardo de Poli (56.65)
Emanuel Nascimento (52.03)
3:53.21
19 2  China Lin Laijiu (59.32)
Chen Jianhong (1:04.73)
Zheng Jian (57.04)
Shen Jianqiang (53.09)
3:54.18
20 3  Mexico Ernesto Vela (59.16)
Javier Careaga (1:06.07)
Urbano Zea (57.66)
Rodrigo González (51.32)
3:54.21
21 1  South Korea Park Dong-pil (1:01.38)
Yoon Joo-il (1:04.42)
Park Young-chul (56.96)
Kwon Sang-won (54.18)
3:56.94
22 4  Hong Kong Yip Hor Man (1:03.23)
Watt Kam Sing (1:08.53)
Tsang Yi Ming (59.44)
Michael Wright (54.08)
4:05.28
23 2  Greece Ilias Malamas (59.88)
Nikolaos Fokianos (1:07.61)
Theodoros Griniazakis (1:01.09)
Charalambos Papanikolaou (59.13)
4:07.71
24 1  Virgin Islands William Cleveland (1:05.06)
Kraig Singleton (1:13.73)
Kristan Singleton (1:01.93)
Hans Foerster (54.31)
4:15.03
25 1  United Arab Emirates Mohamed Abdullah (1:08.35)
Obaid Al-Rumaithi (1:15.72)
Mohamed Bin Abid (1:06.57)
Ahmad Faraj (57.91)
4:28.55

Final[edit]

[3]

Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4  United States David Berkoff (54.56)
Richard Schroeder (1:01.64)
Matt Biondi (52.38)
Chris Jacobs (48.35)
3:36.93 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3  Canada Mark Tewksbury (56.11)
Victor Davis (1:00.90)
Tom Ponting (53.52)
Sandy Goss (48.75)
3:39.28 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2  Soviet Union Igor Polyansky (55.35)
Dmitry Volkov (1:01.53)
Vadim Yaroshchuk (53.34)
Gennadiy Prigoda (49.74)
3:39.96
4 6  West Germany Frank Hoffmeister (57.18)
Alexander Mayer (1:03.12)
Michael Gross (53.17)
Björn Zikarsky (49.51)
3:42.98
5 1  Japan Daichi Suzuki (55.87)
Hironobu Nagahata (1:02.75)
Hiroshi Miura (54.18)
Shigeo Ogata (51.56)
3:44.36
6 8  Australia Carl Wilson (57.85)
Ian McAdam (1:05.01)
Jon Sieben (53.42)
Andrew Baildon (49.57)
3:45.85
7 7  Netherlands Hans Kroes (58.26)
Ronald Dekker (1:03.40)
Frank Drost (54.48)
Patrick Dybiona (50.41)
3:46.85
8 5  Great Britain Neil Harper
Adrian Moorhouse
Andy Jameson
Mark Foster
DSQ

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