Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

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Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia Tech Aquatic Center
Date21 July 1996 (heats & final)
Competitors76 from 17 nations
Winning time7:14.81
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA)
Josh Davis, Joe Hudepohl, Brad Schumacher, Ryan Berube, Jon Olsen*
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Sweden (SWE)
Christer Wallin, Anders Holmertz, Lars Frölander, Anders Lyrbring
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Germany (GER)
Aimo Heilmann, Christian Keller, Christian Tröger, Steffen Zesner, Konstantin Dubrovin*, Oliver Lampe*
*Indicates the swimmer only competed in the preliminary heats.
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The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1996 Summer Olympics took place on 21 July at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, United States.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Unified Team (EUN)
Dmitry Lepikov (1:49.55)
Vladimir Pyshnenko (1:46.58)
Veniamin Tayanovich (1:48.99)
Yevgeny Sadovyi (1:46.83)
7:11.95 Barcelona, Spain 27 July 1992
Olympic record  Unified Team (EUN)
Dmitry Lepikov (1:49.55)
Vladimir Pyshnenko (1:46.58)
Veniamin Tayanovich (1:48.99)
Yevgeny Sadovyi (1:46.83)
7:11.95 Barcelona, Spain 27 July 1992

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 3 4  United States Ryan Berube (1:49.84)
Joe Hudepohl (1:49.13)
Brad Schumacher (1:49.48)
Jon Olsen (1:49.83)
7:18.28 Q
2 3 5  Sweden Christer Wallin (1:50.88)
Lars Frölander (1:49.12)
Anders Lyrbring (1:51.90)
Anders Holmertz (1:48.71)
7:20.61 Q
3 1 5  Great Britain James Salter (1:51.24)
Andrew Clayton (1:49.92)
Mark Stevens (1:50.32)
Paul Palmer (1:50.44)
7:21.92 Q
4 1 4  Germany Konstantin Dubrovin (1:51.68)
Christian Keller (1:49.15)
Oliver Lampe (1:51.39)
Steffen Zesner (1:49.95)
7:22.17 Q
5 2 5  Italy Emiliano Brembilla (1:52.21)
Emanuele Idini (1:50.54)
Pier Maria Siciliano (1:48.61)
Massimiliano Rosolino (1:51.33)
7:22.69 Q
6 3 3  France Yann de Fabrique (1:50.31)
Lionel Poirot (1:50.30)
Bruno Orsoni (1:51.74)
Christophe Bordeau (1:50.63)
7:22.98 Q
7 2 4  Australia Kieren Perkins (1:51.43)
Glen Housman (1:50.40)
Ian Vander-Wal (1:51.05)
Malcolm Allen (1:50.36)
7:23.24 Q
8 3 6  Netherlands Pieter van den Hoogenband (1:48.88)
Tim Hoeijmans (1:51.97)
Martin van der Spoel (1:51.51)
Mark van der Zijden (1:51.03)
7:23.39 Q
9 2 3  New Zealand Trent Bray (1:50.77)
Murray Burdan (1:51.84)
Scott Cameron (1:53.30)
Danyon Loader (1:48.44)
7:24.35 NR
10 1 3  Brazil Cassiano Leal (1:52.35)
Luiz Lima (1:51.99)
Fernando Saez (1:52.38)
André Teixeira (1:52.10)
7:28.82
11 1 2  Venezuela Francisco Sánchez (1:52.34) NR
Carlos Santander (1:52.58)
Diego Henao (1:52.57)
Rafael Manzano (1:55.14)
7:32.63 NR
12 2 6  Uzbekistan Vyacheslav Kabanov (1:53.76)
Aleksandr Agafonov (1:56.44)
Dmitriy Pankov (1:56.29)
Oleg Tsvetkovskiy (1:54.11)
7:40.60
13 1 6  Croatia Gordan Kožulj (1:57.08)
Miroslav Vučetić (1:53.83)
Marijan Kanjer (1:53.89)
Marko Strahija (1:58.89)
7:43.69
14 3 2  South Korea Koh Yun-ho (1:52.77) NR
Lee Kyu-chang (1:56.84)
Woo Chul (1:57.32)
Kim Min-suk (1:59.05)
7:45.98 NR
15 3 7  Singapore Sng Ju Wei (1:55.49)
Gerald Koh (2:00.59)
Desmond Koh (1:59.41)
Thum Ping Tjin (1:58.70)
7:54.19
16 2 7  Ecuador Roberto Delgado (1:57.86)
Julio Santos (1:56.60)
Javier Santos (1:59.79)
Andrés Vasconcellos (2:00.12)
7:54.37
17 2 2  Kyrgyzstan Sergey Ashihmin (2:03.05)
Andrey Kvassov (1:53.91)
Dmitry Lapin (1:56.01)
Vitaly Vasilyev (2:07.03)
8:00.00

Final[edit]

[3][4]

Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4  United States Josh Davis (1:48.19)
Joe Hudepohl (1:49.29)
Brad Schumacher (1:48.89)
Ryan Berube (1:48.47)
7:14.81
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5  Sweden Christer Wallin (1:50.47)
Anders Holmertz (1:47.03)
Lars Frölander (1:48.98)
Anders Lyrbring (1:51.08)
7:17.56
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6  Germany Aimo Heilmann (1:49.31)
Christian Keller (1:49.50)
Christian Tröger (1:49.80)
Steffen Zesner (1:49.10)
7:17.71
4 1  Australia Daniel Kowalski (1:49.42)
Michael Klim (1:48.04)
Malcolm Allen (1:50.77)
Matthew Dunn (1:50.24)
7:18.47
5 3  Great Britain Paul Palmer (1:49.19)
Andrew Clayton (1:49.84)
Mark Stevens (1:50.42)
James Salter (1:49.29)
7:18.74
6 2  Italy Massimiliano Rosolino (1:49.22)
Emanuele Idini (1:50.36)
Emanuele Merisi (1:51.14)
Pier Maria Siciliano (1:49.20)
7:19.92
7 8  Netherlands Marcel Wouda (1:49.89)
Mark van der Zijden (1:50.77)
Martin van der Spoel (1:52.05)
Pieter van den Hoogenband (1:49.25)
7:21.96 NR
8 7  France Yann de Fabrique (1:50.76)
Lionel Poirot (1:50.74)
Bruno Orsoni (1:51.97)
Christophe Bordeau (1:51.38)
7:24.85

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay". Sports Reference. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Atlanta 1996: Swimming – Men's 4×200m Freestyle Relay Heats" (PDF). Atlanta 1996. LA84 Foundation. p. 51. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Atlanta 1996: Swimming – Men's 4×200m Freestyle Relay Final" (PDF). Atlanta 1996. LA84 Foundation. p. 51. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  4. ^ "1996 Olympic Games: Men – Meet Results". Atlanta 1996. Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 September 2017.

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