Swimming at the 1998 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

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Women's 4×100 metre freestyle relay
at the 1998 FINA World Championships
Date 14 January 1998
Winning time 3 minutes 42.11 seconds
Medalists
gold medal     United States
silver medal     Germany
bronze medal     Australia
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1998 FINA
World Championships

Perth, Australia
Diving
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Open water swimming
5 km men women
25 km men women
Team 5 km 25 km
Swimming
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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The final and the qualifying heats of the women's 4×100 metre freestyle relay event at the 1998 World Aquatics Championships were held on Wednesday 14 January 1998 in Perth, Australia.

Final[edit]

Rank Team Time
Gold medal icon.svg  United States
Lindsey Farella
Amy Van Dyken
Barbara Bedford
Jenny Thompson
3:42.11
56.61
54.94
56.22
54.14
Silver medal icon.svg  Germany
Sandra Völker
Franziska van Almsick
Simone Osygus
Katrin Meissner
3:43.11
55.68
55.95
56.58
54.90
Bronze medal icon.svg  Australia
Sarah Ryan
Rebecca Creedy
Susie O'Neill
Angela Kennedy
3:43.71
56.24
55.80
55.40
56.27
4  Sweden
Malin Svahnström
Therese Alshammar
Louise Jöhncke
Josefin Lillhage
3:44.28
56.83
55.92
55.50
56.03
5  Netherlands
Inge de Bruijn
Angela Postma
Manon Masseurs
Wilma van Hofwegen
3:44.64
55.85
56.85
56.38
55.56
6  Canada
Laura Nicholls
Nicole Davey
Shannon Shakespeare
Marianne Limpert
3:44.90
56.49
56.64
55.54
56.23
7  Great Britain
Sue Rolph
Claire Huddart
Melanie Marshall
Karen Pickering
3:45.30
56.07
56.72
57.13
55.38
8  China
Shan Ying
Le Jingyi
Sun Guling
Zhu Yingwen
3:47.39
56.56
57.59
56.16
57.08

Qualifying heats[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Team Time
1  United States
Catherine Fox
Lindsey Farella
Melanie Valerio
Barbara Bedford
3:44.89
2  Australia
Sarah Ryan
Rebecca Creedy
Angela Kennedy
Kate Godfrey
3:45.80
3  Germany
Katrin Meissner
Antje Buschschulte
Silvia Szalai
Franziska van Almsick
3:45.84
4  Great Britain
Sue Rolph
Claire Huddart
Melanie Marshall
Karen Pickering
3:46.27
5  Denmark
Sophia Skou
Mette Jacobsen
Mia Muusfeldt
Berit Puggaard
3:48.19
6  Belgium
Liesbet Dreesen
Tine Bossuyt
Sofie Wolfs
Fabienne Dufour
3:49.69
7  Brazil
Tatiana Lemos
Raquel Takaya
Monique Ferreira
Lucia Santos
3:59.48

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Team Time
1  Canada
Laura Nicholls
Nicole Davey
Shannon Shakespeare
Marianne Limpert
3:45.83
2  Sweden
Johanna Sjöberg
Therese Alshammar
Malin Svahnström
Josefin Lillhage
3:46.08
3  China
Sun Guling
Zhu Yingwen
Le Jingyi
Shan Ying
3:47.05
4  Netherlands
Wilma van Hofwegen
Angela Postma
Suze Valen
Manon Masseurs
3:47.37
5  Italy
Luisa Striani
Karina Vanni
Viviana Susin
Cecilia Vianini
3:49.02
6  Russia
Svetlana Leshukova
Elena Nazemnova
Tatyana Litovchenko
Inna Yaytskaya
3:49.28
7  Chinese Taipei
Lin Meng-Chieh
Chiang Tzu-Ying
Lin Chi-Chan
Tsai Shu-Min
4:02.05

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