Swimming at the 2002 Asian Games – Men's 400 metre freestyle

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Men's 400 metre freestyle
at the 2002 Asian Games
Venue Sajik Swimming Pool
Date October 2, 2002 (2002-10-02)
Competitors 10 from 7 nations
Medalists
gold medal     Japan
silver medal     China
bronze medal     South Korea
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The men's 400 metre freestyle swimming competition at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan was held on 2 October at the Sajik Swimming Pool.

Schedule[edit]

All times are Korea Standard Time (UTC+09:00)

Date Time Event
Wednesday, 2 October 2002 10:00 Heats
19:00 Final

Records[edit]

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

World Record  Ian Thorpe (AUS) 3:40.08 Manchester, United Kingdom 30 July 2002
Asian Record  Shunichi Fujita (JPN) 3:50.36 Fukuoka, Japan 22 July 2001
Games Record  Torlarp Sethsothorn (THA) 3:53.61 Bangkok, Thailand 10 December 1998

Results[edit]

Legend
  • DNS — Did not start

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Athlete Time Notes
1 2  Shunichi Fujita (JPN) 3:53.23 GR
2 1  Cho Sung-mo (KOR) 3:56.75
3 2  Han Kyu-chul (KOR) 3:57.49
4 2  Yu Cheng (CHN) 3:57.52
5 2  Miguel Mendoza (PHI) 4:03.94
6 1  Zheng Shibin (CHN) 4:04.13
7 1  Takeshi Matsuda (JPN) 4:04.18
8 1  Chung Kwok Leung (HKG) 4:05.59
9 2  Naeem Al-Masri (SYR) 4:10.38
1  Anas Abu-Yousuf (QAT) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Shunichi Fujita (JPN) 3:50.41 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Yu Cheng (CHN) 3:54.57
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Han Kyu-chul (KOR) 3:56.10
4  Cho Sung-mo (KOR) 3:57.87
5  Miguel Mendoza (PHI) 4:01.11
6  Zheng Shibin (CHN) 4:02.09
7  Takeshi Matsuda (JPN) 4:02.98
8  Chung Kwok Leung (HKG) 4:06.10

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