Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

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Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Scotiabank Aquatics Center
Dates October 16 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal    Brazil
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Venezuela

The men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition of the swimming events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on 16 October at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion is the Brazil (Fernando Silva, Eduardo Deboni, Nicolas Oliveira and Cesar Cielo).

This race consisted of eight lengths of the pool. Each of the four swimmers completed two lengths of the pool. The first swimmer had to touch the wall before the second could leave the starting block.[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  United States (USA)
Michael Phelps (47.51)
Garrett Weber-Gale (47.02)
Cullen Jones (47.65)
Jason Lezak (46.06)
3:08.24 Beijing, China August 11, 2008
Pan American Games record  Brazil (BRA)
Fernando Silva (49.72)
Eduardo Deboni (49.15)
Nicolas Oliveira (48.85)
César Cielo (48.18)
3:15.90 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 20, 2007

Results[edit]

All times shown are in minutes.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified GR Games record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best PR Pan American Games record

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on October 16.[3] As only eight teams had entered, the heats served as a ranking round with all eight teams advancing to the final.

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time[4] Notes
1 5 William Copeland (49.53)
Christopher Brady (49.04)
Eugene Godsoe (49.90)
Conor Dwyer (49.10)
 United States 3:17.57 Q
2 4 Gabriel Mangabeira (50.96)
Henrique Rodrigues (49.75)
Thiago Pereira (52.02)
Nicholas Santos (50.91)
 Brazil 3:23.64 Q
3 3 Luis Rojas (52.24)
Roberto Gomez (50.24)
Daniele Tirabassi (50.64)
Octavio Alesi (54.08)
 Venezuela 3:27.20 Q
4 7 Gustavo Berretta (52.41)
Gerardo Bañuelos (52.04)
Alejandro Escudero (52.26)
Antonio Cisernos
 Mexico 3:29.34 Q
5 8 Rodrigo Caceres (52.98)
Gabriel Melconian (52.51)
Joel Romeu (55.41)
Martin Kutscher (51.18)
 Uruguay 3:32.08 Q
6 2 Lyam Dias (53.19)
Francis Despond (52.86)
Ashton Baumann (52.93)
Rory Biskupski (53.13)
 Canada 3:32.11 Q
7 1 Sebastian Jahnsen (52.86)
Mauricio Fiol (51.94)
Jesus Monge (55.45)
Gerardo Huidobro (58.92)
 Peru 3:39.17 Q
8 6 Charles Hockin (51.86)
Renato Prono (56.95)
Jose Lobo (51.80)
Benjamin Hockin (1:04.37)
 Paraguay 3:44.98 Q

Final[edit]

The final was held on October 16.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time[6] Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Bruno Fratus (49.36)
Nicholas Santos (48.92)
Cesar Cielo (47.07)
Nicolas Oliveira (49.30)
 Brazil 3:14.65 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 William Copeland (49.71)
Christopher Brady (49.03)
Robert Savulich (48.33)
Douglas Robison (48.55)
 United States 3:15.62
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Octavio Alesi (50.87)
Crox Acuña (49.88)
Cristian Quintero (49.86)
Albert Subirats (49.31)
 Venezuela 3:19.92
4 8 Charles Hockin (51.74)
Renato Prono (52.91)
Jose Lobo (51.94)
Benjamin Hockin (49.60)
 Paraguay 3:26.19
5 6 Gerardo Bañuelos (52.57)
Alejandro Escudero (51.11)
Antonio Cisneros (51.67)
Gustavo Berretta (51.28)
 Mexico 3:26.63
6 2 Rodrigo Caceres (52.31)
Gabriel Melconian (50.42)
Joel Romeu (54.86)
Martin Kutscher (50.68)
 Uruguay 3:28.27
7 7 Lyam Dias (52.37)
Rory Biskupski (51.36)
Francis Despond (52.78)
Ashton Baumann (52.91)
 Canada 3:29.42
8 1 Jesus Monge (55.90)
Sebastian Jahnsen (54.67)
Mauricio Fiol (54.20)
Gerardo Huidobro (1:02.78)
 Peru 3:47.55

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guadalajara 2011 sessions
  2. ^ "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Heats – Day 2
  4. ^ "Men's 4x100m Freestyle Preliminaries". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Finals – Day 2
  6. ^ "Men's 4x100m Freestyle Final". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.