Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay
|Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay at the XVI Pan American Games|
|Venue||Scotiabank Aquatics Center|
|Dates||October 15 (preliminaries and finals)|
|Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
The women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition of the swimming events at the 2011 Pan American Games will take place on the 15 of October at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center. The defending Pan American Games champion is the United States (Samantha Woodward, Julia Smit, Emily Kukors and Maritza Correia).
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.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:
|World record|| Netherlands (NED)
Inge Dekker (53.61)
Ranomi Kromowidjojo (52.30)
Femke Heemskerk (53.03)
Marleen Veldhuis (52.78)
|3:31.72||Rome, Italy||July 26, 2009|
|Pan American Games record|| United States (USA)
Amanda Weir (54.46)
Christina Swindle (55.75)
Colleen Lanne (55.99)
Courtney Shealy (55.73)
|3:41.93||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||August 13, 2003|
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|