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

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Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Scotiabank Aquatics Center
Dates October 15 (preliminaries and finals)
Winning score 3:40.66
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Brazil
Bronze medal    Canada
Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
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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
Marathon
10 km men women

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.[1] 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.[2]

Records[edit]

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

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 15.[3][4]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 4 Madison Kennedy (55.63)
Elizabeth Pelton (55.47)
Amanda Kendall (54.49)
Erika Erndl (55.26)
 United States 3:40.85 Q, GR
2 2 6 Graciele Herrmann (56.55)
Michelle Lenhardt (58.32)
Flavia Delaroli-Cazziolato (56.33)
Tatiana Barbosa (56.92)
 Brazil 3:48.12 Q
3 2 2 Caroline Lapierre (57.29)
Gabrielle Soucisse (59.40)
Ashley McGregor (58.06)
Jennifer Beckberger (56.44)
 Canada 3:51.19 Q
4 2 5 Maria Fernanda Gonzalez (57.18)
Martha Beltran (58.54)
Gabriela Verdugo (1:00.73)
Liliana Ibañez (56.98)
 Mexico 3:53.43 Q
5 1 4 Jeserik Pinto (58.34)
Mercedes Toledo (59.40)
Ximena Vilar (58.06)
Wendy Rodriguez (58.54)
 Venezuela 3:54.34 Q
6 1 6 Ariel Weech (59.00)
Alicia Lightbourne (59.82)
McKayla Lightbourne (1:00.59)
Alana Dillette (58.72)
 Bahamas 3:58.13 Q
7 1 5 Virginia Bardach (59.80)
Florencia Perotti (1:01.09)
Nadia Colovini (57.19)
Cecilia Biagioli (1:00.53)
 Argentina 3:58.61 Q
8 2 3 Andrea Cedron (1:00.99)
Oriele Espinoza (1:02.35)
Daniela Miyahara (1:02.14)
Mariangela Macchiavello (59.40)
 Peru 4:04.88 Q
1 3  Uruguay DNS

Final[edit]

The final was held on October 15.[5][6]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Madison Kennedy (55.55)
Elizabeth Pelton (55.25)
Amanda Kendall (54.62)
Erika Erndl (55.24)
 United States 3:40.66 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Michelle Lenhardt (57.06)
Tatiana Barbosa (55.52)
Flavia Delaroli-Cazziolato (55.83)
Daynara de Paula (56.21)
 Brazil 3:44.62
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Jennifer Beckberger (56.27)
Caroline Lapierre (56.86)
Ashley McGregor (58.16)
Paige Schultz (57.08)
 Canada 3:48.37
4 2 Jeserik Pinto (57.62)
Wendy Rodriguez (57.92)
Erika Torellas (58.00)
Arlene Semeco (55.01)
 Venezuela 3:48.55 NR
5 6 Maria Fernanda Gonzalez (57.12)
Martha Beltran (58.18)
Arantxa Medina (58.97)
Liliana Ibañez (55.60)
 Mexico 3:49.87 NR
6 1 Nadia Colovini (56.55)
Cecilia Bertoncello (58.62)
Virginia Bardach (58.76)
Cecilia Biagioli (57.97)
 Argentina 3:51.90 NR
7 7 Ariel Weech (57.98)
Alicia Lightbourne (58.72)
McKayla Lightbourne (59.66)
Alana Dillette (57.92)
 Bahamas 3:54.28
8 8 Andrea Cedron (59.93)
Maria Alejandra Torres (1:01.56)
Daniela Miyahara (1:00.34)
Mariangela Macchiavello (58.81)
 Peru 4:00.64 NR

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