Swimming at the 1955 Pan American Games – Women's 400 metre freestyle

The women's 400 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 1955 Pan American Games took place on 25 March.[1][2] The last Pan American Games champion was Ana María Schultz of Argentina.[3][4][5][6][7]

Women's 400 metre freestyle at the II Pan American Games
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Venue-
DatesMarch 25 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal   Canada
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   United States
«1951
1959»

This race consisted of eight lengths of the pool, with all eight being in the freestyle stroke.[8]

ResultsEdit

All times are in minutes and seconds.

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

HeatsEdit

FinalEdit

The final was held on March 25.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Beth Whittall   Canada 5:32.4
  Carolyn Green   United States 5:34.7
  Carol Tait   United States 5:34.9
4 Susan Gray   United States 5:36.5
5 Gilda Aranda   Mexico 5:44.2
6 Blanca Barrón   Mexico 5:47.8
7 - - -
8 - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "O GLOBO News Archive - March 26, 1955, Morning, General, page 2". O GLOBO. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  2. ^ O GLOBO News Archive
  3. ^ Hickoksports Archived 2012-12-05 at Archive.today
  4. ^ Resultados
  5. ^ All Pan medalists - Male
  6. ^ All Pan medalists - Female
  7. ^ Pan American Games - Swimming and Diving page, from gbrathletics.com; retrieved 2012-04-15.
  8. ^ Swimming technical manual Archived 2011-07-28 at the Wayback Machine