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Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×100 metre freestyle relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 29 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date29 July 1992 (heats & final)
Competitors82 from 18 nations
Winning time3:16.74
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA)
Joe Hudepohl, Matt Biondi, Tom Jager, Jon Olsen, Shaun Jordan*, Joel Thomas*
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Unified Team (EUN)
Pavlo Khnykin, Gennadiy Prigoda, Iurie Başcatov, Alexander Popov, Vladimir Pyshnenko* Veniamin Tayanovich*
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Germany (GER)
Dirk Richter, Christian Tröger, Steffen Zesner, Mark Pinger, Andreas Szigat*, Bengt Zikarsky*
*Indicates the swimmer only competed in the preliminary heats.
← 1988
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   United States (USA)
Chris Jacobs (49.63)
Troy Dalbey (49.75)
Tom Jager (49.34)
Matt Biondi (47.81)
3:16.53 Seoul, South Korea 23 September 1988
Olympic record   United States (USA)
Chris Jacobs (49.63)
Troy Dalbey (49.75)
Tom Jager (49.34)
Matt Biondi (47.81)
3:16.53 Seoul, South Korea 23 September 1988

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rule: The eight fastest teams advance to the final (Q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 3 4   Unified Team Pavlo Khnykin (49.82)
Vladimir Pyshnenko (49.31)
Veniamin Tayanovich (49.52)
Iurie Başcatov (48.83)
3:17.48 Q
2 1 4   United States Joe Hudepohl (49.78)
Shaun Jordan (49.94)
Joel Thomas (50.04)
Jon Olsen (48.74)
3:18.50 Q
3 2 5   Sweden Håkan Karlsson (50.20)
Göran Titus (50.54)
Fredrik Letzler (49.18)
Tommy Werner (49.00)
3:18.92 Q, NR
4 2 4   Germany Mark Pinger (49.75)
Andreas Szigat (50.27)
Dirk Richter (49.73)
Bengt Zikarsky (49.86)
3:19.61 Q
5 1 3   Brazil José Carlos Souza (51.24)
Gustavo Borges (49.07)
Emanuel Nascimento (49.72)
Cristiano Michelena (50.47)
3:20.50 Q, NR
6 2 3   Great Britain Mike Fibbens (51.23)
Mark Foster (49.93)
Paul Howe (50.31)
Roland Lee (49.94)
3:21.41 Q
7 3 3   France Stéphan Caron (50.33)
Frédéric Lefèvre (50.29)
Ludovic Dépickère (51.02)
Bruno Gutzeit (50.37)
3:22.01 Q
8 3 5   Australia Chris Fydler (50.67)
Andrew Baildon (50.68)
Tom Stachewicz (50.56)
Darren Lange (50.33)
3:22.24 Q
9 2 6   New Zealand John Steel (50.76)
Nicholas Sanders (50.50)
Trent Bray (51.31)
Mark Weldon (50.52)
3:23.09 NR
10 1 5   Italy Giorgio Lamberti (51.12)
Emanuele Idini (51.43)
Roberto Gleria (50.82)
Massimo Trevisan (50.06)
3:23.43
11 3 2   South Africa Darryl Cronjé (51.07)
Peter Williams (50.06)
Seddon Keyter (51.12)
Craig Jackson (51.28)
3:23.53 AF
12 2 2   Finland Jani Sievinen (51.53)
Janne Vermasheina (51.76)
Janne Blomqvist (51.39)
Vesa Hanski (50.79)
3:25.47
13 1 2   Puerto Rico Manuel Guzmán (51.90)
Jorge Herrera (54.62)
David Monasterio (52.77)
Ricardo Busquets (51.19)
3:30.48
14 2 7   Hong Kong Arthur Li Kai Yien (51.93)
Wu Tat Cheung (53.28)
Kelvin Li Kar Wai (53.38)
Michael Wright (52.02)
3:30.61
15 3 7   Bermuda Ian Steed Raynor (53.07)
Michael Cash (52.35)
Craig Morbey (53.51)
Geribryan Mewett (52.24)
3:31.17
16 1 7   Guam Adrian Romero (55.37)
Ray Flores (57.61)
Frank Flores (55.69)
Patrick Sagisi (53.64)
3:42.31
17 3 1   Guatemala Andrés Sedano (55.51)
Roberto Bonilla (55.68)
Helder Torres (56.95)
Gustavo Bucaro (54.39)
3:42.53
18 2 1   United Arab Emirates Ahmad Faraj (56.03)
Obaid Al-Rumaithi (59.79)
Abdullah Sultan (58.64)
Mohamed Bin Abid (57.14)
3:51.60

FinalEdit

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Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
  5   United States Joe Hudepohl (50.05)
Matt Biondi (48.69)
Tom Jager (49.72)
Jon Olsen (48.28)
3:16.74
  4   Unified Team Pavlo Khnykin (49.92)
Gennadiy Prigoda (50.05)
Iurie Başcatov (49.76)
Alexander Popov (47.83)
3:17.56
  6   Germany Christian Tröger (49.97)
Dirk Richter (49.35)
Steffen Zesner (49.78)
Mark Pinger (48.80)
3:17.90
4 1   France Christophe Kalfayan (50.21)
Franck Schott (49.83)
Frédéric Lefèvre (50.47)
Stéphan Caron (48.65)
3:19.16 NR
5 3   Sweden Tommy Werner (49.93)
Håkan Karlsson (49.88)
Fredrik Letzler (50.60)
Anders Holmertz (49.69)
3:20.10
6 2   Brazil José Carlos Souza (51.15)
Gustavo Borges (48.90)
Emanuel Nascimento (50.01)
Cristiano Michelena (50.93)
3:20.99
7 7   Great Britain Roland Lee (50.97)
Mark Foster (50.00)
Mike Fibbens (50.45)
Paul Howe (50.33)
3:21.75
8 8   Australia Chris Fydler (50.38)
Andrew Baildon (50.70)
Tom Stachewicz (50.65)
Darren Lange (50.31)
3:22.04

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay". Sports Reference. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 4×100m Freestyle Relay Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 369. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Men's 4×100m Freestyle Relay Final" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 369. Retrieved 5 September 2017.

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