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Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's 400 metre freestyle

The women's 400 metre freestyle event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 28 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Women's 400 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date28 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors33 from 24 nations
Winning time4:07.18
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Dagmar Hase  Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Janet Evans  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hayley Lewis  Australia
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Janet Evans (USA) 4:03.85 Seoul, South Korea 22 September 1988
Olympic record   Janet Evans (USA) 4:03.85 Seoul, South Korea 22 September 1988

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Janet Evans   United States 4:09.38 Q
2 5 3 Dagmar Hase   Germany 4:10.92 Q
3 5 5 Erika Hansen   United States 4:12.08 Q
4 4 3 Kerstin Kielgaß   Germany 4:12.50 Q
5 3 4 Hayley Lewis   Australia 4:12.95 Q
6 5 7 Malin Nilsson   Sweden 4:13.16 Q
7 3 3 Isabelle Arnould   Belgium 4:13.81 Q
8 5 6 Suzu Chiba   Japan 4:13.85 Q
9 3 6 Phillippa Langrell   New Zealand 4:14.00 q, NR
10 4 7 Olga Šplíchalová   Czechoslovakia 4:15.43 q, NR
11 4 5 Irene Dalby   Norway 4:16.05 q
12 3 5 Beatrice Căşlaru   Romania 4:16.23 q
13 4 2 Mette Jacobsen   Denmark 4:16.80 q, WD
14 5 2 Carla Negrea   Romania 4:17.00 q
15 3 2 Sandra Cam   Belgium 4:17.87 q
16 4 6 Manuela Melchiorri   Italy 4:19.18 q
17 5 1 Hana Černá   Czechoslovakia 4:19.87 q
18 4 4 Julie McDonald   Australia 4:20.16
19 4 1 Samantha Foggo   Great Britain 4:22.26
20 5 8 Itziar Esparza   Spain 4:22.27
21 3 1 Jeanine Steenkamp   South Africa 4:23.33 AF
22 3 7 Yan Ming   China 4:23.69
23 3 8 Laura Sánchez   Mexico 4:23.87
24 2 5 Judit Kiss   Hungary 4:24.01
25 4 1 Elizabeth Arnold   Great Britain 4:25.55
26 2 3 María José Marenco   El Salvador 4:29.32
27 1 6 Thanya Sridama   Thailand 4:29.64
28 1 4 Joscelin Yeo   Singapore 4:29.76
29 2 4 Erika González   Mexico 4:32.06
30 1 5 Robyn Lamsam   Hong Kong 4:32.23
31 2 6 Claudia Fortin   Honduras 4:37.58
32 1 3 May Ooi   Singapore 4:37.77
33 2 2 Corinne Leclair   Mauritius 4:43.53

FinalsEdit

[3]

Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Phillippa Langrell   New Zealand 4:12.96 NR
10 7 Sandra Cam   Belgium 4:14.11
11 3 Irene Dalby   Norway 4:14.46
12 6 Beatrice Căslaru   Romania 4:14.90
13 2 Carla Negrea   Romania 4:14.92
14 5 Olga Šplíchalová   Czechoslovakia 4:16.41
15 1 Manuela Melchiorri   Italy 4:20.75
16 8 Hana Černá   Czechoslovakia 4:21.50

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Dagmar Hase   Germany 4:07.18
  4 Janet Evans   United States 4:07.37
  2 Hayley Lewis   Australia 4:11.22
4 3 Erika Hansen   United States 4:11.50
5 6 Kerstin Kielgaß   Germany 4:11.52
6 1 Isabelle Arnould   Belgium 4:13.75
7 7 Malin Nilsson   Sweden 4:14.10
8 8 Suzu Chiba   Japan 4:15.71

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Women's 400 metres Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 400m Freestyle Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 374. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 400m Freestyle Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 374. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

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