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

The women's 400 metre individual medley event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 26 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Women's 400 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date26 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors32 from 21 nations
Winning time4:36.54 NR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Krisztina Egerszegi  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lin Li  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Summer Sanders  United States
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Petra Schneider (GDR) 4:36.10 Guayaquil, Ecuador 1 August 1982
Olympic record   Petra Schneider (GDR) 4:36.29 Moscow, Soviet Union 26 July 1980

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 4 4 Krisztina Egerszegi   Hungary 4:43.83 Q
2 2 4 Summer Sanders   United States 4:43.95 Q
3 3 4 Lin Li   China 4:45.74 Q
4 2 6 Ewa Synowska   Poland 4:46.00 Q, NR
5 3 6 Eri Kimura   Japan 4:46.17 Q
6 2 3 Hayley Lewis   Australia 4:46.57 Q
7 3 5 Daniela Hunger   Germany 4:47.39 Q
8 3 3 Hideko Hiranaka   Japan 4:47.92 Q
9 2 5 Beatrice Căşlaru   Romania 4:48.12 q
10 4 5 Erika Hansen   United States 4:48.13 q
11 4 2 Jana Haas   Germany 4:49.93 q
12 4 1 Silvia Parera   Spain 4:50.16 q
13 4 6 Jacqueline McKenzie   Australia 4:51.80 q
14 2 2 Hana Černá   Czechoslovakia 4:52.21 q
15 4 3 Nancy Sweetnam   Canada 4:52.41 q
16 3 2 Joanne Malar   Canada 4:52.85 q
17 1 3 Phillippa Langrell   New Zealand 4:53.62 NR
18 3 8 Noemi Lung   Romania 4:53.91
19 2 7 Céline Bonnet   France 4:54.70
20 4 7 Yan Ming   China 4:54.93
21 2 1 Sharron Davies   Great Britain 4:56.44
22 3 1 Elisenda Pérez   Spain 4:56.78
23 3 7 Helen Slatter   Great Britain 4:58.24
24 4 8 Marta Włodkowska   Poland 4:58.30
25 1 4 Jeanine Steenkamp   South Africa 4:58.48
26 1 5 Michelle Smith   Ireland 4:58.94
27 1 2 Jill Brukman   South Africa 5:03.34
28 1 6 Praphalsai Minpraphal   Thailand 5:04.95
29 1 7 Keren Regal   Israel 5:07.97
30 1 8 May Ooi   Singapore 5:08.19
31 1 1 Claudia Fortin   Honduras 5:09.84
2 8 Britta Vestergaard   Denmark DSQ

FinalsEdit

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Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 3 Jana Haas   Germany 4:47.74
10 5 Erika Hansen   United States 4:48.37
11 8 Joanne Malar   Canada 4:48.52
12 6 Silvia Parera   Spain 4:48.77
13 1 Nancy Sweetnam   Canada 4:50.17
14 7 Hana Černá   Czechoslovakia 4:50.30
15 4 Beatrice Căşlaru   Romania 4:50.60
16 2 Jacqueline McKenzie   Australia 4:52.04

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Krisztina Egerszegi   Hungary 4:36.54 NR
  3 Lin Li   China 4:36.73 AS
  5 Summer Sanders   United States 4:37.58
4 7 Hayley Lewis   Australia 4:43.75
5 8 Hideko Hiranaka   Japan 4:46.24
6 1 Daniela Hunger   Germany 4:47.57
7 2 Eri Kimura   Japan 4:47.78
8 6 Ewa Synowska   Poland 4:53.32

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Women's 400 metres Individual Medley". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 400m Individual Medley Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 381. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 200m Individual Medley Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 381. Retrieved 4 September 2017.

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