Swimming at the 2003 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

The Men's 4×100m Freestyle Relay event at the 10th FINA World Aquatics Championships swam on July 20, 2003. Preliminary[1] heats swam in the morning session that day, with the top eight teams advancing to swim again in the Final[2] that evening.

Men's 4×100m Freestyle Relay
at the 2003 FINA World Aquatics Championships
DatesJuly 20
Nations30
Winning time3 minutes 14.06 seconds
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
← 2001
2005 →

At the start of the event, the existing World (WR) and Championship (CR) records were:


ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Rank Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1   Russia Andrei Kapralov (49.21), Ivan Usov (48.69),
Denis Pimankov (48.45), Alexander Popov (47.71)
3:14.06 CR
2   USA Scott Tucker (49.57), Neil Walker (48.22),
Ryan Wochomurka (49.12), Jason Lezak (47.89)
3:14.80
3   France Romain Barnier (49.75), Julien Sicot (49.41),
Fabien Gilot (49.47), Frederick Bousquet (47.03)
3:15.66
4   Australia Ashley Callus (49.19), Todd Pearson (49.05),
Adam Pine (49.45), Ian Thorpe (47.98)
3:15.67
5   Germany Jens Thiele (50.01), Torsten Spanneberg (48.14),
Lars Conrad (49.12), Stefan Herbst (48.71)
3:15.98
6   Italy Lorenzo Vismara (49.46), Christian Galenda (49.08),
Michele Scarica (49.32), Filippo Magnini (48.13)
3:15.99
7   Canada Yannick Lupien (50.16), Riley Janes (49.01),
Mike Mintenko (48.78), Brent Hayden (48.88)
3:16.83
8   South Africa Darian Townsend (50.37), Roland Schoeman (49.24),
Lyndon Ferns (50.26), Ryk Neethling (48.92)
3:18.79

PreliminariesEdit

Rank Heat/Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 H2 L7   Russia Andrei Kapralov, Dmitri Talepov
Ivan Usov, Denis Pimankov
3:16.17 q
2 H4 L4   United States Randall Bal, Nate Dusing
Ryan Wochomurka, Neil Walker
3:16.98 q
3 H3 L3   France Romain Barnier, Julien Sicot
Fabien Gilot, Frédérick Bousquet
3:17.51 q
4 H2 L4   Germany Lars Conrad, Torsten Spanneberg
Jens Thiele, Stefan Herbst
3:17.53 q
5 H2 L5   Italy Filippo Magnini, Michele Scarica
Klaus Lanzarini, Christian Galenda
3:17.66 q
6 H4 L5   Canada Yannick Lupien, Mike Mintenko
Riley Janes, Brent Hayden
3:18.51 q
7 H2 L3   South Africa Darian Townsend, Roland Schoeman
Lyndon Ferns, Ryk Neethling
3:18.73 q
8 H3 L4   Australia Todd Pearson, Casey Flouch
Antony Matkovich, Adam Pine
3:18.79 q
9 H3 L5   Sweden Eric la Fleur, Stefan Nystrand
Lars Frölander, Mattias Ohlin
3:19.22
10 H4 L3   Netherlands Johan Kenkhuis, Klaas Erik Zwering
Gijs Damen, Ewout Holst
3:19.36
11 H4 L6   Great Britain Chris Cozens, Alexander Scotcher
Ross Davenport, Simon Burnett
3:20.46
12 H3 L2   Brazil Gustavo Borges, Jader Souza
Fernando Scherer, Carlos Jayme
3:20.49
13 H2 L1   Ukraine Vyacheslav Shyrshov, Oleksandr Volynets
Denys Syzonenko, Artem Ivanov
3:21.16
14 H3 L7   Lithuania Rolandas Gimbutis, Saulius Binevičius
Paulius Viktoravičius, Vytautas Janušaitis
3:21.81
15 H2 L6   Croatia Mario Delač, Duje Draganja
Ivan Mladina, Igor Čerenšek
3:22.42
16 H3 L6   China Shaohua Huang, Yu Liu
Hao Jin, Zuo Chen
3:22.95
17 H4 L2   Switzerland Philipp Gilgen, Karel Novy
Dominik Meichtry, Christoph Bühler
3:22.97
18 H4 L1   Greece Alexandros Tsoltos, Spyridon Bitsakis
Apostolos Tsagkarakis, Dimitros Manganas
3:23.03
19 H2 L2   South Korea Min Sung, Min Suk Kim
Yun Ho Koh, Kyu Chul Han
3:24.38
20 H4 L8   Venezuela Luis Rojas, Oswaldo Quevedo
Albert Subirats, Raymond Rosal
3:25.92
21 H2 L8   Estonia Danil Haustov, Sven Schneider
Ken Tomson, Martin Viilep
3:27.42
22 H3 L8   Uzbekistan Ravil Nachaev, Alexander Agafonov
Oleg Pukhnaty, Petr Vasilev
3:29.04
23 H4 L7   Portugal Nuno Laurentino, Luis Monteiro
Simão Morgado, Pedro Silva
3:29.09
24 H3 L1   Slovenia Peter Mankoč, Blaž Medvešek
Bojan Zdešar, Matjaž Markič
3:29.51
25 H1 L4   Barbados Sean Dehere, Terrence Haynes
Cliff Gittens, Martyn Forde
3:35.46
26 H1 L5   Hong Kong Shui Ki Szeto, Wing Fu
Kin Lun Doo, Kwok Leung Chung
3:35.82
27 H1 L7   Nigeria Afolabi Adeleke-Adedoyin, Musa Bakare
Eric Williams, Gentle Offoin
3:42.78
28 H1 L2   Seychelles Bertrand Bristol, Barnsley Albert
Jean Paul Adam, Kenny Roberts
3:46.76
29 H1 L3   Macau Wing Cheung Victor Wong, Kuan Fong Lao
Chan Wai Ma, Chi Lon Lei
3:48.65
- -   Ivory Coast DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Worlds 2003 results: Men's 400 Free Relay -- prelims published by Omega Timing (official timer) on 2003-07-20. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
  2. ^ Worlds 2003 results: Men's 400 Free Relay -- final published by Omega Timing (official timer) on 2003-07-20. Retrieved 2013-06-24.