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Swimming at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×100 metre freestyle relay at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships took place on 25 March 2007 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The top-12 finishers from this race qualified for the event at the 2008 Olympics. 35 teams entered in the event, of which 34 swam.

Men's 4×100 metre freestyle relay
at the 2007 FINA World Championships
VenueRod Laver Arena
Date25 March 2007
Teams35
Winning time3 minutes 12.72 seconds
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Italy
bronze medal    France
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The existing records when the event started were:

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Place Nation Swimmers Time Note
1   USA Michael Phelps   (48.42),
Neil Walker   (48.31),
Cullen Jones   (48.67),
Jason Lezak   (47.32)
3:12.72 CR
2   Italy Massimiliano Rosolino   (49.35),
Alessandro Calvi   (49.06),
Christian Galenda   (48.45),
Filippo Magnini   (47.18)
3:14.04
3   France Fabien Gilot   (49.18),
Frédérick Bousquet   (48.48),
Julien Sicot   (48.84),
Alain Bernard   (48.18)
3:14.68
4   South Africa Ryk Neethling   (49.17),
Lyndon Ferns   (48.46),
Gerhard Zandberg   (49.16),
Roland Schoeman   (47.98)
3:14.77
5   Australia Eamon Sullivan   (48.88),
Ashley Callus   (48.86),
Andrew Lauterstein   (49.17),
Kenrick Monk   (48.98)
3:15.89
6   Sweden Petter Stymne   (49.78),
Stefan Nystrand   (48.17),
Lars Frölander   (48.71),
Christoffer Wikström   (49.43)
3:16.09
7   Canada Brent Hayden   (48.55),
Matt Rose   (49.42),
Rick Say   (48.88),
Joel Greenshields   (50.06)
3:16.91
8   Brazil César Cielo   (48.63),
Nicolas Oliveira   (48.82),
Rodrigo Castro   (49.45),
Thiago Pereira   (50.13)
3:17.03 SA

HeatsEdit

Rank Nation Swimmers Time Note
1   Italy Lorenzo Vismara,   Christian Galenda,
Alessandro Calvi,   Filippo Magnini
3:15.83 Q
Olympic
2   Sweden Petter Stymne,   Stefan Nystrand,
Christoffer Wikström,   Marcus Piehl
3:16.16 Q
Olympic
3   USA Garrett Weber-Gale,   Ben Wildman-Tobriner,
Cullen Jones,   Neil Walker
3:16.43 Q
Olympic
4   Australia Eamon Sullivan,   Michael Klim,
Patrick Murphy,   Kenrick Monk
3:16.46 Q
Olympic
5   France Fabien Gilot,   Grégory Mallet,
Julien Sicot,   Amaury Leveaux
3:16.51 Q
Olympic
6   Canada Rick Say,   Matt Rose,
Joel Greenshields,   Brent Hayden
3:17.38 Q
Olympic
7   Brazil César Cielo,   Nicolas Oliveira,
Eduardo Deboni,   Rodrigo Castro
3:18.00 Q
Olympic
8   South Africa Ryk Neethling,   Lyndon Ferns,
Gerhard Zandberg,   Jean Basson
3:18.15 Q
Olympic
9   Great Britain Chris Cozens,   Simon Burnett,
Ross Davenport,   Ben Hockin
3:18.96 Olympic
10   Germany Jens Schreiber,   Michael Schubert,
Jens Thiele,   Lars Conrad
3:19.00 Olympic
11   Switzerland Dominik Meichtry,   Karel Novy,
Alessandro Gaffuri,   Flori Lang
3:19.22 Olympic
12   Japan Takamitsu Kojima,   Makoto Ito,
Hiroaki Yamamoto,   Daisuke Hosokawa
3:19.70 Olympic
13   Croatia Bruno Barbic,   Mario Todorovic,
Mario Delač,   Igor Čerenšek
3:20.53
14   Venezuela Luis Rojas,   Octavio Alesi,
Crox Acuña,   Albert Subirats
3:21.21
15   China HUANG Shaohua,   CAI Li,
LU Zhiwu,   CHEN Zuo
3:21.26
16   New Zealand Cameron Gibson,   Robert Voss,
Mark Herring,   Michael Jack
3:21.73
17   Uruguay Paul Kutscher,   Gabriel Melconian,
Francisco Picasso,   Martín Kutscher
3:22.13
18   Kazakhstan Stanislav Kuzmin,   Alaxandr Sklyar,
Vitaliy Khan,   Vyacheslav Titarenko
3:23.11
19   India Ankur Poseria,   Arjun Muralidharan,
Sandeep Nagar Anthal,   Virdhawal Khade
3:32.51
20   Kenya Jason Dunford,   David Dunford,
Rama Vyombo,   Amar Shah
3:32.60
21   Indonesia Brian Howard Ho,   Albert Cristiadi Sutanto,
Felix Cristiadi Sutanto,   Andy Wibowo
3:34.26
22   Virgin Islands Keiran Locke,   Morgan Locke,
Kevin Hensley,   Josh Laban
3:34.92
23   Peru Nikola Ustadvich,   Jose Emmanuel Crescimbeni,
Oscar Jahnsen,   Sebastian Jahnsen
3:35.63
24   Macau Wing Cheung Victor Wong,   Wui Chon Cheong,
Kin Wa Cheong,   Hong Name Lei
3:46.10
25   Guam Carlos Shimizu,   Celestino Aguon,
Hernan Bonsembiante,   Christopher Duenas
3:50.46
26   Guyana Onan Thom,   Niall Roberts,
Jamaal Sobers,   Yannick Roberts
3:55.87
27   Thailand Suriya Suksuphak,   Radomyos Matjiur,
Arwut Chinnapasaen,   Tharnawat Thanakornworakiart
3:56.05
28   Mongolia Batchuluun Mendbayar,   Battushig Enkhtaivan,
Butekhuils Boldbaatar,   Tamir Andrei
3:56.81
29   Lesotho Thabiso Baholo (1:22.22),   Lehlohonolo Moromella (1:34.45),
Boipelo Makhothi (1:18.30),   Seele Benjamin Ntai (1:27.99)
5:42.96
--   Nigeria DNS
--   Uzbekistan Ravil Nachaev, Sergey Tsoy,
Petr Romashkin, Danil Bugakov
DQ
--   Russia Andrey Grechin, Andrey Kapralov,
Sergey Fesikov, Evgeny Lagunov
DQ
--   Lithuania Rolandas Gimbutis, Saulius Binevičius,
Paulius Viktoravicius, Vytautas Janušaitis
DQ
--   Singapore Shirong Jeffrey Su, Quee Lim Ernest Teo,
Bing Ming Thum, Russell Ong
DQ
--   Ukraine Andriy Serdinov, Oleksandr Tsepukh,
Oleksandr Isakov, Yuriy Yegoshin
DQ

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