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

The Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships took place on 25 March 2007 (prelims[1] and final[2]) at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The top-12 finishers from this race qualified for the event at the 2008 Olympics.

The existing records when the event started were:

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Place Lane Country Athletes   (splits: 50m & 100m) Time Notes
  3   Australia Lisbeth Lenton   ( 25.58 / 53.42 CR)
Melanie Schlanger   ( 26.08 / 53.95 )
Shayne Reese   ( 26.36 / 54.90 )
Jodie Henry   ( 25.47 / 53.21 )
3:35.48 CR
  4   USA Natalie Coughlin   ( 25.98 / 54.13 )
Lacey Nymeyer   ( 25.70 / 53.50 )
Amanda Weir   ( 25.91 / 54.02 )
Kara Lynn Joyce   ( 25.58 / 54.03 )
3:35.68
  5   Netherlands Inge Dekker   ( 26.27 / 54.57 )
Ranomi Kromowidjojo   ( 26.10 / 54.82 )
Femke Heemskerk   ( 25.62 / 54.13 )
Marleen Veldhuis   ( 25.05 / 53.29 )
3:36.81
4 2   Germany Petra Dallmann   ( 26.60 / 55.11 )
Annika Lurz   ( 26.01 / 54.56 )
Daniela Samulski   ( 25.74 / 54.62 )
Britta Steffen   ( 25.08 / 52.65 )
3:36.94
5 6   Sweden Josefin Lillhage   ( 26.74 / 54.62 )
Magdalena Kuras   ( 26.48 / 55.38 )
Therese Alshammar   ( 25.61 / 54.35 )
Ida Marko-Varga   ( 25.86 / 54.88 )
3:39.23 NR &
Nordic Record
6 1   France Alena Popchanka   ( 26.74 / 55.42 )
Malia Metella   ( 26.24 / 54.73 )
Céline Couderc   ( 26.00 / 54.35 )
Aurore Mongel   ( 26.79 / 55.59 )
3:40.09
7 7   China Tang Yi   ( 27.04 / 55.67 )
Yang Yu   ( 26.45 / 55.01 )
Xu Yanwei   ( 26.55 / 55.12 )
Zhu Yingwen   ( 26.28 / 54.68 )
3:40.48
8 8   Great Britain Francesca Halsall   ( 26.27 / 54.80 )
Melanie Marshall   ( 25.82 / 54.42 )
Julia Beckett   ( 26.87 / 56.06 )
Rosalind Brett   ( 26.62 / 55.66 )
3:40.94

PrelimsEdit

Heat 1Edit

# Lane Country 50m 100m Time Q Rank
Name
1 5   Malta 4:08.03 19
Madeleine Scerri 28.49 58.73 58.73
Davina Mangion 30.30 1:02.31 2:01.04
Talisa Pace 29.93 1:05.73 3:03.77
Angela Galea 31.35 1:04.26 4:08.03
2 3   Zambia 4:10.83 21
Ellen Hight 28.75 59.79 59.79
Matana Wellman 28.65 1:00.54 2:00.33
Patricia Wellman 30.68 1:05.10 3:05.43
Mercedes Milner 30.40 1:05.40 4:10.83
1 4   Nigeria 4:17.46 25
Uche Monu 30.86 1:05.38 1:05.38
Blessing Forcados 30.98 1:04.90 2:10.28
Obia Inyegiyikabo 30.69 1:05.17 3:15.45
Ngozi Monu 28.81 1:02.01 4:17.46

Heat 2Edit

# Lane Country 50m 100m Time Q Rank
Name
1 4   Australia 3:40.04 Q 3
Danni Miatke 26.69 56.02 56.02 Olympic
Melanie Schlanger 26.33 54.19 1:50.21
Sally Foster 26.08 55.29 2:45.50
Shayne Reese 25.92 54.54 3:40.04
2 5   Sweden 3:40.09 Q 4
Ida Marko-Varga 26.41 56.02 56.02 Olympic
Josefin Lillhage 25.93 54.56 1:50.15
Therese Alshammar 25.76 54.57 2:44.72
Magdalena Kuras 26.03 55.37 3:40.09
3 3   China 3:40.73 Q 6
Pang Jiaying 26.84 55.93 55.93 Olympic
Tang Yi 26.03 54.86 1:50.79
Yang Yu 26.22 54.94 2:45.73
Zhu Yingwen 26.30 55.00 3:40.73
4 2   Belarus 3:42.92 9
Aleksandra Gerasimenya 26.34 54.90 54.90 Olympic
Iryna Niafedava 26.48 56.17 1:51.07
Sviatlana Khakhlova 26.07 55.33 2:46.40
Maryia Hanchar 26.59 56.52 3:42.92
5 6   Belgium 3:46.55 14
Emily Vavourakis 27.46 56.70 56.70
Sascha van den Branden 27.00 56.38 1:53.08
Jorina Aerents 26.65 56.79 2:49.87
Tine Bossuyt 27.84 56.68 3:46.55
6 7   Thailand 4:04.55 18
Wenika Kaewchaiwong 29.51 1:02.01 1:05.01
Pannika Prachgosin 29.15 1:01.46 2:03.47
Jiratida Phinyosophon 27.92 58.10 3:01.57
Nimitta Thaveesupsoonthorn 30.14 1:02.98 4:04.55
7 1   Peru 4:12.37 22
Massie Milagros Carrillo 29.39 1:01.63 1:01.63
Fiorella Gomez-Sanchez 30.60 1:03.08 2:04.71
Maria Alejandra Torres 30.46 1:02.53 3:07.24
Slavica Pavic 31.00 1:05.13 4:12.37
8 8   India 4:14.11 24
Parita Parekh 29.42 1:01.92 1:01.92
Madhavi Giri Govind 31.76 1:06.59 2:08.51
Pooja Raghava Alva 29.66 1:02.80 3:11.31
Kshipra Mahajan 29.68 1:02.80 4:14.11

Heat 3Edit

# Lane Country 50m 100m Time Q Rank
Name
1 4   United States 3:38.32 Q 1
Dana Vollmer 26.47 54.96 54.96 Olympic
Lacey Nymeyer 26.00 5378. 1:48.74
Amanda Weir 26.04 54.68 2:43.42
Kara Lynn Joyce 26.56 54.90 3:38.32
2 5   France 3:40.81 Q 7
Céline Couderc 26.46 55.30 55.30 Olympic
Malia Metella 25.93 55.05 1:50.35
Aurore Mongel 26.54 55.04 2:45.39
Alena Popchanka 26.53 55.42 3:40.81
3 3   Canada 3:43.17 10
Victoria Poon 27.15 56.78 56.78 Olympic
Julia Wilkinson 26.69 55.79 1:52.57
Geneviève Saumur 26.68 55.75 2:48.32
Erica Morningstar 26.19 54.85 3:43.17
4 6   Japan 3:45.61 13
Maki Mita 27.66 56.48 56.48
Norie Urabe 27.00 55.96 1:52.44
Haruka Ueda 27.44 56.32 2:48.76
Yuka Kato 26.61 56.85 3:45.61
5 2   Estonia 3:47.45 15
Jana Kolukanova 27.39 56.84 56.84
Triin Aljand 27.09 57.01 1:53.85
Maria Albert 27.03 56.54 2:50.39
Elina Partõka 26.99 57.06 3:47.45
6 8   Macau 4:09.05 20
Cheok Mei Ma 28.25 59.23 59.23
Weng I Kuan 29.81 1:02.51 2:01.74
On Kei Lei 29.64 1:03.18 3:04.92
Man Wai Fong 30.37 1:04.13 4:09.05
7 1   Uzbekistan 4:12.94 21
Irina Shlemova 28.84 1:00.06 1:00.06
Yulduz Kuchkarova 30.57 1:03.42 2:03.48
Ekaterina Mamatkulova 30.78 1:05.07 3:08.55
Mariya Bukakova 29.62 1:04.39 4:12.94
8 7   Venezuela DSQ
Ximena Vilar 28.08 59.29 59.29
Erin Volcán 27.90 58.45 1:57.74
Yanel Pinto . :. :.
Arlene Semeco . :. :.

Heat 4Edit

# Lane Country 50m 100m Time Q Rank
Name
1 5   Netherlands 3:40.01 Q 2
Chantal Groot 26.76 55.68 55.68 Olympic
Ranomi Kromowidjojo 26.20 54.95 1:50.63
Femke Heemskerk 26.28 54.83 2:45.46
Marleen Veldhuis 25.59 54.55 3:40.01
2 4   Germany 3:40.55 Q 5
Petra Dallmann 26.60 55.47 55.47 Olympic
Annika Lurz 25.97 54.92 1:50.39
Meike Freitag 26.15 55.19 2:45.58
Britta Steffen 26.13 54.97 3:40.55
3 3   Great Britain 3:41.28 Q 8
Francesca Halsall 26.33 55.19 55.19 Olympic
Melanie Marshall 25.95 54.65 1:49.84
Julia Beckett 26.49 55.76 2:45.60
Rosalind Brett 26.33 55.68 3:41.28
4 2   Ukraine 3:43.52 11
Darya Stepanyuk 26.88 56.00 56.00 Olympic
Oxana Serikova 26.55 56.21 1:52.21
Ganna Dzerkal 26.46 56.21 2:48.42
Iryna Amshennikova 26.19 55.10 3:43.52
5 5   New Zealand 3:43.56 12
Hannah McLean 27.34 55.27 55.27 Olympic
Alison Fitch 26.80 55.99 1:51.26
Lauren Boyle 26.60 55.68 2:46.94
Helen Norfolk 27.03 56.62 3:43.56
6 7   Hong Kong 3:49.65 16
Hang Yu Sze 27.54 57.88 57.88
Hiu Wai Sherry Tsai 27.84 56.72 1:54.60
Man Yi Yvette Kong 27.35 58.35 2:52.95
Hannah Jane Arnett Wilson 26.90 56.70 3:49.65
7 1   Singapore 3:59.92 17
Lynette Ng 28.09 59.15 59.15
Ting Wen Quah 29.29 1:02.00 2:01.15
Mylene Ong 28.08 58.44 2:59.59
Ruth Ho 29.17 1:00.33 3:59.92
8 8   Jordan 4:19.28 26
Hiba Bashouti 31.28 1:05.99 1:05.99
Layla Alghul 30.19 1:03.43 2:09.42
Razan Taha 31.00 1:06.11 3:15.53
Miriam Hatamleh 30.46 1:03.75 4:19.28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FINA World Championships Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heats Official Results" (PDF). FINA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2007.
  2. ^ "FINA World Championships Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final Official Results" (PDF). FINA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 April 2007.