Swimming at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

The women's 4×100 metre freestyle relay competition of the swimming events at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships took place July 24. The heats and final took place July 24.

Women's 4×100 metre freestyle relay
at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships
DatesJuly 24, 2011 (heats and final)
Competitors61 from 14 nations
Winning time3:33.96
Medalists
gold medal    Netherlands
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Germany
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RecordsEdit

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

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record
Championship record
Inge Dekker (53.61)
Ranomi Kromowidjojo (52.30)
Femke Heemskerk (53.03)
Marleen Veldhuis (52.78)
  Netherlands 3:31.72 Rome July 26, 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

14 teams participated in 2 heats, qualified teams are listed:[1]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 2 4   United States Amanda Weir (54.35)
Missy Franklin (53.57)
Kara Lynn Joyce (54.10)
Jessica Hardy (53.62)
3:35.64 Q
2 1 2   Netherlands Marleen Veldhuis (54.41)
Ranomi Kromowidjojo (53.66)
Maud Van der Meer (54.70)
Femke Heemskerk (52.99)
3:35.76 Q
3 2 5   China Li Zhesi (54.47)
Wang Shijia (54.60)
Pang Jiaying (54.47)
Tang Yi (53.60)
3:37.14 Q
4 1 5   Germany Britta Steffen (54.86)
Silke Lippok (54.23)
Lisa Vitting (54.66)
Daniela Schreiber (53.53)
3:37.28 Q
5 1 4   Australia Kelly Stubbins (54.96)
Merindah Dingjan (54.36)
Yolane Kukla (55.06)
Marieke Guehrer (53.97)
3:38.35 Q
6 1 3   Canada Victoria Poon (54.79)
Erica Morningstar (55.24)
Chantal van Landeghem (54.33)
Geneviève Saumur (54.44)
3:38.80 Q
7 2 3   Japan Yayoi Matsumoto (54.82)
Haruka Ueda (54.13)
Hanae Ito (54.75)
Natsuki Hasegawa (55.58)
3:39.28 Q
8 1 7   Denmark Pernille Blume (54.82)
Mie Nielsen (55.35)
Lotte Friis (55.99)
Jeanette Ottesen (53.32)
3:39.48 Q, NR
9 2 6   Great Britain Amy Smith (54.98)
Francesca Halsall (53.35)
Caitlin McClatchey (55.82)
Rebecca Turner (55.59)
3:39.74
10 1 6   Sweden Ida Marko-Varga (55.45)
Gabriella Fagundez (54.31)
Michelle Coleman (54.56)
Petra Granlund (56.13)
3:40.45
11 2 2   Russia Veronika Popova (54.95)
Margarita Nesterova (55.12)
Natalya Lovtsova (55.83)
Elena Sokolova (54.83)
3:40.73
12 2 7   Belarus Aleksandra Gerasimenya (54.14)
Sviatlana Khakhlova (55.55)
Yana Parakhouskaya (57.38)
Yulia Khitraya (56.34)
3:43.41
13 2 8   Brazil Tatiana Lemos (55.68)
Daynara de Paula (56.38)
Flávia Delaroli (56.73)
Michelle Lenhardt (55.83)
3:44.62
14 2 1   New Zealand Natasha Hind (55.49)
Amaka Gessler (55.00)
Sophia Batchelor (58.82)
Penelope May Marshall (55.68)
3:44.99

FinalEdit

The final was held at 19:10.[2]

Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
  5   Netherlands Inge Dekker (54.91)
Ranomi Kromowidjojo (53.26)
Marleen Veldhuis (53.33)
Femke Heemskerk (52.46)
3:33.96
  4   United States Natalie Coughlin (54.09)
Missy Franklin (52.99)
Jessica Hardy (54.12)
Dana Vollmer (53.27)
3:34.47
  6   Germany Britta Steffen (54.51)
Silke Lippok (54.17)
Lisa Vitting (53.85)
Daniela Schreiber (53.12)
3:36.05
4 3   China Li Zhesi (54.35)
Wang Shijia (54.53)
Pang Jiaying (54.36)
Tang Yi (53.12)
3:36.36
5 2   Australia Bronte Barratt (54.81)
Marieke Guehrer (54.37)
Merindah Dingjan (54.14)
Alicia Coutts (53.43)
3:36.75
6 7   Canada Victoria Poon (54.74)
Geneviève Saumur (55.47)
Chantal van Landeghem (53.76)
Julia Wilkinson (54.45)
3:38.42
7 1   Japan Haruka Ueda (54.98)
Yayoi Matsumoto (54.00)
Hanae Ito (54.94)
Natsuki Hasegawa (55.63)
3:39.55
8 8   Denmark Pernille Blume (54.63)
Mie Nielsen (55.23)
Jeanette Ottesen (53.76)
Lotte Friis (56.12)
3:39.74

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay (heats)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-31. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  2. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay (final)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-24.[permanent dead link]

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