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Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

Women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
DateJuly 18
Competitors24 from 6 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Swimming at the
1924 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men   women
400 m men   women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men   women
Breaststroke
200 m men   women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

The women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay was a swimming event held as part of the swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third appearance of the event, which had been established in 1912. The competition was held on Friday July 18, 1924.

Records

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.

World Record 5:11.6 23x15px Margaret Woodbridge
23x15px Frances Schroth
23x15px Irene Guest
23x15px Ethelda Bleibtrey
Antwerp (BEL) August 29, 1920
Olympic Record 5:11.6 23x15px Margaret Woodbridge
23x15px Frances Schroth
23x15px Irene Guest
23x15px Ethelda Bleibtrey
Antwerp (BEL) August 29, 1920

The United States set a new world record and broke the five minute barrier with 4:58.8 minutes.

Results

Final

Place Swimmers Time
1 22x20px Euphrasia Donnelly, Gertrude Ederle, Ethel Lackie, and Mariechen Wehselau (USA) 4:58.8 WR
2 22x20px Florence Barker, Constance Jeans, Grace McKenzie, and Iris Tanner (GBR) 5:17.0
3 22x20px Aina Berg, Gurli Ewerlund, Wivan Pettersson, and Hjördis Töpel (SWE) 5:35.6
4 22x20px Vibeke Møller, Agnete Olsen, Hedevig Rasmussen, and Karen Maud Rasmussen (DEN) 5:42.4
5 22x20px Ernestine Lebrun, Gilberte Mortier, Bienna Pélégry, and Mariette Protin (FRA) 5:43.4
6 22x20px Mietje Baron, Alida Bolten, Truus Klapwijk, and Maria Vierdag (NED) 5:45.8

References


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