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Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay

Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
Dates September 5, 1973
Nations 14
Winning time 3:27.183 CR
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px United States
Silver medal  22x20px Soviet Union
Bronze medal  22x20px East Germany
1975 →
1973 FINA
World Championships

23x15px Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 5.

Records

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

World record 23x15px United States (USA)
David Edgar (52.69)
John Murphy (52.04)
Jerry Heidenreich (50.78)
Mark Spitz (50.90)
3:26.42 Munich, West Germany 28 August 1972
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Nation Athletes Time Record
5 September Heat 23x15px France


Michel Rousseau (51.73)
3:35.575 CR
5 September Heat 23x15px United States Bill Miller (53.39)
Stan Carper (53.42)
Kurt Krumpholz (52.50)
Rick Klatt (53.13)
3:32.442 CR
5 September Final 23x15px United States Melvin Nash (52.65)
Joe Bottom (51.42)
Jim Montgomery (51.17)
John Murphy (51.94)
3:27.183 CR

Results

Heats

14 teams participated in 2 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2 - 23x15px United States Bill Miller (53.39)
Stan Carper (53.42)
Kurt Krumpholz (52.50)
Rick Klatt (53.13)
3:32.442 Q, CR
2 2 - 23x15px East Germany


3:33.837 Q
3 2 - 23x15px Soviet Union


3:34.700 Q
4 2 - 23x15px Brazil


3:35.256 Q
5 1 - 23x15px France


Michel Rousseau (51.73)
3:35.575 Q, CR
6 2 - 23x15px Italy


3:35.655 Q
7 1 - 23x15px West Germany


3:35.882 Q
8 1 - 23x15px Australia Michael Wenden (52.61)
Steve Badger (54.98)
Neil Rogers (54.50)
John Kulasalu (54.47)
3:36.566 Q, NR[2]
9 1 - 23x15px Canada


3:36.915
10 2 - 23x15px Spain


3:37.686
11 2 - 23x15px Romania


3:39.171
12 1 - 23x15px Yugoslavia


3:42.949
13 1 - 23x15px Puerto Rico


3:48.080
14 1 - 23x15px Sweden


99.99 DSQ

Final

The results of the final are below.[3][4]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
File:Gold medal icon.svg 4 23x15px United States Melvin Nash (52.65)
Joe Bottom (51.42)
Jim Montgomery (51.17)
John Murphy (51.94)
3:27.183 CR
File:Silver medal icon.svg 3 23x15px Soviet Union Igor Grivennikov (53.36)
Viktor Aboimov (52.97)
Vladimir Krivtsov (52.68)
Vladimir Bure (52.35)
3:31.367
File:Bronze medal icon.svg 5 23x15px East Germany Roland Matthes (53.86)
Roger Pyttel (52.37)
Peter Bruch (52.84)
Hartmut Flöckner (52.96)
3:32.031
4 1 23x15px West Germany Klaus Steinbach (52.67)
Peter Nocke (53.13)
Gerhard Schiller (53.43)
P. Labudde (54.10)
3:33.336
5 6 23x15px Brazil Ruy de Oliveira (53.77)
José Namorado (53.30)
Jim Adams (53.69)
José Aranha (52.63)
3:33.392
6 8 23x15px Australia Michael Wenden (52.83)
Steve Badger (54.29)
Neil Rogers (54.16)
John Kulasalu (53.99)
3:35.274
7 7 23x15px Italy Roberto Pangaro (54.06)
Alberto Castagnetti (55.53)
Paolo Barelli (53.63)
Marcello Guarducci (53.62)
3:36.842
8 2 23x15px France Patrick Juge (55.96)
Pierre-Yves Copin (54.79)
André Foucart (56.20)
Alain Hermitte (54.31)
3:41.267

References

  1. ^ "Sporting Details". The Sydney Morning Herald (John Fairfax Holdings). September 6, 1973. p. 21. 
  2. ^ "Swim team 'baby' lifts Aust hopes". The Sydney Morning Herald (John Fairfax Holdings). AAP-Reuters. September 6, 1973. p. 19. 
  3. ^ Krastev, Todor. "Men 4x100m Freestyle Relay Swimming World Championship 1973 Belgrade (YUG)". todor66.com. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "For the Record". Swimming World and Junior Swimmer (North Hollywood, California) 14 (10): 73. October 1973.