Open Access Articles- Top Results for Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships %E2%80%93 Women%27s 400 metre individual medley
Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 400 metre individual medley
|Women's 400 metre individual medley |
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
|Dates||September 6, 1973|
|Competitors||27 from 20 nations|
|Winning time||4:57.511 WR|
|1973 FINA |
23x15px Belgrade, Yugoslavia
The women's 400 metre individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 6.
Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.
|World record||23x15px Angela Franke (GDR)||5:01.10||Utrecht, Netherlands||18 August 1973|
The following records were established during the competition:
|6 September||Heat||Susan Hunter||23x15px New Zealand||5:08.360||CR|
|6 September||Heat||Gudrun Wegner||23x15px East Germany||5:04.036||CR|
|6 September||Final||Angela Franke||23x15px East Germany||4:57.511||WR|
27 swimmers participated in 4 heats.
The results of the final are below.
|File:Gold medal icon.svg||-||Gudrun Wegner||23x15px East Germany||4:57.511||WR|
|File:Silver medal icon.svg||-||Angela Franke||23x15px East Germany||5:00.376|
|File:Bronze medal icon.svg||-||Novella Calligaris||23x15px Italy||5:02.029|
|4||-||Leslie Cliff||23x15px Canada||5:07.012|
|5||-||Terry Potts||23x15px United States||5:09.904|
|6||-||Susan Hunter||23x15px New Zealand||5:10.282|
|7||-||Jenny Bartz||23x15px United States||5:10.451|
|8||-||José Damen||23x15px Netherlands||5:15.660|