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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
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px East Germany
Silver medal  22x20px East Germany
Bronze medal  22x20px Italy
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 women's 400 metre individual medley competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 6.

Records

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
Championship record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
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

Results

Heats

27 swimmers participated in 4 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 - Gudrun Wegner 23x15px East Germany 5:04.036 Q, CR
2 3 - Novella Calligaris 23x15px Italy 5:05.464 Q
3 4 - Angela Franke 23x15px East Germany 5:05.899 Q
4 1 - Susan Hunter 23x15px New Zealand 5:08.360 Q, CR
5 2 - Terry Potts 23x15px United States 5:09.030 Q
6 1 - Leslie Cliff 23x15px Canada 5:10.098 Q
7 4 - Jenny Bartz 23x15px United States 5:10.758 Q
8 3 - José Damen 23x15px Netherlands 5:12.175 Q
9 2 - Uta Schütz 23x15px West Germany 5:13.412
10 2 - Susan Richardson 23x15px Great Britain 5:13.887 NR[2]
11 1 - Yukari Takemoto Template:Country data JPN 5:14.005
12 1 - Anita Zarnowiecki 23x15px Sweden 5:15.187
13 4 - M. Maliutina 23x15px Soviet Union 5:17.056
14 4 - Gail Neall 23x15px Australia 5:17.964
15 4 - Paola Morozzi 23x15px Italy 5:19.419
16 3 - Jennifer McHugh 23x15px Canada 5:21.267
17 4 - Gisela Cerezo 23x15px Venezuela 5:24.615
18 4 - N. Shio Template:Country data JPN 5:25.049
19 3 - T. Skvortsova 23x15px Soviet Union 5:25.709
20 3 - R. Angel 23x15px Colombia 5:25.840
21 1 - E. Avionitu 23x15px Greece 5:32.217
22 2 - Maria Isabel Guerra 23x15px Brazil 5:34.586
23 2 - G. Borras 23x15px Argentina 5:39.117
24 2 - María Mock 23x15px Puerto Rico 5:42.732
25 1 - Myriam Mizouni 23x15px Tunisia 5:48.120
26 1 - Angela López 23x15px Puerto Rico 5:51.895
27 3 - K. Tevajarvi 23x15px Finland DNS / DSQ

Final

The results of the final are below.

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
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

References

  1. "For the Record" (PDF). Swimming World Magazine: 73. October 1973. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. Fox, Norman (7 September 1973). "Wilkie's world record and gold medal". The Times (London). p. 11.