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Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metre individual medley

Men's 400 metre individual medley
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Aquatic Centre
DateAugust 14, 2004 (heats & final)
Competitors36 from 26 nations
Winning time4:08.26 WR
Medalists
Gold medal  22x20px United States
Silver medal  22x20px United States
Bronze medal  22x20px Hungary
«20002008»
Swimming events at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
50 m   men   women
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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The men's 400 metre individual medley event at the 2004 Olympic Games was contested at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece on August 14.[1]

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps broke a new world record of 4:08.26 to claim his first ever Olympic gold medal. Phelps' teammate Erik Vendt added a second silver to the one he earned behind Tom Dolan in Sydney four years earlier, finishing with a time of 4:11.81. Hungary's László Cseh, silver medalist at the 2003 FINA World Championships, held on for bronze in 4:12.15.[2][3]

Records

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

World record 23x15px Michael Phelps (USA) 4:08.41 Long Beach, United States 7 July 2004
Olympic record 22x20px Tom Dolan (USA) 4:11.76 Sydney, Australia 17 September 2000

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
August 14 Final Michael Phelps 22x20px United States 4:08.26 WR

Results

Heats

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Michael Phelps 22x20px United States 4:13.29 Q
2 4 4 László Cseh 22x20px Hungary 4:14.26 Q
3 3 4 Alessio Boggiatto 22x20px Italy 4:15.78 Q
4 3 5 Jiro Miki 22x20px Japan 4:16.32 Q
5 3 7 Ioannis Kokkodis 22x20px Greece 4:16.56 Q
6 4 3 Oussama Mellouli 22x20px Tunisia 4:16.68 Q
6 5 5 Erik Vendt 22x20px United States 4:16.68 Q
8 5 6 Travis Nederpelt 22x20px Australia 4:16.77 Q
9 4 2 Ioannis Drymonakos 22x20px Greece 4:16.83
10 4 5 Luca Marin 22x20px Italy 4:16.85
11 5 3 Justin Norris 22x20px Australia 4:16.90
12 4 7 Robin Francis 22x20px Great Britain 4:18.34
13 2 2 Dean Kent 22x20px New Zealand 4:18.55
14 3 6 Wu Peng 22x20px China 4:19.32
15 5 2 Brian Johns 22x20px Canada 4:21.10
16 5 7 Keith Beavers 22x20px Canada 4:21.47
17 3 2 Thiago Pereira 22x20px Brazil 4:22.06
18 3 3 Susumu Tabuchi 22x20px Japan 4:22.46
19 3 1 Lucas Salatta 22x20px Brazil 4:23.01
20 2 1 Kim Bang-Hyun 22x20px South Korea 4:23.05 NR
21 5 1 Igor Berezutskiy 22x20px Russia 4:23.20
22 2 4 Jeremy Knowles 22x20px Bahamas 4:23.29
23 4 6 Adrian Turner 22x20px Great Britain 4:23.53
24 5 8 Alexey Kovrigin 22x20px Russia 4:23.77
25 2 6 Bradley Ally 22x20px Barbados 4:24.70
26 4 1 Dmytro Nazarenko 22x20px Ukraine 4:26.15
27 2 7 Vytautas Janušaitis 22x20px Lithuania 4:26.30
28 4 8 Liu Weijia 22x20px China 4:27.02
29 2 5 Yves Platel 22x20px Switzerland 4:28.94
30 2 8 Guntars Deičmans 22x20px Latvia 4:29.17
31 3 8 Marko Milenkovič 22x20px Slovenia 4:30.99
32 1 4 Saša Imprić 22x20px Croatia 4:32.02
33 1 5 Andrew Mackay 22x20px Cayman Islands 4:32.38
34 2 3 Miguel Molina 22x20px Philippines 4:33.25
35 1 6 Lin Yu-An 22x20px Chinese Taipei 4:41.76
36 1 3 Nikita Polyakov 22x20px Uzbekistan 5:09.66

Final

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
File:Gold medal icon.svg 4 Michael Phelps 22x20px United States 4:08.26 WR
File:Silver medal icon.svg 1 Erik Vendt 22x20px United States 4:11.81
File:Bronze medal icon.svg 5 László Cseh 22x20px Hungary 4:12.15
4 3 Alessio Boggiatto 22x20px Italy 4:12.28
5 7 Oussama Mellouli 22x20px Tunisia 4:14.49 AF
6 2 Ioannis Kokkodis 22x20px Greece 4:18.60
7 6 Jiro Miki 22x20px Japan 4:19.97
8 8 Travis Nederpelt 22x20px Australia 4:20.08

References

  1. ^ "Swimming schedule". BBC Sport. 5 August 2004. Retrieved 17 June 2007. 
  2. ^ Dillman, Lisa (15 August 2004). "So Far, So Gold". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Thomas, Stephen (14 August 2004). "New World Record as Michael "the Machine" Lowers ‘his’ 400 IM Yet Again! Vendt takes Silver, as USA Goes 1-2". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 

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