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Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Aquatic Centre
DatesAugust 17, 2004 (heats & final)
Competitors75 from 16 nations
Winning time7:07.33 AM
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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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 4×200 metre freestyle relay took place on 17 August at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece.[1]

Team USA had a satisfactory triumph over the Australians with a gold medal for the first time since the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Klete Keller, along with Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Peter Vanderkaay of the Team USA, edged out the Australians, led by Ian Thorpe, to a first-place finish by 0.13 of a second, in an American record time of 7:07.33. As the defending Olympic champions from Sydney, the Australian team of Thorpe, Michael Klim, Nicholas Sprenger, and Grant Hackett earned a silver medal in 7:07.46. The Italians got the bronze in 7:11.83, after a powerful second leg from former Olympic silver medalist Massimiliano Rosolino.[2][3]

Records

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

World record 23x15px Australia (AUS)
Grant Hackett (1:46.11)
Michael Klim (1:46.49)
Bill Kirby (1:47.92)
Ian Thorpe (1:44.14)
7:04.66 Fukuoka, Japan 27 July 2001
Olympic record Australia Australia (AUS)
Ian Thorpe (1:46.03)
Michael Klim (1:46.40)
Todd Pearson (1:47.36)
Bill Kirby (1:47.26)
7:07.05 Sydney, Australia 19 September 2000

No new records were set during this competition.

Results

Heats

Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 1 4 22x20px United States Scott Goldblatt (1:49.53)
Ryan Lochte (1:47.39)
Dan Ketchum (1:48.10)
Peter Vanderkaay (1:47.78)
7:12.80 Q
2 2 4 22x20px Australia Todd Pearson (1:49.09)
Antony Matkovich (1:49.34)
Nicholas Sprenger (1:47.73)
Craig Stevens (1:48.69)
7:14.85 Q
3 1 5 22x20px Germany Johannes Österling (1:50.37)
Stefan Herbst (1:48.92)
Heiko Hell (1:48.66)
Christian Keller (1:48.80)
7:16.75 Q
4 2 6 22x20px Great Britain Simon Burnett (1:50.43)
Ross Davenport (1:49.24)
Gavin Meadows (1:48.46)
David Carry (1:49.28)
7:17.41 Q
5 1 3 22x20px Canada Mark Johnston (1:50.87)
Andrew Hurd (1:48.86)
Brian Johns (1:48.73)
Rick Say (1:49.58)
7:18.05 Q
6 2 5 22x20px Italy Matteo Pelliciari (1:50.63)
Simone Cercato (1:49.08)
Federico Cappellazzo (1:50.08)
Massimiliano Rosolino (1:48.47)
7:18.26 Q
7 2 2 22x20px Greece Andreas Zisimos (1:50.99)
Dimitrios Manganas (1:50.21)
Apostolos Antonopoulos (1:48.58)
Nikolaos Xylouris (1:49.93)
7:19.71 Q
8 1 6 22x20px France Amaury Leveaux (1:49.65)
Fabien Horth (1:49.64)
Nicolas Kintz (1:50.36)
Nicolas Rostoucher (1:51.66)
7:21.31 Q
9 2 7 22x20px Brazil Rodrigo Castro (1:50.67)
Bruno Bonfim (1:51.45)
Carlos Jayme (1:51.46)
Rafael Mosca (1:49.12)
7:22.70
10 1 2 22x20px China Liu Yu (1:51.36)
Chen Zuo (1:49.79)
Zheng Kunliang (1:51.34)
Huang Shaohua (1:50.38)
7:22.87
11 2 3 22x20px Russia Maksim Kuznetsov (1:50.81)
Alexei Zatsepine (1:51.75)
Stepan Ganzey (1:50.18)
Yevgeniy Natsvin (1:51.23)
7:23.97
12 1 7 22x20px Ukraine Sergey Fesenko (1:50.86)
Maksym Kokosha (1:52.03)
Dmytro Vereitinov (1:50.34)
Sergiy Advena (1:50.90)
7:24.13
13 2 1 22x20px Czech Republic Michal Rubáček (1:51.37)
Květoslav Svoboda (1:49.25)
Josef Horký (1:53.29)
Martin Škacha (1:52.35)
7:26.26
14 1 8 22x20px Portugal Luís Monteiro (1:50.43)
Adriano Niz (1:52.35)
João Araújo (1:54.50)
Miguel Pires (1:50.71)
7:27.99 NR
15 1 1 22x20px Mexico Joshua Ilika Brenner (1:51.01) NR
Alejandro Siqueiros (1:52.51)
Javier Díaz (1:53.34)
Leonardo Salinas Saldana (1:52.68)
7:29.54 NR
16 2 8 22x20px Hungary Tamás Kerékjártó (1:52.65)
Balázs Gercsák (1:54.03)
Balázs Makány (1:52.75)
Tamás Szűcs (1:52.35)
7:31.78

Final

Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Time behind Notes
File:Gold medal icon.svg 4 22x20px United States Michael Phelps (1:46.49)
Ryan Lochte (1:47.52)
Peter Vanderkaay (1:47.79)
Klete Keller (1:45.53)
7:07.33 AM
File:Silver medal icon.svg 5 22x20px Australia Grant Hackett (1:47.50)
Michael Klim (1:47.62)
Nicholas Sprenger (1:48.16)
Ian Thorpe (1:44.18)
7:07.46 0.13
File:Bronze medal icon.svg 7 22x20px Italy Emiliano Brembilla (1:48.16)
Massimiliano Rosolino (1:46.24)
Simone Cercato (1:49.85)
Filippo Magnini (1:47.58)
7:11.83 4.50
4 6 22x20px Great Britain Simon Burnett (1:47.90)
Gavin Meadows (1:48.46)
David O'Brien (1:49.05)
Ross Davenport (1:47.19)
7:12.60 5.27
5 2 22x20px Canada Brent Hayden (1:49.08)
Brian Johns (1:49.15)
Andrew Hurd (1:48.09)
Rick Say (1:47.01)
7:13.33 6.00
6 3 22x20px Germany Jens Schreiber (1:49.08)
Heiko Hell (1:49.15)
Lars Conrad (1:48.23)
Christian Keller (1:50.05)
7:16.51 9.18
7 8 22x20px France Amaury Leveaux (1:48.57)
Fabien Horth (1:48.67)
Nicolas Kintz (1:50.01)
Nicolas Rostoucher (1:50.18)
7:17.43 10.10
8 1 22x20px Greece Apostolos Antonopoulos (1:50.34)
Dimitrios Manganas (1:51.33)
Andreas Zisimos (1:50.26)
Nikolaos Xylouris (1:51.09)
7:23.02 15.67

References

  1. "Swimming schedule". BBC Sport. 5 August 2004. Retrieved 17 June 2007. 
  2. Thomas, Stephen (17 August 2004). "USA Downs Aussies in 800 Freestyle Relay in American Record 7:07.33 Italy Takes the Bronze". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. Crumpacker, John (18 August 2004). "Golden retribution / Keller holds off Thorpe to give U.S. victory in 4×200 free relay". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 

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