Swimming at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place on 2 and 3 August at the Empire Pool.[1] The relay featured teams of four swimmers each swimming four lengths of the 50 m pool freestyle.

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Wally Ris
Jimmy McLane
Wally Wolf
Bill Smith
 Hungary
Elemér Szatmári
György Mitró
Imre Nyéki
Géza Kádas
 France
Joseph Bernardo
René Cornu
Henri Padou, Jr.
Alexandre Jany

Results

Heats

Heat One
PlaceSwimmersTimeQual.
1 Elemér Szathmáry, György Mitró, Imre Nyéki, and Géza Kádas (HUN)8:53.6QQ
2 Bob Gibe, William Dudley, Edwin Gilbert, and Eugene R. Rogers (USA)8:55.9QQ
3 Horacio White, José Durañona, Juan Garay, Alfredo Yantorno and Augusto Cantón (ARG)9:16.9QQ
4 Sérgio Rodrígues, Willy Otto Jordan, Rolf Kestener, and Aram Boghossian (BRA)9:19.9qq
5 Jesús Domínguez, Manuel Guerra, Isidoro Martínez-Vela, and Isidoro Pérez (ESP)9:28.3
6 Anwar Aziz Chaudhry, Iftikhar Ahmed Shah, Jaffar Ali Shah, and Sultan Karim Ali (PAK)12:25.8
7 Walter Bardgett, Derek Oatway, Robert Cook, and Philip Tribley (BER)DQ
Heat Two
PlaceSwimmersTimeQual.
1 Jo Bernardo, René Cornu, Henri Padou, Jr., and Alex Jany (FRA)9:08.8QQ
2 Vanja Illić, Ciril Pelhan, Janko Puhar, and Branko Vidović (YUG)9:12.4QQ
3 Martin Lundén, Per-Olof Östrand, Olle Johansson, and Per-Olof Olsson (SWE)9:12.9QQ
4 Ramón Bravo, Angel Maldonado, Apolonio Castillo, and Alberto Isaac (MEX)9:23.4qq
5 Roy Botham, Jack Hale, Norman Wainwright, and John Holt (GBR)9:26.6
6 Doug Gibson, Eric Jubb, Allen Gilchrist, and Peter Salmon (CAN)9:43.2
7 Ali Ahmed Bagdadi, Ahmed Kandil, Taha El-Gamal, and Mohamed Abdel Aziz Khalifa (EGY)10:25.0

Final

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
 Walter Ris, Wallace Wolf, James McLane, and Bill Smith (USA)8:46.0OR
 Elemér Szathmáry, György Mitró, Imre Nyéki, and Géza Kádas (HUN)8:48.4
 René Cornu, Henri Padou, Jr., Jo Bernardo, and Alex Jany (FRA)9:08.0
4 Martin Lundén, Per-Olof Olsson, Per-Olof Östrand, Olle Johansson (SWE)9:09.1
5 Vanja Illić, Ciril Pelhan, Janko Puhar, and Branko Vidović (YUG)9:14.0
6 Horacio White, José Durañona, Juan Garay, Alfredo Yantorno (ARG)9:19.2
7 Ramón Bravo, Angel Maldonado, Apolonio Castillo, and Alberto Isaac (MEX)9:20.2
8 Sérgio Rodrígues, Willy Otto Jordan, Rolf Kestener, and Aram Boghossian (BRA)9:31.0

References

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