Swimming at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1952 Olympic Games took place from 28 to 29 July at the Swimming Stadium.[1] The relay featured teams of four swimmers each swimming four lengths of the 50 m pool freestyle.

Medalists

RankNationalityNameTimeNotes
 United StatesWayne Moore
Bill Woolsey
Ford Konno
Jimmy McLane
8:31.1OR[2]
 JapanHiroshi Suzuki
Yoshihiro Hamaguchi
Toru Goto
Teijiro Tanikawa
8:33.5
 FranceJoseph Bernardo
Aldo Eminente
Alexandre Jany
Jean Boiteux
8:45.9

Results

Heats

Heat One
PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Jo Bernardo, Aldo Eminente, Alex Jany, and Jean Boiteux (FRA)8:55.9
2 Roy Botham, Ronald Burns, Thomas Welsh, and Jack Wardrop (GBR)8:59.7
3 Rex Aubrey, Frank O'Neill, Garrick Agnew, and John Marshall (AUS)9:01.4
4 Viktor Drobinsky, Vasily Karmanov, Leonid Meshkov, and Lev Balandin (URS)9:01.9
5 Carlo Pedersoli, Egidio Massaria, Angelo Romani, and Giovanni Paliaga (ITA)9:17.9
6 Pentti Ikonen, Pentti Paatsalo, Mauno Valkeinen, and Leo Telivuo (FIN)9:26.6
Heat Two
PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Wally Wolf, Don Sheff, Frank Dooley, and Bumpy Jones (USA)8:50.9
2 László Gyöngyösi, György Csordás, Géza Kádas, Imre Nyéki and Gusztáv Kettesi (HUN)8:54.6
3 Graham Johnston, Dennis Ford, John Durr and Peter Duncan (RSA)8:58.7
4 Haroldo Lara, Sylvio dos Santos, Aram Boghossian and João Gonçalves Filho (BRA)9:09.0
5 Kamiel Reynders, Joseph Anthoon, Marcel Anthoon and Alfons Bierebeek (BEL)9:45.5
Heat Three
PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Hiroshi Suzuki, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Toru Goto, and Teijiro Tanikawa (JPN)8:42.1
2 Lars Svantesson, Göran Larsson, Per-Olof Östrand, Olle Johansson and Rolf Olander (SWE)8:52.3
3 Federico Zwanck, Marcelo Trabucco, Pedro Galvão and Alfredo Yantorno (ARG)8:59.3
4 Gerry McNamee, Lucien Beaumont, Leo Portelance and Allen Gilchrist (CAN)9:10.9
5 Gotfryd Gremlowski, Antoni Tołkaczewski, Józef Lewicki and Jerzy Boniecki (POL)9:13.7
6 Alberto Isaac, Efrén Fierro, César Borja and Tonatiuh Gutiérrez (MEX)9:15.7

References

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