Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place August 29 September 1.[1] The relay featured teams of four swimmers each swimming four lengths of the 50 m pool freestyle.

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
George Harrison
Dick Blick
Mike Troy
Jeff Farrell
 Japan
Makoto Fukui
Hiroshi Ishii
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Tatsuo Fujimoto
 Australia
David Dickson
John Devitt
Murray Rose
John Konrads

Results

Heats

Two heats were held; the fastest eight teams advanced to the Finals. The teams that advanced are highlighted.

Heat One

Rank Country Time
1Japan8:17.1
2Great Britain8:26.9
3Soviet Union8:30.6
4Sweden8:30.6
5Poland8:32.0
6France8:41.2
7Switzerland9:18.1

Heat Two

Rank Country Time
1United States8:18.0
2Australia8:24.2
3Germany8:29.4
4Finland8:29.7
5Hungary8:32.6
6Italy8:38.1
7Yugoslavia8:49.8
8Mexico8:50.4

Final

Rank Country Time
1United States8:10.2
2Japan8:13.2
3Australia8:13.8
4Great Britain8:28.1
5Finland8:29.7
6Sweden8:31.0
7Germany8:31.8
8Soviet Union8:32.8

Rosters

Country Athletes
United StatesGeorge Harrison
Dick Blick
Mike Troy
Jeff Farrell
Bill Darnton
Tom Winters
Steve Clark
JapanMakoto Fukui
Hiroshi Ishii
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Tatsuo Fujimoto
AustraliaDavid Dickson
John Devitt
Murray Rose
John Konrads
John Rigby
Allan Wood
Great BritainHamilton Milton
John Martin-Dye
Richard Campion
Ian Black
FinlandIlkka Suvanto
Kari Haavisto
Stig-Olof Grenner
Karri Käyhkö
SwedenSven-Göran Johansson
Lars-Erik Bengtsson
Bengt Nordwall
Per-Ola Lindberg
Bengt-Olov Almstedt
GermanyFrank Wiegand
Gerhard Hetz
Hans Zierold
Hans-Joachim Klein
Soviet UnionIgor Luzhkovsky
Gennady Nikolayev
Vitaly Sorokin
Boris Nik'it'ini
Serhiy Tovstoplet
PolandAndrzej Salamon
Bernard Aluchna
Jerzy Tracz
Jan Lutomski
HungaryGyörgy Müller
László Lantos
Gyula Dobay
József Katona
FranceJean-Pascal Curtillet
Gérard Gropaiz
Marc Kamoun
Jean Boiteux
ItalyFritz Dennerlein
Bruno Bianchi
Angelo Romani
Paolo Galleti
SwitzerlandPeter Bärtschi
Rainer Goltzsche
Karl Fridlin
Hans-Ulrich Dürst
YugoslaviaMilan Jeger
Slobodan Kićović
Vlado Brinovec
Veljko Rogošić
MexicoRaúl Guzmán
Alfredo Guzmán
Jorge Escalante
Mauricio Ocampo

References

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