Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1964 Olympic Games took place 17 18 October.[1] The relay featured teams of four swimmers each swimming four lengths of the 50 m pool freestyle.

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Steve Clark
Roy Saari
Gary Ilman
Don Schollander
 United Team of Germany
Horst-Günther Gregor
Gerhard Hetz
Frank Wiegand
Hans-Joachim Klein
 Japan
Makoto Fukui
Kunihiro Iwasaki
Toshio Shoji
Yukiaki Okabe

Results

Heats

Heat 1

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Horst-Günter Gregor, Gerhard Hetz, Frank Wiegand, Hans-Joachim Klein (GER)8:09.7
2 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, Makoto Fukui, Kunihiro Iwasaki, Toshio Shoji, Yukiaki Okabe (JPN)8:10.4
3 Semyon Belits-Geyman, Vladimir Berezin, Aleksandr Paramonov, Yevgeny Novikov (URS)8:14.5
4 Sergio De Gregorio, Bruno Bianchi, Giovanni Orlando, Pietro Boscaini (ITA)8:17.8
5 Ron Jacks, Ralph Hutton, Daniel Sherry, Sandy Gilchrist (CAN)8:22.2
6 Johan Bontekoe, Jan Jiskoot, Ron Kroon, Bert Sitters (NED)8:27.7
7 Rafael Hernández, Guillermo Echevarría, Alfredo Guzmán, Salvador Ruíz (MEX)8:50.3

Heat 2

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Bill Mettler, Dave Lyons, Mike Wall, Ed Townsend (USA)8:09.0
2 Mats Svensson, Lester Eriksson, Hans Rosendahl, Jan Lundin (SWE)8:10.3
3 Jean-Pascal Curtillet, Pierre Canavèse, Francis Luyce, Alain Gottvallès (FRA)8:17.0
4 David Dickson, Allan Wood, Peter Doak, Bob Windle, John Konrads, John Ryan (AUS)8:18.3
5 Ilkka Suvanto, Hannu Vaahtoranta, Tuomo Hämäläinen, Matti Kasvio (FIN)8:23.3
6 Gyula Dobay, Csaba Ali, György Kosztolánczy, József Katona (HUN)8:24.4
7 John Martin-Dye, John Thurley, Bob Lord, Bobby McGregor (GBR)8:30.9
8 Juan Fortuny, Miguel Torres, Antonio Pérez, Antonio Codina (ESP)8:32.6

Final

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Bill Mettler, Dave Lyons, Mike Wall, Ed Townsend (USA)7:52.1WR
1 Horst-Günter Gregor, Gerhard Hetz, Frank Wiegand, Hans-Joachim Klein (GER)7:59.3
3 Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, Makoto Fukui, Kunihiro Iwasaki, Toshio Shoji, Yukiaki Okabe (JPN)8:03.8
4 David Dickson, Allan Wood, Peter Doak, Bob Windle, John Konrads, John Ryan (AUS)8:05.7
5 Mats Svensson, Lester Eriksson, Hans Rosendahl, Jan Lundin (SWE)8:08.0
6 Jean-Pascal Curtillet, Pierre Canavèse, Francis Luyce, Alain Gottvallès (FRA)8:08.7
7 Semyon Belits-Geyman, Vladimir Berezin, Aleksandr Paramonov, Yevgeny Novikov (URS)8:15.1
8 Sergio De Gregorio (swimmer)Sergio De Gregorio, Bruno Bianchi, Giovanni Orlando, Pietro Boscaini (ITA)8:18.1

References

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