Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1968 Olympic Games took place 21 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
John Nelson
Stephen Rerych
Mark Spitz
Don Schollander
 Australia
Greg Rogers
Graham White
Bob Windle
Michael Wenden
 Soviet Union
Vladimir Bure
Semyon Belits-Geiman
Georgi Kulikov
Leonid Ilyichov

Results

Heats

Heat 1

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Greg Rogers, Graham White, Bob Windle, Mike Wenden (AUS)8:04.8
2 George Smith, Ron Jacks, Sandy Gilchrist, Ralph Hutton (CAN)8:10.5
3 Hans Ljungberg, Olle Ferm, Gunnar Larsson, Lester Eriksson (SWE)8:10.9
4 John Thurley, Raymond Terrell, Bobby McGregor, Tony Jarvis (GBR)8:16.3
5 Tomas Becerra, Federico Sicard, Ricardo González, Julio Arango (COL)8:26.7
6 José Ferraioli, Michael Goodner, Gary Goodner, Jorge González (PUR)8:40.2

Heat 2

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 William Johnson, David Johnson, Andrew Strenk, Mike Wall (USA)8:05.1
2 Michel Rousseau, Gérard Letast, Francis Luyce, Alain Mosconi (FRA)8:06.3
3 Hans Faßnacht, Olaf, Baron von Schilling, Folkert Meeuw, Wolfgang Kremer (FRG)8:07.1
4 Dick Langerhorst, Johan Schans, Aad Oudt, Elt Drenth (NED)8:17.0
5 Roosevelt Abdulgafur, Tony Asamali, Leroy Goff, Luis Ayesa (PHI)8:41.0

Heat 3

PlaceSwimmersTimeNotes
1 Vladimir Bure, Semyon Belits-Geyman, Georgijs Kuļikovs, Leonid Ilyichov (URS)8:07.6
2 Frank Wiegand, Horst-Günter Gregor, Alfred Müller, Jochen Herbst (GDR)8:11.2
3 Kunihiro Iwasaki, Teruhiko Kitani, Noboru Waseda, Satoru Nakano (JPN)8:14.1
4 Juan Fortuny, Santiago Esteva, José Antonio Chicoy, Juan Martínez (ESP)8:23.6
5 Juan Alanís, Jorge Urreta, Rafaél Cal, Eduardo Alanís (MEX)DQ

Final

References

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