Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 27 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date27 July 1992 (heats & final)
Competitors80 from 18 nations
Winning time7:11.95 WR
Medalists
 Unified Team (EUN)
Dmitry Lepikov, Vladimir Pyshnenko, Veniamin Tayanovich, Yevgeny Sadovyi, Aleksey Kudryavtsev*, Yury Mukhin*
 Sweden (SWE)
Christer Wallin, Anders Holmertz, Tommy Werner, Lars Frölander
 United States (USA)
Joe Hudepohl, Melvin Stewart, Jon Olsen, Doug Gjertsen, Scott Jaffe*, Dan Jorgensen*
*Indicates the swimmer only competed in the preliminary heats.

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record United States (USA)
Troy Dalbey (1:49.37)
Matt Cetlinski (1:48.44)
Doug Gjertsen (1:48.26)
Matt Biondi (1:46.44)
7:12.51Seoul, South Korea21 September 1988
Olympic record United States (USA)
Troy Dalbey (1:49.37)
Matt Cetlinski (1:48.44)
Doug Gjertsen (1:48.26)
Matt Biondi (1:46.44)
7:12.51Seoul, South Korea21 September 1988

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

DateEventNameNationalityTimeRecord
27 JulyFinalDmitry Lepikov (1:49.55)
Vladimir Pyshnenko (1:46.58)
Veniamin Tayanovich (1:48.99)
Yevgeny Sadovyi (1:46.83)
 Unified Team7:11.95WR

Results

Heats

Rule: The eight fastest teams advance to the final (Q).[2]

RankHeatLaneNationSwimmersTimeNotes
124 Unified TeamDmitry Lepikov (1:49.80)
Aleksey Kudryavtsev (1:49.65)
Yury Mukhin (1:49.28)
Veniamin Tayanovich (1:48.92)
7:17.65Q
225 GermanyPeter Sitt (1:50.02)
Christian Tröger (1:49.81)
Andreas Szigat (1:49.40)
Stefan Pfeiffer (1:48.98)
7:18.21Q
333 SwedenChrister Wallin (1:50.52)
Lars Frölander (1:50.13)
Tommy Werner (1:49.23)
Anders Holmertz (1:50.15)
7:20.03Q
414 AustraliaDuncan Armstrong (1:51.53)
Martin Roberts (1:51.45)
Deane Pieters (1:50.03)
Ian Brown (1:49.18)
7:22.19Q
515 Great BritainPaul Palmer (1:50.12)
Steven Mellor (1:52.03)
Stephen Akers (1:51.66)
Paul Howe (1:49.29)
7:23.10Q
634 United StatesScott Jaffe (1:50.14)
Dan Jorgensen (1:50.56)
Jon Olsen (1:50.03)
Doug Gjertsen (1:52.97)
7:23.70Q
716 BrazilGustavo Borges (1:50.79)
Emanuel Nascimento (1:51.69)
Teófilo Ferreira (1:51.33)
Cristiano Michelena (1:50.39)
7:24.20Q, SA
835 ItalyRoberto Gleria (1:51.21)
Emanuele Idini (1:51.53)
Pier Maria Siciliano (1:52.25)
Stefano Battistelli (1:50.54)
7:25.53Q
936 CanadaEdward Parenti (1:51.56)
Darren Ward (1:51.14)
Christopher Bowie (1:52.70)
Turlough O'Hare (1:50.21)
7:25.61
1023 FranceChristophe Bordeau (1:51.22)
Lionel Poirot (1:53.18)
Franck Horter (1:50.84)
Yann de Fabrique (1:50.98)
7:26.22
1122 New ZealandTrent Bray (1:51.38)
Richard Tapper (1:54.35)
John Steel (1:50.94)
Danyon Loader (1:49.69)
7:26.36
1212 FinlandJani Sievinen (1:52.10)
Vesa Hanski (1:53.54)
Petteri Lehtinen (1:54.10)
Antti Kasvio (1:48.97)
7:28.71
1313 PolandMariusz Podkościelny (1:51.71)
Artur Wojdat (1:49.88)
Piotr Albiński (1:52.83)
Krzysztof Cwalina (1:55.17)
7:29.59
1426 NorwayJarl Inge Melberg (1:50.78)
Thomas Sopp (1:51.01)
Trond Høines (1:54.00)
Kjell Lundemoen (1:55.56)
7:31.35
1532 Puerto RicoJorge Herrera (1:54.30)
Manuel Guzmán (1:52.37)
Ricardo Busquets (1:54.19)
David Monasterio (1:54.77)
7:35.63
1627 Hong KongArthur Li Kai Yien (1:55.91)
Michael Wright (1:58.77)
Kelvin Li Kar Wai (2:00.78)
Wu Tat Cheung (1:58.84)
7:54.30
1717 GuatemalaAndrés Sedano (2:02.73)
Helder Torres (2:02.32)
Roberto Bonilla (2:03.66)
Gustavo Bucaro (1:58.59)
8:07.30
1831 United Arab EmiratesMohamed Bin Abid (2:07.49)
Obaid Al-Rumaithi (2:15.98)
Abdullah Sultan (2:09.56)
Ahmad Faraj (2:06.69)
8:39.72

Final

[3]

RankLaneNationSwimmersTimeNotes
4 Unified TeamDmitry Lepikov (1:49.55)
Vladimir Pyshnenko (1:46.58)
Veniamin Tayanovich (1:48.99)
Yevgeny Sadovyi (1:46.83)
7:11.95WR
3 SwedenChrister Wallin (1:49.69)
Anders Holmertz (1:46.13)
Tommy Werner (1:49.35)
Lars Frölander (1:50.31)
7:15.51NR
7 United StatesJoe Hudepohl (1:49.52)
Melvin Stewart (1:48.41)
Jon Olsen (1:49.19)
Doug Gjertsen (1:49.11)
7:16.23
45 GermanyPeter Sitt (1:50.06)
Steffen Zesner (1:47.78)
Andreas Szigat (1:49.61)
Stefan Pfeiffer (1:49.13)
7:16.58
58 ItalyRoberto Gleria (1:49.29)
Giorgio Lamberti (1:49.80)
Massimo Trevisan (1:47.97)
Stefano Battistelli (1:51.04)
7:18.10
62 Great BritainPaul Palmer (1:49.21)
Steven Mellor (1:51.77)
Stephen Akers (1:51.61)
Paul Howe (1:49.98)
7:22.57NR
71 BrazilGustavo Borges (1:50.45)
Emanuel Nascimento (1:52.63)
Teófilo Ferreira (1:50.28)
Cristiano Michelena (1:50.67)
7:24.03SA
6 AustraliaIan Brown (1:49.45)
Deane Pieters
Kieren Perkins
Duncan Armstrong
DSQ

References

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