Beijing Olympics 2008 400m Women Medley Relay Swimming Scoreboard

 

Medalists

 

Gold Silver Bronze
 Australia
Emily Seebohm
Leisel Jones
Jessicah Schipper
Lisbeth Trickett
Tarnee White
Felicity Galvez
Shayne Reese
 United States
Natalie Coughlin
Rebecca Soni
Christine Magnuson
Dara Torres
Margaret Hoelzer
Megan Jendrick
Elaine Breeden
Kara Lynn Joyce
 China
Zhao Jing
Sun Ye
Zhou Yafei
Pang Jiaying
Xu Tianlongzi

 

Records

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

 

World Record  Australia (AUS)
Emily Seebohm (1:00.79)
Leisel Jones (1:04.94)
Jessicah Schipper (57.18)
Libby Lenton (52.83)
3:55.74 Melbourne, Australia 31 March 2007
Olympic Record  Australia (AUS)
Giaan Rooney (1:01.18)
Leisel Jones (1:06.50)
Petria Thomas (56.67)
Jodie Henry (52.97)
3:57.32 Athens, Greece 21 August 2004

 

Qualification summary

 

Pos NOC Qualification
1 United States FINA World Championships
2 Australia
3 Japan
4 China
5 Germany
6 Sweden
7 Russia
8 Great Britain
9 France
10 Italy
11 Canada
12 Ukraine
13 South Africa 4:03.62 4 best remaining teams
14 Netherlands 4:04.41
15 Brazil 4:04.88
16 Spain 4:05.98

 

Heats

Heat 1

 

Rank Lane NOC Name Time Notes
1 4 United States Margaret Hoelzer 29.12
Megan Jendrick 31.04
Elaine Breeden 27.03
Kara Lynn Joyce 25.79
3:59.15 Q
2 5 China Tianlongzi Xu 29.94
Ye Sun 31.23
Yafei Zhou 26.32
Jiaying Pang 25.86
3:59.21 Q, AS
3 3 Japan Hanae Ito 29.50
Asami Kitagawa 31.23
Yuka Kato 26.43
Haruka Ueda 26.32
3:59.91 Q
4 8 Germany Antje Buschschulte 29.44
Sarah Poewe 31.89
Daniela Samulski 27.32
Britta Steffen 25.44
4:02.53
5 2 Brazil Fabiola Molina 29.67
Tatiane Sakemi 33.17
Gabriella Silva 25.91
Tatiana Barbosa 26.11
4:02.61
6 1 France Alexianne Castel 30.06
Ronchi Sophie De 31.56
Aurore Mongel 27.34
Alena Popchanka 26.32
4:02.95
7 6 Netherlands Femke Heemskerk 30.66
Valkengoed Jolijn Van 32.47
Inge Dekker 26.08
Ranomi Kromowidjojo 25.66
4:04.74
8 7 Spain Nina Alexandrovna Zhivanevskaya 29.80
Mireia Belmonte 33.19
Juan Angela San 27.94
Maria Fuster 26.33
4:06.40

 

Heat 2

 

Rank Lane NOC Name Time Notes
1 4 Australia Emily Seebohm 29.15
Tarnee White 30.36
Felicity Galvez 26.45
Shayne Reese 25.87
3:57.94 Q
2 5 Great Britain Gemma Spofforth 29.63
Kate Haywood 31.15
Jemma Lowe 26.29
Francesca Halsall 25.56
3:59.14 Q, ER
3 3 Russia Kseniya Moskvina 29.78
Yuliya Yefimova 30.73
Natalia Sutyagina 26.93
Anastasia Aksenova 25.48
3:59.66 Q
4 7 Sweden Sarah Sjostrom 30.32
Joline Hostman 31.93
Anna-Karin Kammerling 25.78
Josefin Lillhage 25.55
4:02.12 Q
5 2 Canada Julia Wilkinson 29.91
Annamay Pierse 31.69
Audrey Lacroix 27.67
Erica Morningstar 25.50
4:02.13 Q
6 6 South Africa Melissa Corfe 30.57
Biljon Suzaan Van 31.70
Mandy Loots 27.28
Lize-Mari Retief 25.56
4:04.20
7 8 Italy Romina Armellini 30.91
Roberta Panara 31.74
Ilaria Bianchi 26.76
Federica Pellegrini 26.88
4:04.93
8 1 Ukraine Iryna Amshennikova 30.16
Yuliya Pidlisna 32.21
Kateryna Zubkova 27.17
Darya Stepanyuk 26.40
4:08.62

 

Final

 

Rank Lane NOC Names Time Notes
1 4 Australia Emily Seebohm 59.33
Leisel Jones 1:04.58
Jessicah Schipper 56.25
Lisbeth Trickett 52.53
3:52.69 WR
2 3 United States Natalie Coughlin 58.94
Rebecca Soni 1:05.95
Christine Magnuson 56.14
Dara Torres 52.27
3:53.30 AM
3 6 China Jing Zhao 59.56
Ye Sun 1:06.75
Yafei Zhou 57.4
Jiaying Pang 52.4
3:56.11 AS
4 5 Great Britain Gemma Spofforth 59.05
Kate Haywood 1:07.51
Jemma Lowe 58.13
Francesca Halsall 52.81
3:57.50 ER
5 2 Russia Anastasia Zuyeva 59.16
Yuliya Yefimova 1:06.46
Natalia Sutyagina 58.09
Anastasia Aksenova 54.13
3:57.84  
6 7 Japan Reiko Nakamura 59.74
Asami Kitagawa 1:07.04
Yuka Kato 58.17
Haruka Ueda 54.59
3:59.54  
7 8 Canada Julia Wilkinson 1:01.35
Annamay Pierse 1:06.91
Audrey Lacroix 59.01
Erica Morningstar 54.08
4:01.35  
= 1 Sweden Sarah Sjostrom 1:02.63
Joline Hostman 1:08.11
Anna-Karin Kammerling 58.51
Josefin Lillhage
DSQ  

 

  • Q = Qualified, DSQ = Disqualified
  • WR = World Record, OR = Olympic Record
  • AF = African Record, AM = Americas Record, AS = Asian Record, ER = European Record, OC = Oceania Record
  • CR = Commonwealth Record, NR = National Record