Beijing Olympics 2008 4 X 100 Mens Freestyle Relay Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Michael Phelps
Garrett Weber-Gale
Cullen Jones
Jason Lezak
Nathan Adrian
Matt Grevers
Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner
 France
Amaury Leveaux
Fabien Gilot
Frederick Bousquet
Alain Bernard
Gregory Mallet
Boris Steimetz
 Australia
Eamon Sullivan
Andrew Lauterstein
Ashley Callus
Matt Targett
Leith Brodie
Patrick Murphy

Records

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

World Record  United States (USA)
Michael Phelps (48.83)
Neil Walker (47.89)
Cullen Jones (47.96)
Jason Lezak (47.78)
3:12.46 Victoria, Canada 19 August 2006
Olympic Record  South Africa (RSA)
Roland Schoeman (48.17)
Lyndon Ferns (48.13)
Darian Townsend (48.96)
Ryk Neethling (47.91)
3:13.17 Athens, Greece 15 August 2004

Qualification summary

PosNOCQualification
1 Italy FINA World Championships
2 Sweden
3 United States
4 Australia
5 France
6 Canada
7 Brazil
8 South Africa
9 Great Britain
10 Germany
11 Switzerland
12 Japan
13 Russia 3:15.42 4 best remaining teams
14 Netherlands 3:15.88
15 China 3:17.07
16 New Zealand 3:17.45

Heats

RankHeatLaneNOCNamesTimeNotes
1 1 4 United States Nathan Adrian 48.82
Cullen Jones 47.61
Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner 48.03
Matt Grevers 47.77
3:12.23 Q, WR
2 2 4 France Amaury Leveaux 47.76 OR
Gregory Mallet 48.14
Boris Steimetz 49.83
Frederick Bousquet 46.63
3:12.36 Q, ER
3 1 5 Australia Andrew Lauterstein 48.68
Leith Brodie 48.42
Patrick Murphy 48.09
Matt Targett 47.22
3:12.41 Q, OC
4 2 5 Italy Alessandro Calvi 48.58
Christian Galenda 47.67
Michele Santucci 49.56
Filippo Magnini 46.84
3:12.65 Q
5 1 3 Sweden Stefan Nystrand 48.31
v 48.41
Lars Frolander 48.35
Jonas Persson 47.66
3:12.73 Q
6 2 3 South Africa Lyndon Ferns 48.20
Roland Schoeman 48.85
Ryk Neethling 48.51
Darian Townsend 47.50
3:13.06 Q, AF
7 1 2 Canada Brent Hayden 48.28
Joel Greenshields 48.06
Rick Say 49.11
Colin Russell 48.23
3:13.68 Q
8 2 1 Great Britain Simon Burnett 48.20 NR
Adam Brown 48.43
Benjamin Hockin 48.55
Ross Davenport 48.51
3:13.69 Q, NR
9 2 6 Russia Evgeniy Lagunov 48.45
Andrey Grechin 48.08
Andrey Kapralov 49.07
Sergey Fesikov 48.47
3:14.07
10 1 6 Netherlands Mitja Zastrow 49.40
Pieter van den Hoogenband 47.17
Bas van Velthoven 49.08
Robert Lijesen 49.25
3:14.90
11 1 7 New Zealand Mark Herring 49.73
Cam Gibson 48.07
Willy Benson 48.65
Orinoco Faamausili-Banse-Prince 48.96
3:15.41
12 2 7 China Zuo Chen 49.16
Shaohua Huang 48.83
Zhiwu Lu 48.72
Li Cai 49.45
3:16.16 AS
13 2 8 Switzerland Dominik Meichtry 48.96
Karel Novy 48.60
Flori Lang 49.34
Adrien Perez 49.90
3:16.80
14 1 8 Japan Takuro Fukii 49.15
Hisayoshi Sato 48.92
Masayuki Kishida 50.00
Yoshihiro Okumura 49.21
3:17.28
15 1 1 Germany Steffen Deibler 49.61
Jens Schreiber 49.58
Benjamin Starke 49.65
Paul Biedermann 49.15
3:17.99
16 2 2 Brazil César Cielo Filho 47.91
Rodrigo Castro 49.23
Fernando Silva 49.53
Nicolas Oliveira
DSQ

Final

RankLaneNOCNamesTimeNotes
1 4 United States Michael Phelps (47.51 NR)
Garrett Weber-Gale (47.02)
Cullen Jones (47.65)
Jason Lezak (46.06)
3:08.24 WR
2 5 France Amaury Leveaux (47.91)
Fabien Gilot (47.05)
Frederick Bousquet (46.63)
Alain Bernard (46.73)
3:08.32 ER
3 3 Australia Eamon Sullivan (47.24 WR)
Andrew Lauterstein (47.87)
Ashley Callus (47.55)
Matt Targett (47.25)
3:09.91 OC
4 6 Italy Alessandro Calvi (48.49)
Christian Galenda (47.49)
Marco Belotti (48.23)
Filippo Magnini (47.27)
3:11.48 NR
5 2 Sweden Petter Stymne (49.17)
Lars Frölander (48.02)
Stefan Nystrand (47.25)
Jonas Persson (47.48)
3:11.92 NR
6 1 Canada Brent Hayden (47.56)
Joel Greenshields (47.77)
Colin Russell (48.49)
Rick Say (48.44)
3:12.26 NR
7 7 South Africa Lyndon Ferns (48.15)
Darian Townsend (48.11)
Roland Schoeman (48.32)
Ryk Neethling (48.08)
3:12.66 AF
8 8 Great Britain Simon Burnett (48.34)
Adam Brown (47.75)
Benjamin Hockin (48.50)
Ross Davenport (48.28)
3:12.87 NR

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