Men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay
at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships
Dates July 29, 2011 (heats and final)
Competitors 72 from 16 nations
Winning time 7:02.67
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    China
«2009 2013»
2011 FINA
World Championships

Shanghai, China
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km men women
Team team
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo technical free
Duet technical free
Team technical free
combination
Water polo

The men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay competition of the swimming events at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships was held on July 29 with the heats and final.

Records

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.
Name Nation Time Location Date
World record
Championship record
Michael Phelps (1:44.49)
Ricky Berens (1:44.13)
David Walters (1:45.47)
Ryan Lochte (1:44.46)
 United States 6:58.55 Rome July 31, 2009

No new world or competition records were set during this competition.

Results

Heats

16 nations participated in 3 heats.[1]
Rank Heat Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1 3 4  United States David Walters (1:48.01)
Conor Dwyer (1:47.31)
Ricky Berens (1:46.99)
Peter Vanderkaay (1:46.53)
7:08.84 Q
2 3 3  Japan Takeshi Matsuda (1:47.57)
Yoshihiro Okumura (1:47.64)
Sho Uchida (1:48.57)
Shogo Hihara (1:46.68)
7:10.46 Q
3 2 5  France Jérémy Stravius (1:47.49)
Grégory Mallet (1:47.98)
Sébastien Rouault (1:49.61)
Yannick Agnel (1:46.52)
7:11.60 Q
4 1 5  Australia Kenrick Monk (1:48.77)
Tommaso D'Orsogna (1:48.14)
Jarrod Killey (1:47.19)
Ryan Napoleon (1:47.70)
7:11.80 Q
5 2 6  Italy Gianluca Maglia (1:49.00)
Filippo Magnini (1:46.97)
Marco Belotti (1:48.17)
Samuel Pizzetti (1:48.04)
7:12.18 Q
6 1 4  China Wang Shun (1:48.04)
Zhang Lin (1:46.98)
Jiang Yuhui (1:49.90)
Li Yunqi (1:47.27)
7:12.19 Q
7 2 3  Great Britain David Carry (1:47.96)
Ross Davenport (1:48.08)
Jak Scott (1:49.26)
Robert Renwick (1:47.85)
7:13.15 Q
8 3 5  Germany Tim Wallburger (1:48.05)
Yannick Lebherz (1:49.46)
Clemens Rapp (1:49.34)
Paul Biedermann (1:46.46)
7:13.31 Q
9 2 7  Austria David Brandl (1:48.95)
Christian Scherübl (1:48.35)
Markus Rogan (1:48.04)
Dinko Jukić (1:48.00)
7:13.34 NR
10 1 3  Canada Blake Worsley (1:48.69)
Colin Russell (1:49.20)
Chad Bobrosky (1:48.05)
Stefan Hirniak (1:47.79)
7:13.73
11 2 4  Russia Danila Izotov (1:48.04)
Yevgeny Lagunov (1:48.60)
Artem Lobuzov (1:48.76)
Alexander Sukhorukov (1:48.72)
7:14.12
12 3 6  South Africa Darian Townsend (1:47.98)
Jean Basson (1:48.67)
Jan Venter (1:49.85)
Sebastien Rousseau (1:49.15)
7:15.65
13 1 6  Belgium Dieter Dekoninck (1:49.77)
Glenn Surgeloose (1:49.07)
Mathieu Fonteyn (1:50.77)
Pieter Timmers (1:47.78)
7:17.39 NR
14 1 2  Brazil Nicolas Oliveira (1:49.47)
André Schultz (1:50.32)
Rodrigo Castro (1:49.72)
João de Lucca (1:48.93)
7:18.44
15 3 2  Venezuela Daniele Tirabassi (1:49.48)
Crox Acuña (1:49.80)
Ricardo Monasterio (1:54.13)
Cristian Quintero (1:48.34)
7:21.75
16 3 7  Czech Republic Jan Šefl (1:51.64)
Michal Rubáček (1:51.79)
Martin Verner (1:49.82)
Květoslav Svoboda (1:51.21)
7:24.46 NR
2 2  South Korea DNS

Final

The final was held at 19:41.[2]
Rank Lane Nation Swimmers Time Notes
1st 4  United States Michael Phelps (1:45.53)
Peter Vanderkaay (1:46.07)
Ricky Berens (1:46.51)
Ryan Lochte (1:44.56)
7:02.67
2nd 3  France Yannick Agnel (1:45.25)
Grégory Mallet (1:46.81)
Jérémy Stravius (1:45.40)
Fabien Gilot (1:47.35)
7:04.81 NR
3rd 7  China Wang Shun (1:47.09)
Zhang Lin (1:46.14)
Li Yunqi (1:47.30)
Sun Yang (1:45.14)
7:05.67 NR
4 8  Germany Paul Biedermann (1:45.20)
Tim Wallburger (1:47.70)
Christoph Fildebrandt (1:48.16)
Benjamin Starke (1:47.26)
7:08.32
5 6  Australia Thomas Fraser-Holmes (1:48.35)
Kenrick Monk (1:45.84)
Jarrod Killey (1:48.01)
Ryan Napoleon (1:46.28)
7:08.48
6 1  Great Britain Ross Davenport (1:47.31)
David Carry (1:47.47)
Jak Scott (1:48.78)
Robert Renwick (1:47.28)
7:10.84
7 5  Japan Takeshi Matsuda (1:47.37)
Shogo Hihara (1:46.87)
Yuki Kobori (1:47.74)
Yoshihiro Okumura (1:48.94)
7:10.92
8 2  Italy Gianluca Maglia (1:48.57)
Filippo Magnini (1:47.54)
Marco Belotti (1:47.97)
Samuel Pizzetti (1:48.18)
7:12.26

References

  1. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay (heats)". Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  2. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 4x200 metre freestyle relay (final)". Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 

External links

  • 2011 World Aquatics Championships: Men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay entry list, from OmegaTiming.com; retrieved 2011-07-23.
  • FINA World Championships, Swimming: Ryan Lochte's Monster Anchor Leg Secures United States Victory in 800 Free Relay, Swimming World Magazine (2011-07-29); retrieved 2011-08-09.