Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metre freestyle

The men's 400 metre freestyle event at the 1980 Summer Olympics was held on 24 July at the Swimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex.[1]

Men's 400 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueSwimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex
Date24 July
Competitors28 from 16 nations
Winning time3:51.31 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vladimir Salnikov  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Andrey Krylov  Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ivar Stukolkin  Soviet Union
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Vladimir Salnikov (URS) 3:51.20 Potsdam, East Germany 29 February 1980
Olympic record   Brian Goodell (USA) 3:51.93 Montreal, Canada 22 July 1976

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
24 July Final Vladimir Salnikov   Soviet Union 3:51.31 OR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Vladimir Salnikov   Soviet Union 3:54.54 Q
2 3 Andrey Krylov   Soviet Union 3:54.79 Q
3 4 Djan Madruga   Brazil 3:55.69 Q
4 3 Max Metzker   Australia 3:56.42 Q
5 2 Ivar Stukolkin   Soviet Union 3:56.60 Q
6 2 Ron McKeon   Australia 3:56.77 Q
7 1 Sándor Nagy   Hungary 3:56.91 Q
8 5 Daniel Machek   Czechoslovakia 3:57.02 Q
9 1 Graeme Brewer   Australia 3:57.19
10 5 Rainer Strohbach   East Germany 3:57.22
11 5 Simon Gray   Great Britain 3:57.60
12 4 Detlev Grabs   East Germany 3:58.21
13 3 Zoltán Wladár   Hungary 3:58.37
14 5 Rafael Escalas   Spain 3:58.45
15 2 Frank Pfütze   East Germany 3:59.53
16 1 Borut Petrič   Yugoslavia 3:59.63
17 3 Andrew Astbury   Great Britain 4:00.30
18 4 Thomas Lejdström   Sweden 4:01.89
19 2 Darjan Petrič   Yugoslavia 4:03.54
20 4 Marcelo Jucá   Brazil 4:03.92
21 3 Petr Adamec   Czechoslovakia 4:03.97
22 2 Jean-Marie François   Venezuela 4:04.48
23 3 Petar Kochanov   Bulgaria 4:05.28
24 1 Diego Quiroga   Ecuador 4:05.70
25 5 Radek Havel   Czechoslovakia 4:05.71
26 1 Kevin Williamson   Ireland 4:09.01
27 3 José María Larrañaga   Peru 4:11.06
28 2 Mohamed Abdul Wahab   Kuwait 4:37.68
1 Federico Silvestri   Italy DNS
1 Mohamed Bendahmane   Algeria
2 Fernando Lopes   Angola
4 Paulo Frischknecht   Portugal
4 Paolo Revelli   Italy
4 István Koczka   Hungary
5 Abdelhakim Bitat   Algeria
5 Reda Yadi   Algeria

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Vladimir Salnikov   Soviet Union 3:51.31 OR
  Andrey Krylov   Soviet Union 3:53.24
  Ivar Stukolkin   Soviet Union 3:53.95
4 Djan Madruga   Brazil 3:54.15
5 Daniel Machek   Czechoslovakia 3:55.66
6 Sándor Nagy   Hungary 3:56.83
7 Max Metzker   Australia 3:56.87
8 Ron McKeon   Australia 3:57.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Games of the XXII Olympiad Moscow 1980 – Volume 3: Participants and Results". Fizkultura i sport. pp. 451, 462. Retrieved 27 November 2018.