Swimming — 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men

Times held 26
Total participants 1391
Total countries 67

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1908 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 24 6
1912 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 20 5
1920 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 29 7
1924 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 57 13
1928 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 55 13
1932 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 28 7
1936 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 74 18
1948 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 61 14
1952 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 74 17
1956 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 50 11
1960 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 67 15
1964 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 67 15
1968 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 68 16
1972 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 67 14
1976 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 77 18
1980 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 62 13
1984 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 62 14
1988 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 75 16
1992 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 80 18
1996 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 76 17
2000 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 76 16
2004 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 75 16
2008 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 73 16
2012 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 73 16
2016 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 73 16
2020 4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic 73 16

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1908 Great BritainGBR HungaryHUN United StatesUSA
1912 AustralasiaANZ United StatesUSA Great BritainGBR
1920 United StatesUSA AustraliaAUS Great BritainGBR
1924 United StatesUSA AustraliaAUS SwedenSWE
1928 United StatesUSA JapanJPN CanadaCAN
1932 JapanJPN United StatesUSA HungaryHUN
1936 JapanJPN United StatesUSA HungaryHUN
1948 United StatesUSA HungaryHUN FranceFRA
1952 United StatesUSA JapanJPN FranceFRA
1956 AustraliaAUS United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS
1960 United StatesUSA JapanJPN AustraliaAUS
1964 United StatesUSA Unified Team of GermanyGER JapanJPN
1968 United StatesUSA AustraliaAUS Soviet UnionURS
1972 United StatesUSA West GermanyFRG Soviet UnionURS
1976 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS Great BritainGBR
1980 Soviet UnionURS East GermanyGDR BrazilBRA
1984 United StatesUSA West GermanyFRG Great BritainGBR
1988 United StatesUSA East GermanyGDR West GermanyFRG
1992 Unified TeamEUN SwedenSWE United StatesUSA
1996 United StatesUSA SwedenSWE GermanyGER
2000 AustraliaAUS United StatesUSA NetherlandsNED
2004 United StatesUSA AustraliaAUS ItalyITA
2008 United StatesUSA Russian FederationRUS AustraliaAUS
2012 United StatesUSA FranceFRA People's Republic of ChinaCHN
2016 United StatesUSA Great BritainGBR JapanJPN
2020 Great BritainGBR ROCROC AustraliaAUS

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 17 5 2 24
Australia AUS 2 4 3 9
Japan JPN 2 3 2 7
Great Britain GBR 2 1 4 7
Soviet Union URS 1 1 3 5
Australasia ANZ 1 0 0 1
Unified Team EUN 1 0 0 1
Hungary HUN 0 2 2 4
Sweden SWE 0 2 1 3
West Germany FRG 0 2 1 3
East Germany GDR 0 2 0 2
France FRA 0 1 2 3
Germany GER 0 1 1 2
ROC ROC 0 1 0 1
Russian Federation RUS 0 1 0 1
Brazil BRA 0 0 1 1
Canada CAN 0 0 1 1
Italy ITA 0 0 1 1
Netherlands NED 0 0 1 1
People's Republic of China CHN 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Michael Phelps USA 4 0 0 4
Ryan Lochte USA 4 0 0 4
Klete Keller USA 2 1 0 3
Masanori Yusa JPN 2 0 0 2
Jimmy McLane USA 2 0 0 2
Don Schollander USA 2 0 0 2
Mark Spitz USA 2 0 0 2
Johnny Weissmuller USA 2 0 0 2
Peter Vanderkaay USA 2 0 0 2
Ricky Berens USA 2 0 0 2
Conor Dwyer USA 2 0 0 2

Participation by year

Country # 1908 1912 1920 1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020
Algeria ALG 1 12
Argentina ARG 5 4 h3 r1/3 4 h1 r1/2 6 6 8
Australasia ANZ 2 4 Gold
Australia AUS 20 Silver Silver DNS 9 Gold Bronze 4 Silver 5 9 7 4 4 8 4 Gold Silver Bronze 5 4 Bronze
Austria AUT 3 5 h2 r1/2 9 16
Belarus BLR 1 12
Belgium BEL 6 DNS 3 h2 r1/2 3 h4 r1/3 5 h2 r1/2 17 12 8
Bermuda BER 2 5 h1 r1/2 AC h1 r1/2
Brazil BRA 15 7 3 h1 r1/2 8 15 13 Bronze 9 10 7 10 13 9 16 14 8
Bulgaria BUL 2 13 DQ
Canada CAN 16 Bronze 4 7 6 h2 r1/2 11 9 4 7 DQ 5 8 9 7 5 5 14
Chile CHI 0 DNS DNS
Colombia COL 1 13
Croatia CRO 1 13
Czech Republic CZE 1 13
Czechoslovakia TCH 2 3 h3 r1/3 9
Denmark DEN 6 2 h1 r1/2 4 h2 r1/2 11 11 13 12
East Germany GDR 5 7 6 5 Silver Silver
Ecuador ECU 1 DNS 16
Egypt EGY 2 5 h3 r1/2 7 h2 r1/2 DNS
El Salvador ESA 0 DNS
Finland FIN 4 16 5 10 12
France FRA 22 4 h1 r1/2 3 h1 r2/3 3 h2 r1/2 4 Bronze Bronze 9 12 6 5 9 11 8 8 7 10 8 7 11 Silver 13 11
Germany GER 14 4 AC h3 r1/2 5 5 7 Silver 4 Bronze 6 6 12 4 6 7
Great Britain GBR 26 Gold Bronze Bronze 5 6 5 6 5 h2 r1/2 6 6 4 13 10 8 Bronze 6 Bronze 9 6 5 5 4 6 6 Silver Gold
Greece GRE 4 DNS 6 h1 r1/2 15 8 15
Guatemala GUA 1 17
Hong Kong, China HKG 1 16
Hungary HUN 16 Silver 2 h1 r1/2 DNS 4 Bronze Bronze Silver 5 10 10 11 DNS DNS 10 16 13 8 DQ DQ
Ireland IRL 1 DNS 14
Israel ISR 1 10
Italy ITA 20 DNS 5 4 h2 r2/3 AC h3 r1/2 14 7 11 8 11 8 5 DQ 5 5 6 4 Bronze 4 11 9 5
Japan JPN 14 4 Silver Gold Gold Silver 4 Silver Bronze 9 DQ 7 9 Bronze 12
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 2 17 DQ
Luxembourg LUX 1 6 h2 r1/2
Mexico MEX 9 7 13 14 15 DQ 12 14 DQ 15
Netherlands NED 11 DNS 4 h1 r2/3 4 h2 r1/2 12 11 10 6 11 7 7 Bronze 7
New Zealand NZL 3 11 9 15
Norway NOR 2 10 14
Pakistan PAK 1 6 h1 r1/2
People's Republic of China CHN 4 10 10 Bronze 9
Peru PER 0 DNS
Philippines PHI 4 4 h1 r1/2 11 15 14
Poland POL 7 AC h2 r1/2 12 9 13 14 DQ 15
Portugal POR 2 17 14
Puerto Rico PUR 3 14 15 15
ROC ROC 1 Silver
Republic of Korea KOR 3 12 15 13
Rhodesia RHO 0 DNS
Romania ROU 1 9
Russian Federation RUS 5 8 11 Silver 10 5
Singapore SGP 1 14
South Africa RSA 5 7 8 8 7 10
Soviet Union URS 9 10 Bronze 8 7 Bronze Bronze Silver Gold DQ
Spain ESP 9 4 h1 r1/3 7 5 h1 r1/2 DNS 14 12 12 10 11 11
Sweden SWE 17 3 h2 r1/2 4 Bronze 5 8 4 4 6 5 8 4 7 4 6 6 Silver Silver
Switzerland SUI 2 15 6
Turkey TUR 1 12
Ukraine UKR 2 14 12
Unified Team EUN 1 Gold
United Arab Emirates UAE 2 14 18
United States USA 25 Bronze Silver Gold Gold Gold Silver Silver Gold Gold Silver Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Gold Bronze Gold Silver Gold Gold Gold Gold 4
United States Virgin Islands ISV 1 13
Uzbekistan UZB 1 12
Venezuela VEN 3 16 10 11
West Germany FRG 5 6 Silver 4 Silver Bronze
Yugoslavia YUG 4 3 h1 r1/3 4 h3 r1/2 5 13