Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics
|Medalists - Seoul 1988:|
|Women's 400 m freestyle in Seoul 1988|
|Venue: Olympic Indoor Swimming Pool|
|Participants: 30 athletes participated in the event.|
|Schedule: The final took place on Thursday, September 22, 1988.|
|Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats, final and B-final. In the preliminary heats the swimmers with the best official starting times were placed in the last three heats. Normally eight swimmers competed in each heat. The eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final. Swimmers placing 9th to 16th advanced to the B-final. The winner of the final was the Olympic Champion.
|These facts about Women's 400 m freestyle - Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database|