400 m freestyle W - Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Women's 400 m freestyle - Swimming
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Swimming
Women's 400 m freestyle 1956
Final
Lorraine Crapp AUS 4.54,6 OR
Dawn Fraser AUS 5.02,5
Sylvia Ruuska USA 5.07,1
4. Marley Shriver USA 5.12,9
5. Eva Szekely HUN 5.14,2
6. Sandra Morgan AUS 5.14,3
7. Heda Frost FRA 5.15,4
8. Valeria Gyenge HUN 5.21,0
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Valeria Gyenge HUN 5.14,2 q
2. Heda Frost FRA 5.14,4 q
3. Karin Larsson SWE 5.18,3
4. Elizabeth Whittall CAN 5.21,7
5. Winifred Griffin NZL 5.31,0
6. Gertrudez Lozada PHI 5.34,2
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Marley Shriver USA 5.07,6 OR
2. Sandra Morgan AUS 5.07,8 q
3. Ingrid Kunzel GER 5.20,8
4. Gladys Priestley CAN 5.27,5
5. Anita Hellström SWE 5.29,2
6. Viviane Gouverneur FRA 5.29,7
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Dawn Fraser AUS 5.02,5 OR
2. Sylvia Ruuska USA 5.10,3 q
3. Eva Szekely HUN 5.10,5 q
4. Susan Roberts RSA 5.16,8
5. Colette Thomas FRA 5.23,9
6. Brigitta Wängberg SWE 5.27,0
7. Eiko Wada JPN 5.27,2
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Lorraine Crapp AUS 5.00,2 OR
2. Susan Gray USA 5.16,7
3. Natalie Myburgh RSA 5.16,8
4. Marrion Roe NZL 5.18,6
5. Margaret Girvan GBR 5.23,6
6. Gilda Aranda Rojas MEX 5.24,2
7. Yukiko Otaka JPN 5.28,7
Women's 400 m freestyle - Swimming - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats and final. The eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final. The winner of the final was the Gold Medal winner.

Event facts: Women's 400 m freestyle competition was held at the Swimming Stadium and 26 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's 400 m freestyle - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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