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Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Antwerp Swimming Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 29, 1920
Date Finished: August 29, 1920
Format: Final only.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: GBR Great Britain
Bronze: SWE Sweden


With only three teams entered, all swimmers were assured medals. But the gold medal had been conceded to the Americans, led by Ethelda Bleibtrey. The U.S. victory margin of 29.2 seconds makes this one of the most lopsided victories in Olympic history.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal T
1 United States USA Gold 5:11.6 WR
2 Great Britain GBR Silver 5:40.8
3 Sweden SWE Bronze 5:43.6