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Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

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Events:

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

Summary

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.

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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