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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Freestyle Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 2, 1948
Date Finished: August 2, 1948
Format: Top two in each heat and the next four fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Bill Smith
Silver: USA Jimmy McLane
Bronze: AUS John Marshall

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Jimmy McLane 17 United States USA 4:49.5 QU
2 John Marshall 18 Australia AUS 4:50.0 QU
3 György Mitró 18 Hungary HUN 4:50.8 QC
4 Jack Hale 26 Great Britain GBR 4:51.4 QC
5 Marijan Stipetić 17 Yugoslavia YUG 4:58.6
6 Miroslav Bartůšek 26 Czechoslovakia TCH 4:58.7
7 Branko Vidović Yugoslavia YUG 4:59.4

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Géza Kádas 21 Hungary HUN 4:47.8 QU
2 Bill Smith 24 United States USA 4:48.4 QU
3 Alex Jany 19 France FRA 4:51.3 QC
4 Alfredo Yantorno 24 Argentina ARG 4:57.3 QC
5 Bill Heusner 21 United States USA 4:57.4
6 Janko Puhar Yugoslavia YUG 4:58.7
7 Don Johnston 18 South Africa RSA 4:59.5