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Swimming at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Swimming at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Events:

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue(s): Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Date Started: August 6, 2016
Date Finished: August 6, 2016

Gold: AUS Mack Horton
Silver: CHN Sun Yang
Bronze: ITA Gabriele Detti

Summary

China’s [Sun Yang] had won gold at London and was World Champion in 2013 and 2015, but the event was considered wide open. Other challengers were Britain’s [James Guy] and American [Connor Jaeger], while the hottest swimmer early in 2016 had been Australian [Mack Horton], posting 3:41.65 in April.

Horton continued his hot streak, winning gold in 3:41.55, bettering his world leading time, with Sun taking silver. The bronze surprisingly went to Italy’s [Gabrielle Detti], while Jaeger and Guy finished 5-6, respectively, also trailing American [Conor Dwyer].

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Mack Horton 20 Australia AUS Gold
2 Sun Yang 24 China CHN Silver
3 Gabriele Detti 21 Italy ITA Bronze
4 Conor Dwyer 27 United States USA
5 Connor Jaeger 25 United States USA
6 James Guy 20 Great Britain GBR
7 David McKeon 24 Australia AUS
8 Jordan Pothain 21 France FRA
9 Florian Vogel 21 Germany GER
10 Park Tae-Hwan 26 South Korea KOR
11 Ryan Cochrane 27 Canada CAN
12 Devon Brown 24 South Africa RSA
13 Stephen Milne 22 Great Britain GBR
14 Velimir Stjepanović 22 Serbia SRB
15 Aleksandr Krasnykh 21 Russia RUS
16 Marwan El-Kamash 22 Egypt EGY
17 Henrik Christiansen 19 Norway NOR
18 Maarten Brzoskowski 20 Netherlands NED
19 Matt Hutchins 21 New Zealand NZL
20 Anton Ipsen 21 Denmark DEN
21 Péter Bernek 24 Hungary HUN
22 Marcelo Alberto Acosta 20 El Salvador ESA
23 Wojciech Wojdak 21 Poland POL
24 Clemens Rapp 27 Germany GER
25 Felix Auböck 19 Austria AUT
26 Qiu Ziao 17 China CHN
27 Ahmed Akram 19 Egypt EGY
28 Filip Zaborowski 22 Poland POL
29 Jan Micka 21 Czech Republic CZE
30 Vyacheslav Andrusenko 24 Russia RUS
31 Naito Ehara 23 Japan JPN
32 Luiz Altamir Melo 20 Brazil BRA
33 Cristián Quintero 23 Venezuela VEN
34 Welson Sim 19 Malaysia MAS
35 Ahmed Mathlouthi 26 Tunisia TUN
36 Mads Glæsner 27 Denmark DEN
37 Miguel Durán 20 Spain ESP
38 Gergő Kis 28 Hungary HUN
39 Martín Naidich 25 Argentina ARG
40 David Brandl 29 Austria AUT
41 Dimitrios Dimitriou 19 Greece GRE
42 Matias Koski 22 Finland FIN
43 Nezir Karap 22 Turkey TUR
44 Alex Sobers 17 Barbados BAR
45 Irak'li Revishvili 26 Georgia GEO
46 Jessie Lacuna 22 Philippines PHI
47 Iacovos Hadjiconstantinou 21 Cyprus CYP
48 Geoffrey Butler 20 Cayman Islands CAY
49 Pol Arias 19 Andorra AND
50 Haris Bandey 17 Pakistan PAK