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Men's Olympic 400-Meter Freestyle

1896Paul Neumann, Austria8:12.601
1904Charles Daniels, United States6:16.202
1906Otto Sheff, Austria6:23.80 
1908Henry Taylor, Great Britain5:36.80 
1912George Hodgson, Canada5:24.40 
1920Norman Ross, United States5:26.80 
1926John Weissmuller, United States5:04.20 
1928Albert Zorilla, Argentina5:01.60 
1932Clarence Crabbe, United States4:48.40 
1936Jack Medica, United States4:44.50 
1948William Smith, United States4:41.00 
1952Jean Boiteux, France4:30.70 
1956Murray Rose, Australia4:27.30 
1960Murray Rose, Australia4:18.30 
1964Don Schollander, United States4:12.20 
1968Mike Burton, United States4:09.00 
1972Bradford Cooper, Australia4:00.273
1976Brian Goodell, United States3:51.93 
1980Vladimir Salnikov, USSR3:51.31 
1984George DiCarlo, United States3:51.23 
1988Uwe Dassier, East Germany3:46.95 
1992Evgueni Sadovyi, Unified Team3:45.004
1996Danyon Loader, New Zealand3:47.97 
2000Ian Thorpe, Australia3:40.594
2004Ian Thorpe, Australia3:43.10 
2008Taehwan Park, South Korea3:41.86 
1. 500 meters.
2. 440 yards.
3. Rich DeMont, United States, won but was disqualified following day for medical reasons.
4. World record.

 

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Summer Games Gold Medal Winners: Swimming–Men