at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
|Venue||Yoyogi National Gymnasium|
|No. of events||18|
|Competitors||405 from 42 nations|
| Swimming at the|
1964 Summer Olympics
At the 1964 Summer Olympics , eighteen swimming events were contested, ten for men and eight for women. There were a total of 405 participants from 42 countries competing.For the first time, the 4×100 metres freestyle relay for men and the 400 metres individual medley for both men and women were contested. Olympic records were broken in all events and the world record was broken in ten events. This competition also marked the debut of electronic touchpads for timing.
15-year-old Sharon Stouder won four medals, three of them gold.
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405 swimmers from 42 nations competed.
|4||United Team of Germany||0||4||2||6|
|Totals (8 nations)||18||18||18||54|
|100 m freestyle||Don Schollander (USA)||53.4 |
|Robert McGregor (GBR)||53.5||Hans-Joachim Klein (EUA)||54.0|
|400 m freestyle||Don Schollander (USA)||4:12.2 |
|Frank Wiegand (EUA)||4:14.9||Allan Wood (AUS)||4:15.1|
|1500 m freestyle|| Bob Windle |
|17:01.7 (OR)|| John Nelson |
|17:03.0|| Allan Wood |
|200 m backstroke|| Jed Graef |
|2:10.3 (WR)|| Gary Dilley |
|2:10.5|| Bob Bennett |
|200 m breaststroke|| Ian O'Brien |
|2:27.8 (WR)|| Georgy Prokopenko |
|2:28.2|| Chet Jastremski |
|200 m butterfly|| Kevin Berry |
|2:06.6 (WR)|| Carl Robie |
|2:07.5|| Fred Schmidt |
|400 m individual medley||Dick Roth (USA)||4:45.4 (WR)||Roy Saari (USA)||4:47.1||Gerhard Hetz (EUA)||4:51.0|
|4 × 100 m freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
|3:33.2 (WR)|| United Team of Germany (EUA)|
|3:37.2|| Australia (AUS)|
|4 × 200 m freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
|7:52.1 (WR)|| United Team of Germany (EUA)|
|7.59.3|| Japan (JPN)|
|4 × 100 m medley relay|| United States (USA)|
|3:58.4 (WR)|| United Team of Germany (EUA)|
|4:01.6|| Australia (AUS)|
|100 m freestyle|| Dawn Fraser |
|59.5 (OR)|| Sharon Stouder |
|59.9|| Kathy Ellis |
|400 m freestyle|| Ginny Duenkel |
|4:43.3 (OR)|| Marilyn Ramenofsky |
|4:44.6|| Terri Stickles |
|100 m backstroke|| Cathy Ferguson |
|1:07.7 (WR)|| Kiki Caron |
|1:07.9|| Ginny Duenkel |
|200 m breaststroke||Galina Prozumenshchikova (URS)||2:46.4 (OR)||Claudia Kolb (USA)||2:47.6||Svetlana Babanina (URS)||2:48.6|
|100 m butterfly|| Sharon Stouder |
|1:04.7 (WR)|| Ada Kok |
|1:05.6|| Kathy Ellis |
|400 m individual medley|| Donna de Varona |
|5:18.7 (OR)|| Sharon Finneran |
|5:24.1|| Martha Randall |
|4 × 100 metre freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
Donna de Varona
|4:03.8 (WR)|| Australia (AUS)|
|4:06.9|| Netherlands (NED)|
Pauline van der Wildt
Winnie van Weerdenburg
|4 × 100 metre medley relay|| United States (USA)|
|4:33.9 (OR)|| Netherlands (NED)|
|4:37.0|| Soviet Union (URS)|
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