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Men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay Olympic medal winners

The men’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay first appeared at the Olympic Games in 1908.
The event features four swimmers each racing four lengths of the pool in the freestyle discipline, and the entire race is 16 length long. Below is a complete list of Olympic medal winners in the event.

2012
Gold: United States, 6:59.70
Silver: France, 7:02.77
Bronze: China, 7:06.30

2008
Gold: United States, 6:58.56
Silver: Russia, 7:03.70
Bronze: Australia, 7:04.98

2004
Gold: United States, 7:07.33
Silver: Australia, 7:07.46
Bronze: Italy, 7:11.83

2000
Gold: Australia, 7:07.05
Silver: United States, 7:12.64
Bronze: Netherlands, 7:12.70

1996
Gold: United States, 7:14.81
Silver: 7:17.56
Bronze: Germany, 7:17.71

1992
Gold: Unified team, 7:11.95
Silver: Sweden, 7:15.51
Bronze: United States, 7:16.23

1988
Gold: United States, 7:12.5
Silver: East Germany, 7:13.7
Bronze: West Germany, 7:24.8

1984
Gold: United States, 7:15.69
Silver: West Germany, 7:15.73
Bronze: Great Britain, 7:15.73

1980
Gold: Soviet Union, 7:23.50
Silver: East Germany, 7:28.60
Bronze: Brazil, 7:29.30

1976
Gold: United States, 7:23.22
Silver: Soviet Union, 7:27.97
Bronze: Great Britain, 7:32.11

1972
Gold: United States, 7:35.78
Silver: West Germany, 7:41.70
Bronze: Soviet Union, 7:45.76

1968
Gold: United States, 7:52.33
Silver: Australia, 7:53.80
Bronze: Soviet Union, 8:01.66

1964
Gold: United States, 7:52.1
Silver: East Germany, 7:59.3
Bronze: Japan, 8:03.8

1956
Gold: Australia, 8:23.6
Silver: United States, 8:31.5
Bronze: Soviet Union, 8:34.7

1952
Gold: United States, 8:31.1
Silver: Japan, 8:33.5
Bronze: France, 8:45.9

1948
Gold: United States, 8:46.0
Silver: Hungary, 8:48.4
Bronze: France, 9:08.0

1936
Gold: Japan, 8:51.5
Silver: United States, 9:03.0
Bronze: Hungary, 9:12.3

1928
Gold: United States, 9:36.2
Silver: Japan, 9:41.4
Bronze: Canada, 9:47.8

1924
Gold: United States, 9:53.4
Silver: Australia, 10:02.2
Bronze: Sweden, 10:06.8

1920
Gold: United States, 10:04.4
Silver: Australia, 10:25.4
Bronze: Great Britain, 10:37.2

1912
Gold: New Zealand, 10:11.6
Silver: United States, 10:20.0
Bronze: Great Britain, 10:28.2

1908
Gold: Great Britain, 10:55.6
Silver: Hungary, 10:59.0
Bronze: United States, 10:02.8

1896-1904
Event not contested.