2008 FINA Youth World Swimming Championships

The 2nd FINA World Youth Swimming Championships, or 2008 Youth Worlds, were held on July 8–13, 2008, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.

The Championships were held at the Aquatics Center of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Centro Acuático Olímpico Universitario). In May 2008, this same pool hosted the swimming portion of the 2008 Mexican National Olympiad, which served as the country's selection meet for Mexico's teams to the 2008 Olympics.

The male participants had to be 18 years or younger on the 31 December 2008 (i.e. born 1990 or later). The female participants had to be 17 years or younger on the 31 December 2008 (i.e. born 1991 or later).

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   United States 9 6 6 21
2   Russia 7 2 4 13
3   New Zealand 5 0 0 5
4   Australia 4 4 2 10
5   Great Britain 4 2 2 8
6   Italy 3 5 2 10
7   Japan 3 3 6 12
8   Poland 2 1 3 6
9   Germany 1 7 1 9
10   France 1 2 2 5
11   South Africa 1 0 0 1
12   Serbia 0 3 1 4
13   Canada 0 2 6 8
14   Belarus 0 1 1 2
  Brazil 0 1 1 2
16   Greece 0 1 0 1
17   Venezuela 0 0 2 2
18   Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 40 40 40 120

Medal summaryEdit

Boy's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Boy's freestyle
50 m Orinoco Faamausili-Banse
  New Zealand
22.37
CR
Luca Dotto
  Italy
22.63 Luca Leonardi
  Italy
22.70
100 m Luca Dotto
  Italy
50.06
CR
Luca Leonardi
  Italy
50.11 Oleg Tikhobaev
  Russia
50.33
200 m Danila Izotov
  Russia
1:47.63
CR
Robert Bale
  Great Britain
1:49.44 Lucien Hassdenteufel
  Germany
1:49.72
400 m Danila Izotov
  Russia
3:51.81
CR
Alex di Giorgio
  Italy
3:53.19 Krzysztof Pielowski
  Poland
3:53.66
800 m Heerden Herman
  South Africa
8:01.77
CR
Krzystof Pielowski
  Poland
8:02.02 Raoul Shaw
  France
8:04.71
1500 m Krzystof Pielowski
  Poland
15:25.01
CR
Artem Podyakov
  Russia
15:26.56 Raoul Shaw
  France
15:31.07
Boy's backstroke
50 m Benjamin Treffers
  Australia
25.60
CR
Pavel Sankovich
  Belarus
25.93 Artem Dubovskoy
  Russia
26.17
100 m Daniel Bell
  New Zealand
55.32 Benjamin Treffers
  Australia
55.77 Chris Walker-Hebborn
  Great Britain
56.04
200 m Kurt Basset
  New Zealand
1:59.67
CR
Matthew Swanston
  Canada
2:00.53 Radoslaw Kawecki
  Poland
2:00.72
Boy's breaststroke
50 m Daniel Sliwinski
  Great Britain
28.37
CR
Csaba Szilágyi
  Serbia
28.38 Andrea Toniato
  Italy
28.40
100 m Daniel Sliwinski
  Great Britain
1:02.19
CR
Marco Koch
  Germany
1:02.56 Csaba Szilágyi
  Serbia
1:02.57
200 m Alexey Zinovyev
  Russia
2:14.78
CR
Marco Koch
  Germany
2:15.27 Robert Holderness
  Great Britain
2:15.67
Boy's butterfly
50 m Daniel Bell
  New Zealand
23.61
CR
Ivan Lenđer
  Serbia
23.97 Pavel Sankovich
  Belarus
24.26
100 m Daniel Bell
  New Zealand
52.52
CR
Ivan Lenđer
  Serbia
52.62 Timothy Phillips
  United States
52.87
200 m Yuya Horihata
  Japan
1:59.03
CR
Federico Bussolin
  Italy
1:59.13 Yusuke Mori
  Japan
1:59.32
Boy's individual medley
200 m Dimitri Colupaev
  Germany
2:02.28
CR
Austin Surhoff
  United States
2:02.51 Yuya Horihata
  Japan
2:02.99
400 m Andrew Gemmell
  United States
4:21.58 Jan-David Schepers
  Germany
4:22.10 Keita Sameshima
  Japan
4:29.93
Boy's relays
4×100 m freestyle   Italy
Luca Dotto
Marco Orsi
Fabio Gimondi
Luca Leonardi
3:19.09
CR
  Russia
Artem Lobuzov
Vladimir Bryukhov
Oleg Tikhobaev
Danila Izotov
3:20.64   Brazil
Marcos Macedo
João de Lucca
Renner Lima
Henrique Rodrigues
3:22.81
4×200 m freestyle   Great Britain
Robert Bale
Thomas Parris
Ryan Bennett
Christopher Walker-Hebborn
7:20.18
CR
  Germany
Joel Ax
Lucien Hassdenteufel
Jan-David Schepers
Dimitri Colupaev
7:20.27   Japan
Kohei Masuda
Yuta Takahashi
Yuki Kobori
Yuya Horihata
7:24.72
4×100 m medley   Great Britain
Christopher Walker-Hebborn
Daniel Sliwinski
James Doolan
Robert Bale
3:41.69
CR
  Japan
Takashi Iyobe
Takeshi Yamada
Shinri Shioura
Kenta Ito
3:42.61   United States
Timothy Johnson
Eric Friedland
Timothy Phillips
Walter Rumans
3:42.79

Girl's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Girl's freestyle
50 m Elodie Schmitt
  France
25.88 Hannah Riordan
  Canada
25.95 Nathalie Lindborg
  Sweden
26.01
100 m Samantha Tucker
  United States
55.59
CR
Silke Lippok
  Germany
56.08 Megan Romano
  United States
56.32
200 m Dagny Knutson
  United States
1:59.78
CR
Samantha Tucker
  United States
2:00.41 Ellen Fullerton
  Australia
2:01.18
400 m Elena Sokolova
  Russia
4:06.30
CR, NR
Margaux Fabre
  France
4:12.44 Katie Gardocki
  United States
4:13.00
800 m Elena Sokolova
  Russia
8:32.75
CR
Katie Gardocki
  United States
8:37.08 Andreina Pinto
  Venezuela
8:37.82
1500 m Elena Sokolova
  Russia
16:28.77
CR
Kalliopi Araouzou
  Greece
16:33.68 Andreina Pinto
  Venezuela
16:36.33
Girl's backstroke
50 m Grace Loh
  Australia
28.83
CR
Etiene Medeiros
  Brazil
29.44 Elizabeth Pelton
  United States
29.45
100 m Grace Loh
  Australia
1:02.02 Elizabeth Pelton
  United States
1:02.37 Tess Simpson
  Canada
1:02.96
200 m Zuzanna Mazurek
  Poland
2:12.56
CR
Elizabeth Pelton
  United States
2:13.53 Karolina Urbanska
  Poland
2:13.83
Girl's breaststroke
50 m Anna Carlson
  United States
31.81 Laura Sogar
  United States
31.94 Amanda Reason
  Canada
32.02
100 m Samantha Marshall
  Australia
1:08.72
CR
Mina Matsushima
  Japan
1:08.99 Ekaterina Baklakova
  Russia
1:09.06
200 m Olga Detenyuk
  Russia
2:25.19
CR
Keiko Fukudome
  Japan
2:25.39 Laura Sogar
  United States
2:26.41
Girl's butterfly
50 m Silvia di Pietro
  Italy
26.77
CR
Mélanie Henique
  France
27.09 Ellese Zallewsky
  Australia
27.13
100 m Natsuki Akiyama
  Japan
59.58 Silvia di Pietro
  Italy
59.60 Yui Miyamoto
  Japan
1:00.05
200 m Natsuki Akiyama
  Japan
2:08.10
CR
Nina Schiffer
  Germany
2:09.36 Yui Miyamoto
  Japan
2:09.41
Girl's individual medley
200 m Dagny Knutson
  United States
2:12.97
CR
Ellen Fullerton
  Australia
2:14.73 Victoria Andreeva
  Russia
2:16.21
400 m Dagny Knutson
  United States
4:43.49
CR
Ellen Fullerton
  Australia
4:45.17 Barbara Jardin
  Canada
4:49.10
Girl's relays
4×100 m freestyle   United States
Dagny Knutson
Megan Romano
Elizabeth Pelton
Samantha Tucker
3:43.54
CR
  Germany
Silke Lippok
Franziska Jansen
Lisa Vitting
Sina Sutter
3:46.63   Canada
Hannah Riordan
Hilary Bell
Paige Schultz
Alexandra Gabor
3:47.30
4×200 m freestyle   United States
Samantha Tucker
Lily Moldenhauer
Dagny Knutson
Elizabeth Pelton
8:04.49
CR
  Great Britain
Sasha Matthews
Rebecca Turner
Lucy Worrall
Lauren Collins
8:06.52   Canada
Alexandra Gabor
Barbara Jardin
Hilary Bell
Paige Schultz
8:10.08
4×100 m medley   United States
Elizabeth Pelton
Laura Sogar
Caroline McElhany
Samantha Tucker
4:06.90
CR
  Australia
Grace Loh
Samantha Marshall
Ellese Zalewski
Ellen Fullerton
4:07.59   Canada
Tess Simpson
Amanda Reason
Kendra Chernoff
Hannah Riordan
4:07.76

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