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2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) – Women's 50 metre backstroke

The women's 50 metre backstroke competition of the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) was held on 6 December with the heats and the semifinals and 7 December with the final.[1]

Women's 50 metre backstroke
at the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)
Dates6 December (heats and semifinals)
7 December (final)
Competitors69 from 52 nations
Winning time25.67
Medalists
gold medal    Brazil
silver medal    Australia
bronze medal    Hungary
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RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record Sanja Jovanović   Croatia 25.70 Istanbul 12 December 2009
Championship record Zhao Jing   China 25.95 Istanbul 16 December 2012

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nation Time Record
6 December Semifinals Emily Seebohm   Australia 25.87 CR
6 December Final Etiene Medeiros   Brazil 25.67 WR, CR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 09:38.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 7 4 Emily Seebohm   Australia 26.07 Q
2 8 4 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 26.45 Q
3 7 5 Aleksandra Urbanczyk   Poland 26.54 Q
3 8 3 Felicia Lee   United States 26.54 Q
5 7 6 Daryna Zevina   Ukraine 26.62 Q
6 6 6 Simona Baumrtová   Czech Republic 26.63 Q
7 7 3 Georgia Davies   Great Britain 26.67 Q
8 7 7 Shiho Sakai   Japan 26.74 Q
9 6 4 Etiene Medeiros   Brazil 27.06 Q
10 8 5 Mie Nielsen   Denmark 27.09 Q
11 8 6 Madison Wilson   Australia 27.13 Q
12 4 5 Amy Bilquist   United States 27.17 Q
13 8 1 Stephanie Au   Hong Kong 27.22 Q
14 6 8 Yekaterina Rudenko   Kazakhstan 27.26 Q
15 6 0 Arianna Barbieri   Italy 27.28 Q
16 6 3 Michelle Coleman   Sweden 27.30 Q
17 7 1 Mathilde Cini   France 27.31
18 8 9 Carolina Colorado Henao   Colombia 27.35
19 6 7 Daria Ustinova   Russia 27.41
19 8 7 Sanja Jovanović   Croatia 27.41
21 6 5 Qiu Yuhan   China 27.45
22 6 2 Wang Xueer   China 27.50
23 5 5 Isabella Arcila   Colombia 27.62
24 5 7 Ekaterina Avramova   Turkey 27.64
25 7 9 Mimosa Jallow   Finland 27.66
26 6 9 Hilary Caldwell   Canada 27.80
27 8 8 Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir   Iceland 27.82
28 7 2 Sayaka Akase   Japan 27.84
29 5 4 Ida Lindborg   Sweden 27.88
30 6 1 Anni Alitalo   Finland 27.93
31 8 0 Duane Da Rocha   Spain 28.03
32 5 8 Erin Gallagher   South Africa 28.04
33 5 6 Genevieve Cantin   Canada 28.12
34 5 2 Tereza Grusová   Czech Republic 28.36
35 5 3 Karolina Hájková   Slovakia 28.57
36 7 0 Anastasiia Osipenko   Russia 28.64
37 5 9 Zanre Oberholzer   Namibia 28.80
38 5 1 Sezin Eligül   Turkey 28.85
39 4 6 Anna Schegoleva   Cyprus 28.86
40 4 1 Araya Wongvat   Thailand 29.35
41 4 9 Ajna Késely   Hungary 29.42
42 5 0 Parita Damrongrat   Thailand 29.55
43 4 4 Joyce Tafatatha   Malawi 29.82
43 4 2 Lauren Hew   Cayman Islands 29.82
45 7 8 Alexus Laird   Seychelles 30.31
46 3 6 Evelina Afoa   Samoa 30.39
47 4 3 Lara Butler   Cayman Islands 30.46
48 4 7 Roxanne Yu   Philippines 30.80
49 3 2 Chiara Gualtieri   San Marino 30.82
50 3 3 Talisa Lanoe   Kenya 30.98
50 3 1 Anna-Liza Mopio-Jane   Papua New Guinea 30.98
52 3 4 Deandre Small   Barbados 31.44
53 3 5 Ariana Herranz   Philippines 31.45
54 3 7 Shanice Paraka   Papua New Guinea 31.58
55 4 8 Maeform Borriello   Honduras 31.80
56 3 0 Jamaris Washshah   United States Virgin Islands 31.86
57 3 8 Yuliya Stisyuk   Azerbaijan 32.10
58 3 9 Irene Prescott   Tonga 33.20
59 2 5 Areeba Shaikh   Pakistan 33.55
60 2 4 Ann-Marie Hepler   Marshall Islands 33.72
61 2 7 Meryem Bada   Morocco 34.01
62 2 2 Sonia Tumiotto   Tanzania 34.11
63 4 0 Catherine Mason   Tanzania 34.90
64 2 3 Diana Basho   Albania 35.40
65 2 8 Seabe Ebineng   Botswana 35.67
66 2 1 Roylin Akiwo   Palau 36.03
67 1 3 Mayra-Linda Paul   Federated States of Micronesia 36.54
68 2 0 Hem Thon Vitiny   Cambodia 36.72
69 1 5 Angela Kendrick   Marshall Islands 37.75
8 2 Katarína Listopadová   Slovakia DNS
1 4 Salie Alatrash   Palestine DSQ

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held at 18:15.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Felicia Lee   United States 26.22 Q
2 4 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 26.38 Q
3 3 Simona Baumrtová   Czech Republic 26.44 Q
4 6 Shiho Sakai   Japan 26.71
5 7 Amy Bilquist   United States 26.78
6 2 Mie Nielsen   Denmark 26.85
7 1 Yekaterina Rudenko   Kazakhstan 27.34
8 8 Michelle Coleman   Sweden 27.65

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Emily Seebohm   Australia 25.87 Q, CR
2 2 Etiene Medeiros   Brazil 25.99 Q, AM
3 3 Daryna Zevina   Ukraine 26.20 Q
4 6 Georgia Davies   Great Britain 26.22 Q
5 5 Aleksandra Urbanczyk   Poland 26.36 Q
6 7 Madison Wilson   Australia 26.65
7 8 Arianna Barbieri   Italy 27.01
8 1 Stephanie Au   Hong Kong 27.04

FinalEdit

The final was held at 18:11.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Etiene Medeiros   Brazil 25.67 WR
  4 Emily Seebohm   Australia 25.83 OC
  1 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 25.96
4 3 Daryna Zevina   Ukraine 25.99
5 6 Felicia Lee   United States 26.16
6 7 Aleksandra Urbanczyk   Poland 26.37
7 2 Georgia Davies   Great Britain 26.38
7 8 Simona Baumrtová   Czech Republic 26.38

ReferencesEdit