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Swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships

2009 FINA
World Championships

Rome, Italy
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km men women
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo Technical Free
Duet Technical Free
Team Technical Free
Combination
Water polo

The Swimming portion of the 13th FINA World Aquatics Championships was held at the Foro Italico sports complex in Rome, Italy from Sunday 26 July – Sunday 2 August 2009. It featured 40 long course (50m) events (20 for males, 20 for females; 17 individual events and 3 relays for each gender).

Contents

Competition scheduleEdit

The evening session schedule for the 2009 Worlds was:[1]

Date Sunday
July 26, 2009
Monday
July 27, 2009
Tuesday
July 28, 2009
Wednesday
July 29, 2009
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Women's 100 fly [sf]
Men's 400 free
Women's 200 IM [sf]
Men's 50 fly [sf]
Women's 400 free
Men's 100 breast [sf]
Women's 4×100 freestyle
Men's 4×100 freestyle
Men's 100 breast
Women's 100 fly
Men's 100 back [sf]
Women's 100 breast [sf]
Men's 50 fly
Women's 100 back [sf]
Men's 200 free [sf]
Women's 200 IM
Men's 200 free
Women's 100 back
Men's 50 breast [sf]
Women's 1500 free
Men's 100 back
Women's 200 free [sf]
Men's 200 fly [sf]
Women's 100 breast
Men's 100 free [sf]
Women's 50 back [sf]
Men's 200 fly
Women's 200 free
Men's 50 breast
Women's 200 fly [sf]
Men's 200 IM [sf]

Men's 800 free
Date Thursday
July 30, 2009
Friday
July 31, 2009
Saturday
August 1, 2009
Sunday
August 2, 2009
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Women's 100 free [sf]
Men's 200 IM
Women's 200 breast [sf]
Men's 100 free
Women's 200 fly
Men's 200 breast [sf]
Women's 50 back
Men's 200 back [sf]
Women's 4×200 freestyle
Women's 100 free
Men's 200 back
Women's 50 fly [sf]
Men's 50 free [sf]
Women's 200 breast
Men's 100 fly [sf]
Women's 200 back [sf]
Men's 200 breast
Men's 4×200 freestyle
Women's 50 fly
Men's 50 free
Women's 200 back
Women's 50 breast [sf]
Men's 100 fly
Women's 50 free [sf]
Men's 50 back [sf]

Women's 800 free
Women's 4×100 medley
Men's 50 back
Women's 50 breast
Men's 400 IM
Women's 50 free
Men's 1500 free
Women's 400 IM
Men's 4×100 medley

Note: prelims/semifinals/finals were swum in events 200 m and shorter; prelims/finals in events 400 m or longer. For prelims/semifinals/finals events, prelims and semis were held on the same day, with finals being the evening of the following day. For the 400 m events and the 800 m relays, prelims and finals were held the same day. For the individual 800 m and 1500 m races, prelims were in the morning of one day, with finals in the evening of the next day. Preliminary sessions began at 9:00 a.m.; finals at 6:00 p.m.

Medal tableEdit

  Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   United States 10 6 6 22
2   Germany 4 4 1 9
3   China 4 2 4 10
4   Australia 3 4 9 16
5   Italy 3 0 1 4
6   Great Britain 2 3 2 7
7   Hungary 2 1 3 6
8   Serbia 2 1 0 3
8   Brazil 2 1 0 3
10   Russia 1 5 1 7
11   Japan 1 2 1 4
12   Tunisia 1 2 0 3
13   Denmark 1 1 0 2
13   Sweden 1 1 0 2
13   Zimbabwe 1 1 0 2
16   South Africa 1 0 2 3
17   Netherlands 1 0 1 2
18   France 0 3 3 6
19   Canada 0 2 1 3
20   Poland 0 1 0 1
21   Spain 0 0 3 3
22   Austria 0 0 1 1
22   Lithuania 0 0 1 1
22   Norway 0 0 1 1
22   Romania 0 0 1 1
Total 40 40 42 122

Medal winnersEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
César Cielo Filho
  Brazil
21.08
CR
Frédérick Bousquet
  France
21.21
Amaury Leveaux
  France
21.25
100 m freestyle
César Cielo Filho
  Brazil
46.91
WR
Alain Bernard
  France
47.12
Frédérick Bousquet
  France
47.25
200 m freestyle
Paul Biedermann
  Germany
1:42.00
WR
Michael Phelps
  United States
1:43.22
Danila Izotov
  Russia
1:43.90
400 m freestyle
Paul Biedermann
  Germany
3:40.07
WR
Oussama Mellouli
  Tunisia
3:41.11
Zhang Lin
  China
3:41.35
800 m freestyle
Zhang Lin
  China
7:32.12
WR
Oussama Mellouli
  Tunisia
7:35.27
Ryan Cochrane
  Canada
7:41.92
1500 m freestyle
Oussama Mellouli
  Tunisia
14:37.28
Ryan Cochrane
  Canada
14:41.38
Sun Yang
  China
14:46.84
50 m backstroke
Liam Tancock
  Great Britain
24.04
WR
Junya Koga
  Japan
24.24
Gerhard Zandberg
  South Africa
24.34
100 m backstroke Junya Koga
  Japan
52.26
CR
Helge Meeuw
  Germany
52.54
Aschwin Wildeboer
  Spain
52.64
200 m backstroke
Aaron Peirsol
  United States
1:51.92
WR
Ryosuke Irie
  Japan
1:52.51
Ryan Lochte
  United States
1:53.82
50 m breaststroke
Cameron van der Burgh
  South Africa
26.67
WR
Felipe França Silva
  Brazil
26.76
Mark Gangloff
  United States
26.86
100 m breaststroke
Brenton Rickard
  Australia
58.58
WR
Hugues Duboscq
  France
58.64
Cameron van der Burgh
  South Africa
58.95
200 m breaststroke Dániel Gyurta
  Hungary
2:07.64 Eric Shanteau
  United States
2:07.65
Giedrius Titenis
  Lithuania
Christian Sprenger
  Australia
2:07.80
50 m butterfly
Milorad Čavić
  Serbia
22.67
CR
Matt Targett
  Australia
22.73
Rafael Muñoz
  Spain
22.88
100 m butterfly
Michael Phelps
  United States
49.82
WR
Milorad Čavić
  Serbia
49.95
Rafael Muñoz
  Spain
50.41
200 m butterfly
Michael Phelps
  United States
1:51.51
WR
Paweł Korzeniowski
  Poland
1:53.23
Takeshi Matsuda
  Japan
1:53.32
200 m individual medley
Ryan Lochte
  United States
1:54.10
WR
László Cseh
  Hungary
1:55.24
Eric Shanteau
  United States
1:55.36
400 m individual medley
Ryan Lochte
  United States
4:07.01
Tyler Clary
  United States
4:07.31
László Cseh
  Hungary
4:07.37
4×100 m freestyle relay
  United States
Michael Phelps (47.78)
Ryan Lochte (47.03)
Matt Grevers (47.61)
Nathan Adrian (46.79)
3:09.21
CR
  Russia
Evgeniy Lagunov (47.90)
Andrey Grechin (47.00)
Danila Izotov (47.23)
Alexander Sukhorukov (47.39)
3:09.52
  France
Fabien Gilot (47.73)
Alain Bernard (46.46)
Grégory Mallet (48.28)
Frédérick Bousquet (47.42)
3:09.89
4×200 m freestyle relay
  United States
Michael Phelps (1:44.49)
Ricky Berens (1:44.13)
David Walters (1:45.47)
Ryan Lochte (1:44.46)
6:58.55
WR
  Russia
Nikita Lobintsev (1:45.10)
Mikhail Polischuk (1:45.42)
Danila Izotov (1:44.48)
Alexander Sukhorukov (1:44.15)
6:59.15
  Australia
Kenrick Monk (1:46.00)
Robert Hurley (1:46.47)
Tommaso D'Orsogna (1:44.82)
Patrick Murphy (1:44.36)
7:01.65
4×100 m medley relay
  United States
Aaron Peirsol (52.19)CR
Eric Shanteau (58.57)
Michael Phelps (49.72)
David Walters (46.60)
3:27.28
WR
  Germany
Helge Meeuw (52.27)
Hendrik Feldwehr (58.51)
Benjamin Starke (50.91)
Paul Biedermann (46.89)
3:28.58
  Australia
Ashley Delaney (53.10)
Brenton Rickard (57.80)
Andrew Lauterstein (50.58)
Matt Targett (47.16)
3:28.64

Legend: WRWorld record; CRChampionship record

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
Britta Steffen
  Germany
23.73
WR
Therese Alshammar
  Sweden
23.88
Cate Campbell
  Australia
Marleen Veldhuis
  Netherlands
23.99
100 m freestyle
Britta Steffen
  Germany
52.07
WR
Francesca Halsall
  Great Britain
52.87
Lisbeth Trickett
  Australia
52.93
200 m freestyle
Federica Pellegrini
  Italy
1:52.98
WR
Allison Schmitt
  United States
1:54.96
Dana Vollmer
  United States
1:55.64
400 m freestyle
Federica Pellegrini
  Italy
3:59.15
WR
Joanne Jackson
  Great Britain
4:00.60
Rebecca Adlington
  Great Britain
4:00.79
800 m freestyle
Lotte Friis
  Denmark
8:15.92
CR
Joanne Jackson
  Great Britain
8:16.66
Alessia Filippi
  Italy
8:17.21
1500 m freestyle
Alessia Filippi
  Italy
15:44.93
CR
Lotte Friis
  Denmark
15:46.30
Camelia Potec
  Romania
15:55.63
50 m backstroke
Zhao Jing
  China
27.06
WR
Daniela Samulski
  Germany
27.23
Gao Chang
  China
27.28
100 m backstroke
Gemma Spofforth
  Great Britain
58.12
WR
Anastasia Zueva
  Russia
58.18
Emily Seebohm
  Australia
58.88
200 m backstroke
Kirsty Coventry
  Zimbabwe
2:04.81
WR
Anastasia Zueva
  Russia
2:04.94
Elizabeth Beisel
  United States
2:06.39
50 m breaststroke
Yuliya Efimova
  Russia
30.09
WR
Rebecca Soni
  United States
30.11
Sarah Katsoulis
  Australia
30.16
100 m breaststroke
Rebecca Soni
  United States
1:04.93
Yuliya Efimova
  Russia
1:05.41
Kasey Carlson
  United States
1:05.75
200 m breaststroke
Nadja Higl
  Serbia
2:21.62
Annamay Pierse
  Canada
2:21.84
Mirna Jukić
  Austria
2:21.97
50 m butterfly
Marieke Guehrer
  Australia
25.48
Zhou Yafei
  China
25.57
Ingvild Snildal
  Norway
25.58
100 m butterfly
Sarah Sjöström
  Sweden
56.06
WR
Jessicah Schipper
  Australia
56.23
Jiao Liuyang
  China
56.86
200 m butterfly
Jessicah Schipper
  Australia
2:03.41
WR
Liu Zige
  China
2:03.90
Katinka Hosszú
  Hungary
2:04.28
200 m individual medley
Ariana Kukors
  United States
2:06.15
WR
Stephanie Rice
  Australia
2:07.03
Katinka Hosszú
  Hungary
2:07.46
400 m individual medley
Katinka Hosszú
  Hungary
4:30.31
CR
Kirsty Coventry
  Zimbabwe
4:32.12
Stephanie Rice
  Australia
4:32.29
4×100 m freestyle relay
  Netherlands
Inge Dekker (53.61)
Ranomi Kromowidjojo (52.30)
Frederike Heemskerk (53.03)
Marleen Veldhuis (52.78)
3:31.72
WR
  Germany
Britta Steffen (52.22) WR
Daniela Samulski (53.49)
Petra Dallmann (53.75)
Daniela Schreiber (52.37)
3:31.83
  Australia
Lisbeth Trickett (52.62)
Marieke Guehrer (53.60)
Shayne Reese (53.25)
Felicity Galvez (53.54)
3:33.01
4×200 m freestyle relay
  China
Yang Yu (1:55.47)
Zhu Qianwei (1:55.79)
Liu Jing (1:56.09)
Pang Jiaying (1:54.73)
7:42.08
WR
  United States
Dana Vollmer (1:55.29)
Lacey Nymeyer (1:57.88)
Ariana Kukors (1:55.18)
Allison Schmitt (1:54.21)
7:42.56   Great Britain
Joanne Jackson (1:55.98)
Jazmin Carlin (1:56.78)
Caitlin McClatchey (1:56.42)
Rebecca Adlington (1:56.33)
7:45.51
4×100 m medley relay
  China
Zhao Jing (58.98)
Chen Huijia (1:04.12)
Jiao Liuyang (56.28)
Li Zhesi (52.81)
3:52.19
WR
  Australia
Emily Seebohm (59.40)
Sarah Katsoulis (1:04.65)
Jessicah Schipper (56.19)
Lisbeth Trickett (52.34)
3:52.58   Germany
Daniela Samulski (59.85)
Sarah Poewe (1:06.81)
Annika Mehlhorn (57.14)
Britta Steffen (51.99)
3:55.79

Legend: WRWorld record; CRChampionship record

RecordsEdit

The following world and championship records were broken during the competition.

World recordsEdit

Date Event Time Name Nation
July 26 Women's 100 metre butterfly semifinal 56.44 Sarah Sjöström   Sweden
July 26 Men's 400 metre freestyle final 3:40.07 Paul Biedermann   Germany
July 26 Women's 200 metre individual medley semifinal 2:07.03 Ariana Kukors   United States
July 26 Women's 400 metre freestyle final 3:59.15 Federica Pellegrini   Italy
July 26 Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay final 3:31.72 Inge Dekker, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Frederike Heemskerk, Marleen Veldhuis   Netherlands
July 26 Women's 100 metre freestyle (relay final lead-off) 52.22 Britta Steffen   Germany
July 27 Men's 100 metre breaststroke final 58.58 Brenton Rickard   Australia
July 27 Women's 100 metre butterfly final 56.06 Sarah Sjöström   Sweden
July 27 Women's 200 metre individual medley final 2:06.15 Ariana Kukors   United States
July 27 Women's 100 metre backstroke semifinal 58.48 Anastasia Zuyeva   Russia
July 27 Women's 100 metre breaststroke semifinals 1:04.84 Rebecca Soni   United States
July 28 Men's 200 metre freestyle final 1:42.00 Paul Biedermann   Germany
July 28 Women's 100 metre backstroke final 58.12 Gemma Spofforth   Great Britain
July 28 Men's 50 metre breaststroke semifinal 26.74 Cameron van der Burgh   South Africa
July 28 Women's 200 metre freestyle semifinal 1:53.67 Federica Pellegrini   Italy
July 29 200 metre butterfly heats 2:04.14 Mary DeScenza   United States
July 29 Women's 50 metre backstroke semifinal 27.39 Daniela Samulski   Germany
July 29 Women's 50 metre backstroke semifinal 27.38 Anastasia Zuyeva   Russia
July 29 Men's 200 metre butterfly final 1:51.51 Michael Phelps   United States
July 29 Women's 200 metre freestyle final 1:52.98 Federica Pellegrini   Italy
July 29 Men's 50 metre breaststroke final 26.67 Cameron van der Burgh   South Africa
July 29 Men's 800 metre freestyle final 7:32.12 Zhang Lin   China
July 30 Men's 200 metre individual medley final 1:54.10 Ryan Lochte   United States
July 30 Women's 200 metre breaststroke semifinal 2:20.12 Annamay Pierse   Canada
July 30 Men's 100 metre freestyle final 46.91 César Cielo   Brazil
July 30 Women's 200 metre butterfly final 2:03.41 Jessicah Schipper   Australia
July 30 Men's 200 metre breaststroke semifinals 2:07.31 Christian Sprenger   Australia
July 30 Women's 50 metre backstroke final 27.06 Zhao Jing   China
July 30 Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay final 7:42.08 Yang Yu, Zhu Qianwei, Liu Jing, Pang Jiaying   China
July 31 Women's 100 metre freestyle final 52.07 Britta Steffen   Germany
July 31 Men's 200 metre backstroke final 1:51.92 Aaron Peirsol   United States
July 31 Women's 50 metre butterfly semifinal 25.28 Marleen Veldhuis   Netherlands
July 31 Women's 50 metre butterfly semifinal 25.07 Therese Alshammar   Sweden
July 31 Men's 100 metre butterfly semifinal 50.01 Milorad Čavić   Serbia
July 31 Men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay final 6:58.55 Michael Phelps, Ricky Berens, David Walters, Ryan Lochte   United States
August 1 Women's 200 metre backstroke final 2:04.81 Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe
August 1 Men's 100 metre butterfly final 49.82 Michael Phelps   United States
August 1 Men's 50 metre backstroke semifinal 24.08 Liam Tancock   Great Britain
August 1 Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay final 3:52.19 Zhao Jing, Chen Huijia, Jiao Liuyang, Li Zhesi   China
August 2 Men's 50 metre backstroke final 24.04 Liam Tancock   Great Britain
August 2 Women's 50 metre breaststroke final 30.09 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia
August 2 Women's 50 metre freestyle final 23.73 Britta Steffen   Germany
August 2 Men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay final 3:27.28 Aaron Peirsol, Eric Shanteau, Michael Phelps, David Walters   United States

Championship recordsEdit

Date Event Time Name Nation
July 26 Women's 100 metre butterfly heats 56.76 Sarah Sjöström   Sweden
July 26 Women's 200 metre individual medley heats 2:08.53 Ariana Kukors   United States
July 26 Men's 50 metre butterfly heats 22.90 Roland Schoeman   South Africa
July 26 Men's 50 metre butterfly heats 22.90 Rafael Munoz   Spain
July 26 Women's 400 metre freestyle heats 4:01.96 Federica Pellegrini   Italy
July 26 Men's 100 metre breaststroke heats 58.98 Brenton Rickard   Australia
July 26 Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay heats 3:34.74 Britta Steffen, Daniela Samulski, Petra Dallmann, Daniela Schreiber   Germany
July 26 Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle (relay heats lead-off) 47.39 César Cielo   Brazil
July 26 Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay heats 3:11.26 César Cielo, Nicolas Oliveira, Guiherme Santos, Fernando Silva   Brazil
July 26 Men's 50 metre butterfly semifinals 22.68 Rafael Munoz   Spain
July 26 Men's 100 metre breaststroke semifinals 58.96 Eric Shanteau   United States
July 26 Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle (relay final lead-off) 47.09 César Cielo   Brazil
July 26 Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay final 3:09.21 Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Matt Grevers, Nathan Adrian   United States
July 27 Women's 100 metre backstroke heats 58.78 Gemma Spofforth   Great Britain
July 27 Women's 100 metre breaststroke heats 1:05.66 Rebecca Soni   United States
July 27 Men's 100 metre backstroke heats 52.93 Aschwin Wildeboer   Spain
July 27 Men's 100 metre backstroke semifinal 52.39 Junya Koga   Japan
July 27 Men's 50 metre butterfly final 22.67 Milorad Čavić   Serbia
July 27 Men's 200 metre freestyle semifinal 1:43.65 Paul Biedermann   Germany
July 28 Men's 50 metre breaststroke heats 26.92 Cameron van der Burgh   South Africa
July 28 Women's 1500 metre freestyle final 15:44.93 Alessia Filippi   Italy
July 28 Men's 100 metre backstroke semifinals 52.26 Junya Koga   Japan
July 29 Women's 50 metre backstroke heats 27.65 Aleksandra Gerasimenya   Belarus
July 30 Women's 200 metre breaststroke heats 2:21.68 Annamay Pierse   Canada
July 30 Men's 200 metre breaststroke heats 2:08.55 Eric Shanteau   United States
July 30 Women's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay heats 7:49.04 Caitlin McClatchey, Jazmin Carlin, Hannah Miley, Rebecca Adlington   Great Britain
July 30 Women's 200 metre breaststroke semifinals 2:20.93 Rebecca Soni   United States
July 30 Men's 200 metre backstroke semifinals 1:54.06 Aaron Peirsol   United States
July 31 Men's 50 metre freestyle heats 21.37 César Cielo   Brazil
July 31 Women's 50 metre butterfly heats 25.44 Therese Alshammar   Sweden
July 31 Women's 200 metre backstroke heats 2:06.72 Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe
July 31 Women's 50 metre butterfly semifinals 25.28 Marleen Veldhuis   Netherlands
July 31 Men's 50 metre freestyle semifinals 21.29 Duje Draganja   Croatia
July 31 Men's 50 metre freestyle semifinals 21.21 Frédérick Bousquet   France
July 31 Women's 200 metre backstroke semifinals 2:05.86 Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe
August 1 Women's 50 metre freestyle heats 24.24 Cate Campbell   Australia
August 1 Women's 50 metre breaststroke heats 30.34 Kasey Carlson   United States
August 1 Women's 50 metre breaststroke heats 30.24 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia
August 1 Men's 50 metre backstroke heats 24.49 Guilherme Guido   Brazil
August 1 Men's 50 metre freestyle final 21.08 César Cielo   Brazil
August 1 Women's 50 metre freestyle semifinals 24.08 Cate Campbell   Australia
August 1 Women's 800 metre freestyle final 8:15.92 Lotte Friis   Denmark
August 2 Women's 400 metre individual medley final 4:30.31 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary
August 2 Men's 4 × 100 metre medley (relay final lead-off) 52.19 Aaron Peirsol   United States

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rome 2009 Competition Programme Swimming". Tournament Organizers. Retrieved 2011-07-01.