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Swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

The heats for the men's 1500 m freestyle race at the 2009 World Championships took place on the morning of 1 August, with the final in the evening session of 2 August at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy.

Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 2009 FINA World Championships
Venue Foro Italico
Dates 1 August 2009 (heats, semifinals)
2 August 2009 (final)
Competitors 49 from 35 nations
Winning time 14 minutes 37.28 seconds
Medalists
gold medal    Tunisia
silver medal    Canada
bronze medal    China
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record
Championship record
Grant Hackett   Australia 14:34.56 Fukuoka July 29, 2001

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Heat Lane Notes
1 Sun Yang   China 14:54.54 5 3
2 Oussama Mellouli   Tunisia 14:54.56 5 4
3 Ryan Cochrane   Canada 14:56.56 4 4
4 Marco Rivera   Spain 14:57.47 4 7 NR
5 Zhang Lin   China 14:58.46 4 5
6 Federico Colbertaldo   Italy 14:58.98 3 5
7 David Davies   Great Britain 15:00.52 5 5
8 Samuel Pizzetti   Italy 15:00.70 4 6
9 Park Tae-Hwan   South Korea 15:00.87 4 3
10 Mads Glæsner   Denmark 15:01.80 5 6
11 Ryan Napoleon   Australia 15:09.55 3 6
12 Jackson Wilcox   United States 15:09.66 5 1
13 Tom Vangeneugden   Belgium 15:12.95 3 7
14 Robert Hurley   Australia 15:14.75 3 2
15 Brennan Morris   United States 15:16.37 3 1
16 Nicolas Rostoucher   France 15:16.49 3 3
17 Pál Joensen   Faroe Islands 15:21.37 5 2
18 Ryoji Sononaka   Japan 15:24.13 4 2
19 Igor Snitko   Ukraine 15:26.97 4 8
20 Esteban Paz   Argentina 15:31.45 4 0 NR
21 David Brandl   Austria 15:31.46 5 8
22 Richard Charlesworth   Great Britain 15:36.64 5 7
23 Ricardo Monasterio   Venezuela 15:37.48 3 9
24 Alejandro Gómez   Venezuela 15:38.93 2 4
25 Oleksandr Lutchenko   Ukraine 15:39.57 3 8
26 Pi Seungyeop   South Korea 15:47.94 5 9
27 Luis Escobar   Mexico 15:52.60 5 0
28 Daniel Delgadillo   Mexico 15:56.42 3 0
29 Florian Janistyn   Austria 15:57.96 4 1
30 Mateo De Angulo Velasco   Colombia 16:03.31 2 6
31 Esteban Enderica   Ecuador 16:07.59 2 7
32 Mandar Divase   India 16:12.28 1 0
33 Pan Kai-Wen   Chinese Taipei 16:18.38 4 9
34 Chien Jui-Ting   Chinese Taipei 16:22.09 2 3
35 Hajder Ensar   Bosnia and Herzegovina 16:32.01 1 1
36 Ivan Alejandro Enderica   Ecuador 16:32.83 2 0
37 Roberto Penailillo Garcia   Chile 16:38.70 2 1
38 Luis Andres Martorell Name   Honduras 16:50.12 1 6
39 Vitalii Khudiakov   Kyrgyzstan 16:50.18 1 4
40 Aleksandr Slepchenko   Kyrgyzstan 16:52.35 2 9
41 Allan Gutierrez Castro   Honduras 16:52.71 1 5
42 Heimanu Sichan   French Polynesia 17:08.44 1 2 NR
43 Paul Elaisa   Fiji 17:58.23 1 7
Omar Nunez   Nicaragua DNS 1 3
Naser Aldaya   Palestine DNS 1 8
Ignacio Quevedo Bubba   Bolivia DNS 1 9
Mohamed Farhoud   Egypt DNS 2 2
Jan Karel Petric   Slovenia DNS 2 5
Yury Prilukov   Russia DNS 3 4

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Lane Time Notes
  Oussama Mellouli   Tunisia 5 14:37.28 AF
  Ryan Cochrane   Canada 3 14:41.38
  Sun Yang   China 4 14:46.84
4 Federico Colbertaldo   Italy 7 14:48.28 NR
5 Zhang Lin   China 2 14:54.23
6 David Davies   Great Britain 1 14:57.03
7 Marco Rivera   Spain 6 15:01.92
8 Samuel Pizzetti   Italy 8 15:19.38

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