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
|Dates||1 August 2009 (heats, semifinals)|
2 August 2009 (final)
|Competitors||49 from 35 nations|
|Winning time||14 minutes 37.28 seconds|
Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship record were as follows.
|Grant Hackett||Australia||14:34.56||Fukuoka||July 29, 2001|
|6||David Davies||Great Britain||1||14:57.03|