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Swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle

The heats for the men's 50 metre freestyle race at the 2009 World Championships took place on 31 July (heats and semifinals) and 1 August 2009 (final) at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy.

Men's 50 metre freestyle
at the 2009 FINA World Championships
VenueForo Italico
Dates31 July 2009 (heats, semifinals)
1 August 2009 (final)
Competitors222 from 140 nations
Winning time21.08 seconds
Medalists
gold medal    Brazil
silver medal    France
bronze medal    France
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RecordsEdit

World record
20.94   Frédérick Bousquet Montpellier   26 April 2009
Championship record
21.69   Roland Schoeman Montreal   30 July 2005

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Heat Lane Notes
1 César Cielo   Brazil 21.37 22 4 CR
2 Stefan Nystrand   Sweden 21.56 23 3 NR
3 Frédérick Bousquet   France 21.63 23 4
4 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 21.64 21 3
5 Nathan Adrian   United States 21.68 22 5
6 Amaury Leveaux   France 21.70 23 5
7 Krisztián Takács   Hungary 21.71 22 6
8 Duje Draganja   Croatia 21.72 21 6
9 Roland Schoeman   South Africa 21.82 21 5
10 Cullen Jones   United States 21.88 21 4
11 Matthew Abood   Australia 21.90 23 2
12 Konrad Czerniak   Poland 21.93 21 7
13 Nicholas Santos   Brazil 21.95 22 3
14 David Dunford   Kenya 21.96 22 8
15 Brent Hayden   Canada 22.03 22 2
16 Graeme Moore   South Africa 22.04 20 6
17 Steffen Deibler   Germany 22.07 21 1
18 Marco Orsi   Italy 22.09 23 6
19 Barry Murphy   Ireland 22.14 18 5 NR
20 Petter Stymne   Sweden 22.18 23 0
21 Kyle Richardson   Australia 22.21 20 7
22 Simon Burnett   Great Britain 22.23 23 9
23 Lukasz Gasior   Poland 22.25 23 7
24 Ioannis Kalargaris   Greece 22.29 20 4
25 Jacinto de Jesus Ayala   Dominican Republic 22.31 20 8 NR
25 Flori Lang    Switzerland 22.31 21 2
27 Alexandre Agostinho   Portugal 22.36 22 9 NR
28 Alexei Puninski   Croatia 22.37 18 7
29 Elvis Burrows   Bahamas 22.39 17 5 NR
30 Jernej Godec   Slovenia 22.41 21 8
31 Norbert Trandafir   Romania 22.50 20 2
32 Ranmaru Harada   Japan 22.51 19 1
32 Apostolos Tsagkarakis   Greece 22.51 20 3
34 Nabil Kebbab   Algeria 22.54 21 0
35 Paulius Viktoravicius   Lithuania 22.55 16 8
36 Kaan Tayla   Turkey 22.57 19 7
36 Lü Zhiwu   China 22.57 20 5
38 Vlad Razvan Caciuc   Romania 22.59 19 4
39 Yoris Grandjean   Belgium 22.62 23 1
40 Adam Brown   Great Britain 22.64 22 0
41 Makoto Ito   Japan 22.66 23 8
42 Terrence Haynes   Barbados 22.70 18 8 NR
43 Paulo Santos   Portugal 22.74 20 1
44 Virdhawal Khade   India 22.79 20 9
45 Brett Fraser   Cayman Islands 22.80 13 1
46 Cai Li   China 22.81 22 1
47 Dmytro Cherkasov   Ukraine 22.86 18 4
48 Juan Cambindo Romanos   Colombia 22.87 18 6
49 Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or   Israel 22.90 17 2
50 Roman Kucik   Slovakia 22.91 15 3
50 Mindaugas Sadauskas   Lithuania 22.91 17 1
52 Michal Navara   Slovakia 22.93 15 7
53 Andrejs Dūda   Latvia 22.95 13 3 NR
54 Andrei Radzionau   Belarus 22.98 19 5
55 Roberto Gómez   Venezuela 22.99 16 3
56 Aurelien Kunzi    Switzerland 23.00 19 3
57 Andrii Govorov   Ukraine 23.05 17 9
58 Roy-Allan Burch   Bermuda 23.10 16 5
58 Jani Rusi   Finland 23.10 20 0
60 Crox Acuña   Venezuela 23.13 16 2
60 Joel Greenshields   Canada 23.13 19 2
62 Stanislav Kuzmin   Kazakhstan 23.15 18 3
62 Oliver Elliot Banados   Chile 23.15 19 8
64 Pasha Vahdati Rad   Iran 23.21 13 5
65 Raúl Martínez Colomer   Puerto Rico 23.28 16 6
66 Martyn Forde   Barbados 23.30 18 1
66 Martin Spitzer   Austria 23.30 18 9
68 Daniil Tulupov   Uzbekistan 23.32 16 4
68 Daniel Coakley   Philippines 23.32 19 6
70 Cheah Geoffrey Robin   Hong Kong 23.35 17 6
71 Dominik Koll   Austria 23.42 15 6
72 Vladimir Sidorkin   Estonia 23.43 17 7
73 Martín Kutscher   Uruguay 23.44 19 0
74 Mohammad Bidarian   Iran 23.49 13 0
74 Hycinth Cijntje   Netherlands Antilles 23.49 15 1
74 Conor Leaney   Ireland 23.49 16 9
77 Danil Haustov   Estonia 23.58 15 9
77 Artur Dilman   Kazakhstan 23.58 16 1
79 Jose Alberto Montoya   Costa Rica 23.63 14 1 NR
80 Nicholas Thomson   Bermuda 23.64 12 9
80 Grant Beahan   Zimbabwe 23.64 15 8
82 Yan Ho Chun   Hong Kong 23.68 17 8
83 Raphael Stacchiotti   Luxembourg 23.69 17 3
84 Mohammed Madouh   Kuwait 23.74 19 9
85 Mario Montoya   Costa Rica 23.75 14 2
86 Hajder Ensar   Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.77 11 0
86 Sidni Hoxha   Albania 23.77 17 4
88 Branden Whitehurst   Virgin Islands 23.78 9 7
88 Miguel Nesrala   Dominican Republic 23.78 13 8
90 Carlos Viveros Madariaga   Colombia 23.79 12 5
90 Rodion Davelaar   Netherlands Antilles 23.79 14 6
92 Foo Jian Beng   Malaysia 23.80 16 7
93 Kouam Amine   Morocco 23.85 15 4
94 Brad Hamilton   Jamaica 23.87 11 4
95 Lao Kuan Fong   Macau 23.89 14 4
96 Matar Samb   Senegal 23.90 13 4
97 Marcelo Alejandro Alba   Bolivia 23.91 13 2 NR
98 Vasilii Danilov   Kyrgyzstan 23.93 18 0
99 Mikayel Koloyan   Armenia 23.96 15 0
100 Yellow Yeiyah   Nigeria 23.99 11 8
101 Kendrick Uy   Philippines 24.01 15 5
102 Su Shirong Jeffrey   Singapore 24.08 15 2
102 Arwut Chinnapasaen   Thailand 24.08 17 0
104 Kareem Ennab   Jordan 24.15 12 4
105 Abdoul Khadre Mbaye Niane   Senegal 24.16 12 2
106 Lim Clement   Singapore 24.18 13 6
107 Luke Hall   Eswatini 24.23 12 7
108 Petr Romashkin   Uzbekistan 24.27 14 3
109 Glenn Victor Sutanto   Indonesia 24.34 12 3
110 Zane Jordan   Zambia 24.35 11 7
111 Arjun Jayaprakash   India 24.37 12 6
112 Jonathan Wong   Jamaica 24.40 10 8
113 Harutyun Harutyunyan   Armenia 24.50 13 7
114 Abbas Raad   Lebanon 24.52 14 7
115 Timothy Ferris   Zimbabwe 24.56 14 0
116 Sergej Naumovski   North Macedonia 24.57 1 5
117 Fernando Castellanos   Guatemala 24.58 10 5
118 Joshua Mc Leod   Trinidad and Tobago 24.59 12 0
119 Juan Carlos Sikaffy Diaz   Honduras 24.61 11 3
119 Iuri Iazadji   Moldova 24.61 16 0
121 Samson Opuakpo   Nigeria 24.62 10 3
121 Anthony Clark   Tahiti 24.62 11 5
123 Saeed Al Jesmi   United Arab Emirates 24.64 13 9
124 Rony Bakale   Congo 24.71 11 2
125 Julien Brice   Saint Lucia 24.80 9 5
126 Alexander Ray   Namibia 24.82 9 8
127 Humoud Alhumoud   Kuwait 24.84 14 5
128 Niall Christopher Roberts   Guyana 24.96 11 9
129 Kailan Staal   Northern Mariana Islands 25.06 9 6 NR
130 Andrey Molchanov   Turkmenistan 25.09 10 9
131 Wael Koubrousli   Lebanon 25.16 18 2
132 Kari Joannesarson Hoevdanum   Faroe Islands 25.18 2 3
133 Moh'D Aqelah   Jordan 25.22 11 6
134 Patricio Vera   Mozambique 25.24 8 1
135 Daniel Kevin Pryke   Papua New Guinea 25.28 8 3
136 Ivo Chilaule   Mozambique 25.32 9 3
136 Heshan Bandara Unamboowe   Sri Lanka 25.32 10 6
138 Eli Ebenezer Wong   Northern Mariana Islands 25.34 8 4
139 Omar Jasam   Bahrain 25.35 12 1
140 Jean Hugues Gregoire   Mauritius 25.42 8 7
141 Nicholas Coard   Grenada 25.43 8 8
142 Andrea Agius   Malta 25.45 8 9
143 Adama Ouedraogo   Burkina Faso 25.48 1 3
144 Oriol Cunat   Andorra 25.49 6 4
144 Shane Mangroo   Seychelles 25.49 8 6
146 Peter Popahun Pokawin   Papua New Guinea 25.53 7 4
147 Ronny Vencatachellum   Mauritius 25.55 7 1
147 Fernando Medrano   Nicaragua 25.55 8 5
149 Erik Rajohnson   Madagascar 25.56 11 1
150 Diguan Pigot   Suriname 25.59 6 9
151 Rainui Teriipaia   French Polynesia 25.68 10 4
152 Nather Ahmed AlHamoud   Saudi Arabia 25.75 14 9
153 Kerson Hadley   Micronesia 25.84 4 0
154 Jesse Nilon   Samoa 25.90 7 7
155 Edward Caruana Dingli   Malta 25.93 9 9
156 Gary Pineda   Guatemala 25.98 7 9
156 Sergey Krovyakov   Turkmenistan 25.98 10 0
158 Fabian Gregory Binns   Guyana 25.99 3 9
159 Mark Paul Thompson   Zambia 26.06 7 6
160 Carlos Alberto   Angola 26.10 7 3
160 Esau Simpson   Grenada 26.10 9 0
162 Jean-Luc Augier   Saint Lucia 26.17 7 0
163 Siu Kent Chung   Brunei 26.19 7 5
164 Ibrahim Maliki   Niger 26.26 2 0
164 Douglas Miller   Fiji 26.26 5 8
166 Florenc Llanaj   Albania 26.36 10 1
167 Tural Abbasov   Azerbaijan 26.40 7 2
168 Ganzi Mugula   Uganda 26.42 5 7
169 Elaijie Erasito   Fiji 26.48 7 8
170 Quenton Dupont   Eswatini 26.49 6 7
171 Batsaikhan Dulguun   Mongolia 26.54 9 4
172 Ahmed Salam Ali Al-Dulaimi   Iraq 26.80 3 6
173 Jake Villarreal   Marshall Islands 26.88 6 3
174 Shawn Brady   Marshall Islands 27.03 6 6
175 Saif Alaslam Saeed Al-Saadi   Iraq 27.29 3 2
176 Narantsog Tsogjargal   Mongolia 27.47 5 3
177 Hem Thon Ponloeu   Cambodia 27.51 6 2
178 Fahad Alqooz   Bahrain 27.59 4 4
179 Shailesh Shumsher Rana     Nepal 27.62 5 4
180 Inayath Hassan   Maldives 27.68 5 1
181 Ron Roucou   Seychelles 27.72 8 2
182 Nadir Elmofti   Libya 27.83 6 1
182 Mohamed Mujahid   Maldives 27.83 6 8
184 Prasiddha Jung Shah     Nepal 27.86 6 5
185 Dionisio Augustine II   Micronesia 27.87 3 4
186 Maung Htet Zin   Myanmar 27.96 5 2
187 Jules Yao Bessan   Benin 27.99 1 2
188 Wei Ching Maou   American Samoa 28.14 5 0
189 Abib Sereme   Mali 28.48 1 6
190 Barouf Ali   Comoros 28.53 10 2
191 Petero Okotai   Cook Islands 28.70 4 5
192 Gil Alexandre Koy   Central African Republic 28.93 2 7
193 Rama Leray Christ-Alex   Burundi 28.94 6 0
194 Esebei Doran   Palau 28.99 3 3
195 Sedarath Sao   Cambodia 29.07 5 9
196 Samson Makere   Tanzania 29.31 2 8
197 Alisher Chingizov   Tajikistan 29.46 5 5
198 Mohamed Coulibaly   Mali 29.60 2 4
198 Koang Gatkos Gor   Ethiopia 29.60 4 3
200 Salum Mapunda   Tanzania 29.72 4 6
200 Kwizera Cedric   Burundi 29.72 5 6
202 Boubacar Alou Moussa   Niger 30.19 3 1
203 Christian Nassif   Central African Republic 30.56 1 4
204 Abdoulkader Houssein   Djibouti 30.71 4 1
205 Kokou Messan Amegashie   Togo 31.41 3 8
206 Robert Scanlan   American Samoa 31.56 4 8
207 Saido Kamilov   Tajikistan 32.32 3 5
208 Alberto Papus de Meideros   Benin 32.54 1 7
209 Mohamed Ahmed Lebyadh   Mauritania 1:02.51 4 7
Mpunga Mboyo Landry   DR Congo DNS 2 1
Aleksandar Jeremic   North Macedonia DNS 2 2
Reginald Douglas   Saint Kitts and Nevis DNS 2 5
Abu Bakarr Jalloh   Sierra Leone DNS 2 6
Gibrilla Bamba   Sierra Leone DNS 3 0
Houmed Hassan Ali   Djibouti DNS 3 7
Modou Gaye   Mauritania DNS 4 2
Lansana Sidibe   Guinea DNS 4 9
Richard Randrianandraina   Madagascar DNS 10 7
Attoumani Aboudou   Comoros DNS 12 8
Jakob Andkjær   Denmark DNS 21 9
Yevgeny Lagunov   Russia DNS 22 7
Kalugala Vithanage   Sri Lanka DQ 8 0

SemifinalsEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Heat Lane Notes
1 Frédérick Bousquet   France 21.21 2 5 CR
2 Duje Draganja   Croatia 21.29 1 6
3 Amaury Leveaux   France 21.32 1 3
4 César Cielo Filho   Brazil 21.35 2 4
5 Cullen Jones   United States 21.40 1 2 NR
6 Stefan Nystrand   Sweden 21.45 1 4 NR
7 Nathan Adrian   United States 21.46 2 3
8 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 21.65 1 5
8 Krisztián Takács   Hungary 21.65 2 6
10 Nicholas Santos   Brazil 21.69 2 1
11 Konrad Czerniak   Poland 21.72 1 7
11 Graeme Moore   South Africa 21.72 1 8
13 Brent Hayden   Canada 21.73 2 8 NR
14 Matthew Abood   Australia 21.74 2 7
15 Roland Schoeman   South Africa 21.78 2 2
16 David Dunford   Kenya 21.89 1 1 NR

Swim-offEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Lane Notes
1 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 21.20 4 CR
2 Krisztián Takács   Hungary 21.42 5 NR

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Lane Notes
  César Cielo Filho   Brazil 21.08 6 CR, AM
  Frédérick Bousquet   France 21.21 4
  Amaury Leveaux   France 21.25 3
4 Duje Draganja   Croatia 21.38 5
5 Cullen Jones   United States 21.47 2
6 Nathan Adrian   United States 21.49 1
7 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 21.51 8
8 Stefan Nystrand   Sweden 21.53 7

External linksEdit

  • "13th FINA World Championships: Men's 50m Freestyle: Heats: Results Summary" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-15.
  • "13th FINA World Championships: Men's 50m Freestyle: Semifinals: Results Summary" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-08-06.
  • "13th FINA World Championships: Men's 50m Freestyle: Swim-off: Results Summary" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-08-06.
  • "13th FINA World Championships: Men's 50m Freestyle: Final: Results Summary" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-10-04.