Swimming at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle

The men's 50 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships was held on July 29 with the heats and the semifinals and July 30 with the final.

Men's 50 metre freestyle
at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships
DatesJuly 29, 2011 (heats and semifinals)
July 30, 2011 (final)
Competitors121 from 96 nations
Winning time21.52
Medalists
gold medal    Brazil
silver medal    Italy
bronze medal    France
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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 César Cielo   Brazil 20.91 São Paulo December 18, 2009
Championship record César Cielo   Brazil 21.08 Rome August 1, 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

117 swimmers participated in 16 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 14 4 César Cielo   Brazil 22.03 Q
1 15 4 Nathan Adrian   United States 22.03 Q
1 15 8 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 22.03 Q
4 16 8 Adam Brown   Great Britain 22.08 Q
5 15 2 Krisztián Takács   Hungary 22.15 Q
5 16 5 Stefan Nystrand   Sweden 22.15 Q
7 15 1 Sergey Fesikov   Russia 22.16 Q
7 16 1 Marco Orsi   Italy 22.16 Q
9 16 6 Matthew Abood   Australia 22.17 Q
10 15 3 Alain Bernard   France 22.19 Q
11 16 2 Gideon Louw   South Africa 22.21 Q
12 15 6 Luca Dotto   Italy 22.25 Q
13 14 5 Bruno Fratus   Brazil 22.26 Q
14 15 7 Matt Targett   Australia 22.31 Q
15 16 7 Roland Schoeman   South Africa 22.32 Q
16 14 3 Andrey Grechin   Russia 22.33 Q
17 15 5 Brent Hayden   Canada 22.34
17 13 1 David Dunford   Kenya 22.34
19 14 8 Dominik Kozma   Hungary 22.36
20 16 3 Cullen Jones   United States 22.37
21 16 4 Frédérick Bousquet   France 22.38
22 14 6 Andriy Govorov   Ukraine 22.51
23 14 7 Simon Burnett   Great Britain 22.54
24 13 4 Lü Zhiwu   China 22.55
25 11 5 Brett Fraser   Cayman Islands 22.65
25 14 2 Marco di Carli   Germany 22.65
27 13 3 Ari-Pekka Liukkonen   Finland 22.67
28 12 8 Roy-Allan Burch   Bermuda 22.69 NR
29 12 4 Hanser García   Cuba 22.72
30 13 2 Jasper Aerents   Belgium 22.73
31 13 8 Flori Lang    Switzerland 22.80
32 13 6 Alexandre Agosthino   Portugal 22.81
33 13 7 Odysseas Meladinis   Greece 22.90
34 12 3 Mindaugas Sadauskas   Lithuania 22.95
35 12 1 Barry Murphy   Ireland 22.96
36 14 1 Filip Rypych   Poland 22.99
37 13 5 Elvis Burrows   Bahamas 23.14
38 12 7 Shehab Younis   Egypt 23.17
39 11 4 Sidni Hoxha   Albania 23.18 NR
40 12 6 Virdhawal Khade   India 23.21
41 12 5 Juan Manuel Cambindo   Colombia 23.31
42 11 3 Ivars Akmentiņš   Latvia 23.57
43 10 4 Andrew Chetcuti   Malta 23.65
44 10 2 Amine Kouame   Morocco 23.83
45 9 4 Luke Hall   Eswatini 23.92
46 10 3 Yellow Yeiyah   Nigeria 24.01
46 11 2 Oliver Elliot   Chile 24.01
48 10 6 José Montoya   Costa Rica 24.12
49 11 8 Anthony Clark   French Polynesia 24.15
50 11 6 Serghei Golban   Moldova 24.23
51 11 1 Mohammad Bidaryan   Iran 24.33
52 11 7 Kareem Ennab   Jordan 24.35
53 9 7 Chakyl Camal   Mozambique 24.40
54 9 5 Christopher Duenas   Guam 24.41
55 10 5 Mikael Koloyan   Armenia 24.45
56 9 2 Julien Brice   Saint Lucia 24.59
57 8 3 Heshan Unamboowe   Sri Lanka 24.64
57 9 3 Gerard Baldrich Pujol   Andorra 24.64
59 10 1 Kevin Avila   Guatemala 24.66
60 8 6 Esau Simpson   Grenada 24.72
61 9 6 Nicholas Coard   Grenada 24.78
62 9 8 Niall Roberts   Guyana 24.80
63 8 4 Mahfizur Rahman Sagor   Bangladesh 24.82
64 10 8 Abbas Raad   Lebanon 24.95
65 8 7 Sergey Krovyakov   Turkmenistan 25.11
66 4 8 Adama Ouedraogo   Burkina Faso 25.33
67 9 1 Emile Bakale   Congo 25.38
68 7 7 Mark Thompson   Zambia 25.70
69 7 1 Indra Rakotondrazanaka   Madagascar 25.72
69 8 5 Kerson Hadley   F.S. Micronesia 25.72
71 7 5 Kouassi Brou   Ivory Coast 25.81
72 7 2 Christian Nikles   Brunei 25.86
73 6 3 Tolga Akcayli   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25.96
74 7 8 Mamadou Soumare   Mali 26.05
75 10 7 Tamir Andryei   Mongolia 26.26
76 8 1 John Kamyuka   Botswana 26.30
77 8 2 Shane Mangroo   Seychelles 26.32
78 7 3 Zachary Payne   Cook Islands 26.50
79 6 4 Tawil Majd   Palestine 26.65
80 6 5 Israr Hussain   Pakistan 27.03
81 6 8 Hemthon Ponloeu   Cambodia 27.22
82 6 7 Prasiddha Jung Shah     Nepal 27.30
83 5 7 Chamraen Youri Maximov   Cambodia 27.48
84 6 1 Ganzi Mugula   Uganda 27.58
84 4 3 Paul Edingue Ekane   Cameroon 27.58
84 6 6 Shailesh Shumsher Rana     Nepal 27.58
87 3 2 Mohamed Abd Elrawf Mahmoud   Sudan 27.67
88 4 4 Abdourahman Osman   Djibouti 27.69
89 4 5 Farhan Sultan   Bahrain 27.70
90 4 2 Giordan Harris   Marshall Islands 27.71
91 2 2 Jackson Niyomugabo   Rwanda 27.73
91 3 6 Ching Maou Wei   American Samoa 27.73
93 2 7 Patrick Rukundo   Rwanda 28.08
94 5 6 Zandan Gunsennorou   Mongolia 28.14
95 3 4 Shawn Wallace   Palau 28.21
96 8 8 Athoumani Youssouf   Comoros 28.52
97 4 6 Jeffrey Orel   Antigua and Barbuda 28.57
98 5 3 Conrad Gaira   Uganda 28.65
99 5 8 Mulualem Girma Teshale   Ethiopia 28.81
100 7 4 Ahmed Chawali   Comoros 28.82
101 3 8 Phathana Inthavong   Laos 28.94
102 5 2 Alisher Chingizov   Tajikistan 29.05
103 4 7 Ammaar Ghadiyali   Tanzania 29.23
104 4 1 Anauska Ndinga   Congo 29.24
105 2 4 Mohamed Eltayeb   Sudan 29.49
106 1 4 Christian Nassif   Central African Republic 29.71
107 5 4 Amadou Camara   Guinea 29.72
108 3 3 Wilfrid Tevoedjre   Benin 31.49
109 2 5 Daniel Langinbelik   Marshall Islands 31.73
110 3 1 Iourhanta Mohamed Osman   Djibouti 31.79
111 7 6 Seele Benjamin Ntai   Lesotho 32.74
112 3 7 Mohamed Mamaiv Sani   Niger 33.37
113 3 5 Razak Marafa   Niger 33.83
114 5 5 Tsepo Mafa   Lesotho 34.54
115 1 5 Gailloty Croyeb   Central African Republic 35.11
116 2 3 Eycub Leebeid   Mauritania 45.18
1 3 Yau Mutas   DR Congo DNS
2 6 Hamza Labeid   Mauritania DSQ
5 1 Mamot Faye   Gambia DNS
6 2 Folarin Ogunsola   Gambia DNS
12 2 Nabil Kebbab   Algeria DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held at 18:35.[2]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Nathan Adrian   United States 21.94 Q
2 7 Luca Dotto   Italy 21.97 Q
3 2 Alain Bernard   France 22.07 Q
4 1 Matt Targett   Australia 22.09
5 6 Marco Orsi   Italy 22.13
6 5 Adam Brown   Great Britain 22.21
7 3 Stefan Nystrand   Sweden 22.23
8 8 Andrey Grechin   Russia 22.36

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Bruno Fratus   Brazil 21.76 Q
2 4 César Cielo   Brazil 21.79 Q
3 3 Krisztián Takács   Hungary 21.97 Q
4 5 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 22.02 Q
4 7 Gideon Louw   South Africa 22.02 Q
6 6 Sergey Fesikov   Russia 22.09
7 2 Matthew Abood   Australia 22.16
8 8 Roland Schoeman   South Africa 22.42

SwimoffEdit

[3]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Matt Targett   Australia 22.15
2 5 Sergey Fesikov   Russia 22.32

FinalEdit

The final was held at 18:09.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 César Cielo   Brazil 21.52
  6 Luca Dotto   Italy 21.90
  8 Alain Bernard   France 21.92
4 3 Nathan Adrian   United States 21.93
5 4 Bruno Fratus   Brazil 21.96
6 2 Krisztián Takács   Hungary 21.99
7 1 George Bovell   Trinidad and Tobago 22.04
8 7 Gideon Louw   South Africa 22.11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle (heats)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-29.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle (semifinals)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-29.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle (swimoff)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-29.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle (final)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2011-07-30.[permanent dead link]

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