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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 100 metre backstroke

The Men's 100 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 3 August with the heats and the semifinals and 4 August with the final.[1]

Men's 100 metre backstroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 100m backstroke M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates 3 August (heats and semifinals)
4 August (final)
Competitors 68 from 58 nations
Winning time 52.40
Medalists
gold medal     Australia
silver medal     France
bronze medal     United States
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2015 FINA
World Championships

Kazan, Russia
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Mixed 3 m 10 m
Team
High diving
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km men women
Team team
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
Mixed relay
4×100 m freestyle medley
Synchronised swimming
Solo technical free
Duet technical free
Team technical free
combination
Mixed duet technical free
Water polo

Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Aaron Peirsol (USA) 51.94 Indianapolis, United States 8 July 2009
Championship record   Aaron Peirsol (USA) 52.19 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 3 August at 09:49.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 5 Mitch Larkin   Australia 52.50 Q, OC
2 7 4 Matt Grevers   United States 53.21 Q
3 6 4 Xu Jiayu   China 53.29 Q
4 6 6 Liam Tancock   Great Britain 53.35 Q
5 7 5 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 53.37 Q
6 6 3 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 53.57 Q
7 5 4 Chris Walker-Hebborn   Great Britain 53.64 Q
8 5 2 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 53.69 Q
9 7 3 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 53.74 Q
10 6 1 Jan-Philip Glania   Germany 53.78 Q
11 7 6 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 53.83 Q
12 5 3 Jérémy Stravius   France 53.92 Q
12 6 2 Camille Lacourt   France 53.92 Q
12 7 7 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 53.92 Q
15 5 6 Ben Treffers   Australia 54.00 Q
16 5 5 David Plummer   United States 54.06 Q
17 7 2 Masaki Kaneko   Japan 54.19
18 5 1 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 54.20
19 6 8 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 54.26
20 5 9 Li Guangyuan   China 54.34
21 7 9 Quah Zheng Wen   Singapore 54.40 NR
22 7 0 Corey Main   New Zealand 54.51
23 4 4 Gábor Balog   Hungary 54.65
24 7 8 Christian Diener   Germany 54.75
25 6 0 Park Seon-kwan   South Korea 54.80
26 6 7 Christopher Ciccarese   Italy 54.81
26 6 9 Juan Miguel Rando   Spain 54.81
28 5 0 Danas Rapšys   Lithuania 54.86
29 5 7 Russell Wood   Canada 54.90
30 4 3 Robert Glință   Romania 55.07
31 7 1 Apostolos Christou   Greece 55.10
32 4 1 Ralf Tribuntsov   Estonia 55.13 NR
33 4 0 Dylan Carter   Trinidad and Tobago 55.24
34 4 5 Lavrans Solli   Norway 55.28
35 5 8 Pavel Sankovich   Belarus 55.79
36 3 3 Mohamed Hussein   Egypt 55.85
37 3 8 Rexford Tullius   Virgin Islands 55.88
38 4 7 Omar Pinzón   Colombia 55.90
39 3 4 Lukas Rauftlin    Switzerland 56.11
40 4 6 Janis Šaltans   Latvia 56.15
41 3 6 Ryan Pini   Papua New Guinea 56.39
41 4 9 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia 56.39
43 3 5 Doruk Tekin   Turkey 56.57
44 4 8 Lê Nguyễn Paul   Vietnam 56.95
45 3 7 Petar Petrović   Serbia 57.44
46 2 6 Timothy Wynter   Jamaica 57.47
47 2 2 Boris Kirillov   Azerbaijan 57.50
48 3 9 Martin Zhelev   Bulgaria 57.55
49 2 3 Merdan Ataýew   Turkmenistan 57.57
50 3 0 Charles Hockin   Paraguay 57.84
51 2 1 David van der Colff   Botswana 57.95
52 3 1 Jamal Chavoshifar   Iran 58.75
53 1 5 Eisner Barbarena   Nicaragua 58.95
54 2 5 Ngou Pok Man   Macau 59.12
55 2 0 Jean Gómez   Dominican Republic 59.69
56 2 9 Lushano Lamprecht   Namibia 59.77
57 1 4 Hamdan Bayusuf   Kenya 1:00.07
58 2 8 Driss Lahrichi   Morocco 1:00.42
59 1 3 Adel Elfakir   Libya 1:00.84
60 2 7 Yaaqoub Al-Saadi   United Arab Emirates 1:01.04
61 1 2 Mohammed Bedour   Jordan 1:02.33
62 1 7 Mohammad Ahmed   Bangladesh 1:04.28
63 1 1 Farhan Saleh   Bahrain 1:04.94
64 1 8 Noah Al-Khulaifi   Qatar 1:05.36
65 1 6 Arnold Kisulo   Uganda 1:06.14
66 1 0 Temaruata Strickland   Cook Islands 1:10.89
67 1 9 Htut Ahnt Khaung   Myanmar 1:12.90
68 2 4 Daniel Ramírez   Mexico DNS
68 4 2 Albert Subirats   Venezuela DNS
68 3 2 Armando Barrera   Cuba DSQ

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 3 August at 17:48.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Matt Grevers   United States 52.73 Q
2 5 Liam Tancock   Great Britain 53.19 Q
3 8 David Plummer   United States 53.54
4 6 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 53.64
5 1 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 53.77
6 2 Jan-Philip Glania   Germany 53.78
7 3 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 53.88
8 7 Jérémy Stravius   France 54.54

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Mitch Larkin   Australia 52.38 Q, OC
2 1 Camille Lacourt   France 52.70 Q
3 3 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 53.13 Q
4 2 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 53.14 Q
5 5 Xu Jiayu   China 53.15 Q
6 6 Chris Walker-Hebborn   Great Britain 53.39 Q
7 7 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 53.60
8 8 Ben Treffers   Australia DSQ

FinalEdit

 
Larkin and Grevers after finishing the final heat

The final was held on 4 August at 18:36.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Mitch Larkin   Australia 52.40
  5 Camille Lacourt   France 52.48
  3 Matt Grevers   United States 52.66
4 7 Xu Jiayu   China 52.89
5 8 Chris Walker-Hebborn   Great Britain 53.02
6 6 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 53.10
7 2 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 53.23
8 1 Liam Tancock   Great Britain 53.37

ReferencesEdit