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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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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
Competition 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
6 2 Camille Lacourt   France Q
7 7 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 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
6 9 Juan Miguel Rando   Spain
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
4 9 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia
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
2 4 Daniel Ramírez   Mexico DNS
4 2 Albert Subirats   Venezuela DNS
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 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