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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre backstroke

The Men's 200 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 6 August with the heats and the semifinals and 7 August with the final.[1]

Men's 200 metre backstroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m backstroke M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates 6 August (heats and semifinals)
7 August (final)
Competitors 37 from 30 nations
Winning time 1:53.58
Medalists
gold medal     Australia
silver medal     Poland
bronze medal     Russia
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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) 1:51.92 Rome, Italy 31 July 2009
Championship record   Aaron Peirsol (USA) 1:51.92 Rome, Italy 31 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 09:56.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 5 Mitch Larkin   Australia 1:55.88 Q
2 3 4 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 1:56.68 Q
3 3 5 Ryan Murphy   United States 1:56.71 Q
4 3 3 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 1:56.78 Q
5 2 4 Xu Jiayu   China 1:56.90 Q
6 4 4 Tyler Clary   United States 1:56.92 Q
7 4 6 Christian Diener   Germany 1:57.42 Q
8 4 3 Josh Beaver   Australia 1:57.62 Q
9 2 3 Masaki Kaneko   Japan 1:57.63 Q
10 3 7 Leonardo de Deus   Brazil 1:57.73 Q
11 4 1 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 1:57.77 Q
12 2 2 Li Guangyuan   China 1:58.02 Q
13 2 5 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 1:58.09 Q
14 2 1 Corey Main   New Zealand 1:58.22 Q
15 4 2 Luca Mencarini   Italy 1:58.31 Q
16 2 6 Gábor Balog   Hungary 1:58.55 Q
17 4 7 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 1:58.64
18 3 6 Christopher Ciccarese   Italy 1:58.79
19 3 2 Danas Rapšys   Lithuania 1:59.00
20 2 7 Benjamin Stasiulis   France 1:59.05
21 1 5 Lavrans Solli   Norway 1:59.23
22 3 8 Omar Pinzón   Colombia 1:59.24
23 2 8 Carlos Omaña   Venezuela 1:59.59 NR
24 3 1 Mateusz Wysoczyński   Poland 2:00.26
25 4 9 Armando Barrera   Cuba 2:00.92
26 1 3 Rexford Tullius   Virgin Islands 2:01.22
27 4 0 Roman Dmytrijev   Czech Republic 2:01.49
28 3 0 Matias López   Paraguay 2:01.74
29 2 0 Lukas Rauftlin    Switzerland 2:03.00
30 1 6 Lin Shih-chieh   Chinese Taipei 2:04.00
31 1 4 Yeziel Morales   Puerto Rico 2:04.15
32 2 9 Lê Nguyễn Paul   Vietnam 2:04.78
33 3 9 Vuk Čelić   Serbia 2:05.54
34 1 2 Boris Kirillov   Azerbaijan 2:06.74
35 1 7 Lushano Lamprecht   Namibia 2:08.14
36 1 1 Driss Lahrichi   Morocco 2:09.14
37 1 8 Rami Elias   Sudan 2:19.53
38 4 8 Apostolos Christou   Greece DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held at 18:57.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 1:55.54 Q
2 4 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 1:55.76 Q
3 3 Tyler Clary   United States 1:56.58 Q
4 7 Li Guangyuan   China 1:57.12 Q
5 8 Gábor Balog   Hungary 1:57.91
6 2 Leonardo de Deus   Brazil 1:57.96
7 6 Josh Beaver   Australia 1:57.99
8 1 Corey Main   New Zealand 1:59.50

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Mitch Larkin   Australia 1:54.29 Q, OC
2 5 Ryan Murphy   United States 1:55.10 Q
3 3 Xu Jiayu   China 1:55.13 Q
4 1 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 1:55.54 Q
5 6 Christian Diener   Germany 1:57.17
6 2 Masaki Kaneko   Japan 1:57.33
7 8 Luca Mencarini   Italy 1:57.81
8 7 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 1:58.30

FinalEdit

The final was held on 7 August at 17:40.[4]

 
Before the final (from top: Clary, Kawecki, Xu, Larkin)
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Mitch Larkin   Australia 1:53.58 OC
  2 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 1:54.55
  6 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 1:54.60 NR
4 7 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 1:54.81
5 5 Ryan Murphy   United States 1:55.00
6 3 Xu Jiayu   China 1:55.20
7 1 Tyler Clary   United States 1:56.26
8 8 Li Guangyuan   China 1:56.79 WJ

ReferencesEdit