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

The Men's 200 metre breaststroke 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 breaststroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m breaststroke M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates6 August (heats and semifinals)
7 August (final)
Competitors52 from 44 nations
Winning time2:07.76
Medalists
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Hungary
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Akihiro Yamaguchi (JPN) 2:07.01 Gifu, Gifu, Japan 15 September 2012
Competition record   Dániel Gyurta (HUN) 2:07.23 Barcelona, Spain 2 August 2013

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 10:33.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 4 Marco Koch   Germany 2:09.12 Q
2 6 3 Andrew Willis   Great Britain 2:09.35 Q
3 6 7 Mao Feilian   China 2:09.56 Q, NR
4 5 4 Dmitriy Balandin   Kazakhstan 2:09.75 Q
5 4 5 Dániel Gyurta   Hungary 2:09.81 Q
6 5 0 Matti Mattsson   Finland 2:09.89 Q
7 6 5 Kevin Cordes   United States 2:09.94 Q
8 4 7 Anton Chupkov   Russia 2:09.97 Q
9 6 6 Ilya Khomenko   Russia 2:10.13 Q
10 4 2 Anton Sveinn McKee   Iceland 2:10.21 Q, NR
11 5 1 Erik Persson   Sweden 2:10.41 Q, NR
12 4 3 Nic Fink   United States 2:10.43 Q
13 4 4 Yasuhiro Koseki   Japan 2:10.47 Q
14 4 6 Christian vom Lehn   Germany 2:10.71 Q
15 5 7 Luca Pizzini   Italy 2:11.00 Q
16 5 3 Giedrius Titenis   Lithuania 2:11.11 Q
17 5 2 Li Xiang   China 2:11.30
18 4 0 Laurent Carnol   Luxembourg 2:11.65
18 5 9 Yannick Käser    Switzerland 2:11.65 NR
20 6 0 Carlos Claverie   Venezuela 2:12.33
21 4 1 Cameron van der Burgh   South Africa 2:12.37
22 6 8 Thomas Dahlia   France 2:12.64
23 3 4 Glenn Snyders   New Zealand 2:12.71
24 6 9 Tomáš Klobučník   Slovakia 2:12.74
25 5 6 Ryo Tateishi   Japan 2:13.23
26 5 5 Adam Peaty   Great Britain 2:13.24
27 4 9 Richard Funk   Canada 2:13.33
28 6 1 Panagiotis Samilidis   Greece 2:14.24
29 6 2 Thiago Simon   Brazil 2:14.28
30 3 3 Vladislav Mustafin   Uzbekistan 2:14.31
31 2 3 Daniils Bobrovs   Latvia 2:14.85
32 3 1 Jorge Murillo   Colombia 2:14.92
33 4 8 Ayrton Sweeney   South Africa 2:14.98
34 2 4 Martin Allikvee   Estonia 2:15.09 NR
35 3 6 Marcin Stolarski   Poland 2:15.47
36 3 9 Diogo Carvalho   Portugal 2:15.58
37 3 7 Ilya Shymanovich   Belarus 2:16.02
38 5 8 Felipe França Silva   Brazil 2:16.13
39 2 5 Lee Hsuan-yen   Chinese Taipei 2:16.28
40 2 2 Ahmad Al-Bader   Kuwait 2:16.50
41 3 8 Christoph Meier   Liechtenstein 2:17.07
42 2 7 Irakli Bolkvadze   Georgia 2:17.30
43 3 0 Azad Al-Barazi   Syria 2:18.19
44 3 5 Sandeep Sejwal   India 2:18.68
45 2 6 Mauro Castillo   Mexico 2:19.07
46 2 8 Arya Nasimi Shad   Iran 2:20.22
47 1 4 Anton Zheltyakov   Azerbaijan 2:20.83
48 3 2 Radomyos Matjiur   Thailand 2:21.30
49 2 1 Julian Fletcher   Bermuda 2:21.39
50 2 0 Denis Petrashov   Kyrgyzstan 2:22.84
51 1 5 Adriel Sanes   Virgin Islands 2:24.91
52 1 3 Simanga Dlamini   Eswatini 2:45.73

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held at 18:29.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

 
Semifinal 1
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Andrew Willis   Great Britain 2:08.72 Q
2 5 Dmitriy Balandin   Kazakhstan 2:09.22 Q
3 6 Anton Chupkov   Russia 2:09.64 Q, WJR
4 7 Nic Fink   United States 2:10.04
5 8 Giedrius Titenis   Lithuania 2:10.45
6 3 Matti Mattsson   Finland 2:10.51
7 2 Anton Sveinn McKee   Iceland 2:10.79
8 1 Christian vom Lehn   Germany 2:11.26

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Yasuhiro Koseki   Japan 2:08.03 Q
2 4 Marco Koch   Germany 2:08.34 Q
3 3 Dániel Gyurta   Hungary 2:08.53 Q
4 6 Kevin Cordes   United States 2:08.69 Q
5 5 Mao Feilian   China 2:09.54 Q, NR
6 2 Ilya Khomenko   Russia 2:09.86
7 7 Erik Persson   Sweden 2:10.87
8 8 Luca Pizzini   Italy 2:11.05

FinalEdit

The final was held at 18:55.[4]

 
Koch wins gold
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Marco Koch   Germany 2:07.76
  6 Kevin Cordes   United States 2:08.05
  3 Dániel Gyurta   Hungary 2:08.10
4 2 Andrew Willis   Great Britain 2:08.52
5 4 Yasuhiro Koseki   Japan 2:09.12
6 7 Dmitriy Balandin   Kazakhstan 2:09.58
7 8 Anton Chupkov   Russia 2:09.96
8 1 Mao Feilian   China 2:10.02

ReferencesEdit