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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
Dates 6 August (heats and semifinals)
7 August (final)
Competitors 52 from 44 nations
Winning time 2:07.76
Medalists
gold medal     Germany
silver medal     United States
bronze medal     Hungary
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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   Akihiro Yamaguchi (JPN) 2:07.01 Gifu, Gifu, Japan 15 September 2012
Championship 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   Swaziland 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