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

The Men's 200 metre butterfly competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 4 August with the heats and the semifinals and 5 August with the final.[1]

Men's 200 metre butterfly
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m butterfly M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates 4 August (heats and semifinals)
5 August (final)
Competitors 40 from 33 nations
Winning time 1:53.48
Medalists
gold medal    Hungary
silver medal    South Africa
bronze medal    Poland
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Michael Phelps (USA) 1:51.51 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009
Competition record   Michael Phelps (USA) 1:51.51 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 10:15.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 László Cseh   Hungary 1:53.71 Q
2 3 3 Viktor Bromer   Denmark 1:54.47 Q, NR
3 4 4 Daiya Seto   Japan 1:55.60 Q
4 4 3 Jan Świtkowski   Poland 1:55.78 Q
5 2 5 Leonardo de Deus   Brazil 1:55.83 Q
6 2 3 Tyler Clary   United States 1:55.86 Q
7 4 5 Masato Sakai   Japan 1:55.97 Q
8 4 2 David Morgan   Australia 1:56.05 Q
9 3 5 Tom Shields   United States 1:56.12 Q
10 2 7 Stefanos Dimitriadis   Greece 1:56.23 Q, NR
11 3 7 Sebastien Rousseau   South Africa 1:56.29 Q
12 4 6 Louis Croenen   Belgium 1:56.33 Q
13 3 6 Joseph Schooling   Singapore 1:56.85 Q
14 2 4 Chad le Clos   South Africa 1:56.92 Q
2 6 Grant Irvine   Australia Q
16 4 8 Alexander Kunert   Germany 1:57.28 Q
17 2 0 Jan Šefl   Czech Republic 1:57.63
18 3 2 Francesco Pavone   Italy 1:57.69
19 4 7 Evgeny Koptelov   Russia 1:58.06
20 2 1 Wang Pudong   China 1:58.20
21 4 1 Quah Zheng Wen   Singapore 1:58.32
22 3 0 Alexandru Coci   Romania 1:58.43
23 2 8 Robert Žbogar   Slovenia 1:58.55
24 4 0 Nils Liess    Switzerland 1:58.76
25 3 1 Hao Yun   China 1:59.04
26 2 2 Aleksandr Kudashev   Russia 1:59.33
27 3 9 Gal Nevo   Israel 1:59.45
28 4 9 Marcos Lavado   Venezuela 1:59.85
29 1 5 Esnaider Reales   Colombia 2:01.13
30 3 8 Nuno Quintanilha   Portugal 2:01.46
31 1 3 Sajan Prakash   India 2:01.63
32 1 6 Jessie Lacuna   Philippines 2:03.84
33 1 4 Bradlee Ashby   New Zealand 2:04.31
34 2 9 Hsu Chi-chieh   Chinese Taipei 2:04.48
35 1 2 Ayman Kelzi   Syria 2:04.60
36 1 8 Mihajlo Čeprkalo   Bosnia and Herzegovina 2:05.64
37 1 7 Teimuraz Kobakhidze   Georgia 2:06.19
38 1 1 Nouamane Batahi   Morocco 2:07.54
39 1 0 Aldo Castillo   Bolivia 2:15.38
40 1 9 Noah Al-Khulaifi   Qatar 2:26.71

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 4 August at 19:04.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Chad le Clos   South Africa 1:54.50 Q
2 4 Viktor Bromer   Denmark 1:54.82 Q
3 5 Jan Świtkowski   Poland 1:55.42 Q
4 7 Louis Croenen   Belgium 1:55.49 Q
5 2 Stefanos Dimitriadis   Greece 1:56.31
6 3 Tyler Clary   United States 1:56.47
7 8 Alexander Kunert   Germany 1:57.29
8 6 David Morgan   Australia 1:58.83

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 László Cseh   Hungary 1:53.53 Q
2 6 Masato Sakai   Japan 1:54.75 Q
3 5 Daiya Seto   Japan 1:54.95 Q
4 2 Tom Shields   United States 1:55.75 Q
5 3 Leonardo de Deus   Brazil 1:56.02
6 1 Joseph Schooling   Singapore 1:56.11
7 7 Sebastien Rousseau   South Africa 1:56.96
8 8 Grant Irvine   Australia 1:57.94

FinalEdit

 
László Cseh wins gold

The final was held at 17:52.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 László Cseh   Hungary 1:53.48
  5 Chad le Clos   South Africa 1:53.68
  7 Jan Świtkowski   Poland 1:54.10
4 3 Masato Sakai   Japan 1:54.24
5 6 Viktor Bromer   Denmark 1:54.66
6 2 Daiya Seto   Japan 1:55.16
7 1 Louis Croenen   Belgium 1:55.39 NR
8 8 Tom Shields   United States 1:56.17

ReferencesEdit