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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre backstroke

The Men's 50 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 8 August with the heats and the semifinals and 9 August with the final.[1]

Men's 50 metre backstroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 50m backstroke M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates8 August (heats and semifinals)
9 August (final)
Competitors68 from 61 nations
Winning time24.23
Medalists
gold medal    France
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Australia
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Liam Tancock (GBR) 24.04 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009
Competition record   Liam Tancock (GBR) 24.04 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 09:54.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Camille Lacourt   France 24.56 Q
2 5 3 Matt Grevers   United States 24.68 Q
3 6 4 Ben Treffers   Australia 24.74 Q
4 5 5 Mitch Larkin   Australia 24.77 Q
5 6 5 David Plummer   United States 24.79 Q
6 6 6 Liam Tancock   Great Britain 24.91 Q
7 7 5 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.95 Q
8 7 7 Pavel Sankovich   Belarus 24.97 Q, NR
9 7 6 Carl Schwarz   Germany 25.12 Q
10 6 2 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 25.14 Q
11 7 2 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 25.21 Q
12 7 3 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 25.25 Q
13 5 1 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 25.27 Q
13 7 4 Vladimir Morozov   Russia 25.27 Q
15 5 7 Lavrans Solli   Norway 25.28 Q
16 6 3 Miguel Ortiz-Cañavate   Spain 25.29 QSO
16 6 1 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 25.29 QSO
18 5 6 Guy Barnea   Israel 25.31
19 5 0 Park Seon-kwan   South Korea 25.33
20 7 8 Quah Zheng Wen   Singapore 25.44
21 4 6 Ralf Tribuntsov   Estonia 25.45
22 4 4 Robert Glință   Romania 25.48
23 4 5 Masaki Kaneko   Japan 25.49
24 6 8 Apostolos Christou   Greece 25.50
25 5 2 Juan Miguel Rando   Spain 25.54
26 6 0 François Heersbrandt   Belgium 25.55
27 4 1 Federico Grabich   Argentina 25.60
28 3 1 Alexis Santos   Portugal 25.70
29 7 1 Xu Jiayu   China 25.71
30 5 8 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia 25.77
31 6 7 Russell Wood   Canada 25.79
32 7 0 Viktar Staselovich   Belarus 25.85
33 4 7 Iskender Baskalov   Turkey 25.94
34 4 3 Albert Subirats   Venezuela 26.07
35 4 8 Ryan Pini   Papua New Guinea 26.11
36 7 9 Lê Nguyễn Paul   Vietnam 26.14
37 5 9 Janis Šaltans   Latvia 26.19
38 4 2 Kasipat Chograthin   Thailand 26.20
39 4 9 Omar Pinzón   Colombia 26.27
40 3 5 Mohamed Hussein   Egypt 26.42
40 3 3 Daniil Bukin   Uzbekistan 26.42
42 3 8 Jamal Chavoshifar   Iran 26.53
43 3 7 David McLeod   Trinidad and Tobago 26.54
44 4 0 Charles Hockin   Paraguay 26.57
45 2 5 Merdan Atayev   Turkmenistan 26.64
46 3 6 Martin Zhelev   Bulgaria 26.66
47 3 0 Tern Tern   Malaysia 26.73
48 3 4 Daniel Ramírez   Mexico 26.84
49 2 6 David van der Colff   Botswana 26.88
50 3 2 Riyad Djendouci   Algeria 27.20
51 3 9 Ngou Pok Man   Macau 27.20
52 2 3 Timothy Wynter   Jamaica 27.21
53 2 7 Eisner Barbarena   Nicaragua 27.35
54 2 2 Hamdan Bayusuf   Kenya 27.74
55 2 4 Yaaqoub Al-Saadi   United Arab Emirates 28.04
56 2 8 Noah Mascoll-Gomes   Antigua and Barbuda 28.69
57 2 1 Samson Forcados   Nigeria 28.70
58 2 9 Mohammad Ahmed   Bangladesh 29.10
59 2 0 Faraj Saleh   Bahrain 29.66
60 1 3 Adam Allouche   Lebanon 29.91
61 1 4 Arnold Kisulo   Uganda 29.98
62 1 5 Kerry Ollivierre   Grenada 30.42
63 1 6 Kwesi Jackson   Ghana 31.08
64 1 7 Ramziyor Khorkashov   Tajikistan 33.15
65 1 8 Santisouk Inthavong   Laos 33.24
66 1 2 Tano Atta   Ivory Coast 33.92
67 1 0 Ebrahim Al-Maleki   Yemen 34.19
68 1 1 Moris Beale   Sierra Leone 35.85
6 9 Gábor Balog   Hungary DNS

Swim-offEdit

It was established that there would be a swim-off between the Brazilian Guilherme Guido and the Spanish Miguel Ortiz. However Guido chose not to swim the race, preferring to rest and focus on the 4 × 100 medley relay.[3]

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 8 August at 18.45.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Matt Grevers   United States 24.59 Q
2 5 Mitch Larkin   Australia 24.65 Q
3 3 Liam Tancock   Great Britain 24.75 Q
4 1 Vladimir Morozov   Russia 24.77 Q
5 6 Pavel Sankovich   Belarus 25.02
6 2 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 25.04
7 7 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 25.11 NR
8 8 Miguel Ortiz-Cañavate   Spain 25.19

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Camille Lacourt   France 24.27 Q
2 5 Ben Treffers   Australia 24.64 Q
3 3 David Plummer   United States 24.82 Q
4 8 Lavrans Solli   Norway 24.93 Q, NR
5 6 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.94
6 7 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 25.05
7 2 Carl Schwarz   Germany 25.20
8 1 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 25.42

FinalEdit

The final was held on 9 August at 16:32.[5]

 
Final
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Camille Lacourt   France 24.23
  5 Matt Grevers   United States 24.61
  3 Ben Treffers   Australia 24.69
4 6 Mitch Larkin   Australia 24.70
5 7 Vladimir Morozov   Russia 24.73
6 8 Lavrans Solli   Norway 24.84 NR
7 2 Liam Tancock   Great Britain 24.88
8 1 David Plummer   United States 24.95

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Start list
  2. ^ Heats results
  3. ^ "Etiene goes to semifinal of 50, and Brazil in the final of the mixed relay". Best Swimming (in Portuguese). August 8, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2015.
  4. ^ Semifinal results
  5. ^ Final results