Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre backstroke
|Men's 50 metre backstroke |
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
|Dates||8 August (heats and semifinals)|
9 August (final)
|Competitors||68 from 61 nations|
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|
The heats were held at 09:54.
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.
The semifinals were held on 8 August at 18.45.
|1||4||Matt Grevers||United States||24.59||Q|
|3||3||Liam Tancock||Great Britain||24.75||Q|
|3||3||David Plummer||United States||24.82||Q|
|4||8||Lavrans Solli||Norway||24.93||Q, NR|
The final was held on 9 August at 16:32.
|5||Matt Grevers||United States||24.61|
|7||2||Liam Tancock||Great Britain||24.88|
|8||1||David Plummer||United States||24.95|
- Start list
- Heats results
- "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.
- Semifinal results
- Final results