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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
Dates 8 August (heats and semifinals)
9 August (final)
Competitors 68 from 61 nations
Winning time 24.23
Medalists
gold medal     France
silver medal     United States
bronze medal     Australia
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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   Liam Tancock (GBR) 24.04 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009
Championship 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
69 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