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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 800 metre freestyle

The men's 800 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 4 August with the heats and 5 August with the final.[1]

Men's 800 metre freestyle
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 800m freestyle M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates 4 August (heats)
5 August (final)
Competitors 41 from 36 nations
Winning time 7:39.96
Medalists
gold medal    China
silver medal    Italy
bronze medal    Australia
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Contents

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Zhang Lin (CHN) 7:32.12 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009
Competition record   Zhang Lin (CHN) 7:32.12 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held at 10:30.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 3 Connor Jaeger   United States 7:44.47 Q
2 5 4 Gregorio Paltrinieri   Italy 7:45.15 Q
3 5 2 Stephen Milne   Great Britain 7:46.61 Q
4 5 6 Michael McBroom   United States 7:47.05 Q
5 5 5 Mack Horton   Australia 7:47.08 Q
6 4 5 Sun Yang   China 7:47.87 Q
7 5 8 Wojciech Wojdak   Poland 7:48.95 Q
8 3 6 Henrik Christiansen   Norway 7:49.70 Q, NR
9 5 1 Ahmed Akram   Egypt 7:49.83 NR
10 4 4 Ryan Cochrane   Canada 7:50.28
11 4 2 Damien Joly   France 7:50.30
12 4 0 Marc Sánchez   Spain 7:51.19
13 3 0 Mads Glæsner   Denmark 7:51.24 NR
14 3 5 Joris Bouchaut   France 7:52.37
15 4 1 Florian Vogel   Germany 7:53.61
16 4 9 Maarten Brzoskowski   Netherlands 7:54.31
17 4 3 Pál Joensen   Faroe Islands 7:55.01
18 3 4 Richárd Nagy   Slovakia 7:55.31 NR
19 5 9 Wang Kecheng   China 7:56.05
20 3 7 Nathan Capp   New Zealand 7:57.61 NR
21 3 8 Martín Naidich   Argentina 7:57.72
22 4 8 Sören Meißner   Germany 7:57.93
23 5 7 Gergely Gyurta   Hungary 7:58.70
24 4 6 Péter Bernek   Hungary 7:59.56
25 3 1 Serhiy Frolov   Ukraine 8:02.17
26 3 2 Esteban Enderica   Ecuador 8:03.17
27 3 9 Martin Bau   Slovenia 8:04.11
28 5 0 Myles Brown   South Africa 8:04.47
29 2 5 Vuk Čelić   Serbia 8:05.68
30 4 7 Jan Micka   Czech Republic 8:05.76
31 3 3 Matias Koski   Finland 8:07.28
32 2 6 Sven Arnar Saemundsson   Croatia 8:07.40 NR
33 2 1 Ido Haber   Israel 8:07.78
34 2 2 Alexei Sancov   Moldova 8:10.83
35 2 3 Marcelo Acosta   El Salvador 8:12.52
36 2 4 Ernest Maksumov   Russia 8:12.65
37 1 4 Alin Artimon   Romania 8:17.16
38 2 8 Sim Wee Sheng Welson Sim   Malaysia 8:18.20
39 2 7 Andy Arteta   Venezuela 8:19.39
40 1 5 Felipe Tapia   Chile 8:21.27
41 1 3 Pol Arias   Andorra 8:28.11

FinalEdit

 
Sun and Paltrinieri swim to medals

The final was held at 18:58.[3]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  7 Sun Yang   China 7:39.96
  5 Gregorio Paltrinieri   Italy 7:40.81 ER
  2 Mack Horton   Australia 7:44.02
4 4 Connor Jaeger   United States 7:44.51
5 8 Henrik Christiansen   Norway 7:45.66 NR
6 1 Wojciech Wojdak   Poland 7:45.90 NR
7 3 Stephen Milne   Great Britain 7:49.86
8 6 Michael McBroom   United States 7:55.30

ReferencesEdit