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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 100 metre backstroke

The Women's 100 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 3 August with the heats and the semifinals and 4 August with the final.[1]

Women's 100 metre backstroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 100m backstroke W.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates 3 August (heats and semifinals)
4 August (final)
Competitors 66 from 56 nations
Winning time 58.26
Medalists
gold medal     Australia
silver medal     Australia
bronze medal     Denmark
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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   Gemma Spofforth (GBR) 58.12 Rome, Italy 28 July 2009
Championship record   Gemma Spofforth (GBR) 58.12 Rome, Italy 28 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 3 August at 09:30.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 5 Katinka Hosszú   Hungary 58.78 Q, WD, NR
2 7 4 Emily Seebohm   Australia 59.04 Q
3 6 4 Madison Wilson   Australia 59.17 Q
4 5 4 Mie Nielsen   Denmark 59.40 Q
5 7 5 Missy Franklin   United States 59.59 Q
6 5 1 Anastasia Fesikova   Russia 59.84 Q
7 5 6 Lauren Quigley   Great Britain 1:00.14 Q
7 6 8 Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe 1:00.14 Q
9 5 0 Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir   Iceland 1:00.25 Q, NR
10 7 3 Etiene Medeiros   Brazil 1:00.33 Q
11 6 6 Elizabeth Simmonds   Great Britain 1:00.38 Q
12 4 3 Michelle Coleman   Sweden 1:00.55 Q, WD
12 6 5 Fu Yuanhui   China 1:00.55 Q
14 6 3 Chen Jie   China 1:00.58 Q
15 4 8 Alicja Tchórz   Poland 1:00.61 Q, NR
15 7 2 Dominique Bouchard   Canada 1:00.61 Q
17 7 6 Kathleen Baker   United States 1:00.62 Q
18 5 7 Hilary Caldwell   Canada 1:00.69 Q
19 4 6 Lisa Graf   Germany 1:00.71
20 7 7 Simona Baumrtová   Czech Republic 1:00.91
21 6 7 Jenny Mensing   Germany 1:00.97
22 5 3 Daria Ustinova   Russia 1:01.00
23 5 8 Mimosa Jallow   Finland 1:01.10 NR
23 6 2 Elena Gemo   Italy 1:01.10
25 3 5 Theodora Drakou   Greece 1:01.15 NR
26 4 1 Bobbie Gichard   New Zealand 1:01.26
27 3 4 Stephanie Au   Hong Kong 1:01.41
28 7 9 Katarína Listopadová   Slovakia 1:01.61
29 7 8 Yekaterina Rudenko   Kazakhstan 1:01.62
29 7 0 Sayaka Akase   Japan 1:01.62
31 6 1 Duane Da Rocha   Spain 1:01.63
32 5 2 Daryna Zevina   Ukraine 1:01.68
33 4 5 Mathilde Cini   France 1:01.77
34 7 1 Beryl Gastaldello   France 1:01.91
35 6 9 Gisela Morales   Guatemala 1:02.09
36 4 9 Park Han-byeol   South Korea 1:02.12
37 6 0 Margherita Panziera   Italy 1:02.17
38 4 4 Andrea Berrino   Argentina 1:02.37
39 3 7 Yulduz Kuchkarova   Uzbekistan 1:02.80
40 3 6 Ekaterina Avramova   Turkey 1:02.81
41 3 2 Jördis Steinegger   Austria 1:02.99
42 4 0 Carolina Colorado Henao   Colombia 1:03.26
43 5 9 Maaike de Waard   Netherlands 1:03.81
44 3 3 Matea Samardžić   Croatia 1:04.07
45 3 8 Zanre Oberholzer   Namibia 1:04.09
46 2 4 Karen Vilorio   Honduras 1:04.54
47 2 5 Inés Remersaro   Uruguay 1:04.73
48 3 9 Jessika Cossa   Mozambique 1:04.96
49 2 3 Kimiko Raheem FINA Independent Athletes 1:05.61
50 4 7 Lourdes Villasenor   Mexico 1:05.76
51 3 0 Roxanne Yu   Philippines 1:06.10
52 2 6 Heather Arseth   Mauritius 1:06.25
53 3 1 Anak Ratih   Indonesia 1:06.34
54 2 1 Lara Butler   Cayman Islands 1:06.71
55 4 2 Andrea García   Mexico 1:06.77
56 2 7 Talisa Lanoe   Kenya 1:07.05
57 2 2 Caylee Watson   Virgin Islands 1:07.34
58 1 4 Gaurika Singh     Nepal 1:08.12
59 2 8 Evelina Afoa   Samoa 1:08.43
60 2 0 Noura Mana   Morocco 1:10.79
61 2 9 Ani Poghosyan   Armenia 1:10.82
62 1 5 Enkhkhuslen Batbayar   Mongolia 1:13.52
63 1 3 Flaka Pruthi   Kosovo 1:14.29
64 1 6 Awa Ly N'diaye   Senegal 1:16.27
65 1 2 Roylin Akiwo   Palau 1:20.72
66 1 7 Nada Al-Bedwawi   United Arab Emirates 1:35.83

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 3 August at 18:24.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

 
Wilson wins the first semi
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Madison Wilson   Australia 59.05 Q
2 5 Missy Franklin   United States 59.42 Q
3 3 Lauren Quigley   Great Britain 59.71 Q
4 1 Dominique Bouchard   Canada 1:00.31
5 8 Hilary Caldwell   Canada 1:00.39
6 2 Elizabeth Simmonds   Great Britain 1:00.40
7 7 Chen Jie   China 1:00.42
8 6 Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir   Iceland 1:00.69

Semifinal 2Edit

 
Seebohm and Fesikova before the second semifinal
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Emily Seebohm   Australia 58.56 Q
2 5 Mie Nielsen   Denmark 58.84 Q, NR
3 7 Fu Yuanhui   China 59.33 Q
4 3 Anastasia Fesikova   Russia 59.55 Q
5 8 Kathleen Baker   United States 59.63 Q
6 2 Etiene Medeiros   Brazil 59.97
7 6 Kirsty Coventry   Zimbabwe 1:00.09
8 1 Alicja Tchórz   Poland 1:01.09

FinalEdit

 
Nielsen and Seebohm after finish

The final was held on 4 August at 17:40.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Emily Seebohm   Australia 58.26
  3 Madison Wilson   Australia 58.75
  5 Mie Nielsen   Denmark 58.86
4 6 Fu Yuanhui   China 59.02
5 2 Missy Franklin   United States 59.40
6 7 Anastasia Fesikova   Russia 59.66
7 8 Lauren Quigley   Great Britain 59.78
8 1 Kathleen Baker   United States 59.99

ReferencesEdit