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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 1500 metre freestyle

The Women's 1500 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 3 August with the heats and 4 August with the final.[1]

Women's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 1500m freestyle W.JPG
Medallists
Dates 3 August (heats)
4 August (final)
Competitors 25 from 21 nations
Winning time 15:25.48
Medalists
gold medal     United States
silver medal     New Zealand
bronze medal     Hungary
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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   Katie Ledecky (USA) 15:28.36 Gold Coast, Australia 24 August 2014
Championship record   Katie Ledecky (USA) 15:36.53 Barcelona, Spain 30 July 2013

The following new records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
3 August Heats Katie Ledecky   United States 15:27.71 WR, CR
4 August Final Katie Ledecky   United States 15:25.48 WR, CR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The Heats were held at 10:56.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Katie Ledecky   United States 15:27.71 Q, WR
2 2 5 Lotte Friis   Denmark 15:54.23 Q
3 3 5 Jessica Ashwood   Australia 15:56.52 Q
4 2 8 Kristel Köbrich   Chile 16:01.63 Q
5 2 4 Lauren Boyle   New Zealand 16:02.84 Q
6 3 3 Boglárka Kapás   Hungary 16:06.25 Q
7 2 3 Sharon van Rouwendaal   Netherlands 16:09.12 Q
8 3 7 Aurora Ponsele   Italy 16:12.01 Q
9 3 2 Leonie Beck   Germany 16:13.73
10 2 7 Jessica Thielmann   Great Britain 16:21.21
11 2 0 Gaja Natlačen   Slovenia 16:24.83
12 2 6 Isabelle Härle   Germany 16:25.04
13 3 6 Martina Caramignoli   Italy 16:27.13
14 3 0 Wang Guoyue   China 16:28.18
15 2 2 Tjasa Oder   Slovenia 16:31.22
16 2 1 Julia Hassler   Liechtenstein 16:32.04
17 1 5 Valerie Gruest   Guatemala 16:34.81
18 3 1 Katy Campbell   United States 16:39.98
19 1 4 Monique Olivier   Luxembourg 16:43.21
20 2 9 Montserrat Ortuño   Mexico 16:43.64
21 3 8 Samantha Arévalo   Ecuador 16:48.52
22 3 9 Martina Elhenická   Czech Republic 16:50.22
23 1 3 Rachel Tseng   Singapore 17:26.53
24 1 6 Lena Rannvaardottir   Faroe Islands 18:21.09
25 1 2 Bo-Anne Bos   Curaçao 18:57.27

FinalEdit

The final was held on 4 August at 18:05.[3]

 
Ledecky swims to gold and WR
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Katie Ledecky   United States 15:25.48 WR
  2 Lauren Boyle   New Zealand 15:40.14 OC
  7 Boglárka Kapás   Hungary 15:47.09 NR
4 5 Lotte Friis   Denmark 15:49.00
5 3 Jessica Ashwood   Australia 15:52.17 NR
6 1 Sharon van Rouwendaal   Netherlands 16:03.74
7 6 Kristel Köbrich   Chile 16:06.55
8 8 Aurora Ponsele   Italy 16:09.57

ReferencesEdit