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Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 50 metre breaststroke

The Women's 50 metre breaststroke 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]

Women's 50 metre breaststroke
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 50m breaststroke W.jpg
Victory Ceremony
Dates8 August (heats and semifinals)
9 August (final)
Competitors74 from 67 nations
Winning time30.05
Medalists
gold medal    Sweden
silver medal    Jamaica
bronze medal    Russia
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Rūta Meilutytė (LTU) 29.48 Barcelona, Spain 3 August 2013
Competition record   Rūta Meilutytė (LTU) 29.48 Barcelona, Spain 3 August 2013

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 8 August at 10:08.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 4 Rūta Meilutytė   Lithuania 29.74 Q
2 6 4 Alia Atkinson   Jamaica 30.27 Q
3 7 5 Jennie Johansson   Sweden 30.30 Q
4 7 4 Jessica Hardy   United States 30.44 Q
5 8 5 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 30.45 Q
6 8 3 Mariya Liver   Ukraine 30.60 Q, NR
7 6 7 Fanny Lecluyse   Belgium 30.75 Q, NR
8 7 6 Jenna Laukkanen   Finland 30.79 Q, NR
9 6 5 Moniek Nijhuis   Netherlands 30.81 Q
10 7 3 Martina Carraro   Italy 30.83 Q
11 7 7 Rachel Nicol   Canada 30.86 Q
12 8 7 Arianna Castiglioni   Italy 30.90 Q
12 8 1 Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir   Iceland 30.90 Q, NR
14 8 0 Suo Ran   China 31.12 Q
15 8 2 Petra Chocová   Czech Republic 31.21 Q
16 6 2 Lorna Tonks   Australia 31.22 Q
17 7 2 Fiona Doyle   Ireland 31.31
18 5 6 Dominika Sztandera   Poland 31.34 NR
19 6 3 Micah Lawrence   United States 31.38
20 8 8 Amit Ivry   Israel 31.39
21 7 9 Jhennifer Conceição   Brazil 31.44
22 6 1 Viktoriya Zeynep Gunes   Turkey 31.45
23 6 6 Rikke Møller Pedersen   Denmark 31.48
24 7 8 Shi Jinglin   China 31.57
25 5 1 Aikaterini Sarakatsani   Greece 31.58
26 6 9 Alina Zmushka   Belarus 31.65
26 7 1 Veera Kivirinta   Finland 31.65
26 8 6 Sycerika McMahon   Ireland 31.65
29 5 7 Lena Kreundl   Austria 31.83
30 5 0 Mercedes Toledo   Venezuela 31.88 NR
31 5 5 Rie Kaneto   Japan 31.99
32 6 8 Tjaša Vozel   Slovenia 32.00
33 6 0 Martina Moravčíková   Czech Republic 32.08
34 5 3 Anna Sztankovics   Hungary 32.11
35 5 4 Julia Sebastian   Argentina 32.13
36 4 7 Mai Atef   Egypt 32.14
37 8 9 Maria Astashkina   Russia 32.18
38 4 4 Lucia Ledererova   Slovakia 32.20
38 7 0 Roanne Ho   Singapore 32.20
40 5 9 Maria Romanjuk   Estonia 32.30
41 4 2 Phee Phee Jinq En   Malaysia 32.37
42 5 8 Tatiana Chișca   Moldova 32.38
43 5 2 Yang Ji-won   South Korea 32.63
44 4 6 Kong Yvette Man Yi   Hong Kong 32.72
45 4 9 Evita Leter   Suriname 33.19
46 4 1 Daniela Carrillo   Mexico 33.53
47 4 3 Ivana Ninković   Bosnia and Herzegovina 33.77
48 4 5 Dariya Talanova   Kyrgyzstan 33.89
49 4 0 Lei On Kei   Macau 33.94
50 4 8 Sin Jin-hui   North Korea 34.02
51 3 5 Izzy Joachim   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 34.09
52 3 3 Amy Micallef   Malta 34.78
53 3 4 Jamila Lunkuse   Uganda 34.93
54 3 6 Chade Nersicio   Curaçao 35.30
55 3 2 Oreoluwa Cherebin   Grenada 35.39
56 3 7 Rechael Tonjor   Nigeria 36.10
57 3 0 Bonita Imsirovic   Botswana 36.46
58 3 1 Teona Bostashvili   Georgia 37.37
59 2 3 Darya Semyonova   Turkmenistan 37.64
60 3 9 Lianna Swan   Pakistan 37.66
61 2 6 Hemthon Vitiny   Cambodia 37.82
62 2 5 Angelika Ouedraogo   Burkina Faso 39.25
63 2 4 Karina Klimyk   Tajikistan 40.17
64 2 2 Daniah Hagul   Libya 41.17
65 1 7 Bellore Sangala   Congo 42.48
66 2 9 Siri Budcharern   Laos 44.14
67 1 6 Mohamed Nazlati   Comoros 45.75
68 2 0 Fatema Abdulmohsen   Bahrain 45.91
69 2 8 Tayamika Chang'anamuno   Malawi 47.00
70 1 3 Natasha Addai   Ghana 51.73
71 1 5 Mariama Sow   Guinea 52.65
72 2 1 Roukaya Mahamane   Niger 52.88
73 1 2 Bunturabie Jalloh   Sierra Leone 57.64
2 7 Laraiba Seibou   Benin DSQ
1 4 Liza Kafack   Cameroon DNS
3 8 Kokoe Ahyee   Ivory Coast DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 8 August at 17.56.[3]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Jessica Hardy   United States 30.25 Q
2 3 Mariya Liver   Ukraine 30.64 Q
3 4 Alia Atkinson   Jamaica 30.78 Q
4 1 Suo Ran   China 31.03
5 8 Lorna Tonks   Australia 31.05
6 2 Martina Carraro   Italy 31.17
6 7 Arianna Castiglioni   Italy 31.17
8 6 Jenna Laukkanen   Finland 31.18

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Rūta Meilutytė   Lithuania 29.98 Q
2 3 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 30.14 Q
3 5 Jennie Johansson   Sweden 30.39 Q
4 1 Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir   Iceland 30.90 Q, =NR
5 2 Moniek Nijhuis   Netherlands 30.99 Q
6 7 Rachel Nicol   Canada 31.04
6 6 Fanny Lecluyse   Belgium 31.04
8 8 Petra Chocová   Czech Republic 31.40

FinalEdit

The final was held on 9 August at 17:39.[4]

 
Johansson and Meilutytė after finish
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  6 Jennie Johansson   Sweden 30.05 NR
  7 Alia Atkinson   Jamaica 30.11 NR
  5 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 30.13
4 4 Rūta Meilutytė   Lithuania 30.14
5 3 Jessica Hardy   United States 30.20
6 8 Suo Ran   China 30.74
7 1 Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir   Iceland 31.12
8 2 Mariya Liver   Ukraine 31.14

ReferencesEdit