Swimming at the 2016 European Aquatics Championships – Men's 100 metre backstroke

The Men's 100 metre backstroke competition of the 2016 European Aquatics Championships was held on 16 and 17 May 2016.[1][2]

Men's 100 metre backstroke
at the 2016 European Aquatics Championships
Dates16–17 May
Competitors51 from 23 nations
Winning time53.79
Medalists
gold medal    France
silver medal    Russia
bronze medal    Italy
bronze medal    Greece
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RecordsEdit

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

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record Aaron Peirsol   United States 51.94 Indianapolis 8 July 2009
European record Camille Lacourt   France 52.11 Budapest 10 August 2010
Championship record

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 16 May at 10:37.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 2 Robert Glință   Romania 53.43 Q, NR
2 5 6 Apostolos Christou   Greece 53.77 Q
3 5 3 Shane Ryan   Ireland 54.21 Q
4 5 5 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 54.22 Q
5 4 4 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 54.31 Q
6 6 5 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 54.54 Q
7 4 5 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 54.63 Q
8 4 7 Guy Barnea   Israel 54.81 Q
9 4 3 Gábor Balog   Hungary 54.86 Q
10 5 4 Chris Walker-Hebborn   Great Britain 54.94 Q
11 6 4 Camille Lacourt   France 55.04 Q
12 4 2 Conor Ferguson   Ireland 55.06 Q
13 4 6 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 55.10 Q
14 5 7 David Gamburg   Israel 55.14
14 6 3 Christopher Ciccarese   Italy 55.14 Q
16 5 1 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 55.15
17 6 6 Nikita Ulyanov   Russia 55.25 Q
18 4 9 Dávid Földházi   Hungary 55.37 S-off
18 6 9 Ádám Telegdy   Hungary 55.37 S-off
20 5 9 Tomáš Franta   Czech Republic 55.38
21 4 1 Viktar Staselovich   Belarus 55.40
22 6 1 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 55.45
23 6 7 Benjamin Stasiulis   France 55.52
24 3 6 Mattias Carlsson   Sweden 55.53
25 2 4 Petter Fredriksson   Sweden 55.76
26 5 0 Anton Loncar   Croatia 55.83
27 5 8 Ralf Tribuntsov   Estonia 55.92
28 4 0 Marcin Tarczyński   Poland 56.02
29 2 5 Marko Rabar   Croatia 56.09
30 6 8 Carl-Louis Schwarz   Germany 56.16
31 3 5 Gabriel Lopes   Portugal 56.17
32 3 2 Ģirts Feldbergs   Latvia 56.22
33 3 4 Doruk Tekin   Turkey 56.32
34 3 7 Zámbó Balázs   Hungary 56.39
35 3 3 Kristian Komlenić   Croatia 56.43
36 1 4 Raphaël Stacchiotti   Luxembourg 56.48
37 3 8 Ege Başer   Turkey 56.60
38 2 7 Baslakov İskender   Turkey 56.66
39 1 5 Karl Luht   Estonia 56.76
39 6 0 Michail Kontizas   Greece 56.76
41 2 2 Teo Kolonic   Croatia 56.79
42 1 3 Endri Vinter   Estonia 56.80
43 3 9 Axel Pettersson   Sweden 56.85
44 3 0 Daniel Martin   Romania 56.91
45 4 8 Joseph Hulme   Great Britain 57.21
46 2 6 Nils Van Audekerke   Belgium 57.33
47 3 1 Gytis Stankevičius   Lithuania 57.41
48 2 0 Boris Kirillov   Azerbaijan 57.53
49 2 1 Roman Dmitriyev   Czech Republic 57.56
50 2 3 Pāvels Vilcāns   Latvia 58.17
51 2 8 Andrei Gussev   Estonia 58.25
5 2 Danas Rapšys   Lithuania DNS

Swim-offEdit

The Swim-off were held on 16 May at 12:18.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Dávid Földházi   Hungary 55.26 Q
2 5 Ádám Telegdy   Hungary 55.58

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 16 May at 18:17.[5]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Apostolos Christou   Greece 53.36 Q
2 3 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 53.86 Q
3 5 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 54.18 Q
4 2 Chris Walker-Hebborn   Great Britain 54.77
5 7 Conor Ferguson   Ireland 54.99
6 6 Guy Barnea   Israel 55.03
7 1 Christopher Ciccarese   Italy 55.06
8 8 Dávid Földházi   Hungary 55.35

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 53.70 Q
2 7 Camille Lacourt   France 54.09 Q
3 4 Robert Glință   Romania 54.14 Q
4 2 Gábor Balog   Hungary 54.20 Q
5 5 Shane Ryan   Ireland 54.39 Q
6 1 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 54.43
7 8 Nikita Ulyanov   Russia 54.48
8 6 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 54.64

FinalEdit

The final was on 17 May at 18:15.[6]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  6 Camille Lacourt   France 53.79
  5 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 53.89
  3 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 54.19
  4 Apostolos Christou   Greece 54.19
5 1 Gábor Balog   Hungary 54.35
6 2 Robert Glință   Romania 54.36
6 7 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 54.36
8 8 Shane Ryan   Ireland 54.49

ReferencesEdit