Swimming at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 100 metre backstroke

The Men's 100 metre backstroke competition at the 2017 World Championships was held on 24 and 25 July 2017.[1][2]

Men's 100 metre backstroke
at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships
VenueDanube Arena
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Dates24 July (heats and semifinals)
25 July (final)
Competitors48 from 42 nations
Winning time52.44
Medalists
gold medal    China
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    United States
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Ryan Murphy (USA) 51.85 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13 August 2016
Competition record   Aaron Peirsol (USA) 52.19 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 24 July at 09:47.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Xu Jiayu   China 52.77 Q
2 5 5 Matt Grevers   United States 52.92 Q
3 4 5 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 53.18 Q
4 5 4 Ryan Murphy   United States 53.26 Q
5 5 3 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 53.54 Q
6 4 3 Apostolos Christou   Greece 53.55 Q
7 3 4 Mitch Larkin   Australia 53.72 Q
7 3 5 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 53.72 Q
9 3 2 Corey Main   New Zealand 53.97 Q
10 3 3 Li Guangyuan   China 54.04 Q
11 3 1 Matteo Milli   Italy 54.17 Q
12 4 2 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 54.30 Q
13 3 6 Shane Ryan   Ireland 54.33 Q
14 5 1 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 54.39 Q
15 5 6 Javier Acevedo   Canada 54.43 Q
16 4 6 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 54.51 Q
17 4 7 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 54.52
18 4 8 Quah Zheng Wen   Singapore 54.68
19 5 7 Mikita Tsmyh   Belarus 54.69
20 5 2 Zac Incerti   Australia 54.82
21 3 7 Gábor Balog   Hungary 54.88
22 5 8 Marek Ulrich   Germany 54.90
23 4 1 Hugo González   Spain 55.05
24 3 8 Youssef Abdalla   Egypt 55.60
25 2 6 Gytis Stankevičius   Lithuania 55.80
25 4 9 Ralf Tribuntsov   Estonia 55.80
27 2 5 Charles Hockin   Paraguay 55.81 NR
27 3 0 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia 55.81
29 3 9 Anton Loncar   Croatia 55.88
30 4 0 Gabriel Lópes   Portugal 55.99
31 5 0 Dmytro Gurnytskyi   Ukraine 56.05
32 2 3 Girts Feldberg   Latvia 56.24
33 2 4 Geoffroy Mathieu   France 56.38
34 5 9 Lê Nguyễn Paul   Vietnam 56.64
35 2 7 Christopher Courtis   Barbados 57.23
36 2 8 Driss Lahrichi   Morocco 57.46
37 1 4 Mehdi Benbara   Algeria 57.59
38 1 1 Adel El-Fakir   Libya 58.48
39 2 9 Madhu Prathapan   India 58.49
40 1 6 Ronan Wantenaar   Namibia 58.91
41 1 3 Eisner Barberena   Nicaragua 59.82
42 2 1 Boris Kirillov   Azerbaijan 1:00.07
43 1 2 Steven Maina   Kenya 1:00.55
44 2 0 David van der Colff   Botswana 1:00.56
45 1 7 Juwel Ahmmed   Bangladesh 1:03.55
46 1 8 Boldbaataryn Buyantogtokh   Mongolia 1:04.52
1 5 Yaaqoub Al-Saadi   United Arab Emirates DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 24 July at 17:48.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Ryan Murphy   United States 52.95 Q
2 4 Matt Grevers   United States 52.97 Q
3 6 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 53.71 Q
4 2 Li Guangyuan   China 53.84
4 8 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 53.84
6 1 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 53.92
7 3 Apostolos Christou   Greece 54.04
8 7 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 54.12

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Xu Jiayu   China 52.44 Q
2 3 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 53.02 Q
3 5 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 53.06 Q
4 6 Mitch Larkin   Australia 53.19 Q
5 2 Corey Main   New Zealand 53.76 Q
6 1 Shane Ryan   Ireland 53.94
7 8 Javier Acevedo   Canada 54.11
8 7 Matteo Milli   Italy 54.44

FinalEdit

The final was held on 25 July at 18:36.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Xu Jiayu   China 52.44
  3 Matt Grevers   United States 52.48
  5 Ryan Murphy   United States 52.59
4 6 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 53.03
5 2 Grigory Tarasevich   Russia 53.12
6 7 Mitch Larkin   Australia 53.24
7 1 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 53.66
8 8 Corey Main   New Zealand 53.87

ReferencesEdit