Swimming at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre backstroke

The Men's 50 metre backstroke competition at the 2017 World Championships was held on 29 and 30 July 2017.[1][2]

Men's 50 metre backstroke
at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships
VenueDanube Arena
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Dates29 July (heats and semifinals)
30 July (final)
Competitors55 from 46 nations
Winning time24.35
Medalists
gold medal    France
silver medal    Japan
bronze medal    United States
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Liam Tancock (GBR) 24.04 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009
Competition record   Liam Tancock (GBR) 24.04 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 29 July at 09:51.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 5 Junya Koga   Japan 24.54 Q
2 5 4 Camille Lacourt   France 24.58 Q
3 6 4 Xu Jiayu   China 24.78 Q
7 5 Matt Grevers   United States Q
5 5 3 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.80 Q
6 7 7 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 24.86 Q
7 4 Justin Ress   United States Q
8 5 5 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 24.88 Q
9 5 6 Richárd Bohus   Hungary 24.93 Q
10 6 6 Pavel Sankovich   Belarus 24.94 Q, NR
11 5 1 Apostolos Christou   Greece 24.99 Q
12 5 0 Won Young-jun   South Korea 25.10 Q
7 3 Tomasz Polewka   Poland Q
14 6 3 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 25.13 Q
15 4 3 Javier Acevedo   Canada 25.16 Q
16 6 1 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia 25.17 Q
17 6 2 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 25.23
18 6 8 Matteo Milli   Italy 25.24
7 6 Mitch Larkin   Australia
20 7 2 Marek Ulrich   Germany 25.27
21 7 8 Bohdan Kasian   Ukraine 25.31
22 5 8 Josh Beaver   Australia 25.44
23 5 2 Shane Ryan   Ireland 25.48
24 6 7 Guy Barnea   Israel 25.52
25 4 4 Mohamed Samy   Egypt 25.55
7 1 Viktar Staselovich   Belarus
27 4 6 Charles Hockin   Paraguay 25.56
5 7 Gábor Balog   Hungary
6 0 Dmytro Gurnytskyi   Ukraine
30 7 9 Quah Zheng Wen   Singapore 25.58
31 7 0 Kacper Stokowski   Poland 25.63
32 6 9 Lê Nguyễn Paul   Vietnam 25.64
33 4 8 Markus Lie   Norway 25.71
34 4 5 Ralf Tribuntsov   Estonia 25.78
35 5 9 Gytis Stankevičius   Lithuania 25.90
36 4 2 Robinson Molina   Venezuela 25.94
37 4 7 Daniel Hunter   New Zealand 26.02
38 4 9 Gabriel Lópes   Portugal 26.05
39 3 4 Girts Feldberg   Latvia 26.27
40 3 3 Christopher Courtis   Barbados 26.42
41 3 5 Mehdi Benbara   Algeria 26.57
42 3 6 Driss Lahrichi   Morocco 26.60
43 3 7 Madhu Prathapan   India 27.17
44 3 2 David van der Colff   Botswana 27.67
45 3 1 Narang Pornsiriporn   Thailand 27.84
46 2 7 Juwel Ahmmed   Bangladesh 28.50
47 1 4 Muhammad Khan   Pakistan 28.97
48 3 8 Jayhan Odlum-Smith   Saint Lucia 29.95
49 3 0 Nabeel Hatoum   Palestine 30.69
50 1 3 Thol Thoeun   Cambodia 30.72
51 2 6 Santisouk Inthavong   Laos 31.96
52 2 1 Billy-Scott Irakose   Burundi 33.14
53 2 8 Ramziyor Khorkashov   Tajikistan 33.89
54 2 5 Ebrahim Al-Maleki   Yemen 34.07
55 3 9 Ablam Awoussou   Benin 34.47
1 5 Adama Ndir   Senegal DNS
2 4 Moris Beale   Sierra Leone
2 2 Chaoili Aonzoudine   Comoros
2 3 Tano Atta   Ivory Coast
4 0 Omar Pinzón   Colombia

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 29 July at 18:45.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Camille Lacourt   France 24.30 Q
2 5 Matt Grevers   United States 24.65 Q
3 2 Pavel Sankovich   Belarus 24.74 Q, NR
4 3 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 24.84 Q
5 6 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 24.86
6 1 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 24.91
7 7 Won Young-jun   South Korea 25.02 NR
8 8 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia 25.04 NR

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Junya Koga   Japan 24.44 Q
2 5 Xu Jiayu   China 24.67 Q
3 6 Justin Ress   United States 24.70 Q
4 3 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.81 Q
5 2 Richárd Bohus   Hungary 24.88
5 7 Apostolos Christou   Greece 24.88
7 1 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 24.95
8 8 Javier Acevedo   Canada 25.13 =NR

FinalEdit

The final was held on 30 July at 18:05.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Camille Lacourt   France 24.35
  5 Junya Koga   Japan 24.51
  3 Matt Grevers   United States 24.56
4 1 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.61
5 6 Xu Jiayu   China 24.74
6 2 Justin Ress   United States 24.77
7 7 Pavel Sankovich   Belarus 24.83
8 8 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 24.85

ReferencesEdit