Swimming at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 800 metre freestyle

The Men's 800 metre freestyle competition at the 2017 World Championships was held on 25 and 26 July 2017.[1][2]

Men's 800 metre freestyle
at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships
VenueDanube Arena
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Dates25 July (heats)
26 July (final)
Competitors30 from 27 nations
Winning time7:40.77
Medalists
gold medal    Italy
silver medal    Poland
bronze medal    Italy
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Zhang Lin (CHN) 7:32.12 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009
Competition record   Zhang Lin (CHN) 7:32.12 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 25 July at 10:31.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Gregorio Paltrinieri   Italy 7:45.31 Q
2 3 3 Wojciech Wojdak   Poland 7:46.39 Q
3 3 5 Henrik Christiansen   Norway 7:47.61 Q
4 3 1 Felix Auböck   Austria 7:49.24 Q, NR
5 4 3 Sun Yang   China 7:49.28 Q
6 4 4 Gabriele Detti   Italy 7:49.67 Q
7 4 1 Florian Wellbrock   Germany 7:50.89 Q
8 4 2 Zane Grothe   United States 7:50.97 Q
9 4 0 Ahmed Akram   Egypt 7:51.41
10 3 6 Clark Smith   United States 7:51.83
11 4 8 Victor Johansson   Sweden 7:52.66 NR
12 4 9 Anton Ipsen   Denmark 7:53.37
13 4 7 Jack McLoughlin   Australia 7:53.51
14 2 3 Marcelo Acosta   El Salvador 7:55.70
15 2 1 Ferry Weertman   Netherlands 7:56.44
16 4 6 Jan Micka   Czech Republic 7:56.71
17 3 7 Qiu Ziao   China 7:57.47
18 3 8 Ilya Druzhinin   Russia 8:00.27
19 3 0 Martin Bau   Slovenia 8:00.32
20 2 4 Richard Nagy   Slovakia 8:01.42
21 3 2 Gergely Gyurta   Hungary 8:03.87
22 2 2 Ricardo Vargas   Mexico 8:04.17
23 3 9 Antonio Arroyo   Spain 8:04.68
24 2 6 Dimitrios Negris   Greece 8:05.88
25 2 8 Guilherme Pina   Portugal 8:08.96
26 2 5 Martín Naidich   Argentina 8:12.00
27 2 7 Marc Hinawi   Israel 8:12.39
28 1 4 Óli Mortensen   Faroe Islands 8:16.25
29 1 5 Constantinos Hadjittooulis   Cyprus 8:23.30
30 1 3 Franci Aleksi   Albania 8:37.23
4 5 Mack Horton   Australia DNS

FinalEdit

The final was held on 26 July at 19:05.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  7 Gabriele Detti   Italy 7:40.77 ER
  5 Wojciech Wojdak   Poland 7:41.73 NR
  4 Gregorio Paltrinieri   Italy 7:42.44
4 3 Henrik Christiansen   Norway 7:44.21 NR
5 2 Sun Yang   China 7:48.87
6 6 Felix Auböck   Austria 7:51.20
7 1 Florian Wellbrock   Germany 7:52.27
8 8 Zane Grothe   United States 7:52.43

ReferencesEdit