Swimming at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 50 metre breaststroke

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

Women's 50 metre breaststroke
at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships
VenueDanube Arena
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Dates29 July (heats and semifinals)
30 July (final)
Competitors53 from 48 nations
Winning time29.40 WR
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Russia
bronze medal    United States
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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

The following new records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
30 July Final Lilly King   United States 29.40 WR, CR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 29 July at 10:07.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 4 Lilly King   United States 29.76 Q
2 5 4 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 29.99 Q
3 5 3 Arianna Castiglioni   Italy 30.33 Q, NR
4 6 5 Katie Meili   United States 30.37 Q
5 4 5 Jennie Johansson   Sweden 30.40 Q
6 4 4 Rūta Meilutytė   Lithuania 30.58 Q
7 5 6 Jessica Hansen   Australia 30.59 Q
8 5 5 Sarah Vasey   Great Britain 30.71 Q
9 4 2 Natalia Ivaneeva   Russia 30.81 Q
10 6 6 Jenna Laukkanen   Finland 30.82 Q
11 4 6 Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir   Iceland 30.88 Q
12 6 7 Veera Kivirinta   Finland 30.89 Q
13 4 3 Martina Carraro   Italy 30.92 Q
14 6 3 Satomi Suzuki   Japan 30.95 Q
15 5 1 Rachel Nicol   Canada 31.02 Q
16 4 1 Suo Ran   China 31.22 Q
17 6 8 Rikke Møller Pedersen   Denmark 31.29
18 4 7 Dominika Sztandera   Poland 31.31
19 6 2 Mariya Liver   Ukraine 31.33
20 5 2 Sophie Hansson   Sweden 31.44
21 5 7 Macarena Ceballos   Argentina 31.65 NR
22 6 1 Petra Chocová   Czech Republic 31.69
23 4 8 Amit Ivry   Israel 31.70
24 3 4 Susann Bjørnsen   Norway 31.75
25 6 0 Kaylene Corbett   South Africa 31.91
26 5 0 Maria Romanjuk   Estonia 31.92
27 4 0 Anna Sztankovics   Hungary 31.94
28 5 8 Andrea Podmaníková   Slovakia 32.04
29 4 9 Mercedes Toledo   Venezuela 32.24
30 6 9 Dana Kolidzeja   Latvia 32.59
31 5 9 Anandia Evato   Indonesia 32.62
32 3 6 Tilka Paljk   Zambia 32.72
33 3 2 Amy Micallef   Malta 33.46 NR
34 3 5 Evita Leter   Suriname 33.77
35 3 3 Dariya Talanova   Kyrgyzstan 33.85
36 3 7 Vanessa Rivas   Dominican Republic 34.40
37 3 8 Oreoluwa Cherebin   Grenada 34.88
38 3 1 Meri Mumladze   Georgia 34.91
39 1 4 Jang Myong-gyong   North Korea 35.11
40 2 1 Naomy Grand'Pierre   Haiti 35.85
41 2 3 Mahfuza Khatun   Bangladesh 36.53
42 2 4 Colleen Furgeson   Marshall Islands 36.97
43 3 0 Melisa Zhdrella   Kosovo 37.06
44 2 7 Angelika Ouedraogo   Burkina Faso 37.89
45 1 7 Karina Klimyk   Tajikistan 38.47
46 2 2 Elen Yesayan   Armenia 38.67
47 1 6 Sajina Aishath   Maldives 39.74
48 2 0 Siri Arun Budcharern   Laos 40.57
49 2 6 Laila Zangwio   Ghana 42.03
50 1 1 Roukaya Mahamane   Niger 46.49
51 3 9 Bunturabie Jalloh   Sierra Leone 49.38
52 2 5 Fatoumata Conde   Guinea 53.04
1 5 Fatoumata Konate   Mali DNS
1 2 Fatou Diagne   Senegal
2 8 Kokoe Ahyee   Ivory Coast
2 9 Albertine Rwabukamba   Rwanda DSQ

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 29 July at 17:56.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 29.73 Q
2 5 Katie Meili   United States 30.12 Q
3 3 Rūta Meilutytė   Lithuania 30.40 Q
4 6 Sarah Vasey   Great Britain 30.46 Q
5 2 Jenna Laukkanen   Finland 30.92
6 1 Satomi Suzuki   Japan 30.95
7 7 Veera Kivirinta   Finland 30.98
8 8 Suo Ran   China 31.14

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Lilly King   United States 29.60 Q, AM
2 3 Jennie Johansson   Sweden 30.41 Q
3 5 Arianna Castiglioni   Italy 30.46 Q
4 8 Rachel Nicol   Canada 30.49 Q
5 6 Jessica Hansen   Australia 30.67
6 7 Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir   Iceland 30.71 NR
7 2 Natalia Ivaneeva   Russia 30.82
8 1 Martina Carraro   Italy 31.16

FinalEdit

The final was held on 30 July at 17:32.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Lilly King   United States 29.40 WR
  5 Yuliya Yefimova   Russia 29.57
  3 Katie Meili   United States 29.99
4 6 Rūta Meilutytė   Lithuania 30.20
5 2 Jennie Johansson   Sweden 30.31
6 7 Sarah Vasey   Great Britain 30.62
7 1 Arianna Castiglioni   Italy 30.74
8 8 Rachel Nicol   Canada 30.80

ReferencesEdit