Swimming at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre backstroke

The Men's 200 metre backstroke competition at the 2019 World Championships was held on 25 and 26 July 2019.[1][2]

Men's 200 metre backstroke
at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships
VenueNambu University Municipal Aquatics Center
LocationGwangju, South Korea
Dates25 July (heats and semifinals)
26 July (final)
Competitors42 from 36 nations
Winning time1:53.40
Medalists
gold medal    Russia
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Great Britain
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Aaron Peirsol (USA) 1:51.92 Rome, Italy 31 July 2009
Competition record   Aaron Peirsol (USA) 1:51.92 Rome, Italy 31 July 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 25 July at 10:28.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Ryan Murphy   United States 1:56.61 Q
2 5 4 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 1:56.76 Q
3 4 3 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 1:56.83 Q
4 3 3 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 1:56.99 Q
5 3 5 Xu Jiayu   China 1:57.15 Q, WD
6 3 2 Ádám Telegdy   Hungary 1:57.20 Q
7 5 5 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 1:57.60 Q
8 4 2 Christian Diener   Germany 1:57.61 Q
8 5 8 Jakub Skierka   Poland 1:57.61 Q
10 5 6 Matteo Restivo   Italy 1:57.67 Q
11 3 8 Daniel Cristian Martin   Romania 1:57.76 Q
12 3 1 Lee Ju-ho   South Korea 1:57.80 Q
13 5 7 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 1:57.99 Q
14 5 2 Danas Rapšys   Lithuania 1:58.04 Q
14 5 9 Roman Mityukov    Switzerland 1:58.04 Q, NR
16 5 3 Jacob Pebley   United States 1:58.07 Q
17 5 1 Markus Thormeyer   Canada 1:58.16 Q
18 4 6 Bradley Woodward   Australia 1:58.31
19 4 5 Keita Sunama   Japan 1:58.40
20 3 7 Christopher Reid   South Africa 1:58.44
21 3 6 Li Guangyuan   China 1:58.57
22 4 1 Leonardo de Deus   Brazil 1:58.74
23 3 0 Anton Loncar   Croatia 1:59.07
24 4 7 Apostolos Christou   Greece 1:59.42
25 5 0 Yakov Toumarkin   Israel 1:59.79
26 4 8 Cole Pratt   Canada 2:00.45
27 2 4 Tomáš Franta   Czech Republic 2:00.52
28 2 1 Yeziel Morales   Puerto Rico 2:01.13
29 2 2 Ivan Stsegolov   Estonia 2:01.19 NR
30 3 9 Mikita Tsmyh   Belarus 2:01.44
31 4 0 Hugo González   Spain 2:01.84
32 2 8 Srihari Nataraj   India 2:02.08 NR
33 4 9 Conor Ferguson   Ireland 2:02.37
34 2 5 Gabriel Lópes   Portugal 2:03.33
35 2 3 Chuang Mu-lun   Chinese Taipei 2:03.73
36 2 7 Omar Pinzón   Colombia 2:04.76
37 2 6 Armando Barrera   Cuba 2:05.23
38 2 0 Erick Gordillo   Guatemala 2:05.53
39 1 4 Ng Cheuk Yin   Hong Kong 2:06.64
40 1 5 Matthew Mays   Virgin Islands 2:07.03
41 2 9 Patrick Groters   Aruba 2:10.25
42 1 3 Ali Imaan   Maldives 2:33.23
3 4 Mitch Larkin   Australia DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 25 July at 21:35.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 1:55.48 Q
2 8 Markus Thormeyer   Canada 1:56.96 Q, NR
3 5 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 1:57.24 Q
4 3 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 1:57.26 Q
5 2 Daniel Cristian Martin   Romania 1:57.66
6 7 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 1:57.72
7 1 Roman Mityukov    Switzerland 1:57.93 NR
6 Jakub Skierka   Poland DSQ

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Ryan Murphy   United States 1:56.25 Q
2 5 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 1:56.60 Q
3 8 Jacob Pebley   United States 1:56.65 Q
4 3 Ádám Telegdy   Hungary 1:57.07 Q
5 6 Christian Diener   Germany 1:57.33
6 7 Lee Ju-ho   South Korea 1:57.68
7 2 Matteo Restivo   Italy 1:58.12
8 1 Danas Rapšys   Lithuania 1:58.29

FinalEdit

The final was held on 26 July at 21:00.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 1:53.40
  5 Ryan Murphy   United States 1:54.12
  3 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 1:55.85
4 1 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 1:56.37
5 8 Ryosuke Irie   Japan 1:56.52
6 6 Jacob Pebley   United States 1:56.72
7 7 Ádám Telegdy   Hungary 1:56.86
8 2 Markus Thormeyer   Canada 1:58.50

ReferencesEdit