Swimming at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre backstroke

The Men's 50 metre backstroke competition at the 2019 World Championships was held on 27 and 28 July 2019.[1][2]

Men's 50 metre backstroke
at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships
VenueNambu University Municipal Aquatics Center
LocationGwangju, South Korea
Dates27 July (heats and semifinals)
28 July (final)
Competitors74 from 67 nations
Winning time24.43
Medalists
gold medal    South Africa
silver medal    Russia
bronze medal    Russia
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Kliment Kolesnikov (RUS) 24.00 Glasgow, United Kingdom 4 August 2018
Competition record   Liam Tancock (GBR) 24.04 Rome, Italy 2 August 2009

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 27 July at 10:23.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 4 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 24.61 Q
2 7 5 Michael Andrew   United States 24.70 Q
3 8 3 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.78 Q
4 7 6 Zane Waddell   South Africa 24.84 Q
5 6 5 Xu Jiayu   China 24.87 Q
6 6 4 Ryan Murphy   United States 24.93 Q
7 5 6 Mohamed Samy   Egypt 24.95 Q, NR
8 6 2 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 24.98 Q
9 7 4 Robert Glință   Romania 25.00 Q
9 8 7 Apostolos Christou   Greece 25.00 Q
11 8 5 Shane Ryan   Ireland 25.10 WD
12 6 6 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 25.11 Q
12 7 3 Mikita Tsmyh   Belarus 25.11 Q
14 8 6 Richárd Bohus   Hungary 25.12 Q
15 8 2 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 25.16 Q
16 7 2 Michael Laitarovsky   Israel 25.26 Q
17 7 7 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 25.28 Q
18 8 8 Gábor Balog   Hungary 25.29
19 7 0 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 25.31
20 6 3 Mitch Larkin   Australia 25.33
21 7 8 Thierry Bollin    Switzerland 25.37
22 5 4 Lee Ju-ho   South Korea 25.42
23 6 1 Juan Segura   Spain 25.46
24 5 2 Quah Zheng Wen   Singapore 25.50
24 8 1 Bernhard Reitshammer   Austria 25.50
26 6 0 Thomas Ceccon   Italy 25.58
26 6 8 Nicholas Pyle   Great Britain 25.58
28 6 7 Conor Ferguson   Ireland 25.60
29 5 3 Charles Hockin   Paraguay 25.62
30 5 5 Alexis Santos   Portugal 25.68
31 6 9 Tomáš Franta   Czech Republic 25.69
32 5 1 Nguyen Paul Le   Vietnam 25.73
33 8 9 Wang Peng   China 25.79
34 4 6 Srihari Nataraj   India 25.83 NR
35 4 2 Merdan Ataýew   Turkmenistan 25.84
36 4 7 Kristofer Rogic   Croatia 25.91
37 4 3 Metin Aydin   Turkey 25.95
37 5 7 Emir Muratović   Bosnia and Herzegovina 25.95
39 5 0 Karl Johann Luht   Estonia 25.97
40 4 4 Chuang Mu-lun   Chinese Taipei 25.99
41 7 1 I Gede Siman Sudartawa   Indonesia 26.00
42 4 1 Driss Lahrichi   Morocco 26.12
42 5 8 Tern Jian Han   Malaysia 26.12
44 4 8 Kristinn Þórarinsson   Iceland 26.42
44 4 9 Ģirts Feldbergs   Latvia 26.42
46 3 6 Steven Aimable   Senegal 26.48
46 7 9 Robinson Molina   Venezuela 26.48
48 4 0 Jack Kirby   Barbados 26.52
49 5 9 Armando Barrera   Cuba 26.53
50 2 1 Ali Al-Zamil   Kuwait 26.79
51 3 1 Jason Arthur   Ghana 26.84
52 3 2 Gabriel Castillo   Bolivia 26.94
53 4 5 Kasipat Chograthin   Thailand 26.95
54 3 5 Filippos Iakovidis   Cyprus 27.00
55 3 4 Dimuth Peiris   Sri Lanka 27.18
56 1 3 Ghirmai Efrem   Eritrea 27.96
57 3 3 Bradley Vincent   Mauritius 27.97
58 1 5 Delron Felix   Grenada 28.15
59 3 7 Eisner Barberena   Nicaragua 28.25
60 3 8 Ado Gargović   Montenegro 28.27
61 2 7 Omar Alrowaila   Bahrain 28.57
63 2 8 Juhn Tenorio   Northern Mariana Islands 29.42
62 2 2 Juwel Ahmmed   Bangladesh 29.33
64 2 4 Tendo Mukalazi   Uganda 29.70
65 3 0 Leon Seaton   Guyana 29.92
66 2 0 Alassane Lancina   Niger 30.01
67 3 9 Santisouk Inthavong   Laos 30.75
68 2 5 Olimjon Ishanov   Tajikistan 31.51
69 1 2 Samuele Rossi   Seychelles 31.67
70 2 3 Alie Kamara   Sierra Leone 34.66
71 2 9 Houmed Barkat   Djibouti 37.03
72 1 6 Hollingsword Wolul   Vanuatu 38.67
73 2 6 Hedayatullah Noorzad   Afghanistan 39.09
74 1 4 Phillip Kinono   Marshall Islands 41.27
8 0 Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas   Norway DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were started on 27 July at 21:08.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 24.56 Q
2 3 Ryan Murphy   United States 24.64 Q
3 5 Zane Waddell   South Africa 24.72 Q
4 4 Michael Andrew   United States 24.76 Q
5 2 Apostolos Christou   Greece 24.76 Q, NR
6 6 Guilherme Guido   Brazil 24.87
7 8 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 25.06
8 7 Mikita Tsmyh   Belarus 25.12

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 24.35 Q
2 2 Robert Glință   Romania 24.53 Q
3 3 Xu Jiayu   China 24.73 Q
4 1 Richárd Bohus   Hungary 24.88
5 5 Jérémy Stravius   France 24.98
6 8 Michael Laitarovsky   Israel 25.01
7 7 Jonatan Kopelev   Israel 25.02
8 6 Mohamed Samy   Egypt 25.16

FinalEdit

The final was held on 28 July at 20:02.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  2 Zane Waddell   South Africa 24.43
  3 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 24.49
  4 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 24.51
4 6 Ryan Murphy   United States 24.53
5 1 Michael Andrew   United States 24.58
6 7 Xu Jiayu   China 24.64
7 5 Robert Glință   Romania 24.67
8 8 Apostolos Christou   Greece 24.75 NR

ReferencesEdit