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

The Men's 50 metre butterfly competition at the 2019 World Championships was held on 21 and 22 July 2019.[1][2] The defending champion Ben Proud finished 7th in the final. The winner, Caeleb Dressel, set a competition record in the final, winning in 22.35 seconds.

Men's 50 metre butterfly
at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships
VenueNambu University Municipal Aquatics Center
LocationGwangju, South Korea
Dates21 July (heats and semifinals)
22 July (final)
Competitors94 from 87 nations
Winning time22.35
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Russia
bronze medal    Brazil
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Andriy Govorov (UKR) 22.27 Rome, Italy 1 July 2018
Competition record   Milorad Čavić (SRB) 22.67 Rome, Italy 27 July 2009

The following new records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
21 July Semifinal Caeleb Dressel   United States 22.57 CR
22 July Final 22.35 CR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 21 July at 11:02.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 5 Caeleb Dressel   United States 22.84 Q
1 10 4 Andriy Govorov   Ukraine 22.84 Q
3 8 4 Oleg Kostin   Russia 23.01 Q
4 10 6 Szebasztián Szabó   Hungary 23.07 Q
5 9 5 Michael Andrew   United States 23.09 Q
6 10 8 Daniel Zaitsev   Estonia 23.26 Q, NR
7 10 3 Andrey Zhilkin   Russia 23.27 Q
8 9 3 Dylan Carter   Trinidad and Tobago 23.33 Q
9 10 5 Ben Proud   Great Britain 23.35 Q
10 8 9 Maxime Grousset   France 23.36 Q
11 9 4 Nicholas Santos   Brazil 23.48 Q
12 9 8 Meiron Cheruti   Israel 23.49 Q, NR
13 8 3 Kristian Golomeev   Greece 23.51 Q
14 10 7 Piero Codia   Italy 23.52 Q
15 7 5 Abdelrahman Sameh   Egypt 23.54 Q, NR
16 8 6 Konrad Czerniak   Poland 23.63 Q
17 7 3 Adilbek Mussin   Kazakhstan 23.64 NR
18 9 0 Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas   Norway 23.67
19 9 6 Yauhen Tsurkin   Belarus 23.70
20 9 1 Joseph Schooling   Singapore 23.73
21 9 2 Naoki Mizunuma   Japan 23.74
22 8 0 Niksa Stojkovski   Norway 23.75
23 10 9 Cui Junming   China 23.80
24 8 2 Mathys Goosen   Netherlands 23.84
25 7 8 Umitcan Gures   Turkey 23.86
25 10 2 Marius Kusch   Germany 23.86
27 8 7 Serhiy Shevtsov   Ukraine 23.87
28 7 1 Julien Henx   Luxembourg 23.91 NR
28 8 1 Vinicius Lanza   Brazil 23.91
30 8 8 Yu Hexin   China 23.92
31 9 9 Riku Pöytäkivi   Finland 23.93
32 10 1 László Cseh   Hungary 23.94
33 7 4 Roberto Strelkov   Argentina 23.99
34 10 0 Tadas Duškinas   Lithuania 24.02
35 7 0 Nikola Miljenić   Croatia 24.06
36 9 7 Ryan Coetzee   South Africa 24.13
37 6 4 Yusuf Tibazi   Morocco 24.18
38 7 6 Daniel Hunter   New Zealand 24.21
39 7 2 Benjamin Hockin   Paraguay 24.23
40 7 7 Antani Ivanov   Bulgaria 24.28
41 7 9 Virdhawal Khade   India 24.41
42 5 4 Vladimír Štefánik   Slovakia 24.47
43 6 2 George-Adrian Ratiu   Romania 24.48
44 6 8 Joshua Edwards   Canada 24.52
45 6 1 Ng Cheuk Yin   Hong Kong 24.54
46 6 6 Paul le Nguyễn   Vietnam 24.58
47 6 3 Mihajlo Čeprkalo   Bosnia and Herzegovina 24.59
48 6 5 Heo Hwan   South Korea 24.63
49 6 7 Glenn Sutanto   Indonesia 24.84
50 6 9 Abeiku Jackson   Ghana 24.85
51 5 5 Aleksi Schmid    Switzerland 24.88
52 5 2 Abbas Qali   Kuwait 24.91
53 6 0 Lin Chien-liang   Chinese Taipei 24.96
54 5 3 Ralph Goveia   Zambia 25.08
54 5 6 Jie Chan   Malaysia 25.08
56 4 4 Boško Radulović   Montenegro 25.11
57 4 3 Daniel Francisco   Angola 25.15
58 5 1 Bernat Lomero   Andorra 25.24
58 5 7 Seggio Bernardina   Curaçao 25.24
60 2 2 Ifeakachuku Nmor   Nigeria 25.34
61 4 6 Erico Cuna   Mozambique 25.40
62 5 0 Issa Mohamed   Kenya 25.44
63 5 9 Jayhan Odlum-Smith   Saint Lucia 25.47
64 5 8 Yousif Bu Arish   Saudi Arabia 25.48
65 4 1 Stefano Mitchell   Antigua and Barbuda 25.69
66 3 8 Irvin Hoost   Suriname 25.97
67 1 3 Vahan Mkhitaryan   Armenia 26.06
68 4 7 Rami Anis FINA Independent Athletes 26.24
69 2 9 Abdulla Ahmed   Bahrain 26.69 NR
70 2 8 Kerry Ollivierre   Grenada 26.93
71 4 5 Hilal Hilal   Tanzania 27.13
72 2 0 Keouodom Lim   Cambodia 27.33
73 4 0 Mohammed Jibali   Libya 27.53
74 2 1 Ousmane Touré   Mali 27.67
75 2 4 Troy Pina   Cape Verde 27.68
76 4 8 Billy-Scott Irakose   Burundi 28.43
77 3 4 Leon Seaton   Guyana 28.54
78 3 3 Izzeldin Ibrahim   Sudan 28.62
79 2 7 Simanga Dlamini   Eswatini 28.64
80 3 5 Jefferson Kpanou   Benin 28.72
81 4 9 Alijon Khairulloev   Tajikistan 28.81
82 3 0 Edgar Iro   Solomon Islands 29.40
83 1 4 Albachir Mouctar   Niger 29.45
84 2 6 Achala Gekabel   Ethiopia 29.59
85 2 3 Michael Swift   Malawi 29.60
86 2 5 Joshua Wyse   Sierra Leone 29.85
87 3 6 Shawn Dingilius-Wallace   Palau 30.39
88 1 5 Slava Sihanouvong   Laos 30.40
89 3 2 Cedrick Niyibizi   Rwanda 30.92
90 3 9 Charly Ndjoume   Cameroon 31.71
91 3 7 Houssein Gaber   Djibouti 31.74
92 1 2 Mohamed Ibrahim   Comoros 32.53
93 1 6 Kinley Lhendup   Bhutan 34.21
94 3 1 Hassan Baidar   Yemen 34.70
4 2 Davidson Vincent   Haiti DNS

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 21 July at 20:23.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Andriy Govorov   Ukraine 22.80 Q
2 5 Szebasztián Szabó   Hungary 23.09 Q
3 1 Piero Codia   Italy 23.29
4 3 Daniel Zaitsev   Estonia 23.31
5 8 Konrad Czerniak   Poland 23.36
6 6 Dylan Carter   Trinidad and Tobago 23.37
7 2 Maxime Grousset   France 23.41
8 7 Meiron Cheruti   Israel 23.62

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Caeleb Dressel   United States 22.57 Q, CR, AM
2 7 Nicholas Santos   Brazil 22.77 Q
3 5 Oleg Kostin   Russia 22.88 Q
4 3 Michael Andrew   United States 22.95 Q
5 2 Ben Proud   Great Britain 23.14 Q
6 6 Andrey Zhilkin   Russia 23.21 Q
7 1 Kristian Golomeev   Greece 23.29
8 8 Abdelrahman Sameh   Egypt 23.68

FinalEdit

The final was held on 22 July at 20:47.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Caeleb Dressel   United States 22.35 CR, AM
  6 Oleg Kostin   Russia 22.70 NR
  5 Nicholas Santos   Brazil 22.79
4 2 Michael Andrew   United States 22.80
5 7 Szebasztián Szabó   Hungary 22.90 NR
6 3 Andriy Govorov   Ukraine 22.91
7 1 Ben Proud   Great Britain 23.01
8 8 Andrey Zhilkin   Russia 23.11

ReferencesEdit