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

The Men's 50 metre freestyle competition at the 2019 World Championships was held on 26 and 27 July 2019.[1][2] Caeleb Dressel finished first in the final, retaining the title he won in the previous Championships.[3]

Men's 50 metre freestyle
at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships
VenueNambu University Municipal Aquatics Center
LocationGwangju, South Korea
Dates26 July (heats and semifinals)
27 July (final)
Competitors131 from 125 nations
Winning time21.04
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Brazil
silver medal    Greece
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   César Cielo (BRA) 20.91 São Paulo, Brazil 18 December 2009
Competition record   César Cielo (BRA) 21.08 Rome, Italy 1 August 2009

The following new records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
27 July Final Caeleb Dressel   United States 21.04 CR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were held on 26 July at 10:43.[4]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 13 3 Caeleb Dressel   United States 21.49 Q
2 14 4 Benjamin Proud   Great Britain 21.69 Q
3 13 5 Vladimir Morozov   Russia 21.70 Q
4 13 4 Bruno Fratus   Brazil 21.71 Q
5 12 3 Shinri Shioura   Japan 21.78 Q
6 14 5 Kristian Gkolomeev   Greece 21.80 Q
7 14 3 Michael Andrew   United States 21.82 Q
8 13 7 Cameron McEvoy   Australia 21.93 Q
9 12 5 Paweł Juraszek   Poland 21.97 Q
10 12 1 Marcelo Chierighini   Brazil 22.03 Q
11 14 8 Ali Khalafalla   Egypt 22.04 Q
12 11 3 Meiron Cheruti   Israel 22.06 Q, NR
13 14 2 Maxim Lobanovskij   Hungary 22.11 Q
14 13 0 Maxime Grousset   France 22.12 Q
15 12 2 Jesse Puts   Netherlands 22.16 Q
16 11 5 Wu Chun-feng   Chinese Taipei 22.21 QSO, =NR
16 14 9 Yu Hexin   China 22.21 QSO
18 12 6 Brad Tandy   South Africa 22.24
19 10 3 Yang Jae-hoon   South Korea 22.26 NR
20 11 4 Pieter Timmers   Belgium 22.32
21 13 9 Renzo Tjon A Joe   Suriname 22.33
21 14 6 Simonas Bilis   Lithuania 22.33
21 14 7 Ari-Pekka Liukkonen   Finland 22.33
24 13 2 Oussama Sahnoune   Algeria 22.37
25 13 1 Yuri Kisil   Canada 22.38
26 10 4 Artsiom Machekin   Belarus 22.41
26 12 8 Katsumi Nakamura   Japan 22.41
28 10 9 Daniel Zaitsev   Estonia 22.46
29 14 1 Luca Dotto   Italy 22.48
30 12 9 Nándor Németh   Hungary 22.51
31 14 0 Vladislav Grinev   Russia 22.52
32 10 7 Hüseyin Emre Sakçı   Turkey 22.54
33 13 8 Bruno Blašković   Croatia 22.55
34 10 2 Jonathan Tan   Singapore 22.56
34 10 8 Emir Muratović   Bosnia and Herzegovina 22.56 NR
34 12 4 Andrea Vergani   Italy 22.56
37 13 6 Andriy Hovorov   Ukraine 22.57
38 11 6 Ian Ho Yentou   Hong Kong 22.59
38 11 8 Michael Pickett   New Zealand 22.59
40 10 5 Juan Francisco Segura   Spain 22.64
41 11 0 Dylan Carter   Trinidad and Tobago 22.65
42 9 6 Julien Henx   Luxembourg 22.71 NR
43 11 1 Alexandr Varakin   Kazakhstan 22.72
44 9 5 Peter Wetzlar   Zimbabwe 22.77 NR
44 11 2 Andrej Barna   Serbia 22.77
46 11 7 Niksa Stojkovski   Norway 22.79
47 10 1 Enzo Martínez   Uruguay 22.87
48 10 0 George-Adrian Ratiu   Romania 22.88
49 9 4 Bernhard Reitshammer   Austria 22.91
50 11 9 Virdhawal Khade   India 22.95
51 8 3 Xander Skinner   Namibia 23.04 NR
52 9 2 Vladimír Štefánik   Slovakia 23.06
52 9 3 Tobias Bjerg   Denmark 23.06
54 3 9 Constantin Malachi   Moldova 23.11
55 9 9 Brett Fraser   Cayman Islands 23.12
56 8 5 Andrew Chetcuti   Malta 23.17
57 10 6 Bradley Vincent   Mauritius 23.23
58 9 1 Luke Gebbie   Philippines 23.26
59 9 7 Triady Fauzi Sidiq   Indonesia 23.36
60 8 4 Omiros Zagkas   Cyprus 23.37
61 9 0 Benyamin Gharehassanloo   Iran 23.39
62 7 5 Stefano Mitchell   Antigua and Barbuda 23.44 NR
63 8 7 Isaac Beitia   Panama 23.45
64 8 2 Jean-Luc Zephir   Saint Lucia 23.51
65 8 1 Vahan Mkhitaryan   Armenia 23.62
66 7 3 Waleed Abdulrazzak   Kuwait 23.64
67 8 8 Horus Briseño   Mexico 23.65
68 8 6 Marco Flores   Honduras 23.71
69 7 6 Danilo Rosafio   Kenya 23.86
70 7 4 Abdoul Niane   Senegal 23.88
71 3 2 Ghirmai Efrem   Eritrea 23.92
72 3 5 Myagmaryn Delgerkhüü   Mongolia 23.93
73 7 0 Micah Masei   American Samoa 24.05
74 3 1 Nixon Hernández   El Salvador 24.12
75 7 8 Jared Fitzgerald   Bahamas 24.15
76 7 2 Sam Seghers   Papua New Guinea 24.16
76 7 9 Filipe Gomes   Malawi 24.16
78 8 0 Miguel Mena   Nicaragua 24.19
79 6 3 Daniel Francisco   Angola 24.21
79 6 5 Boško Radulović   Montenegro 24.21
81 6 4 Kerry Ollivierre   Grenada 24.23
82 8 9 Jorge Depassier   Chile 24.29
83 7 1 Jagger Stephens   Guam 24.45
84 5 9 Erico Cuna   Mozambique 24.60
85 6 2 Issa Al-Adawi   Oman 24.65
86 6 8 Christian Nikles   Brunei 24.69
86 6 9 Atuhaire Ambala   Uganda 24.69 NR
88 3 8 Musa Zhalayev   Turkmenistan 24.71
89 6 1 Shane Cadogan   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 24.80
90 1 6 Yellow Yeiyah   Nigeria 24.81
91 1 2 Samuele Rossi   Seychelles 24.90
92 2 3 Mohd Ariful Islam   Bangladesh 24.92
93 6 0 Theo Chiabaut   Monaco 24.96
94 7 7 Hilal Hemed Hilal   Tanzania 25.01
95 2 8 Hem Puch   Cambodia 25.13
96 6 6 Firass Saidi   Qatar 25.20
97 6 7 Andrew Fowler   Guyana 25.26
98 5 3 Finau Ohuafi   Tonga 25.32
99 1 5 Alassane Lancina   Niger 25.33
99 5 7 Belly-Cresus Ganira   Burundi 25.33
101 2 1 Adama Ouedraogo   Burkina Faso 25.38
101 2 5 Alexander Shah     Nepal 25.38
103 1 3 Nabeel Hatoum   Palestine 25.42 NR
104 5 4 Mohammed Jibali   Libya 25.44
105 3 3 Troy Pina   Cape Verde 25.64
106 5 6 Kaleo Kihleng   Federated States of Micronesia 25.71
107 5 5 Olimjon Ishanov   Tajikistan 25.73
108 3 6 Mark Hoare   Eswatini 25.76
109 5 1 Santisouk Inthavong   Laos 25.79
110 1 4 Mawupemon Otogbe   Togo 25.84
111 5 0 Jefferson Kpanou   Benin 26.18
112 5 2 Abobakr Abass   Sudan 26.21 NR
113 2 4 Guerby Ruuska   Haiti 27.11
114 2 7 Joshua Wyse   Sierra Leone 27.17
115 4 4 Ali Imaan   Maldives 27.21
116 4 8 Abdelmalik Muktar   Ethiopia 27.39
116 5 8 Clayment Lafiara   Solomon Islands 27.39
118 2 6 Shawn Dingilius-Wallace   Palau 27.45
119 4 9 Ebrima Buaro   Gambia 27.83
120 4 1 Mamadou Bah   Guinea 27.91
121 4 0 Cedrick Niyibizi   Rwanda 28.27
122 3 0 Charly Ndjoume   Cameroon 28.45
123 4 3 Mohamed Ibrahim   Comoros 29.17
124 4 6 Phillip Kinono   Marshall Islands 29.25
125 4 5 Tenzin Sangay   Bhutan 29.49
126 4 2 José da Silva Viegas   East Timor 29.51
127 4 7 Hassan Baidar   Yemen 29.98
128 3 7 Adam Mpali   Gabon 30.26
129 2 9 Hamid Rahimi   Afghanistan 30.79
130 2 0 Diosdado Miko   Equatorial Guinea 31.78
2 2 Houmed Hussein   Djibouti DSQ
3 4 Thibaut Danho   Ivory Coast DNS
9 8 Khurshidjon Tursunov   Uzbekistan
12 0 Miguel Nascimento   Portugal
12 7 Clément Mignon   France

Swim-offEdit

The swim-off was held on 26 July at 12:00.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Yu Hexin   China 22.08 Q
2 4 Wu Chun-feng   Chinese Taipei 22.24

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 26 July at 20:41.[6]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Bruno Fratus   Brazil 21.53 Q
2 4 Benjamin Proud   Great Britain 21.56 Q
3 3 Kristian Gkolomeev   Greece 21.60 Q
4 1 Maxime Grousset   France 21.86
5 6 Cameron McEvoy   Australia 21.88
6 7 Meiron Cheruti   Israel 22.01 NR
7 8 Yu Hexin   China 22.11
8 2 Marcelo Chierighini   Brazil 22.19

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Caeleb Dressel   United States 21.18 Q
2 5 Vladimir Morozov   Russia 21.65 Q
3 2 Paweł Juraszek   Poland 21.69 Q
4 3 Shinri Shioura   Japan 21.74 Q
5 6 Michael Andrew   United States 21.77 Q
6 1 Maxim Lobanovskij   Hungary 21.89
7 8 Jesse Puts   Netherlands 21.91
8 7 Ali Khalafalla   Egypt 21.98

FinalEdit

The final was started on 27 July at 20:09.[7]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Caeleb Dressel   United States 21.04 CR, NR
  5 Bruno Fratus   Brazil 21.45
  6 Kristian Gkolomeev   Greece 21.45
4 2 Vladimir Morozov   Russia 21.53
5 3 Benjamin Proud   Great Britain 21.55
6 8 Michael Andrew   United States 21.62
7 7 Paweł Juraszek   Poland 21.67
8 1 Shinri Shioura   Japan 21.81

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schedule
  2. ^ Start list
  3. ^ McCarriston, Shanna (27 July 2019). "American swimmer Caeleb Dressel wins three titles in one night at World Championships, puts gold medal count at six". CBS Sports.
  4. ^ Heats results
  5. ^ Swim-off results
  6. ^ Semifinals results
  7. ^ Final results