Swimming at the 2020 European Aquatics Championships – Men's 100 metre backstroke

The Men's 100 metre backstroke competition of the 2020 European Aquatics Championships was held on 19 and 20 May 2021.[1][2]

Men's 100 metre backstroke
at the 2020 European Aquatics Championships
VenueDanube Arena
Dates19 May 2021 (heats and semifinals)
20 May 2021 (final)
Competitors58 from 26 nations
Winning time52.88
Medalists
gold medal    Romania
silver medal    Spain
bronze medal    Greece
bronze medal    France
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RecordsEdit

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

Name Nationality Time Location Date
World record Ryan Murphy   United States 51.85 Rio de Janeiro 13 August 2016
European record
Championship record
Camille Lacourt   France 52.11 Budapest 10 August 2010

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The heats were started on 19 May at 10:30.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 52.32 Q
2 5 5 Yohann Ndoye Brouard   France 53.24 Q
3 5 3 Robert Glință   Romania 53.26 Q, NR
4 5 6 Hugo González   Spain 53.37 Q
4 6 4 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 53.37 Q
6 4 4 Thomas Ceccon   Italy 53.43 Q
7 4 5 Mewen Tomac   France 53.46 Q
8 6 3 Apostolos Christou   Greece 53.47 Q
9 6 5 Grigoriy Tarasevich   Russia 53.55
10 6 1 Roman Mityukov    Switzerland 53.87 Q, WD
11 5 2 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 53.92 Q
12 4 6 Richárd Bohus   Hungary 54.17 Q
13 5 8 Evangelos Makrygiannis   Greece 54.28 Q
14 4 1 Benedek Kovács   Hungary 54.29 Q
15 5 9 Jan Čejka   Czech Republic 54.33 Q
15 4 3 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 54.33 Q
17 6 8 Tomáš Franta   Czech Republic 54.45 Q
18 5 1 Kacper Stokowski   Poland 54.49 Q
19 6 2 Ádám Telegdy   Hungary 54.53
20 3 5 Viktar Staselovich   Belarus 54.55
21 4 2 Marek Ulrich   Germany 54.58
22 6 9 Radosław Kawęcki   Poland 54.69
23 3 8 João Costa   Portugal 54.70 NR
24 2 4 Francisco Santos   Portugal 54.72
25 4 7 Joe Litchfield   Great Britain 54.83
26 3 3 Thierry Bollin    Switzerland 54.86
27 5 0 Maxence Orange   France 54.90
28 3 4 Nicolás García   Spain 54.97
29 3 6 Lorenzo Mora   Italy 54.98
30 4 8 Brodie Williams   Great Britain 55.00
31 3 7 Ksawery Masiuk   Poland 55.02
32 3 2 Ádám Jászó   Hungary 55.18
33 2 3 Gustav Hökfelt   Sweden 55.20
34 3 9 Manuel Martos   Spain 55.21
35 2 5 Tomasz Polewka   Poland 55.24
36 4 9 Elliot Clogg   Great Britain 55.35
37 2 2 Björn Kammann   Germany 55.63
38 3 0 Evert Lelle   Estonia 55.65
39 6 0 Michael Laitarovsky   Israel 55.66
40 4 0 Matteo Restivo   Italy 55.69
41 2 7 Ģirts Feldbergs   Latvia 55.72
42 5 7 Mikita Tsmyh   Belarus 55.73
43 2 9 Erikas Grigaitis   Lithuania 55.80
44 2 8 Max Mannes   Luxembourg 55.83 NR
45 3 1 Kaloyan Levterov   Bulgaria 56.06
46 2 6 Adam Maraana   Israel 56.19
47 2 0 David Gerchik   Israel 56.29
48 6 6 Daniel Martin   Romania 56.38
49 2 1 Saša Boškan   Slovenia 56.48
50 1 4 Samuel Törnqvist   Sweden 57.00
51 1 6 Primož Šenica Pavletič   Slovenia 57.16
52 1 8 Alex Ahtiainen   Estonia 57.25
53 1 7 Melikşah Düğen   Turkey 57.67
54 1 3 Filippos Iakovidis   Cyprus 57.88
55 1 2 Tomáš Ludvík   Czech Republic 58.19
56 1 5 Kristinn Þórarinsson   Iceland 58.24
57 1 1 Tryfonas Hadjichristoforou   Cyprus 58.50
58 1 0 Dren Ukimeraj   Kosovo 1:03.65
6 7 Bernhard Reitshammer   Austria Did not start

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were held on 19 May at 18:30.[4]

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Apostolos Christou   Greece 52.77 Q, NR
2 4 Yohann Ndoye Brouard   France 53.01 Q
3 5 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 53.15 q
4 3 Thomas Ceccon   Italy 53.34 q
5 7 Benedek Kovács   Hungary 54.36
6 2 Richárd Bohus   Hungary 54.42
7 8 Kacper Stokowski   Poland 54.47
8 1 Simone Sabbioni   Italy 54.66

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Mewen Tomac   France 52.86 Q
2 5 Robert Glință   Romania 52.97 Q, NR
3 3 Hugo González   Spain 53.14 q
4 2 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 53.69 q
5 1 Jan Čejka   Czech Republic 54.03 NR
6 8 Tomáš Franta   Czech Republic 54.21
7 7 Evangelos Makrygiannis   Greece 54.32
8 4 Kliment Kolesnikov   Russia 54.86

FinalEdit

The final was held on 20 May at 18:06.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  3 Robert Glință   Romania 52.88 NR
  2 Hugo González   Spain 52.90
  4 Apostolos Christou   Greece 52.97
  6 Yohann Ndoye Brouard   France 52.97
5 5 Mewen Tomac   France 53.00
6 1 Thomas Ceccon   Italy 53.02
7 8 Luke Greenbank   Great Britain 53.34
8 7 Evgeny Rylov   Russia 53.51

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