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United States at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships

United States competed at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia from 24 July to 9 August 2015.

United States at the
2015 World Aquatics Championships
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FINA codeUSA
National federationUnited States Aquatic Sports
Websitewww.usaquaticsports.org
in Kazan, Russia
Competitors97 in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
13
Silver
14
Bronze
6
Total
33
World Aquatics Championships appearances

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Haley Anderson Open water swimming Women's 5 km July 25
  Gold Bill May
Christina Jones
Synchronized swimming Mixed duet technical routine July 26
  Gold Jordan Wilimovsky Open water swimming Men's 10 km July 27
  Gold Katie Ledecky Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle August 2
  Gold Rachelle Simpson High diving Women's high diving August 4
  Gold Katie Ledecky Swimming Women's 1500 m freestyle August 4
  Gold Katie Ledecky Swimming Women's 200 m freestyle August 5
  Gold Ryan Lochte Swimming Men's 200 m individual medley August 6
  Gold Chelsea Chenault*
Missy Franklin
Katie Ledecky
Katie McLaughlin
Cierra Runge*
Leah Smith
Shannon Vreeland*
Swimming Women's 4×200 m freestyle relay August 6
  Gold United States women's national water polo team
Kami Craig Courtney Mathewson
Rachel Fattal Madeline Musselman
Makenzie Fischer Kiley Neushul
Kaleigh Gilchrist Melissa Seidemann
Ashley Grossman Margaret Steffens
Samantha Hill Alys Williams
Ashleigh Johnson
Water polo Women's tournament August 7
  Gold Katie Ledecky Swimming Women's 800 m freestyle August 8
  Gold Nathan Adrian
Conor Dwyer*
Missy Franklin
Margo Geer*
Ryan Lochte
Simone Manuel
Abbey Weitzeil*
Swimming Mixed 4×100 m freestyle relay August 8
  Gold Nathan Adrian
Kevin Cordes
Matt Grevers*
Ryan Lochte*
Cody Miller*
Ryan Murphy
Tim Phillips*
Tom Shields
Swimming Men's 4×100 m medley relay August 9
  Silver Bill May
Kristina Lum
Synchronized swimming Mixed duet free routine July 30
  Silver Alex Meyer Open water swimming Men's 25 km August 1
  Silver David Boudia Diving Men's 10 m platform August 2
  Silver Cesilie Carlton High diving Women's high diving August 4
  Silver Kevin Cordes
Margo Geer
Katie McLaughlin
Ryan Murphy
Lia Neal*
Kendyl Stewart*
Swimming Mixed 4×100 m medley relay August 5
  Silver Cammille Adams Swimming Women's 200 m butterfly August 6
  Silver Micah Lawrence Swimming Women's 200 m breaststroke August 7
  Silver Kevin Cordes Swimming Men's 200 m breaststroke August 7
  Silver Conor Dwyer
Michael Klueh*
Ryan Lochte
Reed Malone
Michael Weiss
Swimming Men's 4×200 m freestyle relay August 7
  Silver Nathan Adrian Swimming Men's 50 m freestyle August 8
  Silver Missy Franklin Swimming Women's 200 m backstroke August 8
  Silver Matt Grevers Swimming Men's 50 m backstroke August 9
  Silver Connor Jaeger Swimming Men's 1500 m freestyle August 9
  Silver Madeline Dirado Swimming Women's 400 m individual medley August 9
  Bronze Michael Hixon Diving Men's 1 m springboard July 27
  Bronze Missy Franklin
Margo Geer
Simone Manuel
Lia Neal
Shannon Vreeland*
Abbey Weitzeil*
Swimming Women's 4×100 m freestyle relay August 2
  Bronze Matt Grevers Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 4
  Bronze Missy Franklin Swimming Women's 200 m freestyle August 5
  Bronze Kevin Cordes Swimming Men's 50 m breaststroke August 5
  Bronze Chase Kalisz Swimming Men's 400 m individual medley August 9

DivingEdit

U.S. divers qualified for the individual spots and the synchronized teams at the World Championships.

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Michael Hixon 1 m springboard 373.85 9 Q N/A 428.30  
Kristian Ipsen 400.75 4 Q N/A 420.65 6
Michael Hixon 3 m springboard 421.70 14 Q 441.10 13 Did not advance
Darian Schmidt 380.95 31 Did not advance
David Boudia 10 m platform 552.80 1 Q 506.15 5 Q 560.20  
David Dinsmore 462.75 11 Q 403.80 15 Did not advance
Samuel Dorman
Kristian Ipsen
3 m synchronized springboard 404.13 7 Q N/A 405.99 7
David Boudia
Steele Johnson
10 m synchronized platform 451.02 2 Q N/A 436.35 5
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Samantha Pickens 1 m springboard 237.90 17 N/A Did not advance
Abigail Johnston 3 m springboard 267.60 21 Did not advance
Laura Ryan 263.10 25 Did not advance
Amy Cozad 10 m platform 345.00 5 Q 345.40 6 Q 361.95 6
Jessica Parratto 301.85 21 Did not advance
Abigail Johnston
Laura Ryan
3 m synchronised springboard 275.40 8 Q N/A 292.50 9
Amy Cozad
Jessica Parratto
10 m synchronised platform 285.66 7 Q N/A 295.86 9
Mixed
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Jordan Windle
Abigail Johnston
3 m synchronized springboard 287.70 9
Mark Anderson
Samantha Bromberg
10 m synchronized platform 274.14 13
David Boudia
Jessica Parratto
Team 395.40 7

High divingEdit

A maximum of six high divers have been selected to compete for the U.S. team at the World Championships.[1]

Athlete Event Points Rank
David Colturi Men's high diving 586.70 4
Andy Jones 579.15 5
Steve Lobue 570.45 7
Cesilie Carlton Women's high diving 237.35  
Ginger Huber 213.70 6
Rachelle Simpson 258.70  
Tara Hyer Tira 178.75 9

Open water swimmingEdit

Eight U.S. open water swimmers have been qualified based on their performances at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships. The official roster featured Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson for the women's events, and 2012 Olympian Alex Meyer for the men's events.[2]

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
David Heron 5 km 55:20.7 6
25 km 5:00:11.5 10
Alex Meyer 5 km 55:25.3 11
25 km 4:53:15.1  
Sean Ryan 10 km 1:50:03.3 4
Jordan Wilimovsky 1:49:48.2  
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Haley Anderson 5 km 58:48.4  
10 km 1:58:35.9 9
Emily Brunemann 25 km 5:19:51.2 8
Rebecca Mann 10 km 1:58:51.9 14
Ashley Twichell 5 km 59:10.0 6
25 km 5:20:20.8 9
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Rank
Sean Ryan
Ashley Twichell
Jordan Wilimovsky
Team 55:50.6 5

SwimmingEdit

U.S. swimmers earned qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the A-standard entry time, and 1 at the B-standard):[3][4]

The U.S. team consists of 47 swimmers (22 men and 25 women). Twenty-eight of these swimmers have competed at the previous World Championships in Barcelona including undisputed superstars Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin, and Katie Ledecky, and notable Olympic champions Nathan Adrian, Tyler Clary, Anthony Ervin, and Matt Grevers.[4][5]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nathan Adrian 50 m freestyle 21.73 2 Q 21.37 NR 1 Q 21.52  
100 m freestyle 48.61 =7 Q 48.36 5 Q 48.31 =7
Tyler Clary 200 m backstroke 1:56.92 6 Q 1:56.58 7 Q 1:56.26 7
200 m butterfly 1:55.86 6 Q 1:56.47 12 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:12.22 4 Q N/A 4:11.71 4
Kevin Cordes 50 m breaststroke 26.93 4 Q 26.76 AM 3 Q 26.86  
200 m breaststroke 2:09.94 7 Q 2:08.69 4 Q 2:08.05  
Conor Dwyer 200 m freestyle 1:46.73 7 Q 1:46.64 9 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 1:58.63 4 Q 1:58.54 =8 Q 1:57.96 5
Anthony Ervin 50 m freestyle 22.44 15 Q 22.02 =8 Did not advance
Jimmy Feigen 100 m freestyle 49.12 =20 Did not advance
Nic Fink 100 m breaststroke 1:00.05 13 Q 1:00.14 12 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:10.43 12 Q 2:10.04 10 Did not advance
Matt Grevers 50 m backstroke 24.68 2 Q 24.59 2 Q 24.61  
100 m backstroke 53.21 2 Q 52.73 3 Q 52.66  
Connor Jaeger 400 m freestyle 3:46.03 4 Q N/A 3:44.81 4
800 m freestyle 7:44.47 1 Q N/A 7:44.51 4
1500 m freestyle 14:53.34 2 Q N/A 14:41.20  
Chase Kalisz 400 m individual medley 4:11.83 1 Q N/A 4:10.05  
Ryan Lochte 200 m freestyle 1:47.18 13 Q 1:45.36 1 Q 1:45.83 4
200 m individual medley 1:57.90 1 Q 1:56.81 1 Q 1:55.81  
Michael McBroom 400 m freestyle 3:46.69 6 Q N/A 3:51.94 8
800 m freestyle 7:47.05 4 Q N/A 7:55.30 8
1500 m freestyle 14:57.07 7 Q N/A 15:06.81 6
Brendan McHugh 50 m breaststroke 27.62 18 Did not advance
Cody Miller 100 m breaststroke 59.97 11 Q 59.86 9 Did not advance
Ryan Murphy 200 m backstroke 1:56.71 3 Q 1:55.10 2 Q 1:55.00 5
Tim Phillips 50 m butterfly 23.91 23 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 51.90 =10 Q 52.14 13 Did not advance
David Plummer 50 m backstroke 25.79 5 Q 24.82 7 Q 24.95 8
100 m backstroke 54.06 16 Q 53.54 9 Did not advance
Tom Shields 100 m butterfly 51.09 2 Q 51.03 =1 Q 51.06 4
200 m butterfly 1:56.12 9 Q 1:55.75 8 Q 1:56.17 8
Jimmy Feigen
Anthony Ervin
Matt Grevers
Conor Dwyer
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:16.01 =11 N/A Did not advance
Ryan Lochte
Conor Dwyer
Reed Malone
Michael Weiss
Michael Klueh*
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:08.55 2 Q N/A 7:04.75  
Nathan Adrian
Kevin Cordes
Matt Grevers
Ryan Lochte
Cody Miller
Ryan Murphy
Tim Phillips
Tom Shields
4×100 m medley relay 3:31.06 1 Q N/A 3:29.93  
Women
 
Victory Ceremony 400m freestyle
 
Victory Ceremony 4×100 metres freestyle relay
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Cammille Adams 200 m butterfly 2:07.96 4 Q 2:07.57 =6 Q 2:06.40  
Kathleen Baker 100 m backstroke 1:00.62 17 Q 59.63 7 Q 59.99 8
Elizabeth Beisel 200 m backstroke 2:09.54 8 Q 2:10.68 13 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:38.96 12 N/A Did not advance
Rachel Bootsma 50 m backstroke DNS Did not advance
Katy Campbell 1500 m freestyle 16:39.98 18 N/A Did not advance
Madeline Dirado 200 m individual medley 2:12.38 =9 Q 2:09.82 4 Q 2:08.99 4
400 m individual medley 4:36.11 =4 Q N/A 4:31.71  
Claire Donahue 50 m butterfly 26.52 17 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 58.77 20 Did not advance
Missy Franklin 100 m freestyle 54.22 =10 Q 53.92 8 Q 54.00 7
200 m freestyle 1:56.42 3 Q 1:56.37 2 Q 1:55.49  
100 m backstroke 59.59 5 Q 59.42 5 Q 59.40 5
200 m backstroke 2:07.84 2 Q 2:07.79 3 Q 2:06.34  
Jessica Hardy 50 m breaststroke 30.44 4 Q 30.25 3 Q 30.20 5
100 m breaststroke 1:06.68 3 Q 1:07.22 10 Did not advance
Breeja Larson 200 m breaststroke 2:26.38 19 Did not advance
Micah Lawrence 50 m breaststroke 31.38 19 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:07.73 19 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:23.32 2 Q 2:22.04 2 Q 2:22.44  
Katie Ledecky 200 m freestyle 1:55.82 1 Q 1:56.76 6 Q 1:55.16  
400 m freestyle 4:01.73 1 Q N/A 3:59.13  
800 m freestyle 8:19.42 1 Q N/A 8:07.39 WR  
1500 m freestyle 15:27.71 WR 1 Q N/A 15:25.48 WR  
Rebecca Mann 800 m freestyle 8:28.44 10 N/A Did not advance
Simone Manuel 50 m freestyle 24.91 11 Q 24.47 6 Q 24.57 8
100 m freestyle 53.99 7 Q 53.81 6 Q 53.93 6
Melanie Margalis 200 m individual medley 2:11.88 6 Q 2:10.61 6 Q 2:10.41 7
Ivy Martin 50 m freestyle 25.49 =26 Did not advance
Katie McLaughlin 200 m butterfly 2:07.32 2 Q 2:07.52 5 Q 2:06.95 6
Cierra Runge 400 m freestyle 4:07.97 9 N/A Did not advance
Kendyl Stewart 50 m butterfly 26.07 =7 Q 25.93 9 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 58.06 7 Q 58.14 10 Did not advance
Missy Franklin
Margo Geer
Lia Neal
Simone Manuel
Shannon Vreeland*
Abbey Weitzeil*
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:35.52 1 Q N/A 3:34.61  
Missy Franklin
Leah Smith
Katie McLaughlin
Katie Ledecky
Cierra Runge*
Chelsea Chenault*
Shannon Vreeland*
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:52.61 2 Q N/A 7:45.37  
Kathleen Baker
Claire Donahue
Missy Franklin
Jessica Hardy
Micah Lawrence
Simone Manuel
Kendyl Stewart
4×100 m medley relay 3:57.12 2 Q N/A 3:56.76 4
Mixed
Athlete Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Ryan Lochte
Nathan Adrian
Simone Manuel
Missy Franklin
Conor Dwyer*
Margo Geer*
Abbey Weitzeil*
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:24.51 1 Q 3:23.05 WR  
Kevin Cordes
Ryan Murphy
Margo Geer
Katie McLaughlin
Lia Neal*
Kendyl Stewart*
4×100 m medley relay 3:42.33 WR 1 Q 3:43.27  

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Fourteen U.S. synchronized swimmers (one male and thirteen female) have been selected to compete in each of the following events at the World Championships.[6]

Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Mary Killman Solo technical routine 82.9311 10 Q 84.5857 9
Solo free routine 86.8000 8 Q 86.6000 9
Anita Alvarez
Mariya Koroleva
Duet technical routine 83.0493 11 Q 83.5089 12
Duet free routine 84.4333 11 Q 84.9667 11
Anita Alvarez
Claire Barton
Phoebe Coffin
Olivia Ekberg*
Mary Killman
Mariya Koroleva
Sandra Ortellado
Sarah Rodriguez
Karensa Tjoa
Alison Williams
Team technical routine 84.3882 10 Q 83.4289 10
Anita Alvarez
Claire Barton
Phoebe Coffin
Olivia Ekberg*
Mary Killman
Mariya Koroleva
Isabel Malcolmson
Sandra Ortellado
Karensa Tjoa
Alison Williams
Team free routine 84.6333 12 Q 84.5667 12
Mixed
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Bill May
Christina Jones
Duet technical routine 86.7108 2 Q 88.5108  
Bill May
Kristina Lum
Duet free routine 90.5000 1 Q 91.4667  

Water poloEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Team roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Greece 3 3 0 0 37 31 +6 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   United States 3 2 0 1 28 26 +2 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Italy 3 1 0 2 28 28 0 2
4   Russia 3 0 0 3 23 31 −8 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
27 July 2015
18:50
Report United States   7–6   Russia Kazan
Attendance: 1,932
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Daniel Flahive (AUS)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 1–2, 2–2, 1–1
Azevedo, Cupido 3 Goals Bugaychuk 3

29 July 2015
09:30
Report Greece   11–10   United States Kazan
Attendance: 839
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 1–3, 4–3, 3–1
Fountoulis 4 Goals three players 2

31 July 2015
21:30
Report United States   11–9   Italy Kazan
Attendance: 214
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Nenad Peris (CRO)
Score by quarters: 4–4, 3–2, 2–1, 2–2
Vavić 3 Goals Di Fulvio 4
Playoffs
2 August 2015
17:30
Report Brazil   3–7   United States Kazan
Attendance: 2,090
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 1–1, 1–1, 1–3
three players 1 Goals Mann 3
Quarterfinals
4 August 2015
21:30
Report Serbia   12–7   United States Kazan
Attendance: 455
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), Nenad Peris (CRO)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 3–3, 2–1, 3–1
Pijetlović 4 Goals Bonanni 2
5th–8th place semifinals
6 August 2015
17:00
Report Hungary   13–9   United States Kazan
Attendance: 645
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Sergey Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 3–2, 2–2, 4–3
Hárai 4 Goals Azevedo, Bonanni 3
Seventh place game
8 August 2015
14:00
Report Australia   6–10   United States Kazan
Attendance: 1,677
Referees:
Nenad Peris (CRO), Francesc Buch (ESP)
Score by quarters: 3–2, 0–2, 1–4, 2–2
Younger 2 Goals Azevedo 4

Women's tournamentEdit

Team roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 3 3 0 0 40 18 +22 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   United States 3 2 0 1 39 14 +25 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Brazil 3 1 0 2 19 36 −17 2
4   Japan 3 0 0 3 13 43 −30 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
26 July 2015
17:30
Report Brazil   2–13   United States Kazan
Attendance: 1,880
Referees:
Dion Willis (RSA), Viktor Salnichenko (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 0–6, 0–3, 1–2, 1–2
Chiappini, Oliveira 1 Goals Steffens 3

28 July 2015
12:10
Report Italy   10–9   United States Kazan
Attendance: 529
Referees:
Georgios Stavridis (GRE), Cory Williams (NZL)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 2–1, 2–4, 2–2
Bianconi 4 Goals Fattal 5

30 July 2015
10:50
Report Japan   2–17   United States Kazan
Attendance: 729
Referees:
Dion Willis (RSA), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 0–4, 0–4, 1–6, 1–3
Nakano 2 Goals Steffens 4
Playoffs
1 August 2015
18:50
Report United States   12–7   Hungary Kazan
Attendance: 780
Referees:
Ursula Wengenroth (SUI), Daniel Flahive (AUS)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 4–1, 4–1, 1–4
Fattal 4 Goals Keszthelyi 3
Quarterfinals
3 August 2015
17:30
Report Spain   5–8   United States Kazan
Attendance: 1,460
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 2–3, 2–1, 1–2
Espar 2 Goals Fattal, Neushul 2
Semifinals
5 August 2015
20:30
Report United States   8–6   Australia Kazan
Attendance: 1,007
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 3–3, 1–0, 2–1
Fattal, Steffens 2 Goals six players 1
Final
7 August 2015
22:00
Report United States   5–4   Netherlands Kazan
Attendance: 2,305
Referees:
Sergey Naumov (RUS), Massimiliano Caputi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 0–1, 2–1, 3–1, 0–1
Fattal 2 Goals Megens 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Championships Kazan 2015 – High Diving Info" (PDF). FINA. 7 June 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Team USA Open Water Rosters Set for 2015 International Events". USA Swimming. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Kazan 2015 (Swimming) – Qualifying Procedures". FINA. 6 November 2014. Archived from the original on July 13, 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  4. ^ a b "2015 FINA World Championships Roster" (PDF). USA Swimming. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  5. ^ Keith, Braden (30 October 2014). "USA Swimming Finalizes Rosters for 2015 World Championships". SwimSwam. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Teams Announced For Pan Am Games and World Championships". Team USA. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.

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