2008 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)

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The 9th FINA Swimming World Championships (25 m) were held at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, England 9-13 April 2008.

The United States topped the medal table with 10 gold medals, though host team Great Britain took home the most medals (24).

Medal summary[edit]

Key[edit]

  • WR - World record
  • ER - European record
  • CR - Championship record

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Freestyle
Men's 50 m Duje Draganja
 Croatia
20.81
WR
Mark Foster
 Great Britain
21.31 Gerhard Zandberg
 South Africa
21.33
Men's 100 m Nathan Adrian
 United States
46.67
CR
Filippo Magnini
 Italy
46.70 Duje Draganja
 Croatia
46.83
Men's 200 m Kenrick Monk
 Australia
1:43.46 Kirk Palmer
 Australia
1:43.50 Massimiliano Rosolino
 Italy
1:44.23
Men's 400 m Yury Prilukov
 Russia
3:37.35
ER
Massimiliano Rosolino
 Italy
3:39.60 Robert Renwick
 Great Britain
3:40.22
Men's 1500 m Yury Prilukov
 Russia
14:22.98
CR
David Davies
 Great Britain
14:36.30 Mateusz Sawrymowicz
 Poland
14:43.37
Backstroke
Men's 50 m Peter Marshall
 United States
23.49 Liam Tancock
 Great Britain
23.53 Ashley Delaney
 Australia
23.57
Men's 100 m Liam Tancock
 Great Britain
50.14
ER
Randall Bal
 United States
50.42 Stanislav Donets
 Russia
50.53
Men's 200 m Markus Rogan
 Austria
1:47.84
WR
Ryan Lochte
 United States
1:47.91 Stanislav Donets
 Russia
1:50.45
Breaststroke
Men's 50 m Oleg Lisogor
 Ukraine
26.46 Mark Gangloff
 United States
26.54 Cameron van der Burgh
 South Africa
26.67
Men's 100 m Igor Borysik
 Ukraine
57.74
CR
Cameron van der Burgh
 South Africa
57.92 Oleg Lisogor
 Ukraine
58.08
Men's 200 m Kristopher Gilchrist
 Great Britain
2:06.18 Igor Borysik
 Ukraine
2:06.21 William Diering
 South Africa
2:06.85
Butterfly
Men's 50 m Adam Pine
 Australia
22.78 Sergiy Breus
 Ukraine
22.86
ER
Evgeny Korotyshkin
 Russia
22.94
Men's 100 m Peter Mankoč
 Slovenia
50.04
CR
Adam Pine
 Australia
50.54 Nikolay Skvortsov
 Russia
50.78
Men's 200 m Moss Burmester
 New Zealand
1:51.05
CR
Nikolay Skvortsov
 Russia
1:51.83 Paweł Korzeniowski
 Poland
1:52.25
Individual medley
Men's 100 m Ryan Lochte
 United States
51.15
WR
Peter Mankoč
 Slovenia
52.21
ER
Liam Tancock
 Great Britain
52.22
Men's 200 m Ryan Lochte
 United States
1:51.56
WR
Liam Tancock
 Great Britain
1:53.10 James Goddard
 Great Britain
1:55.15
Men's 400 m Ryan Lochte
 United States
4:03.21 Robert Margalis
 United States
4:03.74 Dinko Jukić
 Austria
4:06.40
Freestyle relay
Men's 4×100 m  United States
Ryan Lochte
Bryan Lundquist
Nathan Adrian
Doug Van Wie
3:08.44
WR
 Netherlands
Robert Lijesen
Bas van Velthoven
Mitja Zastrow
Robin van Aggele
3:09.18
ER
 Sweden
Petter Stymne
Stefan Nystrand
Lars Frölander
Marcus Piehl
3:10.04
Men's 4×200 m  Australia
Kirk Palmer
Grant Brits
Nicholas Sprenger
Kenrick Monk
6:55.65
CR
 Great Britain
Robert Renwick
David Carry
Andrew Hunter
Ross Davenport
6:56.52
ER
 Italy
Emiliano Brembilla
Massimiliano Rosolino
Nicola Cassio
Filippo Magnini
6:58.39
Medley relay
Men's 4×100 m  Russia
Stanislav Donets
Sergey Geybel
Evgeny Korotyshkin
Alexander Sukhorukov
3:24.29
WR
 United States
Randall Bal
Mark Gangloff
Ryan Lochte
Nathan Adrian
3:24.38  New Zealand
Daniel Bell
Glenn Snyders
Corney Swanepoel
Cameron Gibson
3:27.15

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Freestyle
Women's 50 m Marleen Veldhuis
 Netherlands
23.25
WR
Hinkelien Schreuder
 Netherlands
23.83 Francesca Halsall
 Great Britain
24.11
Women's's 100 m Marleen Veldhuis
 Netherlands
52.17
=CR
Francesca Halsall
 Great Britain
52.79 Hanna-Maria Seppälä
 Finland
52.94
Women's 200 m Kylie Palmer
 Australia
1:54.41 Femke Heemskerk
 Netherlands
1:54.65 Caitlin McClatchey
 Great Britain
1:55.15
Women's 400 m Kylie Palmer
 Australia
3:59.23
CR
Camelia Potec
 Romania
4:01.06 Joanne Jackson
 Great Britain
4:01.11
Women's 800 m Rebecca Adlington
 Great Britain
8:08.25
ER, CR
Kylie Palmer
 Australia
8:12.32 Erika Villaécija García
 Spain
8:13.93
Backstroke
Women's 50 m Sanja Jovanović
 Croatia
26.37
WR
Chang Gao
 China
26.70 Kateryna Zubkova
 Ukraine
26.81
Women's 100 m Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
57.10
CR
Kateryna Zubkova
 Ukraine
57.15
ER
Sanja Jovanović
 Croatia
57.80
Women's 200 m Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
2:00.91
WR
Elizabeth Simmonds
 Great Britain
2:02.60
ER
Margaret Hoelzer
 United States
2:03.85
Breaststroke
Women's 50 m Jessica Hardy
 United States
29.58
WR
Kate Haywood
 Great Britain
Sarah Katsoulis
 Australia
30.35
Women's 100 m Jessica Hardy
 United States
1:04.22
CR
Jade Edmistone
 Australia
1:04.93 Suzaan van Biljon
 South Africa
1:05.38
Women's 200 m Suzaan van Biljon
 South Africa
2:18.73
CR
Sally Foster
 Australia
2:20.11 Yuliya Yefimova
 Russia
2:20.48
Butterfly
Women's 50 m Felicity Galvez
 Australia
25.32
WR
Hinkelien Schreuder
 Netherlands
25.40 Inge Dekker
 Netherlands
25.60
Women's 100 m Felicity Galvez
 Australia
55.89
WR
Rachel Komisarz
 United States
56.32 Jemma Lowe
 Great Britain
56.84
Women's 200 m Mary Descenza
 United States
2:04.27
CR
Felicity Galvez
 Australia
2:04.90 Jessica Dickons
 Great Britain
2:05.09
Individual medley
Women's 100 m Shayne Reese
 Australia
59.58 Hanna-Maria Seppälä
 Finland
59.62
ER
Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
59.77
Women's 200 m Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
2:06.13
WR
Mireia Belmonte García
 Spain
2:07.47
ER
Hannah Miley
 Great Britain
2:08.79
Women's 400 m Kirsty Coventry
 Zimbabwe
4:26.52
WR
Hannah Miley
 Great Britain
4:27.27
ER
Mireia Belmonte García
 Spain
4:27.55
Freestyle relay
Women's 4×100 m  Netherlands
Hinkelien Schreuder
Femke Heemskerk
Inge Dekker
Marleen Veldhuis
3:29.42
WR
 Australia
Alice Mills
Shayne Reese
Kelly Stubbins
Angie Bainbridge
3:32.00  Great Britain
Francesca Halsall
Caitlin McClatchey
Julia Beckett
Melanie Marshall
3:32.88
Women's 4×200 m  Netherlands
Inge Dekker
Femke Heemskerk
Marleen Veldhuis
Ranomi Kromowidjojo
7:38.90
WR
 Great Britain
Joanne Jackson
Melanie Marshall
Caitlin McClatchey
Rebecca Adlington
7:38.96  Australia
Bronte Barratt
Angie Bainbridge
Kelly Stubbins
Kylie Palmer
7:39.01
Medley relay
Women's 4×100 m  United States
Margaret Hoelzer
Jessica Hardy
Rachel Komisarz
Kara Denby
3:51.36
WR
 Australia
Rachel Goh
Sarah Katsoulis
Felicity Galvez
Alice Mills
3:52.01  Great Britain
Elizabeth Simmonds
Kate Haywood
Jemma Lowe
Francesca Halsall
3:53.02
ER

Medals table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 10 6 1 17
2  Australia 8 9 2 19
3  Netherlands 4 4 1 9
4  Zimbabwe 4 0 1 5
5  Great Britain 3 10 11 24
6  Russia 3 1 5 9
7  Ukraine 2 3 2 7
8  Croatia 2 0 2 4
9  South Africa 1 1 4 6
10  Slovenia 1 1 0 2
11  New Zealand 1 0 1 2
12  Austria 1 0 0 1
13  Italy 0 2 2 4
14  Spain 0 1 2 3
15  Finland 0 1 1 2
16  China 0 1 0 1
 Romania 0 1 0 1
18  Poland 0 0 2 2
19  Greece 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 40 41 39 120

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