Swimming at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's 50 metre backstroke

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Aquatics at the
2010 Commonwealth Games
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3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
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Freestyle
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50 m S9 men women
100 m men women
100 m S8 men
100 m S9 women
100 m S10 men
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
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Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
100 m men women
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Individual medley
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400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
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Solo Duet

The Women's 50 metre backstroke event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games took place on October 7 and 8 2010, at the SPM Swimming Pool Complex.[1]

Five heats were held, with most containing the maximum number of swimmers (eight). The top sixteen advanced to the semifinals and the top eight from there qualified for the finals.

Heats summary[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 5 Gemma Spofforth England 28.30 Q
2 4 4 Emily Seebohm Australia 28.72 Q
3 3 4 Grace Loh Australia 28.78 Q
4 3 5 Julia Wilkinson Canada 29.04 Q
5 5 4 Sophie Edington Australia 29.07 Q
6 5 5 Emily Thomas New Zealand 29.17 Q
7 4 5 Georgia Davies Wales 29.19 Q
8 4 3 Sinead Russell Canada 29.21 Q
9 3 3 Emma Saunders England 29.68 Q
10 4 6 Kiera Aitken Bermuda 30.12 Q
11 5 2 Lauren Lavigna Canada 30.17 Q
12 3 2 Kah Chan Malaysia 30.41 Q
13 5 6 Jennifer Oldham Wales 30.58 Q
14 4 1 Anna-Liza Mopio-Jane Papua New Guinea 31.18 Q
15 1 3 Fariha Zaman India 31.34 Q
16 3 7 Chelsey Wilson Northern Ireland 31.60 Q

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Emily Seebohm Australia 28.03 Q, CG
2 5 Julia Wilkinson Canada 28.65 Q
3 3 Emily Thomas New Zealand 28.85 Q
4 6 Sinead Russell Canada 29.09 Q
5 2 Kiera Aitken Bermuda 30.06
6 7 Jennifer Oldham Wales 30.20
7 1 Fariha Zaman India 31.35
8 8 Alexia Royal-Eatmon Jamaica 31.41

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Gemma Spofforth England 28.29 Q
2 6 Georgia Davies Wales 28.45 Q
3 3 Sophie Edington Australia 28.53 Q
4 5 Grace Loh Australia 28.72 Q
5 2 Emma Saunders England 29.59
6 7 Kah Chan Malaysia 30.19
7 1 Anna-Liza Mopio-Jane Papua New Guinea 31.03
8 8 Chelsey Wilson Northern Ireland 31.24

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st 6 Sophie Edington Australia 28.00 CG
2nd 5 Gemma Spofforth England 28.03
3rd 3 Georgia Davies Wales 28.33
3rd 4 Emily Seebohm Australia 28.33
5 7 Grace Loh Australia 28.66
6 2 Julia Wilkinson Canada 28.76
7 1 Emily Thomas New Zealand 29.02
8 8 Sinead Russell Canada 29.14

References[edit]