2008 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)

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Short Course Worlds
Host cityManchester, United Kingdom
Date(s)9–13 April 2008
Venue(s)Manchester Arena

The 9th FINA Swimming World Championships (25 m) were held at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, United Kingdom 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 Ioannis Drymonakos
 Greece
4:05.11
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
Gao Chang
 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]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)106117
2 Australia (AUS)89118
3 Netherlands (NED)4419
4 Zimbabwe (ZIM)4015
5 Great Britain (GBR)3101124
6 Russia (RUS)3159
7 Ukraine (UKR)2327
8 Croatia (CRO)2024
9 South Africa (RSA)1146
10 Slovenia (SLO)1102
11 Austria (AUT)1012
 New Zealand (NZL)1012
13 Italy (ITA)0224
14 Spain (ESP)0123
15 Finland (FIN)0112
16 China (CHN)0101
 Romania (ROM)0101
18 Poland (POL)0022
19 Greece (GRE)0011
 Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (20 nations)404139120

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