Swimming at the 1998 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

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Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 1998 FINA World Championships
Dates 17 January 1998 (heats)
18 January 1998 (final)
Competitors 20 from 14 nations
Winning time 14 minutes 51.70 seconds
Medalists
gold medal     Australia
silver medal     Italy
bronze medal     Australia
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1998 FINA
World Championships

Perth, Australia
Diving
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Open water swimming
5 km men women
25 km men women
Team 5 km 25 km
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

The final of the men's 1500 metres freestyle event at the 1998 World Aquatics Championships was held on Sunday 18 January in Perth, Australia.

Finals[edit]

Rank Athlete Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Grant Hackett (AUS) 14:51.70
Silver medal icon.svg  Emiliano Brembilla (ITA) 15:00.59
Bronze medal icon.svg  Daniel Kowalski (AUS) 15:03.94
4  Igor Snitko (UKR) 15:04.30
5  Ryk Neethling (RSA) 15:12.50
6  Luiz Lima (BRA) 15:17.55
7  Denys Zavhorodniy (UKR) 15:22.43
8  Tyler Painter (USA) 15:23.40

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 17 January 1998
Rank Athlete Time
1  Ryk Neethling (RSA) 15:11.52
2  Denys Zavhorodniy (UKR) 15:11.86
3  Igor Snitko (UKR) 15:11.90
4  Daniel Kowalski (AUS) 15:19.31
5  Emiliano Brembilla (ITA) 15:19.36
6  Grant Hackett (AUS) 15:19.38
 Luiz Lima (BRA)
8  Tyler Painter (USA) 15:20.18
9  Ian Wilson (GBR) 15:23.72
10  Masato Hirano (JPN) 15:28.79
11  Marco Formentini (ITA) 15:29.22
12  Graeme Smith (GBR) 15:35.71
13  Sergi Roure (ESP) 15:41.36
14  Torlarp Sethsothorn (THA) 15:42.78
15  Frederik Hviid (ESP) 15:43.80
16  Tim Siciliano (USA) 15:49.09
17  Yevgeni Bezruchenko (RUS) 15:57.75
18  Scott Cameron (NZL) 15:57.90
19  Jure Bučar (SLO) 16:03.77
20  Mark Kwok (HKG) 16:03.96

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