Swimming at the 2003 Pan American Games – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

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The Men's 1500m Freestyle event at the 2003 Pan American Games took place on August 17, 2003 (Day 16 of the Games).

Ricardo Monasterio won the gold medal, breaking a string of 12 U.S. titles in a row. Before him, only other non-American had won the race, the Brazilian Tetsuo Okamoto, in the first edition of the Games in 1951.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Ricardo Monasterio
 Venezuela
Silver Fran Crippen
 United States
Bronze Chris Thompson
 United States

Records[edit]

World Record  Grant Hackett (AUS) 14:34.56 2001-07-29 Japan Fukuoka, Japan
Pan Am Record  Carlton Bruner (USA) 15:13.90 1995-03-17 Argentina Mar del Plata, Argentina

Results[edit]

Place Swimmer Time
1  Ricardo Monasterio (VEN) 15:16.98
2  Fran Crippen (USA) 15:19.63
3  Chris Thompson (USA) 15:19.64
4  Luiz Lima (BRA) 15:41.41
5  Andres Jiménez (MEX) 15:52.40
6  Bruno Bonfim (BRA) 15:54.84
7  Leonardo Salinas (MEX) 16:00.99
8  Giancarlo Zolezzi (CHI) 16:05.59

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