Swimming at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 800 metre freestyle
|Men's 800m Freestyle |
at the 2005 FINA World Aquatics Championships
|Dates||26 July (prelims)|
27 July (final)
|2005 FINA |
|Open water swimming|
The Men's 800m Freestyle at the 11th FINA World Aquatics Championships occurred on the morning of 26 July 2005 (preliminary heats) and in the evening of 27 July 2005 (final heat) in the Olympic pool at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Canada. 45 swimmers were entered in the event, of which 44 swam. The top-8 swimmers from the morning heats advanced to the next day's final heat.
The existing records at the start of the event were:
- World record (WR): 7:39.16, Ian Thorpe (Australia), July 24, 2001 in Fukuoka, Japan.
- Championship record (CR): same
|6||David Davies||Great Britain||7:51.54|
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- FINA Worlds 2005: Men's 800 Freestyle heats results from OmegaTiming.com (official timer of the 2005 Worlds). Published 2005-07-30, retrieved 2009-08-21.
- FINA Worlds 2005: Men's 800 Freestyle final results from OmegaTiming.com (official timer of the 2005 Worlds). Published 2005-07-30, retrieved 2009-08-21.