Swimming at the 2010 Asian Games – Men's 1500 metre freestyle
|Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 2010 Asian Games
|Venue||Aoti Aquatics Centre|
|Date||November 18, 2010|
|Competitors||13 from 11 nations|
|Swimming at the
2010 Asian Games
The men's 1500 metre freestyle event at the 2010 Asian Games took place on 18 November 2010 at Guangzhou Aoti Aquatics Centre.
There were 13 competitors from 11 countries who took part in this event. 8 swimmers with the fast qualifying time were in the fast heat, the others were in the slow heat. The final ranking was arranged by the times from both heats.
Sun Yang from China won the gold medal in a new Asian record of 14 minutes 35.43 seconds. It was the second all-time behind only Grant Hackett's world record of 14:34.56 from the 2001 World Championships, the gap between the world record is less than one second.
All times are China Standard Time (UTC+08:00)
|Thursday, 18 November 2010||09:46||Slow heat|
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Asian records were as follows.
|World Record||Grant Hackett (AUS)||14:34.56||Fukuoka, Japan||29 July 2001|
|Asian Record||Zhang Lin (CHN)||14:45.84||Beijing, China||15 August 2008|
|Games Record||Park Tae-hwan (KOR)||14:55.03||Doha, Qatar||7 December 2006|
|2||Sun Yang (CHN)||14:35.43||AR|
|2||Park Tae-hwan (KOR)||15:01.72|
|2||Zhang Lin (CHN)||15:22.03|
|4||2||Jang Sang-jin (KOR)||15:49.26|
|5||2||Sho Uchida (JPN)||15:52.29|
|6||2||Kevin Yeap (MAS)||15:53.34|
|7||2||Ryan Arabejo (PHI)||16:11.74|
|8||1||Mandar Divase (IND)||16:11.84|
|9||2||Punyawee Sontana (THA)||16:26.21|
|10||1||Ahmad Al-Shatti (IOC)||16:30.98|
|11||1||Loai Tashkandi (KSA)||17:16.41|
|12||1||Ali Adel (IRQ)||18:36.33|
|13||1||Ibrahim Al-Amadi (QAT)||19:37.04|
- "Asian Games: Sun Yang Rattles Grant Hackett's World Record, Ye Shiwen Shines". SwimmingWorldMagazine.com. 2010-11-18. Retrieved 2010-12-07.