Swimming at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's 50 metre freestyle

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The Women's 50 metre freestyle event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games took place on October 7 and 8 2010, at the SPM Swimming Pool Complex.[1]

Six heats were held, with most containing the maximum number of swimmers (eight). The top sixteen advanced to the semifinals and the top eight from there qualified for the finals.

Heats summary[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Francesca Halsall  England 25.05 Q
2 6 4 Yolane Kukla  Australia 25.47 Q
3 6 5 Marieke Guehrer  Australia 25.55 Q
4 4 5 Hayley Palmer  New Zealand 25.58 Q
5 5 4 Victoria Poon  Canada 25.60 Q
6 6 3 Amy Smith  England 25.67 Q
7 5 5 Alice Mills  Australia 25.73 Q
8 6 6 Lai Chui  Malaysia 26.38 Q
9 5 3 Amaka Gessler  New Zealand 26.40 Q
10 6 2 Lucy Ellis  Scotland 26.63 Q
11 4 6 Cherelle Thompson  Trinidad and Tobago 26.65 Q
12 5 6 Jessica Sylvester  England 26.74 Q
13 4 3 Sara Hamilton  Scotland 26.80 Q
14 4 2 Georgia Holderness  Wales 27.01 Q
15 5 2 Chii Leung  Malaysia 27.15 Q
16 6 7 Anna-Liza Mopio-Jane  Papua New Guinea 27.30 Q

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Yolane Kukla  Australia 25.02 Q
2 5 Hayley Palmer  New Zealand 25.11 Q
3 3 Amy Smith  England 25.49 Q
4 6 Lai Chui  Malaysia 26.03 Q
5 7 Jessica Sylvester  England 26.31
6 1 Georgia Holderness  Wales 26.62
7 2 Lucy Ellis  Scotland 26.77
8 8 Anna-Liza Mopio-Jane  Papua New Guinea 26.92

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Francesca Halsall  England 25.18 Q
2 3 Victoria Poon  Canada 25.26 Q
3 5 Marieke Guehrer  Australia 25.35 Q
4 6 Alice Mills  Australia 25.63 Q
5 2 Amaka Gessler  New Zealand 26.31
6 7 Cherelle Thompson  Trinidad and Tobago 26.70
7 1 Sara Hamilton  Scotland 26.83
8 8 Chii Leung  Malaysia 27.13

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Yolane Kukla  Australia 24.86
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Francesca Halsall  England 24.98
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Hayley Palmer  New Zealand 25.01
4 6 Victoria Poon  Canada 25.13
5 2 Marieke Guehrer  Australia 25.26
6 1 Alice Mills  Australia 25.50
7 7 Amy Smith  England 25.74
8 8 Lai Chui  Malaysia 26.05

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