Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 100 metre freestyle

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Men's 100 metre freestyle at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Scotiabank Aquatics Center
Dates October 16 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal    Brazil
Silver medal    Cuba
Bronze medal    Cayman Islands
Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
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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
Marathon
10 km men women

The men's 100 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on October 16 at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center in the municipality of Zapopan, near Guadalajara, Mexico.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion was César Cielo Filho of the Brazil.

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, both lengths in freestyle.[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  César Cielo Filho (BRA) 46.91 Rome, Italy July 30, 2009
Pan American Games record  César Cielo Filho (BRA) 48.79 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 18, 2007

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the A standard (50.4) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 4, 2011). NOCs were also permitted to enter one athlete providing they had met the B standard (51.9) in the same qualifying period.[2]

Results[edit]

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified GR Games record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on October 16.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Cesar Cielo  Brazil 48.89 QA
2 3 3 Shaune Fraser  Cayman Islands 49.00 QA
3 3 5 Hanser Garcia  Cuba 49.08 QA
4 2 5 Douglas Robison  United States 49.09 QA
5 1 4 Brett Fraser  Cayman Islands 49.16 QA
6 1 5 Robert Savulich  United States 49.58 QA
7 1 6 Cristian Quintero  Venezuela 49.87 QA
8 2 3 Benjamin Hockin  Paraguay 49.91 QA
9 1 3 Federico Grabich  Argentina 50.20 QB
10 3 6 Crox Acuña  Venezuela 50.35 QB
11 2 4 Bruno Fratus  Brazil 50.51 QB
12 2 6 Gabriel Melconian  Uruguay 51.02 QB
13 3 2 Rory Biskupski  Canada 51.12 QB
14 3 7 Shawn Clarke  Barbados 51.18 QB
15 2 1 Alejandro Escudero  Mexico 51.38 QB
16 1 7 Mario Montoya  Costa Rica 51.86 QB
17 2 7 Raúl Martínez  Puerto Rico 52.06
18 3 1 Antonio Cisneros  Mexico 52.42
19 2 2 Branden Whitehurst  U.S. Virgin Islands 52.45
20 1 2 Roy-Allan Burch  Bermuda 52.87
21 3 8 Perry Lindo Flag of PASO.svg Netherlands Antilles 53.32
22 1 1 Esau Simpson  Grenada 54.73
23 1 8 Niall Roberts  Guyana 55.45
24 2 8 Orel Jeffrey  Antigua and Barbuda 1:03.84

B Final[edit]

The B final was also held on October 16.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Federico Grabich  Argentina 49.95
10 5 Gabriel Melconian  Uruguay 50.30
11 6 Shawn Clarke  Barbados 51.00
12 3 Rory Biskupski  Canada 51.15
13 2 Alejandro Escudero  Mexico 51.66
14 7 Mario Montoya  Costa Rica 51.83
15 1 Raúl Martínez  Puerto Rico 51.94
16 8 Antonio Cisneros  Mexico 52.55

A Final[edit]

The A final was also held on October 16.[5][4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Cesar Cielo  Brazil 47.84 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Hanser Garcia  Cuba 48.34
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Shaune Fraser  Cayman Islands 48.63
4 6 Douglas Robison  United States 48.98
5 2 Brett Fraser  Cayman Islands 49.07
6 7 Robert Savulich  United States 49.62
7 1 Cristian Quintero  Venezuela 49.75
8 8 Benjamin Hockin  Paraguay 50.03

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