Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 100 metre freestyle
|Men's 100 metre freestyle at the XVI Pan American Games|
|Venue||Scotiabank Aquatics Center|
|Dates||October 16 (preliminaries and finals)|
|Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
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. The defending Pan American Games champion was César Cielo Filho of the Brazil.
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|
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.
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|
The first round was held on October 16.
The B final was also held on October 16.
|14||7||Mario Montoya||Costa Rica||51.83|
|15||1||Raúl Martínez||Puerto Rico||51.94|
|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|