Swimming at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 1500 metre freestyle

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Men's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships
Dates July 30, 2011 (heats)
July 31, 2011 (final)
Competitors 27 from 23 nations
Winning time 14:34.14 WR
Medalists
gold medal     China
silver medal     Canada
bronze medal     Hungary
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2011 FINA
World Championships

Shanghai, China
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
Open water swimming
5 km men women
10 km men women
25 km men women
Team team
Swimming
Freestyle
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
Backstroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
50 m men women
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
50 m men women
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
Synchronised swimming
Solo technical free
Duet technical free
Team technical free
combination
Water polo

The men's 1500 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships was held on July 30 with the heats and the semifinals and July 31 with the final.

Record[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship record were as follows.

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record
Championship record
Grant Hackett  Australia 14:34.56 Fukuoka July 29, 2001

The following record was established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time WR CR
July 31, 2011 Final Sun Yang  China 14:34.14 WR CR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

27 swimmers participated in 4 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Sun Yang  China 14:48.13 Q
2 2 3 Gergő Kis  Hungary 14:52.72 Q
3 2 6 Peter Vanderkaay  United States 14:54.99 Q
4 2 4 Chad La Tourette  United States 14:55.59 Q
5 3 4 Ryan Cochrane  Canada 14:55.86 Q
6 2 5 Pál Joensen  Faroe Islands 14:56.66 Q
7 4 3 Yohsuke Miyamoto  Japan 14:57.12 Q, NR
8 3 5 Samuel Pizzetti  Italy 14:58.30 Q
9 3 3 Mateusz Sawrymowicz  Poland 15:02.56
10 3 2 Job Kienhuis  Netherlands 15:05.27 NR
11 4 5 Sebastien Rouault  France 15:05.88
12 3 7 Dai Jun  China 15:09.15
13 3 1 Mads Glæsner  Denmark 15:12.52
14 4 7 Daniel Fogg  Great Britain 15:13.39
15 4 6 Oussama Mellouli  Tunisia 15:13.56
16 2 2 Sergiy Frolov  Ukraine 15:14.38
17 3 6 Heerden Herman  South Africa 15:21.92
17 4 8 Juan Martin Pereyra  Argentina 15:21.92 NR
19 4 2 Gregorio Paltrinieri  Italy 15:22.03
20 4 1 Gergely Gyurta  Hungary 15:22.50
21 2 7 Christian Kubusch  Germany 15:27.68
22 1 4 Uladzimir Zhyharau  Belarus 15:36.23
23 3 8 Ventsislav Aydarski  Bulgaria 15:46.33
24 2 1 Jarrod Killey  Australia 15:51.66
25 1 6 Esteban Enderica  Ecuador 15:56.30
26 1 5 Iacovos Hadjiconstantinou  Cyprus 17:02.94
27 1 3 Omar Nunez  Nicaragua 17:41.77

Final[edit]

The final was held at 18:49.[2]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Sun Yang  China 14:34.14 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 2 Ryan Cochrane  Canada 14:44.46
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Gergő Kis  Hungary 14:45.66 NR
4 7 Pál Joensen  Faroe Islands 14:46.33 NR
5 6 Chad La Tourette  United States 14:52.36
6 3 Peter Vanderkaay  United States 15:00.47
7 8 Samuel Pizzetti  Italy 15:15.81
8 1 Yohsuke Miyamoto  Japan 15:20.67

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