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

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Women's 1500 metre freestyle
at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships
Dates July 25, 2011 (heats)
July 26, 2011 (final)
Competitors 26 from 23 nations
Winning time 15:49.59
Medalists
gold medal     Denmark
silver medal     United States
bronze medal     China
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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 Women's 1500 Freestyle event at the 2011 FINA World Championships was held on July 25 and 26, 2011 in Shanghai, China. Preliminary heats were swum July 25, with the top-8 swimmers advancing to swim again in the final on July 26.

Records[edit]

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

Name Nation Time Location Date
World record Kate Ziegler  United States 15:42.54 Mission Viejo June 17, 2007
Championship record Alessia Filippi  Italy 15:44.93 Rome July 28, 2009

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

26 swimmer participated in 4 heats.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Lotte Friis  Denmark 16:00.47 Q
2 3 7 Shao Yiwen  China 16:01.72 Q
3 4 5 Kate Ziegler  United States 16:02.53 Q
4 3 6 Kristel Köbrich  Chile 16:03.50 Q
5 4 7 Wendy Trott  South Africa 16:05.63 Q, AF, NR
6 4 3 Li Xuanxu  China 16:05.82 Q
7 3 4 Melissa Gorman  Australia 16:07.39 Q
8 3 5 Erika Villaécija García  Spain 16:12.45 Q
9 4 6 Chloe Sutton  United States 16:13.20
10 2 4 Gráinne Murphy  Ireland 16:14.81
11 3 3 Éva Risztov  Hungary 16:22.60
12 2 5 Keri-Anne Payne  Great Britain 16:23.11
13 3 2 Martina Rita Caramignoli  Italy 16:23.75
14 4 2 Andreina Pinto  Venezuela 16:23.96
15 2 3 Jessica Ashwood  Australia 16:25.85
16 4 8 Patricia Castañeda  Mexico 16:26.36 NR
17 2 6 Camelia Potec  Romania 16:29.79
18 2 8 Julia Hassler  Liechtenstein 16:34.74 NR
19 2 2 Marianna Lymperta  Greece 16:35.16
20 3 1 Savannah King  Canada 16:35.67
21 2 7 Nina Dittrich  Austria 16:37.15
22 2 1 Charetzeni Escobar  Mexico 16:40.09
23 1 4 Han Na-Kyeong  South Korea 17:06.37
24 3 8 Maja Cesar  Slovenia 17:22.42
25 1 5 Yesim Giresunlu  Turkey 17:23.60
26 1 3 Simona Marinova  Macedonia 17:44.99
4 1 Cecilia Biagioli  Argentina DNS

Final[edit]

The final was held at 18:35.[2]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Lotte Friis  Denmark 15:49.59
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Kate Ziegler  United States 15:55.60
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 Li Xuanxu  China 15:58.02 AS, NR
4 6 Kristel Köbrich  Chile 16:05.11
5 1 Melissa Gorman  Australia 16:05.98
6 2 Wendy Trott  South Africa 16:06.02
7 8 Erika Villaécija García  Spain 16:09.71
8 5 Shao Yiwen  China 16:12.01

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