Swimming at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 800 metre freestyle

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Men's 800 metre freestyle
at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships
Venue Palau Sant Jordi
Dates July 30, 2013 (heats)
July 31, 2013 (final)
Competitors 34 from 30 nations
Winning time 7:41.36
Medalists
gold medal     China
silver medal     United States
bronze medal     Canada
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2013 FINA
World Championships

Barcelona, Spain
Diving
Individual
1 m men women
3 m men women
10 m men women
Synchronised
3 m men women
10 m men women
High diving
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 800 metre freestyle event in swimming at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships took place on 30–31 July at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain.[1][2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and championship records were:

World record  Zhang Lin (CHN) 7:32.12 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009 [3][4]
Championship record  Zhang Lin (CHN) 7:32.12 Rome, Italy 29 July 2009 [3][4]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The heats were held at 10:54.[5]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 4 Connor Jaeger  United States 7:49.28 Q
2 3 4 Sun Yang  China 7:49.37 Q
3 4 4 Ryan Cochrane  Canada 7:49.58 Q
4 4 5 Michael McBroom  United States 7:50.62 Q
5 3 3 Oussama Mellouli  Tunisia 7:50.77 Q
6 2 8 Pál Joensen  Faroe Islands 7:50.81 Q
7 3 5 Gregorio Paltrinieri  Italy 7:52.33 Q
8 4 6 Jordan Harrison  Australia 7:52.55 Q
9 3 8 Matias Koski  Finland 7:54.70 NR
10 3 2 Filip Zaborowski  Poland 7:55.65
11 2 5 Gabriele Detti  Italy 7:56.15
12 4 3 Daniel Fogg  Great Britain 7:56.62
13 4 2 Sören Meissner  Germany 7:56.64
14 3 6 Ayatsugu Hirai  Japan 7:56.69
15 3 1 Marc Sánchez  Spain 7:57.64
16 4 7 Devon Myles Brown  South Africa 7:57.69
17 4 1 Damien Joly  France 7:57.79
18 2 3 Serhiy Frolov  Ukraine 7:58.70
19 4 0 Richárd Nagy  Slovakia 7:59.69
20 3 7 Martin Grodzki  Germany 8:00.36
21 2 7 Pawel Furtek  Poland 8:00.56
22 2 6 Gergő Kis  Hungary 8:00.92
23 2 1 David Brandl  Austria 8:05.45
24 3 9 Uladzimir Zhyharau  Belarus 8:05.51
25 2 0 Anton Sveinn McKee  Iceland 8:08.71
26 4 8 Ahmed Akaram  Egypt 8:08.73
27 4 9 Alejandro Gómez  Venezuela 8:09.04
28 3 0 Arturo Pérez Vertti  Mexico 8:09.23
29 1 5 Marcelo Acosta  El Salvador 8:17.39
30 1 4 Jang Sang-Jin  South Korea 8:18.51
31 2 2 Martin Naidich  Argentina 8:20.53
32 2 9 Nezir Karap  Turkey 8:21.31
33 1 3 Khader Baqleh  Jordan 8:43.13
34 1 6 Brandon Schuster  Samoa 9:27.45

Final[edit]

The final was held at 19:29.[6]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Sun Yang  China 7:41.36
2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 Michael McBroom  United States 7:43.60 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Ryan Cochrane  Canada 7:43.70
4 4 Connor Jaeger  United States 7:44.26
5 8 Jordan Harrison  Australia 7:47.38
6 1 Gregorio Paltrinieri  Italy 7:50.29
7 7 Pál Joensen  Faroe Islands 7:52.57
8 2 Oussama Mellouli  Tunisia 7:52.79

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BCN 2013 – Swimming: Schedule". FINA. 8 July 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Start list
  3. ^ a b Balym, Todd (30 July 2009). "Hackett's world record smashed by Zhang Lin". Perth Now. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Liu, Xin (30 July 2009). "Zhang Lin's gold a milestone for China swimming". Global Times. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Heats Results
  6. ^ Final Results

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