Swimming at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 200 metre freestyle

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Men's 200 metre freestyle
at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships
Kazan 2015 - Victory Ceremony 200m freestyle M.JPG
Victory Ceremony
Dates3 August (heats and semifinals)
4 August (final)
Competitors80 from 69 nations
Winning time1:45.14
Medalists
gold medal    Great Britain
silver medal    China
bronze medal    Germany
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The men's 200 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships was held on 4 August with the heats and the semifinals on the 3 August.[1]

British swimmer James Guy won the gold medal in a new National Record time of 1:45.14, holding off a strong charge from Asian Record holder Sun Yang (1:45.20). By winning, Guy continued his country's outstanding success in Kazan, and improved on his second place finish in the 400 meter freestyle. Meanwhile, World Record holder Paul Biedermann picked up the bronze medal in 1:45.38. After leading throughout the beginning of the race, American Ryan Lochte ended the 200m with a fourth-place finish (1:45.83). Dutchman Sebastiaan Verschuren picked up fifth (1:45.91), while South Africa's Chad le Clos added the middle distance freestyle event to his already large repertoire, finishing sixth in 1:46.53. Russia's Aleksandr Krasnykh (1:46.88) and Australian Cameron McEvoy (1:47.26) rounded out the championship field.[2][3]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Paul Biedermann (GER) 1:42.00 Rome, Italy 28 July 2009
Competition record  Paul Biedermann (GER) 1:42.00 Rome, Italy 28 July 2009

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The heats were held on 3 August at 10:27.[4]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 4 Sun Yang  China 1:46.00 Q
2 6 5 James Guy  Great Britain 1:46.10 Q
3 6 4 Paul Biedermann  Germany 1:46.20 Q
4 7 4 Cameron McEvoy  Australia 1:46.39 Q
5 8 6 Calum Jarvis  Great Britain 1:46.61 Q
6 6 1 Danila Izotov  Russia 1:46.65 Q
7 6 3 Conor Dwyer  United States 1:46.73 Q
8 7 5 Sebastiaan Verschuren  Netherlands 1:46.88 Q
9 7 2 Aleksandr Krasnykh  Russia 1:46.91 Q
10 8 3 David McKeon  Australia 1:47.00 Q
11 8 5 Velimir Stjepanović  Serbia 1:47.10 Q
12 7 9 Chad le Clos  South Africa 1:47.17 Q
13 7 6 Ryan Lochte  United States 1:47.18 Q
14 7 3 João de Lucca  Brazil 1:47.47 Q
15 8 7 Myles Brown  South Africa 1:47.48 Q
16 7 0 Federico Grabich  Argentina 1:47.73 Q
17 8 0 Marwan El-Kamash  Egypt 1:47.87
18 8 1 Yuki Kobori  Japan 1:48.09
19 5 6 Kacper Majchrzak  Poland 1:48.12
20 6 2 Filippo Magnini  Italy 1:48.18
21 5 3 Clemens Rapp  Germany 1:48.20
22 7 7 Nicolas Oliveira  Brazil 1:48.23
23 5 1 Anders Lie  Denmark 1:48.27
24 6 7 Jeremy Bagshaw  Canada 1:48.29
25 6 6 Pieter Timmers  Belgium 1:48.43
26 5 5 Alexandre Haldemann   Switzerland 1:48.49
27 8 9 Cristian Quintero  Venezuela 1:48.55
28 8 2 Matthew Stanley  New Zealand 1:48.67
29 8 8 Felix Auböck  Austria 1:48.75
30 6 9 Grégory Mallet  France 1:48.77
31 5 4 Kyle Stolk  Netherlands 1:48.96
32 5 2 Miguel Durán  Spain 1:49.05
33 4 1 Henrik Christiansen  Norway 1:49.09
34 6 8 Péter Bernek  Hungary 1:49.25
35 6 0 Xu Qiheng  China 1:49.32
36 5 9 Liran Konovalov  Israel 1:49.56
37 5 8 Ben Hockin  Paraguay 1:49.60
38 4 3 Illia Teslenko  Ukraine 1:49.87
39 4 6 Povilas Strazdas  Lithuania 1:49.91
40 7 1 Tsubasa Amai  Japan 1:50.04
41 3 2 Alexei Sancov  Moldova 1:50.18
42 4 2 Doğa Çelik  Turkey 1:50.38
43 4 7 Ahmed Mathlouthi  Tunisia 1:50.61
44 4 9 Marcelo Acosta  El Salvador 1:50.77
45 3 1 Pavel Janeček  Czech Republic 1:50.95
46 3 9 Khurshidjon Tursunov  Uzbekistan 1:50.98
47 7 8 Matias Koski  Finland 1:51.00
48 4 5 Christos Katrantzis  Greece 1:51.01
49 4 4 Yeo Kai Quan  Singapore 1:51.29
50 3 6 Mateo de Angulo  Colombia 1:51.49
51 4 8 Sim Wee Sheng Welson Sim  Malaysia 1:51.65
52 2 3 Khader Baqlah  Jordan 1:51.67
53 3 4 Tomas Peribonio  Ecuador 1:51.78
54 4 0 Jessie Lacuna  Philippines 1:51.85
55 3 7 Ensar Hajder  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:51.96
56 2 4 Aaron D'Souza  India 1:52.00
57 2 6 Sean Gunn  Zimbabwe 1:52.05
58 3 0 Pit Brandenburger  Luxembourg 1:52.12
59 3 3 Huang Yen-hsin  Chinese Taipei 1:52.43
60 2 2 Mario Montoya  Costa Rica 1:52.92
61 2 7 Irakli Revishvili  Georgia 1:53.68
62 3 8 Yousef Al-Askari  Kuwait 1:53.97
63 5 0 Hoàng Quý Phước  Vietnam 1:54.31
64 3 5 Viktar Krasochka  Belarus 1:54.36
65 2 0 Igor Mogne  Mozambique 1:55.59
66 2 5 Lorenzo Loria  Mexico 1:56.36
67 2 8 Iacovos Hadjiconstantinou  Cyprus 1:57.38
68 2 1 Christian Selby  Barbados 1:57.74
69 1 4 Brandon Schuster  Samoa 1:57.93
70 1 3 Klavio Meca  Albania 1:58.32
71 1 1 Sovijja Pou  Cambodia 1:58.41
72 1 5 Ahmed Gebrel  Palestine 1:58.54
73 2 9 Bakr Al-Dulaimi  Iraq 1:58.55
74 1 7 Ismael Kane  Senegal 2:00.66
75 1 6 Alexander Skinner  Namibia 2:01.01
76 1 8 Andre van der Merwe  Botswana 2:01.77
77 1 2 Yacop Al-Khulaifi  Qatar 2:04.38
78 1 0 Theo Chiabaut  Monaco 2:04.59
79 1 9 Eloi Imaniraguha  Rwanda 2:20.68
5 7 Clément Mignon  France DSQ

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were held on 3 August at 18.42.[5]

Semifinal 1[edit]

le Clos finished third in the first semi
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 James Guy  Great Britain 1:45.43 Q, NR
2 5 Cameron McEvoy  Australia 1:46.09 Q
3 7 Chad le Clos  South Africa 1:46.10 Q
4 6 Sebastiaan Verschuren  Netherlands 1:46.43 Q
5 8 Federico Grabich  Argentina 1:47.43 NR
6 2 David McKeon  Australia 1:47.60
7 3 Danila Izotov  Russia 1:47.66
8 1 João de Lucca  Brazil 1:48.23

Semifinal 2[edit]

Ryan Lochte wins the second semi
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Ryan Lochte  United States 1:45.36 Q
2 4 Sun Yang  China 1:46.17 Q
3 5 Paul Biedermann  Germany 1:46.20 Q
4 2 Aleksandr Krasnykh  Russia 1:46.45 Q
5 6 Conor Dwyer  United States 1:46.64
6 7 Velimir Stjepanović  Serbia 1:46.85
7 8 Myles Brown  South Africa 1:47.55
8 3 Calum Jarvis  Great Britain 1:47.64

Final[edit]

Guy and Lochte after finish

The final was held on 4 August at 17:32.[6]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 James Guy  Great Britain 1:45.14 NR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 2 Sun Yang  China 1:45.20
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 Paul Biedermann  Germany 1:45.38
4 4 Ryan Lochte  United States 1:45.83
5 1 Sebastiaan Verschuren  Netherlands 1:45.91
6 6 Chad le Clos  South Africa 1:46.53
7 8 Aleksandr Krasnykh  Russia 1:46.88
8 3 Cameron McEvoy  Australia 1:47.26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Start list
  2. ^ "James Guy wins World Swimming 200m freestyle gold". BBC Sport. 4 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  3. ^ "James Guy wins historic freestyle gold as Adam Peaty sets breaststroke record". Guardian. 4 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  4. ^ Heats results
  5. ^ Semifinal results
  6. ^ Final results