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FINA World Swimming Championships Results Sunday At Rome Men 50 Backstroke Final

1, Liam Tancock, Britain, 24.04. 2, Junya Koga, Japan, 24.24. 3, Gerhard Zandberg, South Africa, 24.34. 4, Aschwin Wildeboer, Spain, 24.57. 5, Camille Lacourt, France, 24.61. 6, Helge Meeuw, Germany, 24.63. 7, Aristeidis Grigoriadis, Greece, 24.87. 8, Mirco Di Tora, Italy, 24.87.

400 Individual Medley Preliminaries (Final qualifiers)

1, Scott Tyler Clary, United States, 4:10.04. 2, Laszlo Cseh, Hungary, 4:10.33. 3, Gergo Kis, Hungary, 4:10.99. 4, Ryan Lochte, United States, 4:11.05. 5, Thomas Haffield, Britain, 4:11.32. 6, Gal Nevo, Israel, 4:11.51. 7, Luca Marin, Italy, 4:12.66. 8, Thiago Pereira, Brazil, 4:13.05.

Final

1, Ryan Lochte, United States, 4:07.01. 2, Scott Tyler Clary, United States, 4:07.31. 3, Laszlo Cseh, Hungary, 4:07.37. 4, Thiago Pereira, Brazil, 4:08.86. 5, Gergo Kis, Hungary, 4:10.40. 6, Gal Nevo, Israel, 4:12.33. 7 (tie), Luca Marin, Italy, and Thomas Haffield, Britain, 4:13.63.

1500 Freestyle Final

1, Oussama Mellouli, Tunisia, 14:37.28. 2, Ryan Cochrane, Canada, 14:41.38. 3, Sun Yang, China, 14:46.84. 4, Federico Colbertaldo, Italy, 14:48.28. 5, Zhang Lin, China, 14:54.23. 6, David Davies, Britain, 14:57.03. 7, Marco Rivera, Spain, 15:01.92. 8, Samuel Pizzetti, Italy, 15:19.38.

4x100 Medley Relay Preliminaries (Final qualifiers)

1, Germany (Helge Meeuw, Hendrik Feldwehr, Benjamin Starke, Paul Biedermann), 3:29.48. 2, Australia (Ashley Delaney, Christian Sprenger, Andrew Lauterstein, Matthew Targett), 3:29.84. 3, United States (Mattew Grevers, Mark Gangloff, Tyler McGill, Nathan Adrian), 3:29.94. 4, France (Jeremy Stravius, Hugues Dubosco, Clement Lefert, Alain Bernard), 3:30.09. 5, Brazil (Guilherme Guido, Henrique Barbosa, Gabriel Mangabeira, Nicolas Oliveira), 3:30.25. 6, Russia (Arkady Vyatchanin, Grigory Falko, Evgeny Korotyshkin, Evgeniy Lagunov), 3:30.55. 7, Britain (Liam Tancock, James Gibson, Michael Rock, Simon Burnett), 3:30.68. 8, Japan (Ryosuke Irie, Ryo Tateishi, Takuro Fujii, Rammaru Harada), 3:30.74.

Final

1, United States (Aaron Peirsol, Eric Shanteau, Michael Phelps, David Walters), 3:27.28. 2, Germany (Helge Meeuw, Hendrik Feldwehr, Benjamin Starke, Paul Biedermann), 3:28.58. 3, Australia (Ashley Delaney, Brenton Rickard, Andrew Lauterstein, Matthew Targett), 3:28.64. 4, Brazil (Guilherme Guido, Henrique Barbosa, Gabriel Mangabeira, Cesar Cielo Filho), 3:29.16. 5, France (Jeremy Stravius, Hugues Dubosco, Clement Lefert, Alain Bernard), 3:29.73. 6, Russia (Arkady Vyatchanin, Grigory Falko, Evgeny Korotyshkin, Andrey Grechin), 3:30.60. 7, Japan (Junya Koga, Ryo Tateishi, Takuro Fujii, Rammaru Harada), 3:30.91. Britain (Liam Tancock, James Gibson, Michael Rock, Simon Burnett), disqualified.

Legend:

Women 50 Freestyle Final

1, Britta Steffen, Germany, 23.73. 2, Therese Alshammar, Sweden, 23.88. 3 (tie), Cate Campbell, Australia, and Magdalena Veldhuis, Netherlands, 23.99. 5, Fran Halsall, Britain, 24.11. 6, Lisbeth Trickett, Australia, 24.19. 7, Amanda Weir, United States, 24.23. 8, Dara Torres, United States, 24.48.

50 Breaststroke Final

1, Yuliya Efimova, Russia, 30.09. 2, Rebecca Soni, United States, 30.11. 3, Sarah Katsoulis, Australia, 30.16. 4, Moniek Nijhuis, Netherlands, 30.46. 5, Annamay Pierse, Canada, 30.53. 6, Kasey Carlson, United States, 30.65. 7, Amanda Reason, Canada, 30.67. 8, Tarnee White, Australia, 30.91.

400 Individual Medley Preliminaries (Final qualifiers)

1, Stephanie Rice, Australia, 4:34.62. 2, Elizabeth Beisel, United States, 4:34.80. 3, Katinka Hosszu, Hungary, 4:35.15. 4 (tie), Tanya Hunks, Canada, and Julia Smit, United States, 4:35.84. 6, Hannah Miley, Britain, 4:36.27. 7, Kirsty Coventry, United States, 4:36.42. 8, Zsuzsanna Jakabos, Hungary, 4:37.47.

Final

1, Katinka Hosszu, Hungary, 4:30.31. 2, Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe, 4:32.12. 3, Stephanie Rice, Australia, 4:32.29. 4, Hannah Miley, Britain, 4:32.72. 5, Elizabeth Beisel, United States, 4:34.90. 6, Julia Smit, United States, 4:35.33. 7, Zsuzsanna Jakabos, Hungary, 4:37.85. 8, Tanya Hunks, Canada, 4:38.15.

World Records at the Swimming World Champs

ROME (AP) — The 43 world records set at the swimming world championships at Foro Italico:

Sunday, July 26

Sarah Sjostrom, women’s 100 butterfly, 56.44 seconds.

Paul Biedermann, men’s 400 freestyle, 3:40.07.

Ariana Kukors, women’s 200 individual medley, 2:07.03.

Federica Pellegrini, women’s 400 freestyle, 3:59.15.

Britta Steffen, women’s 100 freestyle, 52.22 (first leg of 4x100 freestyle relay)

Netherlands (Inge Dekker, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Feemke Heemskerk, Marleen Veldhuis), women’s 4x100 freestyle relay, 3:31.72.

Monday, July 27

Brenton Rickard, men’s 100 breaststroke, 58.58.

Sarah Sjostrom, women’s 100 butterfly, 56.06.

Rebecca Soni, women’s 100 breaststroke, 1:04.84.

Anastasia Zueva, women’s 100 backstroke, 58.48.

Ariana Kukors, women’s 200 individual medley, 2:06.15.

Tuesday, July 28

Paul Biedermann, men’s 200 freestyle, 1:42.00.

Gemma Spofforth, women’s 100 backstroke, 58.12.

Cameron van der Burgh, men’s 100 breaststroke, 26.74.

Federica Pellegrini, women’s 200 freestyle, 1:53.67.

Wednesday, July 29

Mary Descenza, women’s 200 butterfly, 2:04.14.

Daniel Samulski, women’s 50 backstroke, 27.39.

Anastasia Zueva, women’s 50 backstroke, 27.38.

Michael Phelps, men’s 200 butterfly, 1:51.51.

Federica Pellegrini, women’s 200 freestyle, 1:52.98.

Cameron van der Burgh, men’s 50 breaststroke, 26.67.

Zhang Lin, China, men’s 800 freestyle, 7:32.12.

Thursday, July 30

Ryan Lochte, men’s 200 individual medley, 1:54.10.

Jessica Schipper, women’s 200 butterfly, 2:03.41.

Cesar Cielo Filho, men’s 100 freestyle, 46.91.

Annamay Pierse, women’s 200 breaststroke, 2:20.12.

Christian Sprenger, men’s 200 breaststroke, 2:07.31.

Zhao Jing, women’s 50 backstroke, 27.06.

China (Yang Yu, Qian Wei Zhu, Liu Jing, Pang Jiaying), women’s 4x200 freestyle relay, 7:42.08.

Friday, July 31

Britta Steffen, women’s 100 freestyle, 52.07.

Aaron Peirsol, men’s 200 backstroke, 1:51.92.

Magdalena Veldhuis, women’s 50 butterfly, 25.28.

Therese Alshammar, women’s 50 butterfly, 25.07.

Milorad Cavic, men’s 100 butterfly, 50.01.

United States (Michael Phelps, Ricky Berens, David Walters, Ryan Lochte), 4x200 freestyle relay, 6:58.55.

Saturday, Aug. 1

Kirsty Coventry, women’s 200 backstroke, 2:04.81.

Michael Phelps, men’s 100 butterfly, 49.82.

Liam Tancock, men’s 50 backstroke, 24.08.

China (Zhao Jing, Chen Huijia, Jiao Liuyang, Li Zhesi), women’s 4x100 medley relay, 3:52.19.

Sunday, Aug. 2

Liam Tancock, men’s 50 backstroke, 24.04.

Yuliya Efimova, women’s 50 breaststroke, 30.09.

Britta Steffen, women’s 50 freestyle, 23.73.

United States (Aaron Peirsol, Eric Shanteau, Michael Phelps, David Walters), men’s 4x100 medley relay, 3:27.28.

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