Beijing Olympics 2008 100m Men Backstroke Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold United States Aaron Peirsol
United States (USA)
Silver United States Matt Grevers
United States (USA)
Bronze Russia Arkady Vyatchanin
Russia (RUS)
Bronze Australia Hayden Stoeckel
Australia (AUS)

Records

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

World Record  Aaron Peirsol (USA) 52.89 Omaha, USA 1 July 2008
Olympic Record  Aaron Peirsol (USA) 53.45 Athens, Greece 21 August 2004

Heats

Rank   Heat   Lane   Name   Nationality   Time   Notes  
1 4 4 Matt Grevers United States 53.41 Q, OR
2 4 5 Arkady Vyatchanin Russia 53.64 Q
3 6 4 Aaron Peirsol United States 53.65 Q
4 6 7 Aschwin Wildeboer Spain 53.67 Q
5 3 5 Gerhard Zandberg South Africa 53.75 Q
6 6 5 Liam Tancock Great Britain 53.85 Q
7 5 3 Hayden Stoeckel Australia 53.93 Q
8 3 8 Lubos Krizko Slovakia 54.07 Q
9 5 5 Ashley Delaney Australia 54.08 Q
10 5 2 Junichi Miyashita Japan 54.12 Q
11 4 2 Stanislav Donets Russia 54.18 Q
12 4 3 Tomomi Morita Japan 54.21 Q
13 6 3 Markus Rogan Austria 54.22 Q
14 6 1 Mirco Di Tora Italy 54.39 Q
15 5 1 Guy Barnea Israel 54.50 Q
16 5 6 Gregor Tait Great Britain 54.62 Q
17 4 6 Aristeidis Grigoriadis Greece 54.71  
18 3 4 Damiano Lestingi Italy 54.78  
19 5 4 Helge Meeuw Germany 54.88  
20 6 2 Guilherme Guido Brazil 54.89  
21 6 8 Razvan Ionut Florea Romania 54.89  
22 4 8 George Du Rand South Africa 54.90  
23 3 7 Min Sung South Korea 54.99  
24 4 1 Gordan Kožulj Croatia 55.05  
25 3 3 Benjamin Stasiulis France 55.08  
26 2 6 Omar Pinzón Colombia 55.11  
27 3 6 Jonathan Massacand Switzerland 55.21  
28 4 7 Nick Driebrgen Netherlands 55.31  
29 2 5 Pavel Sankovich Belarus 55.39  
30 3 1 Derya Buyukuncu Turkey 55.43  
31 5 8 Jake Tapp Canada 55.54  
32 3 2 Vytautas Janusaitis Lithuania 55.65  
33 6 6 Thomas Rupprath Germany 55.77  
34 5 7 Marko Strahija Croatia 55.89  
35 2 4 Orn Arnarson Iceland 56.15  
36 2 3 Roland Rudolf Hungary 56.25  
37 2 2 Xiaolei Sun China 56.44  
38 2 8 Oleksandr Isakov Ukraine 56.55  
39 1 4 Danil Bugakov Uzbekistan 56.59  
40 2 7 German Eduardo Otero Argentina 56.74  
41 2 1 Tomáš Fučík Czech Republic 57.29  
42 1 3 Jared J Heine Marshall Islands 58.86  
43 1 2 Souhaib Kalala Syria 1:00.24  
44 1 6 Rubel Mohammad Rana Bangladesh 1:04.82  

Semifinals

Rank Semifinal Lane Swimmer Time Notes
1 2 6  Hayden Stoeckel (AUS) 52.97 Q, OR
2 2 4  Matt Grevers (USA) 52.99 Q
3 1 4  Arkady Vyatchanin (RUS) 53.06 Q
4 1 5  Aschwin Wildeboer (ESP) 53.51 Q
5 2 5  Aaron Peirsol (USA) 53.56 Q
6 1 3  Liam Tancock (GBR) 53.61 Q
7 1 2  Junichi Miyashita (JPN) 53.69 Q
8 2 2  Ashley Delaney (AUS) 53.76 Q
9 2 1  Markus Rogan (AUT) 53.80  
10 1 7  Tomomi Morita (JPN) 53.95  
11 2 3  Gerhard Zandberg (v) 53.98  
12 1 8 Gregor Tait (GBR) 54.37  
13 1 6  Lubos Krizko (SVK) 54.38  
14 2 7  Stanislav Donets (RUS) 54.57  
15 1 8  Mirco Di Tora (ITA) 54.92  
16 2 2  Guy Barnea (ISR) 54.93  

Final

Rank   Lane   Swimmer   Time   Notes  
1 2  Aaron Peirsol (USA) 52.54 WR
2 5  Matt Grevers (USA) 53.11  
3 3  Arkady Vyatchanin (RUS) 53.18  
3 4  Hayden Stoeckel (AUS) 53.18  
5 8 > Ashley Delaney (AUS) 53.31  
6 7  Liam Tancock (GBR) 53.39 NR
7 6  Aschwin Wildeboer (ESP) 53.51  
8 1  Junichi Miyashita (JPN) 53.99