Beijing Olympics 2008 100m men Freestyle Swimming Scoreboard

Medalists

 

Gold France Alain Bernard
France (FRA)
Silver Australia Eamon Sullivan
Australia (AUS)
Bronze United States Jason Lezak
United States (USA)
Brazil César Cielo Filho
Brazil (BRA)

ecords

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

 

World Record  Alain Bernard (FRA) 47.50 Eindhoven, Netherlands 22 March 2008
Olympic Record  Pieter van den Hoogenband (NED) 47.84 Sydney, Australia 19 September 2000

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

 

Date Event Name Nationality Time OR WR
12 August 4×100 m relay heat 1 lead off Amaury Leveaux France 47.76 OR
12 August 4×100 m relay final lead off Eamon Sullivan Australia 47.24 OR WR
13 August Semifinal 1 Alain Bernard France 47.20 OR WR
13 August Semifinal 2 Eamon Sullivan Australia 47.05 OR WR

Heats

Heat 1

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Emile Rony Bakale Congo 55.08
2 4 Miguel Angel Navarro Bolivia 56.96
3 5 Sofyan El Gadi Libya 57.89

Heat 2

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Jan Roodzant Aruba 51.69
2 3 Mikayel Koloyan Armenia 51.89
3 2 Gael Adam Mauritius 52.35
4 5 Carl Probert Fiji 52.37
5 4 Roy-Allan Burch Bermuda 52.65
6 7 Obaid Ahmed Aljesmi United Arab Emirates 53.29

Heat 3

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Virdhawal Khade India 50.07
2 2 Romans Miloslavskis Latvia 50.40
3 3 Terrence Haynes Barbados 50.50
4 7 Alexandr Sklyar Kazakhstan 51.24
5 6 Namgyun Lim South Korea 51.80
6 1 Petr Romashkin Uzbekistan 51.83
7 8 Christopher Duenas Guam 52.64

Heat 4

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Jason Dunford Kenya 49.06
2 5 Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or Israel 49.10
3 6 Peter Mancok Slovenia 49.33
4 1 Ryan Pini Papua New Guinea 49.72
5 3 Matti Rajakyla Finland 49.91
6 8 Aristeidis Grigoriadis Greece 50.62
7 2 Norbert Trandafir Romania 50.74
8 7 Danil Haustov Estonia 50.92

Heat 5

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Martin Verner Czech Republic 48.95
2 5 Balázs Makány Hungary 49.27
2 7 Paulius Viktoravicius Lithuania 49.27
4 1 Shaune Fraser Cayman Islands 49.56
5 2 Martin Kutscher Uruguay 50.08
6 3 Stanislav Neverovsky Belarus 50.14
7 4 Tiago Venancio Portugal 50.30
8 8 Orn Arnarson Iceland 50.68

Heat 6

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 8 George Bovell III Trinidad and Tobago 48.83
2 5 Albert Subirats Atles Venezuela 48.97
3 1 Zuo Chen China 49.08
4 3 Nabil Kebbab Algeria 49.38
5 2 Jose Martin Meolans Argentina 49.50
6 7 Yuriy Yegoshin Ukraine 49.56
7 4 Mitja Zastrow Netherlands 49.61
8 6 Hisayoshi Sato Japan 49.85

Heat 7

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Brent Hayden Canada 47.84 Q
2 8 Milorad Čavić Serbia 48.15
3 3 Filippo Magnini Italy 48.30 Q
4 4 Jason Lezak United States 48.33 Q
5 5 Fabien Gilot France 48.42 Q
6 7 Dominik Meichtry Switzerland 48.55 Q
7 1 Yoris Grandjean Belgium 48.82
8 2 Duje Draganja Croatia 49.49

Heat 8

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Eamon Sullivan Australia 47.80 Q
2 5 Stefan Nystrand Sweden 47.83 Q
3 6 Pieter Van Den Hoogenband Netherlands 47.97 Q
4 3 César Cielo Filho Brazil 48.16 Q
5 2 Andrey Grechin Russia 48.50 Q
6 8 Christian Galenda Italy 48.55 Q
7 1 Joel Greenshields Canada 49.04
8 7 Ryk Neethling South Africa 49.28

Heat 9

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Alain Bernard France 47.85 Q
2 5 Garrett Weber-Gale United States 48.19 Q
3 7 Lyndon Ferns South Africa 48.26 Q
4 6 Matt Targett Australia 48.40 Q
5 8 Jonas Persson Sweden 48.51 Q
6 3 Evgeniy Lagunov Russia 48.59
7 1 Jakob Schioett Andkjaer Denmark 49.25
8 2 Steffen Deibler Germany 49.39

Semifinals

Semifinal 1

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Alain Bernard France 47.20 Q, WR
2 4 Stefan Nystrand Sweden 47.91 Q
3 2 Jason Lezak United States 47.98 Q
4 6 Lyndon Ferns South Africa 48.00 Q, AF
5 3 César Cielo Filho Brazil 48.07 Q
6 8 Christian Galenda Italy 48.47
7 1 Jonas Persson Sweden 48.59
8 7 Fabien Gilot France 49.00

Semifinal 2

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Eamon Sullivan Australia 47.05 Q, WR
2 3 Pieter van den Hoogenband Netherlands 47.68 Q
3 7 Matt Targett Australia 47.88 Q
4 2 Filippo Magnini Italy 48.11 S
5 6 Garrett Weber-Gale > United States 48.12 S
6 5 Brent Hayden Canada 48.20
7 1 Andrey Grechin Russia 48.71
8 8 Dominik Meichtry Switzerland 49.58

Final

 

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Alain Bernard France 47.21  
  4 Eamon Sullivan Australia 47.32  
  7 Jason Lezak United States 47.67  
  8 César Cielo Filho Brazil 47.67  
5 3 Pieter van den Hoogenband Netherlands 47.75  
6 1 Lyndon Ferns South Africa 48.04  
7 6 Matt Targett Australia 48.20  
8 2 Stefan Nystrand Sweden 48.33