STORIES SI WRITERS PHOTOS SCHEDULES & RESULTS SWIMMING EXPLAINER
Medals
GoldGOLD SilverSILVER BronzeBRONZE
Aaron Peirsol  Matt Grevers  Arkady Vyatchanin , Hayden Stoeckel 
United StatesUnited States   United StatesUnited States   RussiaRussiaAustraliaAustralia  
Men's 100m backstroke
Final
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT MEDAL
FINAL
United StatesUnited States  Aaron Peirsol  52.54 WR Gold 
United StatesUnited States  Matt Grevers  53.11  Silver 
RussiaRussia  Arkady Vyatchanin  53.18  Bronze 
AustraliaAustralia  Hayden Stoeckel  53.18  Bronze 
AustraliaAustralia  Ashley Delaney  53.31   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Liam Tancock  53.39   
SpainSpain  Aschwin Wildeboer  53.51   
JapanJapan  Junichi Miyashita  53.99   
Semifinals
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT  
SEMIFINAL HEAT 1
RussiaRussia  Arkady Vyatchanin  53.06 OR  
SpainSpain  Aschwin Wildeboer  53.51   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Liam Tancock  53.61   
JapanJapan  Junichi Miyashita  53.69   
JapanJapan  Tomomi Morita  53.95   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Gregor Tait  54.37   
SlovakiaSlovakia  Lubos Krizko  54.38   
ItalyItaly  Mirco di Tora  54.92   
SEMIFINAL HEAT 2
AustraliaAustralia  Hayden Stoeckel  52.97 OR  
United StatesUnited States  Matt Grevers  52.99   
United StatesUnited States  Aaron Peirsol  53.56   
AustraliaAustralia  Ashley Delaney  53.76   
AustriaAustria  Markus Rogan  53.80   
South AfricaSouth Africa  Gerhard Zandberg  53.98   
RussiaRussia  Stanislav Donets  54.57   
IsraelIsrael  Guy Barnea  54.93   
Preliminary
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT  
HEATS HEAT 1
UzbekistanUzbekistan  Danil Bugakov  56.59   
KazakhstanKazakhstan  Stanislav Ossinskiy  57.42   
Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands  Jared J Heine  58.86   
Syrian Arab RepublicSyrian Arab Republic  Souhaib Kalala  1:00.24   
BangladeshBangladesh  Mohammad Rubel Rana  1:04.82   
HEATS HEAT 2
ColombiaColombia  Omar Pinzon  55.11   
BelarusBelarus  Pavel Sankovich  55.39   
IcelandIceland  Orn Arnarson  56.15   
HungaryHungary  Roland Rudolf  56.25   
ChinaChina  Xiaolei Sun  56.44   
UkraineUkraine  Oleksandr Isakov  56.55   
ArgentinaArgentina  Eduardo German Otero  56.74   
Czech RepublicCzech Republic  Tomas Fucik  57.29   
HEATS HEAT 3
South AfricaSouth Africa  Gerhard Zandberg  53.75   
SlovakiaSlovakia  Lubos Krizko  54.07   
ItalyItaly  Damiano Lestingi  54.78   
South KoreaSouth Korea  Min Sung  54.99   
FranceFrance  Benjamin Stasiulis  55.08   
SwitzerlandSwitzerland  Jonathan Massacand  55.21   
TurkeyTurkey  Derya Buyukuncu  55.43   
LithuaniaLithuania  Vytautas Janusaitis  55.65   
HEATS HEAT 4
United StatesUnited States  Matt Grevers  53.41 OR  
RussiaRussia  Arkady Vyatchanin  53.64   
RussiaRussia  Stanislav Donets  54.18   
JapanJapan  Tomomi Morita  54.21   
GreeceGreece  Aristeidis Grigoriadis  54.71   
South AfricaSouth Africa  George du Rand  54.90   
CroatiaCroatia  Gordan Kozulj  55.05   
NetherlandsNetherlands  Nick Driebergen  55.31   
HEATS HEAT 5
AustraliaAustralia  Hayden Stoeckel  53.93   
AustraliaAustralia  Ashley Delaney  54.08   
JapanJapan  Junichi Miyashita  54.12   
IsraelIsrael  Guy Barnea  54.50   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Gregor Tait  54.62   
GermanyGermany  Helge Meeuw  54.88   
CanadaCanada  Jake Tapp  55.54   
CroatiaCroatia  Marko Strahija  55.89   
HEATS HEAT 6
United StatesUnited States  Aaron Peirsol  53.65   
SpainSpain  Aschwin Wildeboer  53.67   
Great BritainGreat Britain  Liam Tancock  53.85   
AustriaAustria  Markus Rogan  54.22   
ItalyItaly  Mirco di Tora  54.39   
RomaniaRomania  Razvan Ionut Florea  54.89   
BrazilBrazil  Guilherme Guido  54.89   
GermanyGermany  Thomas Rupprath  55.77   
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