2013 TYR World Rankings Breakdown

The World Swim Coaches Association has done an interesting analysis of the 2013 FINA World Rankings. In 2013 there were 509 athletes from 47 nations that ranked in the top 25 in the world this is compared to 517 athletes from 49 nations in 2012.

The top five nations overall were:

USA (89), Australia (53), China (47), Japan (44) and Great Britain (40)

Top three males:

USA (42), Japan (28) and Australia (26)

Top three females:

USA (47), China (33) and Australia (27)

There were 174 of the 203 nations affiliated with FINA competed at the 2013 World Championships. There were 22 different nations that collected medals in Barcelona.

The top five in the medal standings were:

  1. USA – 29 (13/8/8)
  2. China – 9 (5/2/2)
  3. France – 9 (4/1/1)
  4. Australia – 13 (3/10/0)
  5. Hungary and South Africa – 5 (3/1/1)

Another aspect that looked at was what FINA A time would have placed in the world rankings. It is to be noted that the FINA A times were based off of the 16th place standing from the 2011 FINA World Championships (‘t’ denotes a tie):

Males

50 free 22.33 t50
100 free 48.93 42
200 free 1:48.42 t62
400 free 3:49.55 30
800 free 7:59.06 37
1500 free 15:14.38 35
50 back 25.43 t46
100 back 54.43 39
200 back 1:58.48 34
50 breast 28.00 t64
100 breast 1:00.86 t41
200 breast 2:12.78 57
50 fly 23.96 t57
100 fly 52.57 43
200 fly 1:57.03 t27
200 IM 1:59.99 t38
400 IM 4:18.99 49

 

Females

50 free 25.34 t55
100 free 54.86 44
200 free 1:58.74 t46
400 free 4:09.81 38
800 free 8:34.33 42
1500 free 16:26.36 t33
50 back 28.84 t64
100 back 1:01.39 62
200 back 2:11.09 40
50 breast 32.00 t87
100 breast 1:08.63 55
200 breast 2:27.88 51
50 fly 26.83 t65
100 fly 58.89 40
200 fly 2:09.38 t24
200 IM 2:14.97 t83
400 IM 4:44.53 54

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