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MEN’S 50M BACKSTROKE – FINALS
2013 World Champion: Camille Lacourt, FRA – 24.42
World Record: 24.04 – Liam Tancock, GBR – 2009
Championship Record: 24.04 – Liam Tancock, GBR – 2009
GOLD: Camille Lacourt, FRA – 24.23
SILVER: Matt Grevers, USA – 24.61
BRONZE: Ben Treffers, AUS – 24.69
Camille Lacourt was able to defend his World Title with an improved time of 24.23, winning for the second consecutive time. Matt Grevers won the Silver medal with his time of 24.61, and Ben Treffers picked up the Bronze for Australia.
Mitchell Larkin was .01 away from joining Laszlo Zseh as a medalist in all three events of the stroke. He finished fourth to his teammate with a time of 24.70.
Vladamir Morozov and Lavrans Solli finished fifth and sixth at 24.73 and 24.84. Liam Tancock and David Plummer rounded out the final at 24.88 and 24.95.