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Swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Aquatics Centre, Beijing Olympic Green, Beijing
Date Started: August 11, 2008
Date Finished: August 11, 2008
Format: Fastest eight swimmers advanced to final

Gold: USA Aaron Peirsol
Silver: USA Matt Grevers
Bronze: RUS Arkady Vyachanin
AUS Hayden Stoeckel

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Arkady Vyachanin 24 Russia RUS 53.06 0.78 4 QU/OR
2 Aschwin Wildeboer 22 Spain ESP 53.51 0.60 5 QU
3 Liam Tancock 23 Great Britain GBR 53.61 0.56 3 QU
4 Junichi Miyashita 24 Japan JPN 53.69 0.58 2 QU
5 Tomomi Morita 23 Japan JPN 53.95 0.54 7
6 Gregor Tait 29 Great Britain GBR 54.37 0.64 8
7 Ľuboš Križko 28 Slovakia SVK 54.38 0.64 6
8 Mirco Di Tora 22 Italy ITA 54.92 0.57 1

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Hayden Stoeckel 23 Australia AUS 52.97 0.59 6 QU/OR
2 Matt Grevers 23 United States USA 52.99 0.66 4 QU
3 Aaron Peirsol 25 United States USA 53.56 0.72 5 QU
4 Ash Delaney 22 Australia AUS 53.76 0.50 2 QU
5 Markus Rogan 26 Austria AUT 53.80 0.70 1
6 Gerhard Zandberg 25 South Africa RSA 53.98 0.63 3
7 Stanislav Donets 25 Russia RUS 54.57 0.72 7
8 Guy Barnea 20 Israel ISR 54.93 0.64 8