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Swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Men's 50 metres Freestyle Semi-Finals

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Aquatics Centre, Beijing Olympic Green, Beijing
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 15, 2008
Format: Fastest eight swimmers advanced to final

Gold: BRA César Cielo Filho
Silver: FRA Amaury Leveaux
Bronze: FRA Alain Bernard

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 César Cielo Filho 21 Brazil BRA 21.34 0.67 4 QU/OR
2 Stefan Nystrand 26 Sweden SWE 21.71 0.79 5 QU
3 Eamon Sullivan 22 Australia AUS 21.75 0.66 6 QU
4 Krisztián Takács 22 Hungary HUN 21.84 0.67 1
5 Duje Draganja 25 Croatia CRO 21.85 0.71 7
6 George Bovell 25 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 21.86 0.67 3
7 Gideon Louw 20 South Africa RSA 21.97 0.77 8
8 Rafed El-Masri 25 Germany GER 22.09 0.78 2

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Alain Bernard 25 France FRA 21.54 0.75 6 QU
2 Ashley Callus 29 Australia AUS 21.68 0.67 1 QU
3 Roland Schoeman 28 South Africa RSA 21.74 0.66 3 QU
4T Amaury Leveaux 22 France FRA 21.76 0.79 4 QU
4T Ben Wildman-Tobriner 23 United States USA 21.76 0.75 5 QU
6 Garrett Weber-Gale 23 United States USA 22.08 0.67 2
7 Bartosz Kizierowski 31 Poland POL 22.12 0.70 8
8 Nicholas Santos 28 Brazil BRA 22.15 0.81 7