Tancock hails team after backstroke gold

Liam Tancock says it's "pretty cool" to retain his world 50m backstroke title in Shanghai, and says the team have performed really well in the world championships.

31 Jul 11

Tancock defends world swimming crown

Swimming

31 Jul 11

Great Britain's Liam Tancock wins gold in the 50m backstroke at the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai, beating Frenchman Camille Lacourt into second with a time of 24.50 (UK users only).

Pool of tears for Brazilian swimmer

Swimming

25 Jul 11

Brazil's Cesar Cielo breaks down in a flood of tears after winning gold in the men's 50m butterfly at the World Championships in Shanghai.

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Manaudou FRA 21.34
2 Jones USA 21.54
3 Cielo Filho BRA 21.59
View full results for Men's 50m Freestyle

Head to Head

Adam Brown vs Jasper Aerents

Adam Brown

Adam Brown Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

London 2012 results

22.39 Men's 50m Freestyle

Height

1.96m (6'5")

Weight

95kg

Age

25

Jasper Aerents

Jasper Aerents Belgium flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

22.43 Men's 50m Freestyle

Height

1.9m (6'3")

Weight

84kg

Age

21

View the London 2012 medallist table