50 m Breaststroke, Women

Competition 1999 World Swimming Championships (25 m)
Held 1 April 1999
Status Medal
Competitors 30
Countries 19
Pos Athlete(s) Country Preliminary Round Semi-Finals Final
🥇 Masami Tanaka JPN 31.19
(1 h4)
31.05
(1 h1)
30.80
(1 F)
🥈 Penny Heyns RSA 30.80
(1 h3)
30.87
(1 h2)
30.88
(2 F)
🥉 Han Xue CHN 31.70
(2 h4)
31.36
(2 h1)
31.24
(3 F)
4 Helen Denman AUS 31.70
(2 h3)
31.37
(2 h2)
31.47
(4 F)
5 Julia Russell RSA 31.78
(3 h2)
31.50
(3 h2)
31.53
(5 F)
6 Sam Riley AUS 32.23
(4 h4)
31.51
(3 h1)
31.54
(6 F)
7 Zoë Baker GBR 31.63
(1 h2)
31.64
(4 h2)
31.55
(7 F)
8 Janne Schäfer GER 32.01
(3 h4)
31.75
(4 h1)
31.88
(8 F)
9 Sylvia Gerasch GER 31.77
(2 h2)
31.81
(5 h1)
10 Olga Molchanova RUS 32.11
(3 h3)
31.87
(6 h1)
11 Maria Östling SWE 32.20
(4 h3)
32.06
(5 h2)
12 Brigitte Becue BEL 32.24
(5 h3)
32.45
(6 h2)
13 Tara Sloan CAN 32.31
(5 h2)
32.32
(7 h2)
14 Nataša Kejžar SLO 32.24
(5 h4)
32.39
(7 h1)
15 Jaime King GBR 32.38
(6 h2)
32.57
(8 h1)
16 Svitlana Bondarenko UKR 32.04
(4 h2)

(DQ h2)
17 Madelon Baans NED 32.48
(6 h4)
18 Lauren Van Oosten CAN 32.54
(7 h2)
19 Elin Austevoll NOR 32.57
(7 h4)
20 Nienke Valen NED 32.64
(6 h3)
21 Nicole deMan USA 33.23
(1 h1)
22 Heidi Wong HKG 33.44
(2 h1)
23 Patrícia Comini-Ribeiro BRA 33.63
(7 h3)
24 Brielle Bovee USA 33.71
(8 h4)
25 Liu Ka Lei HKG 34.55
(3 h1)
26 Liao Ya-Han TPE 34.63
(4 h1)
27 Cheong Weng Lam MAC 35.24
(5 h1)
28 Lin Fang-Tzu TPE 35.56
(8 h2)
29 Cheong Weng Tong MAC 36.16
(6 h1)
DQ Li Wei CHN
(DQ h3)

Preliminary Round

Heat 1

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Nicole deMan USA 33.23
2 Heidi Wong HKG 33.44
3 Liu Ka Lei HKG 34.55
4 Liao Ya-Han TPE 34.63
5 Cheong Weng Lam MAC 35.24
6 Cheong Weng Tong MAC 36.16

Heat 2

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Zoë Baker GBR 31.63
2 Sylvia Gerasch GER 31.77
3 Julia Russell RSA 31.78
4 Svitlana Bondarenko UKR 32.04
5 Tara Sloan CAN 32.31
6 Jaime King GBR 32.38
7 Lauren Van Oosten CAN 32.54
8 Lin Fang-Tzu TPE 35.56

Heat 3

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Penny Heyns RSA 30.80
2 Helen Denman AUS 31.70
3 Olga Molchanova RUS 32.11
4 Maria Östling SWE 32.20
5 Brigitte Becue BEL 32.24
6 Nienke Valen NED 32.64
7 Patrícia Comini-Ribeiro BRA 33.63
DQ Li Wei CHN

Heat 4

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Masami Tanaka JPN 31.19
2 Han Xue CHN 31.70
3 Janne Schäfer GER 32.01
4 Sam Riley AUS 32.23
5 Nataša Kejžar SLO 32.24
6 Madelon Baans NED 32.48
7 Elin Austevoll NOR 32.57
8 Brielle Bovee USA 33.71

Semi-Finals

Heat 1

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Masami Tanaka JPN 31.05
2 Han Xue CHN 31.36
3 Sam Riley AUS 31.51
4 Janne Schäfer GER 31.75
5 Sylvia Gerasch GER 31.81
6 Olga Molchanova RUS 31.87
7 Nataša Kejžar SLO 32.39
8 Jaime King GBR 32.57

Heat 2

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Penny Heyns RSA 30.87
2 Helen Denman AUS 31.37
3 Julia Russell RSA 31.50
4 Zoë Baker GBR 31.64
5 Maria Östling SWE 32.06
6 Brigitte Becue BEL 32.45
7 Tara Sloan CAN 32.32
DQ Svitlana Bondarenko UKR

Final

Pos Athlete(s) Country Mark
1 Masami Tanaka JPN 30.80
2 Penny Heyns RSA 30.88
3 Han Xue CHN 31.24
4 Helen Denman AUS 31.47
5 Julia Russell RSA 31.53
6 Sam Riley AUS 31.54
7 Zoë Baker GBR 31.55
8 Janne Schäfer GER 31.88