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Friday, July 24, 2015
Men's World Championship 5 km Start List
The 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships will kick-off in the Kazanka River in Kazan, Russia on Saturday morning.
The championships will have fireworks from the very first event, the 5 km with American Andrew Gemmell, German Thomas Lurz, Russian Evegenii Drattcev and Sergey Bolshakov, defending champion Ous Mellouli from Barcelona [shown above], and South African Chad Ho.
Men's 5 km start list: 1 Andrew Douglas Gemmell (USA)
2 Daniel Marais (RSA)
3 Thomas Peter Lurz (GER)
4 Jan Kutnik (CZE)
5 Rodolfo Sanchez (CRC)
6 Luis Rogerio Arapiraca (BRA)
7 Evegenii Drattcev (RUS)
8 Yuanpeng Lang (CHN)
9 Wenchao Xu (CHN)
10 Hayden Victors (COK)
11 Enzo Vialcollect FRA)
12 Eric Hedlin (CAN)
13 Federico Vanelli (ITA)
14 Igor Snitko (UKR)
15 Jarrod Poort (AUS)
16 Igor Chervynskiy (UKR)
17 Vitaliy Khudyakov (KAZ)
18 Francisco Montero (CRC)
19 Oussama Mellouli (TUN)
20 Ventsislav Aydarski (BUL)
21 Fernando Sevilla Garcia (MEX)
22 Sergey Bolshakov (RUS)
23 Manuel Meneses (GUA)
24 Walter Rodrigo Carallero Quilla (BOL)
25 Ahmed Adam Abdelrahman (SUD)
26 Vladimir Tolikin (KAZ)
27 Seifeddine Sghaier (TUN)
28 Ching Leung Sunny Poon (HKG)
29 Chun Hong Li (HKG)
30 Abdul Hady (INA)
31 Mark Papp (HUN)
32 Damien Cattin Vidal (FRA)
33 Johndry Segovia (VEN)
34 Rob Frederik Muffels (GER)
35 Vasco Gaspar (POR)
36 Samuel De Bona (BRA)
37 Phillip Rush (NZL)
38 Youssef Hossameldeen (EGY)
39 Amgad Mesad Elsaroor (SUD)
40 Jan Posmourny (CZE)
41 Yuto Kobayashi (JPN)
42 Rhys Mainstrone Hodson (AUS)
43 Ahmad Jebril (PLE)
44 Vicente Vidal Kuriersky (CHI)
45 Thomas Snelson Kilbride (ESP)
46 Luca Ferretti (ITA)
47 Yuval Safra (ISR)
48 Adel Ragab (EGY)
49 Kane Radford (NZL)
50 Sean Patrick Ryan (USA)
51 Ivan Alejandro Enderica Ochoa (ECU)
52 Miguel Angel Rozas Lopez (ESP)
53 Chad Ho (RSA)
54 Philippe Guertin (CAN)
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