Swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's 50 metre freestyle S7

The men's 50m freestyle S7 event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was held on 9 April at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. This was the first time the event had been held at a Commonwealth Games. Matthew Levy of Australia won gold, swimming a time of 28.60 seconds in the final.[1]

Men's 50m Freestyle S7
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
VenueGold Coast Aquatic Centre
Dates9 April
Competitors6 from 4 nations
Winning time28.60
    South Africa


The schedule was as follows:[2]

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Date Time Round
Friday 9 April 201811:33Qualifying
Friday 9 April 201820:06Final


Prior to this competition, the existing world, Commonwealth and Games records were as follows:

World record Pan Shiyun (CHN)27.35Rio de Janeiro, Brazil9 September 2016[3]
Commonwealth record
Games record



As only 6 swimmers entered, all competitors advanced to the final.

14Matthew Levy Australia28.68Q
25Christian Sadie South Africa29.54Q
36Toh Wei Soong Singapore30.35Q
42Jean-Michel Lavalliere Canada30.37Q
57Rohan Bright Australia30.86Q
63Matthew Haanappel Australia30.92Q


4Matthew Levy Australia28.60
5Christian Sadie South Africa29.65
3Toh Wei Soong Singapore29.83
46Jean-Michel Lavalliere Canada30.14
52Rohan Bright Australia30.71
67Matthew Haanappel Australia30.75


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