| 21.69 seconds|
| July 30, 2005|
| 29 July 2005 (heats, semifinals)
30July 2005 (final)|
The men's 50 metre freestyle event at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships was held on 29 (heats and semifinals) and 30 July 2005 at the Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Canada.
Swimming at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships – Men's 50 metre freestyle Wikipedia
Prior to the championships, the following world and World Championship records were listed by FINA.
The following records were established during the competition: