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31 July (final)|Swimming at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 50 metre freestyle Wikipedia
The Women's 50m Freestyle event at the 11th FINA World Aquatics Championships was swum 30 – 31 July 2005 in Montreal, Canada. Preliminary heats and Semifinal heats were 30 July; the final was 31 July.
At the start of the event, the existing World (WR) and Championships (CR) records were:WR: 24.13, Inge de Bruijn (Netherlands) swum 22 September 2000 in Sydney, Australia
CR: 24.45, Inge de Bruijn (Netherlands) swum 28 July 2011 in Fukuoka, Japan