Athletics at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Women's 1500 metres T54

The women's 1,500m T54 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Stadium on 16 September. There were two heats; the first 3 in each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest other times (q) qualified.

Women's 1,500m T54
at the XIII Paralympic Games
VenueBeijing National Stadium
Dates16 September
Competitors13 from 8 nations
Winning time3:39.88
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Chantal Petitclerc  Canada
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Shelly Woods  Great Britain
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Edith Hunkeler  Switzerland
Athletics at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg
F51
Discus throw   men women
Club throw   men
T52/F52
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
Marathon men
Shot put   men women
Discus throw   men women
Javelin throw   men women
T53/F53
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
T54/F54
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1,500 m men women
5,000 m men women
Marathon men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
F55/F56
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
F57/F58
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Relay event
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Competed from 09:06.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Chantal Petitclerc   Canada 3:29.87 Q
2 Diane Roy   Canada 3:30.07 Q
3 Jessica Galli   United States 3:30.32 Q
4 Sandra Graf   Switzerland 3:30.69 q
5 Shirley Reilly   United States 3:33.33 q
6 Ajara Busonga Mohammed   Ghana 3:46.56
7 Dague Diop   Senegal 4:18.84

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Shelly Woods   Great Britain 3:34.41 Q
2 Amanda McGrory   United States 3:34.56 Q
3 Edith Hunkeler   Switzerland 3:34.68 Q
4 Gunilla Wallengren   Sweden 3:35.40
5 Christie Dawes   Australia 3:35.80
6 Tracey Ferguson   Canada 3:36.11

FinalEdit

Competed at 19:19.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Chantal Petitclerc   Canada 3:39.88
  Shelly Woods   Great Britain 3:40.99
  Edith Hunkeler   Switzerland 3:41.03
4 Jessica Galli   United States 3:41.68
5 Amanda McGrory   United States 3:42.17
6 Sandra Graf   Switzerland 3:42.26
7 Shirley Reilly   United States 3:43.54
8 Diane Roy   Canada 3:43.66

Q = qualified for final by place. q = qualified by time.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Heats and Final Results - Women's 1,500m T54". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  • "Schedules & Results - Swimming". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 29 September 2008. Retrieved 29 September 2012.