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Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 400 metres

The Men's 400m athletics events for the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from September 2 to September 8. A total of 10 events were contested over this distance for 10 different classifications.[1]

Contents

ScheduleEdit

R Round 1 ½ Semifinals F Final
Event↓/Date → Fri 31 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tue 4 Wed 5 Thr 6 Fri 7 Sat 8
T11 400m R ½ F
T12 400m R ½ F
T13 400m R F
T36 400m R F
T38 400m R F
T44 400m R F
T46 400m R F
T52 400m R F
T53 400m R F
T54 400m R ½ F

ResultsEdit

T11Edit

The T11 category is for athletes with a visual impairment. A T11 athlete may be entirely without sight, or be able to perceive light, but have no ability to see the shape of a hand at any distance. T11 athletes commonly run with guides.

Final

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Jose Sayovo Armando
Guide: Nicolau Palanca
  Angola 50.75 PB
  Lucas Prado
Guide: Laercio Alves Martins
  Brazil 51.44 SB
  Gauthier Tresor Makunda
Guide: Antoine Laneyrie
  France 52.45
Daniel Silva
Guide: Leonardo Souza Lopes
  Brazil DNS

T12Edit

The T12 category is for athletes with visual impairment. Athletes in this category will generally have some residual sight, the ability to recognise the shape of a hand at a distance of 2 metres and the ability to perceive clearly will be no more than 2/60. T12 athletes commonly run with guides.

Final

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Mahmoud Khaldi   Tunisia 48.52 WR
  Hilton Langenhoven   South Africa 49.04 PB
  Jorge B. Gonzalez Sauceda   Mexico 50.41 PB
4 G. Desgarrega Puigdevall
Guide: Alejandro Guerrero Diaz
  Spain 50.68

T13Edit

The T13 category is for athletes with a moderate visual impairment. Athletes in this category have a variety of visual impairments, but can typically recognize contours from a distance of 2 to 6 metres. Athletes in this category do not typically require a guide.

Final

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Alexey Labzin   Russia 48.59 PR
  Alexander Zverev   Russia 48.83 PB
  Mohamed Amguoun   Morocco 49.45
4 Ioannis Protos   Greece 49.67 SB
5 Hussein Kadhim   Iraq 49.76 RR
6 Djamil Nasser   Algeria 49.88 PB
7 Zine Eddine Sekhri   Algeria 51.16 PB
8 Markeith Price   United States 51.98

T36Edit

The T36 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. These athletes do not have the capacity to remain still and they show involuntary movements with all four limbs affected. They usually walk without assistive devices.

There were no heats in this event. The final was competed on 4 September 2012 at 20:45.

Final

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Evgenii Shvetcov   Russia 53.31 WR
  Paul Blake   Great Britain 54.22 PB
  Roman Pavlyk   Ukraine 55.18 PB
4 Che Mian   China 55.99 RR
5 Andrey Zhirnov   Russia 57.53
6 Artem Arefyev   Russia 59.70
7 Jose Manuel Gonzalez   Spain 01.51
8 Gabriel De Jesus Cuadra Holman   Nicaragua 02.88 SB

T38Edit

The T38 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. T38 athletes have the mildest form of impairment caused by cerebral palsy, often in only one limb, and not affecting the ability to run, walk or jump freely, although impairing performance. T38 athletes may suffer minor co-ordination difficulties.

Final

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
  Mohamed Farhat Chida   Tunisia T38 50.43 SB
  Zhou Wenjun   China T38 51.56 RR
  Union Sekailwe   South Africa T38 51.97 PB
4 Abbes Saidi   Tunisia T38 52.05 PB
5 Tim Sullivan   Australia T38 52.39 SB
6 Marius Stander   South Africa T38 53.62
7 Marcel Houssimoli   Vanuatu T37 07.61 SB
Omar Monterola   Venezuela T37 DNF

T44Edit

The T44 category is for athletes who have a single below knee amputation or who can walk with moderately reduced function in one or both legs.

Final

Competed 8 September 2012 at 21:57.

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
  Oscar Pistorius   South Africa T43 46.68 PR
  Blake Leeper   United States T43 50.14 RR
  David Prince   United States T44 50.61 WR
4 Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira   Brazil T43 51.59 PB
5 David Behre   Germany T43 51.65
6 Jarryd Wallace   United States T44 53.90
7 Ivan Prokopyev   Russia T43 54.74
8 Liu Zhiming   China T44 55.91

T46Edit

The T46 category is for athletes who have a single above or below elbow amputation or similar disability, with normal function in both legs.

Final

Competed 4 September 2012 at 20:54.

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
  Gunther Matzinger   Austria T46 48.45 RR
  Yohansson Nascimento   Brazil T45 49.21 WR
  P Uggl Dena Pathirannehelag   Sri Lanka T46 49.28 RR
4 Antonis Aresti   Cyprus T46 49.59 SB
5 Hermas Muvunyi   Rwanda T46 49.59 RR
6 Emicarlo Souza   Brazil T46 50.74
7 Xie Hexing   China T46 1:01.80
Addoh Kimou   Ivory Coast T46 DQ

T52Edit

The T52 category is for wheelchair athletes with damage to spinal cord in the higher parts of the back, substantially impaired or no trunk function, and minimal or no leg function. Pushing power comes from elbow extensions, and appears close to normal except for use of modified gloves to compensate for grip.

Final

Competed 3 September 2012 at 19:48.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Raymond Martin   United States 58.54
  Tomoya Ito   Japan 1:00.40 SB
  Thomas Geierspichler   Austria 1:04.64 SB
4 Josh Roberts   United States 1:05.76
5 Peth Rungsri   Thailand 1:06.46 SB
6 Beat Boesch   Switzerland 1:07.72
7 Paul Nitz   United States 1:15.15
Hirokazu Ueyonabaru   Japan DQ

T53Edit

The T53 category is for wheelchair athletes with normal use of arms and hands, no or limited trunk function, and no leg function.

Final

Competed 2 September 2012 at 20:11.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Li Huzhao   China 49.70 SB
  Brent Lakatos   Canada 50.17
  Richard Colman   Australia 50.24
4 Yu Shiran   China 50.92 PB
5 Joshua George   United States 51.14
6 Yoo Byunghoon   South Korea 51.30
7 Jung Dong Ho   South Korea 51.45
8 Hamad N M E Aladwani   Kuwait 52.04

T54Edit

The T54 category is for wheelchair athletes with no leg function, but near full arm function and reasonable to normal trunk function. Typically this may be caused by a lower spinal cord injury or spinal cord birth defect.

Final

Competed 7 September 2012 at 20:47.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Zhang Lixin   China 46.88 PB
  Kenny van Weeghel   Netherlands 47.12 PB
  Liu Chengming   China 47.36 PB
4 Leo Pekka Tahti   Finland 47.68 PB
5 Marcel Hug   Switzerland 47.80
6 Marc Schuh   Germany 48.42
7 Cui Yanfeng   China 51.20
Saichon Konjen   Thailand DQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 16 August 2012.