Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Women's 200 metres

The Women's 200m athletics events for the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from August 31 to September 8. A total of 11 events were contested over this distance for 11 different classifications.[1]

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.

The event consisted of 4 heats, 2 semifinals and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Terezinha Guilhermina
Guide: Guilherme Soares de Santana
  Brazil 24.82 PR
  Jerusa Geber Santos
Guide: Luiz Henrique Barboza Da Silva
  Brazil 26.32
  Jia Juntingxian
Guide: Xu Donglin
  China 26.33
4 Jhulia Santos
Guide: Fabio Dias de Oliveira Silva
  Brazil 26.65 PB
Wind: +0.4 m/s

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.

The event consisted of 3 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Assia El Hannouni
Guide: Gautier Simounet
  France 24.46 WR
  Zhou Guohua
Guide: Li Jie
  China 24.66 RR
  Zhu Daqing
Guide: Zhang Hui
  China 24.88
4 Oxana Boturchuk   Ukraine 24.92 PB
Wind: +0.3 m/s

T34Edit

The T34 category is for wheelchair athletes with cerebral palsy. Athletes in this category have minimal limitations or control problems in their arms and trunk while pushing a wheelchair.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
  Hannah Cockroft   Great Britain T34 31.90 PR
  Amy Siemons   Netherlands T34 34.16
  Desiree Vranken   Netherlands T34 34.85 PB
4 Rosemary Little   Australia T34 35.08
5 Yousra Ben Jemaa   Tunisia T34 37.68
6 Rachael Burrows   Canada T34 38.51
7 Melissa Nicholls   Great Britain T34 40.00
8 Carleigh Dewald   United States T34 41.53
Wind: +0.7 m/s

T35Edit

The T35 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. The typical T35 athlete may need assistive devices for walking. The athlete may have sufficient function to run but demonstrates poor balance.

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Liu Ping   China 32.72
  Oxana Corso   Italy 33.68 RR
  Virginia McLachlan   Canada 34.31 RR
4 Sophia Warner   Great Britain 35.25 PB
5 Anna Luxova   Czech Republic 35.43 PB
6 Erinn Walters   Australia 36.31
7 Rachael Dodds   Australia 36.75
8 Fatima Del Rocio Perez Garcia   Mexico 37.60
Wind: Nil

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.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Elena Ivanova   Russia 30.25
  Jeon Min-jae   South Korea 31.08
  Claudia Nicoleitzik   Germany 32.08
4 Hazel Robson   Great Britain 32.46
5 Yuki Kato   Japan 33.41
6 Yu Chun Lai   Hong Kong 35.32
Yanina Andrea Martinez   Argentina DQ
Nadia Schaus   Argentina DQ
Wind: Nil

T37Edit

The T37 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. These athletes have movement and coordination problems on one half of their body. They have good ability in their dominant side of their body (ie hemiplegia).

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Johanna Benson   Namibia 29.26
  Bethany Woodward   Great Britain 29.65
  Maria Seifert   Germany 29.86
4 Oksana Krechunyak   Ukraine 29.89
5 Jenny McLoughlin   Great Britain 30.08
6 Viktoriya Kravchenko   Ukraine 30.09
7 Neda Bahi   Tunisia 30.28
8 Maryna Snisar   Ukraine 30.76
Wind:

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.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Chen Junfei   China 27.39 WR
  Margarita Goncharova   Russia 27.82 PB
  Inna Stryzhak   Ukraine 28.18 PB
4 Xiong Dezhi   China 28.62 PB
5 Tamira Slaby   Germany 29.14
6 Sonia Mansour   Tunisia 29.32
7 Torita Isaac   Australia 29.78
8 Olivia Breen   Great Britain 30.22
Wind: -0.7 m/s

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.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
  Marlou van Rhijn   Netherlands T43 26.18 WR
  Marie-Amelie le Fur   France T44 26.76 WR
  Katrin Green   Germany T44 27.53 PB
4 Stef Reid   Great Britain T44 28.62 PB
5 Suzan Verduijn   Netherlands T44 28.74 PB
6 Sophie Kamlish   Great Britain T44 29.08 PB
7 Saki Takakuwa   Japan T44 29.71
April Holmes   United States T44 DNS
Wind: +1.0 m/s

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.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Yunidis Castillo   Cuba 24.45 WR
  Alicja Fiodorow   Poland 25.49 RR
  Anrune Liebenberg   South Africa 25.55 RR
4 Nikol Rodomakina   Russia 25.56 PB
5 Wang Yanping   China 26.38 RR
6 Unyime Uwak   Nigeria 26.65 =PB
7 Katarzyna Piekart   Poland 27.18 PB
8 Alexandra Moguchaya   Russia 27.47 PB
Wind: -0.6 m/s

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.

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Michelle Stilwell   Canada 33.80 PR
  Marieke Vervoort   Belgium 34.83 RR
  Kerry Morgan   United States 36.49
4 Cassie Mitchell   United States 37.75 PB
5 Teruyo Tanaka   Japan 39.04 SB
6 Yuka Kiyama   Japan 41.56 SB
7 Cheryl Leitner   United States 42.62
Wind: -0.3 m/s

T53Edit

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

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Huang Lisha   China 29.18 PB
  Angela Ballard   Australia 29.35 RR
  Zhou Hongzhuan   China 29.40 PB
4 Jessica Galli   United States 29.82
5 Anjali Forber Pratt   United States 30.27
6 Madison de Rozario   Australia 30.33 PB
7 Anita Fordjour   Ghana 34.31 RR
8 Jessica Cooper Lewis   Bermuda 34.76
Wind: +0.7 m/s

ReferencesEdit

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