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

The Women's 400m athletics events for the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from August 31 to September 8. A total of 6 events were contested over this distance for 6 different classifications.[1]

ResultsEdit

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

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
  Assia El Hannouni   France T12 55.39
  Oxana Boturchuk   Ukraine T12 55.69 PB
  Daniela E. Velasco Maldonado
Guide: Jose Guadalupe Fuentes Ortiz
  Mexico T12 58.51
4 Terezinha Guilhermina
Guide: Guilherme Soares de Santana
  Brazil T11 1:39.73

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.

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Omara Durand   Cuba 55.12 PR
  Somaya Bousaid   Tunisia 56.83 SB
  Alexandra Dimoglou   Greece 56.91 PB
4 Nantenin Keita   France 57.64 SB
5 Olena Gliebova   Ukraine 58.44 PB
6 Anna Duzikowska   Poland 1:03.33 PB
7 Viviane Soares   Brazil 1:05.96 PB
Joana Helena Silva   Brazil DNF
Christine Akullo   Uganda DNS

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
  Neda Bahi   Tunisia 1:05.86 RR
  Viktoriya Kravchenko   Ukraine 1:07.32 RR
  Evgeniya Trushnikova   Russia 1:07.35 PB
4 Maryna Snisar   Ukraine 1:08.86
5 Maike Hausberger   Germany 1:10.45 PB
6 Jodi Elkington   Australia 1:11.49
7 Isabelle Foerder   Germany 1:13.47
8 Anastasiya Ovsyannikova   Russia 1:17.28

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 a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Yunidis Castillo   Cuba 55.72 WR
  Anrune Liebenberg   South Africa 56.65 PB
  Alicja Fiodorow   Poland 58.48 PB
4 Wang Yanping   China 1:01.33 SB
5 Alexandra Moguchaya   Russia 1:02.11 PB
6 Yengus Dese Azenaw   Ethiopia 1:04.93 PB
Ussumane Cande   Guinea-Bissau DNS

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
  Zhou Hongzhuan   China 55.47 PB
  Angela Ballard   Australia 56.06 RR
  Huang Lisha   China 56.87 PB
4 Shirley Reilly   United States 57.18
5 Jessica Galli   United States 57.56
6 Madison de Rozario   Australia 58.42
7 Anjali Forber Pratt   United States 59.34
8 Jessica Cooper Lewis   Bermuda 1:08.88

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.

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

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Tatyana McFadden   United States 52.97 PB
  Dong Hongjiao   China 55.43 RR
  Edith Wolf   Switzerland 56.25 SB
4 Zou Lihong   China 56.57
5 Diane Roy   Canada 56.60
6 Amanda Kotaja   Finland 57.35 PB
7 Manuela Schaer   Switzerland 57.57
8 Gunilla Wallengren   Sweden 58.74

ReferencesEdit

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