Athletics at the 2016 Summer Paralympics – Men's 1500 metres T37

The Men's 1500 metres T37 event at the 2016 Summer Paralympics took place at the Estádio Olímpico João Havelange 11 September.[1]

Men's 1500 metres T37
at the XV Paralympic Games
VenueEstádio Olímpico João Havelange
Dates11 September
Competitors8 from 7 nations
Winning time4:12.11
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Michael McKillop  Ireland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Liam Stanley  Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Madjid Djemai  Algeria

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).

ResultsEdit

T37Edit

Competed 11 September 2016 at 16:59.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Michael McKillop   Ireland 4:12.11
  Liam Stanley   Canada 4:16.72
  Madjid Djemai   Algeria 4:17.28
4 Hafid Aharak   Morocco 4:20.43 PB
5 Shayne Dobson   Canada 4:21.06 PB
6 Brad Scott   Australia 4:25.98
7 Mariano Dominguez   Argentina 4:46.42 PB
8 Ivan Espinosa   Virgin Islands 5:07.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2016.