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Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Women's 50 metre freestyle S8

The women's 50m freestyle S8 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 14 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.

Women's 50m Freestyle S8
at the XIII Paralympic Games
VenueBeijing National Aquatics Center
Dates14 September
Competitors15 from 10 nations
Winning time32.09
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Cecilie Drabsch Norland  Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Amanda Everlove  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jacqueline Freney  Australia

Contents

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Competed from 10:33.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Cecilie Drabsch Norland   Norway 32.11 Q
2 Jiang Shengnan   China 32.38 Q
3 Xu Yanru   China 32.44 Q
4 Jacqueline Freney   Australia 32.49 Q
5 Chen Zhonglan   China 33.36
6 Anna Vengerovskaya   Russia 35.36
7 Andrea Cole   Canada 37.41
8 Desire Aguilar   Panama 43.22

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jessica Long   United States 32.54 Q
2 Heather Frederiksen   Great Britain 32.79 Q
3 Amanda Everlove   United States 32.96 Q
4 Heidi Andreasen   Faroe Islands 33.20 Q
5 Julia Kabus   Germany 34.44
6 Stefanie Weinberg   Germany 34.95
7 Rhiannon Oliver   Australia 35.25

FinalEdit

Competed at 19:38.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Cecilie Drabsch Norland   Norway 32.09
  Amanda Everlove   United States 32.20
  Jacqueline Freney   Australia 32.37
4 Jiang Shengnan   China 32.47
5 Xu Yanru   China 32.54
6 Jessica Long   United States 32.58
7 Heather Frederiksen   Great Britain 32.59
8 Heidi Andreasen   Faroe Islands 32.66

Q = qualified for final.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Heats and Final Results - Women's 50m Freestyle S8". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  • "Schedules & Results - Swimming". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 30 September 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2012.