Wheelchair racing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Wheelchair racing at the 1984 Summer Olympics featured as a demonstration event within the athletics programme on 11 August 1984. There were two events, an 800 m race for women and a 1500 m race for men.

Men's 1500 m wheelchairEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Paul van Winkel   Belgium 3:58.50
  Randy Snow   United States 4:00.02
  André Viger   Canada 4:00.47
4 Mel Fitzgerald   Canada 4:00.65
5 Jürgen Geider   West Germany 4:00.71
6 Peter Trotter   Australia 4:00.83
7 Rick Hansen   Canada 4:02.75
8 Jim Martinson   United States 4:21.37

Women's 800 m wheelchairEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Sharon Hedrick   United States 2:15.73 WR
  Monica Wetterström   Sweden 2:20.73
  Candace Cable   United States 2:28.37
4 Sacajuwea Hunter   United States 2:32.22
5 Anna-Maria Orvefors   Sweden 2:32.49
6 Angela Leriti   Canada 2:41.43
7 Connie Hansen   Denmark 2:41.53
8 Ingrid Lauridsen   Denmark 2:43.06

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