Athletics at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metres T53

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Athletics at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
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F51
Discus throw   men women
Club throw   men
T52/F52
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
Marathon men
Shot put   men women
Discus throw   men women
Javelin throw   men women
T53/F53
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
T54/F54
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1,500 m men women
5,000 m men women
Marathon men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
F55/F56
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
F57/F58
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Relay event
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men

The Men's 100m T53 had its competition held on September 16 with the first round at 11:51 and the final at 17:48.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Josh George
United States (USA)
Silver  Mickey Bushell
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze  Shiran Yu
China (CHN)

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Round 1 Final
1  Josh George (USA) 15.17 Q 14.79[1]
2  Mickey Bushell (GBR) 15.33 Q 14.86
3  Shiran Yu (CHN) 14.81 Q PR 15.09
4  Sopa Intasen (THA) 15.72 q 15.20
5  Pichet Krungget (THA) 15.41 Q 15.20
6  Brent Lakatos (CAN) 15.26 Q 15.21
7  Hamad Aladwani (KUW) 15.75 q 15.36
8  Ariosvaldo Silva (BRA) 15.46 Q 15.40
9  Dong-Ho Jung (KOR) 15.82
10  Jaime Ramirez (MEX) 16.06
11  Jesus Aguilar (VEN) 16.48
12  Roy Patrick Guerin (IRL) 16.59
13  Eric Gauthier (CAN) 18.19

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ This time would make Josh George the Paralympic Record holder for this category, but the wind at the final was +2.1m/s, over the allowed limit for record attempts. The World Record for this event is 14.72.