Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metres T42

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Men's 100 metres T42
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Venue London Olympic Stadium
Dates 7 September
Competitors 12 from 10 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Germany
Silver medal    Australia
Bronze medal    Germany
Athletics at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Classification
T/F11–13: Blind and visually impaired
T/F20: Intellectual disability
T/F31–38: Cerebral palsy
F40: Les Autres
T/F42–46: Amputees
T/F51–58: Spinal cord disability
Men T/F42–46
Track
100 m   T42   T44   T46
200 m T42 T44 T46
400 m T44 T46
800 m T46
1500 m T46
4×100 m relay T42-46
Road
Marathon T46
Field
Long jump F42-44 F46
Triple jump F46
High jump F42 F46
Shot put F42-44 F46
Discus throw F42 F44
Javelin throw F42 F44
Women T/F42–46
Track
100 m   T42   T44   T46
200 m T44 T46
400 m T46
Field
Long jump F42-44 F46
Shot put F42-44
Javelin throw F46

The Men's 100 metres T42 event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium on 7 September.[1]

The T42 category is for single above-knee amputees and athletes with other impairments that are comparable to a single above knee amputation, including athletes with loss of muscle power in the lower limbs.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Paralympic records were as follows.

World record  Earle Connor (CAN) 12.14 Leverkusen, Germany 1 June 2002
Paralympic record 12.32 Beijing, China 14 September 2008

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Competed 7 September 2012 from 10:15. Qual. rule: First 3 in each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest other times (q) qualified.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Heinrich Popow Germany 12.43 Q, RR
2 Scott Reardon Australia 12.45 Q, PB
3 Richard Whitehead Great Britain 12.97 Q, PB
4 Shaquille Vance United States 13.17 q
5 Helgi Sveinsson Iceland 15.64
6 Jamol Allan Pilgrim Antigua and Barbuda 15.76 SB
Wind: +0.5 m/s

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Wojtek Czyz Germany 12.53 Q, SB
2 Earle Connor Canada 12.56 Q
3 Clavel Kayitaré France 12.59 Q, PB
4 Atsushi Yamamoto Japan 12.87 q, RR
5 Daniel Jorgensen Denmark 13.21 PB
6 Garcia-Tolson Rudy United States 13.77 PB
Wind: +0.1 m/s

Final[edit]

Competed 7 September 2012 at 21:25.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st Heinrich Popow Germany 12.40 RR
2nd Scott Reardon Australia 12.43 PB
3rd Wojtek Czyz Germany 12.52 SB
4 Earle Connor Canada 12.65
5 Clavel Kayitaré France 12.73
6 Atsushi Yamamoto Japan 12.92
7 Richard Whitehead Great Britain 12.99
8 Shaquille Vance United States 13.03 SB
Wind: -0.1 m/s

Q = qualified by place. q = qualified by time. RR = Regional Record. PB = Personal Best. SB = Seasonal Best.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 12 September 2012.