Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 800 metres

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The Men's 800m athletics events for the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from August 31 to September 8. A total of 8 events were contested over this distance for 8 different classifications.[1]

Schedule[edit]

R Round 1 ½ Semifinals F Final
Event↓/Date → Fri 31 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tue 4 Wed 5 Thr 6 Fri 7 Sat 8
T12 800m R F
T13 800m R F
T36 800m R F
T37 800m R F
T46 800m R F
T52 800m R F
T53 800m R F
T54 800m R ½ F

Results[edit]

T12[edit]

The T12 category is for athletes with visual impairment. Athletes in this category will generally have some residual sight, the ability to recognise the shape of a hand at a distance of 2 metres and the ability to perceive clearly will be no more than 2/60. T12 athletes commonly run with guides.

Final

Competed 5 September 2012 at 19:35.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Abderrahim Zhiou Tunisia 1:56.42
2 Egor Sharov Russia 1:56.65
3 David Devine Great Britain 1:58.72
4 Lazaro Rashid Cuba 1:58.76

T13[edit]

The T13 category is for athletes with a moderate visual impairment. Athletes in this category have a variety of visual impairments, but can typically recognize contours from a distance of 2 to 6 metres. Athletes in this category do not typically require a guide.

Final

Competed 8 September 2012 at 11:55.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Abdellatif Baka Algeria 1:53.01 PR
2 David Korir Kenya 1:53.16 PB
3 Abdelillah Mame Morocco 1:53.40 PB
4 Lukasz Wietecki Poland 1:55.44
5 Tim Prendergast New Zealand 1:55.85 PB
6 Alexey Akhtyamov Russia 1:57.33
7 Juan Carlos Arcos Lira Mexico 1:58.11
Zine Eddine Sekhri Algeria DQ

T36[edit]

The T36 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. These athletes do not have the capacity to remain still and they show involuntary movements with all four limbs affected. They usually walk without assistive devices.

There were no heats in this event. The final was competed on 6 September 2012 at 19:24.

Final

Competed 6 September 2012 at 19:24.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Evgenii Shvetcov Russia 2:05.32 PR
2 Artem Arefyev Russia 2:06.13 PB
3 Paul Blake Great Britain 2:08.24
4 Pavel Kharagezov Russia 2:12.47 PB
5 Jose Manuel Gonzalez Spain 2:15.99
6 Jose Pampano Spain 2:21.48
7 Gabriel De Jesus Cuadra Holman Nicaragua 2:23.93 RR
8 Fabio Gutierrez Torres Colombia 2:30.20

T37[edit]

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).

There were no heats in this event. The final was competed on 1 September 2012 at 20:58.

Final

Competed 1 September 2012 at 20:58.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Michael McKillop Ireland 1:57.22 WR
2 Mohamed Charmi Tunisia 2:01.45 RR
3 Brad Scott Australia 2:02.04 RR
4 Madjid Djemai Algeria 2:04.93
5 Oleksandr Driha Ukraine 2:06.17 PB
6 Charl du Toit South Africa 2:06.67
7 Faycel Othmani Tunisia 2:09.35 PB
8 Khaled Hanani Algeria 2:14.31
9 Djamel Mastouri France 2:23.66

T46[edit]

The T46 category is for athletes who have a single above or below elbow amputation or similar disability, with normal function in both legs.

Final

Competed 8 September 2012 at 21:02.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Gunther Matzinger Austria 1:51.82 WR
2 Samir Nouioua Algeria 1:52.33 RR
3 Abraham Tarbei Kenya 1:53.03 SB
4 Mohamed Fouzai Tunisia 1:54.94 PB
5 Abdelhadi El Harti Morocco 1:56.19 PB
6 Jonah Kipkemoi Chesum Kenya 1:56.57
7 Stanley Cheruiyot Kenya 2:03.78
Hermas Muvunyi Rwanda DQ

T52[edit]

The T52 category is for wheelchair athletes with damage to spinal cord in the higher parts of the back, substantially impaired or no trunk function, and minimal or no leg function. Pushing power comes from elbow extensions, and appears close to normal except for use of modified gloves to compensate for grip.

There were no heats in this event. The final was competed on 7 September 2012 at 20:39.

Final

Competed 7 September 2012 at 20:39.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Raymond Martin United States 2:00.34
2 Tomoya Ito Japan 2:00.62 SB
3 Leonardo De Jesus Perez Juarez Mexico 2:01.18 PB
4 Toshihiro Takada Japan 2:02.64 SB
5 Thomas Geierspichler Austria 2:05.35 SB
6 Cristian Torres Colombia 2:09.45 PB
7 Hirokazu Ueyonabaru Japan 2:11.05 SB
8 Josh Roberts United States 2:18.57

T53[edit]

The T53 category is for wheelchair athletes with with normal use of arms and hands, no or limited trunk function, and no leg function.

Final

Competed 5 September 2012 at 19:43.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Richard Colman Australia 1:41.13
2 Brent Lakatos Canada 1:41.24 PB
3 Joshua George United States 1:41.50
4 Li Huzhao China 1:41.83
5 Yoo Byunghoon South Korea 1:42.44
6 Jun Hiromichi Japan 1:42.99
7 Pierre Fairbank France 1:43.02
8 Brian Siemann United States 1:43.09

T54[edit]

The T54 category is for wheelchair athletes with no leg function, but near full arm function and reasonable to normal trunk function. Typically this may be caused by a lower spinal cord injury or spinal cord birth defect.

Final

Competed 6 September 2012 at 21:16.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 David Weir Great Britain 1:37.63
2 Marcel Hug Switzerland 1:37.84
3 Saichon Konjen Thailand 1:38.51
4 Kim Gyu Dae South Korea 1:39.03
5 Josh Cassidy Canada 1:39.72
6 Jordan Bird United States 1:40.17
Julien Casoli France DNF
Zhang Lixin China DQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 16 August 2012.