Athletics at the 2000 Summer Paralympics – Men's marathon T11

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Men's marathon T11
at the XI Paralympic Games
Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg
Paralympic Athletics
Competitors 13 from 9 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Carlos Amaral Ferreira  Portugal
2nd, silver medalist(s) Robert Matthews  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Carlo Durante  Italy

The Men's marathon T11 was a marathon event in athletics at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, for totally blind athletes. Defending champion Harumi Yanagawa of Japan took part, as did 1992 gold medallist Carlo Durante of Italy, and 1988 gold medallist Joerund Gaasemyr or Norway, holder of the Paralympic record in 2:45:48. There were thirteen starters, from nine countries; twelve of them reached the finish line. Portugal's Carlos Amaral Ferreira took gold, setting a new world record in 2:38:27, and finishing over nine minutes ahead of silver medallist Robert Matthews.[1]


Place Athlete Time
1  Carlos Amaral Ferreira (POR) 2:38:27 (WR)
2  Robert Matthews (GBR) 2:47:38
3  Carlo Durante (ITA) 2:48:45
4  Joerund Gaasemyr (NOR) 2:50:31
5  Klaus Meyer (GER) 2:53:54
6  Harumi Yanagawa (JPN) 2:54:08
7  Nicolas Ledezma (MEX) 2:55:15
8  Gerrard Gosens (AUS) 3:03:18
9  Clemente Esquivel (MEX) 3:04:04
10  Jeff McNeill (AUS) 3:04:44
11  Pedro Acosta (MEX) 3:27:24
12  Jan Gosselin (BEL) 3:51:38
-  Tofiri Kibuuka (NOR) dnf

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