Athletics at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's 400 metres T52–54

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Women's 400m races for wheelchair athletes at the 2004 Summer Paralympics were held in the Athens Olympic Stadium.[1] Events were held in three disability classes.

T52[edit]

Women's 400m T52
at the XII Paralympic Games
Venue Athens Olympic Stadium
Dates 23–24 September 2004
Competitors 10 from 7 nations
Winning time 1:09.52
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Lisa Franks  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lucia Sosa  Mexico
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Leticia Torres  Mexico

The T52 event consisted of 2 heats and a final. It was won by Lisa Franks, representing  Canada.[2]

1st Round[edit]

Qualified for next round
Heat 1

23 Sept. 2004, 19:35

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1  Lisa Franks (CAN) 1:11.95 PR Q
2  Lucia Sosa (MEX) 1:21.37 Q
3  Erin Johnson (USA) 1:26.22 Q
4  Teri Thorson (CAN) 1:26.83 q
5  Karen Lewis-Archer (GBR) 1:27.46
Heat 2

23 Sept. 2004, 19:42

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1  Pia Schmid (SUI) 1:23.15 Q
2  Miki Yoda (JPN) 1:23.42 Q
3  Leticia Torres (MEX) 1:24.57 Q
4  Gemma Buchholz (AUS) 1:26.26 q
5  Karen March (CAN) 1:28.31

Final Round[edit]

24 Sept. 2004, 21:35

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Lisa Franks (CAN) 1:09.52 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Lucia Sosa (MEX) 1:20.79
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Leticia Torres (MEX) 1:22.27
4  Pia Schmid (SUI) 1:22.61
5  Gemma Buchholz (AUS) 1:22.67
6  Miki Yoda (JPN) 1:24.13
7  Erin Johnson (USA) 1:25.33
8  Teri Thorson (CAN) 1:25.62

T53[edit]

Women's 400m T53
at the XII Paralympic Games
Venue Athens Olympic Stadium
Dates 25–27 September 2004
Competitors 9 from 7 nations
Winning time 57.36
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tanni Grey-Thompson  Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Madelene Nordlund  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Francesca Porcellato  Italy

The T53 event consisted of 2 heats and a final. It was won by Tanni Grey-Thompson, representing  Great Britain.[3]

1st Round[edit]

Qualified for next round
Heat 1

25 Sept. 2004, 18:00

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1  Madelene Nordlund (SWE) 57.37 PR Q
2  Francesca Porcellato (ITA) 57.46 Q
3  Jessica Galli (USA) 58.46 Q
4  Miriam Nibley (USA) 1:01.39 q
5  Thi Khoa Nhu (VIE) 1:03.26
Heat 2

25 Sept. 2004, 18:07

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1  Tanni Grey-Thompson (GBR) 58.09 Q
2  Shirley Reilly (USA) 1:01.40 Q
3  Anne Wafula (KEN) 1:02.85 Q
4  Angela Ballard (AUS) 1:03.01 q

Final Round[edit]

27 Sept. 2004, 10:50

Rank Athlete Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Tanni Grey-Thompson (GBR) 57.36 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Madelene Nordlund (SWE) 58.32
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Francesca Porcellato (ITA) 59.59
4  Jessica Galli (USA) 1:01.00
5  Shirley Reilly (USA) 1:01.01
6  Miriam Nibley (USA) 1:02.13
7  Angela Ballard (AUS) 1:02.73
8  Anne Wafula (KEN) 1:04.48

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Summer Paralympics - Schedule - Athletics". Athens 2004 Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 25 October 2004. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Women's 400m T52". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Women's 400m T53". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 14 October 2012.