Athletics at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's discus throw F53–54

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Men's Discus F53/54
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Dates 14 September
Competitors 9 from 8 nations
Winning distance 31.08
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Fan Liang  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Draženko Mitrović  Serbia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Toshie Oi  Japan
Athletics at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg
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 discus F53/54 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Stadium on 14 September. There was a single round of competition; after the first three throws, only the top eight had 3 further throws. The competition was won by Fan Liang, representing  China.

Rank Athlete Nationality Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 Best Points Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Fan Liang  China F54 30.52 31.08 x - - - 31.08 1130 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Draženko Mitrović  Serbia F54 28.09 28.87 28.69 27.73 28.80 29.09 29.09 1058 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Toshie Oi  Japan F53 x 24.22 26.21 22.96 25.15 x 26.21 1032 PR
4 Alphanso Cunningham  Jamaica F53 25.90 25.52 24.37 23.84 25.15 25.90 25.90 1020 SB
5 Efthymios Kalaras  Greece F54 26.91 27.98 26.87 27.15 26.94 22.03 27.98 1017
6 Germano Bernardi  Italy F54 25.10 25.78 24.90 24.25 24.61 23.42 25.78 937 SB
7 Scot Severn  United States F53 22.42 23.71 21.29 19.73 21.84 22.58 23.71 934 SB
8 Jovica Brkic  Serbia F54 24.02 24.49 24.57 23.23 24.32 24.34 24.57 893
9 Georg Tischler  Austria F54 21.70 20.25 21.10 - - - 21.70 789

WR = World Record. PR = Paralympic Record. SB = Seasonal Best.

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