Athletics at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's shot put F53–54

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Men's Shot Put F53/54
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Dates 16 September
Competitors 15 from 10 nations
Winning distance 8.72
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mauro Maximo  Mexico
2nd, silver medalist(s) Markku Niinimaki  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Che Jon Fernandes  Greece
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 shot put F53/54 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Stadium at 09:05 on 16 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 Mauro Maximo, representing  Mexico.

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Cl. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Best Pts. Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mauro Maximo  Mexico F53 8.20 8.50 8.72 8.35 8.29 8.18 8.72 1073 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Markku Niinimaki  Finland F54 9.08 9.74 9.92 9.69 9.63 9.58 9.92 1021 WR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Che Jon Fernandes  Greece F53 8.15 8.21 8.17 7.94 8.29 8.17 8.29 1020 SB
4 Ales Kisy  Czech Republic F53 x 8.05 8.07 7.90 8.25 8.16 8.25 1015 SB
5 Andreas Gratt  Austria F54 9.54 9.43 9.50 9.62 8.87 9.22 9.62 990 SB
6 Georg Tischler  Austria F54 9.27 9.42 9.61 9.35 8.96 9.13 9.61 989
7 Germano Bernardi  Italy F54 8.93 9.18 9.46 8.39 9.45 9.39 9.46 974 SB
8 Husam F A Azzam  Palestine F53 7.50 7.49 7.89 7.30 7.42 7.41 7.89 971 SB
9 Scot Severn  United States F53 7.76 7.74 7.40 - - - 7.76 955 SB
10 Daniel Nobbs  Great Britain F54 8.66 8.20 9.13 - - - 9.13 940
11 Gerasimos Vryonis  Greece F53 7.40 7.20 7.54 - - - 7.54 928
12 Milan Blaha  Czech Republic F54 8.88 8.82 8.85 - - - 8.88 914 SB
13 Andrej Germic  Slovakia F54 8.46 8.84 8.41 - - - 8.84 910 SB
14 Damianos Daktylidis  Greece F53 7.00 7.23 7.08 - - - 7.23 890
15 Carlos Leon  United States F53 6.95 6.55 6.86 - - - 6.95 855

WR = World Record. SB = Seasonal Best.

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