Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metres T44

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Men's 100 metres T44
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Venue London Olympic Stadium
Dates 5 and 6 September
Competitors 20 from 14 nations
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    South Africa
Athletics at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg
T/F11–13: Blind and visually impaired
T/F20: Intellectual disability
T/F31–38: Cerebral palsy
F40: Les Autres
T/F42–46: Amputees
T/F51–58: Spinal cord disability
Men T/F42–46
100 m   T42   T44   T46
200 m T42 T44 T46
400 m T44 T46
800 m T46
1500 m T46
4×100 m relay T42-46
Marathon T46
Long jump F42-44 F46
Triple jump F46
High jump F42 F46
Shot put F42-44 F46
Discus throw F42 F44
Javelin throw F42 F44
Women T/F42–46
100 m   T42   T44   T46
200 m T44 T46
400 m T46
Long jump F42-44 F46
Shot put F42-44
Javelin throw F46

The Men's 100 metres T44 event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium on 5 and 6 September.[1]

The T44 category is for athletes who have a single below knee amputation or who can walk with moderately reduced function in one or both legs.


Prior to the competition, the existing World and Paralympic records were as follows.

World record  Jonnie Peacock (GBR) 10.85 Indianapolis, IN, United States 1 July 2012
Paralympic record  Oscar Pistorius (RSA) 11.16 Beijing, China 8 September 2008
Broken records during the 2012 Summer Paralympics
Paralympic record  Jonnie Peacock (GBR) 10.90 London, United Kingdom 6 September 2012


Round 1[edit]

Competed 5 September 2012 from 19:01. Qual. rule: first 2 in each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest other times (q) qualified.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Jonnie Peacock Great Britain 11.08 Q, =PR
2 Jerome Singleton United States 11.46 Q
3 Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira Brazil 11.56 q
4 Marcio Fernandes Cape Verde 12.16
5 David Behre Germany 12.27 SB
6 Riccardo Scendoni Italy 12.45
7 Jia Tianlei China 12.49 SB
Wind: -1.6 m/s

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Oscar Pistorius South Africa 11.18 Q, SB
2 Blake Leeper United States 11.34 Q
3 Liu Zhiming China 11.84 q, RR
4 Markus Rehm Germany 11.92
5 Jean-Baptiste Alaize France 12.11
6 Ivan Prokopyev Russia 12.21 SB
7 Robert Mayer Austria 12.61
Wind: -0.1 m/s

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Arnu Fourie South Africa 11.29 Q
2 Richard Browne United States 11.33 Q
3 Alister McQueen Canada 12.02
4 Christoph Bausch Switzerland 12.09
5 Andre Oliveira Brazil 12.35 SB
6 Jun Haruta Japan 12.69
Wind: -1.0 m/s


Competed 6 September 2012 at 21:24.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Jonnie Peacock Great Britain 10.90 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Richard Browne United States 11.03 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Arnu Fourie South Africa 11.08 RR
4 Oscar Pistorius South Africa 11.17 SB
5 Blake Leeper United States 11.21
6 Jerome Singleton United States 11.25
7 Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira Brazil 11.33 SB
8 Liu Zhiming China 11.97
Wind: Calm m/s

Q = qualified by place. q = qualified by time. PR = Paralympic Record. RR = Regional Record. PB = Personal Best. SB = Seasonal Best.


  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 12 September 2012.