Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 1500 metres

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The Men's 1500m athletics events for the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from 31 August to 4 September. A total of six events were contested over this distance for six different classifications.[1]

Schedule[edit]

R Round 1 ½ Semifinals F Final
Event↓/Date → Fri 31 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tue 4
T11 1500m R ½ F
T13 1500m R F
T20 1500m R F
T37 1500m F
T46 1500m R F
T54 1500m R ½ F

Results[edit]

T11[edit]

The T11 category is for athletes with a visual impairment. A T11 athlete may be entirely without sight, or be able to perceive light, but have no ability to see the shape of a hand at any distance. T11 athletes commonly run with guides.

Final

Competed 3 September 2012 at 20:31.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Samwel Mushai Kimani
Guide: James Boit
 Kenya 3:58.37 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Odair Santos
Guide: Carlos Antonio dos Santos
 Brazil 4:03.66 RR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jason Joseph Dunkerley
Guide: Josh Karanja
 Canada 4:07.56 PB
4 Cristian Valenzuela
Guide: Cristopher Guajardo
 Chile 4:07.79 PB
5 William Sosa
Guide: Cesar Chavarro Dias
 Colombia 4:13.53 PB
6 Mikael Andersen
Guide: Laust Bengtsen
 Denmark 4:16.12 SB

T13[edit]

The T13 category is for athletes with a moderate visual impairment. Athletes in this category have a variety of visual impairments, but can typically recognize contours from a distance of 2 to 6 metres. Athletes in this category do not typically require a guide.

Final

Competed 4 September 2012 at 19:16.

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Abderrahim Zhiou  Tunisia T12 3:48.31 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) David Korir  Kenya T13 3:48.84 WR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) David Devine  Great Britain T12 3:49.79 RR
4 Tarik Zalzouli  Morocco T13 3:52.12 PB
5 Henry Kirwa  Kenya T12 3:53.55 PB
6 Tim Prendergast  New Zealand T13 3:53.60 PB
7 Lukasz Wietecki  Poland T13 3:56.26
8 Alexey Akhtyamov  Russia T13 3:56.29
9 Abdelillah Mame  Morocco T13 3:56.29
10 El Amin Chentouf  Morocco T12 4:00.43
11 Ignacio Avila  Spain T12 4:04.83
12 Egor Sharov  Russia T12 4:10.83

T20[edit]

The T20 category is for athletes with intellectual impairment. T20 athletes have an IQ score of 75 or less.

There were no heats in this event. The final was competed on 4 September 2012 at 19:34.

Final

Competed 4 September 2012 at 19:34.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Peyman Nasiri Bazanjani  Iran 3:58.49 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Daniel Pek  Poland 3:59.45 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Rafal Korc  Poland 3:59.53 PB
4 Andriy Goliney  Ukraine 4:00.21 PB
5 Viacheslav Khrustalev  Russia 4:01.99
6 Stephen Morris  Great Britain 4:02.50
7 Viktor Shcherbyna  Ukraine 4:04.77
8 Jose Martinez Morote  Spain 4:04.85 PB
9 Yuya Kimura  Japan 4:10.85 SB
10 Kuniaki Ishii  Japan 4:13.35
11 Michael Murray  United States 4:18.78

T37[edit]

The T37 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. These athletes have movement and coordination problems on one half of their body. They have good ability in their dominant side of their body (ie hemiplegia).

There were no heats in this event. The final was competed on 3 September 2012 at 20:47.

Final

Competed 3 September 2012 at 20:47.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Michael McKillop  Ireland 4:08.11 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Brad Scott  Australia 4:14.47 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mohamed Charmi  Tunisia 4:14.90 RR
4 Madjid Djemai  Algeria 4:16.50 PB
5 Faycel Othmani  Tunisia 4:19.94 PB
6 Hafid Aharak  Morocco 4:21.47 PB
7 Dean Miller  Great Britain 4:21.57
8 Djamel Mastouri  France 4:27.02
9 Oleksandr Driha  Ukraine 4:27.48 PB
10 Khaled Hanani  Algeria 4:29.23

T46[edit]

The T46 category is for athletes who have a single above or below elbow amputation or similar disability, with normal function in both legs.

Final

Competed 4 September 2012 at 20:24.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Abraham Tarbei  Kenya 3:50.15 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wondiye Fikre Indelbu  Ethiopia 3:50.87 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Samir Nouioua  Algeria 3:51.80 PB
4 David Emong  Uganda 3:58.47 PB
5 Mohamed Fouzai  Tunisia 3:58.79 SB
6 Matthew Silcocks  Australia 3:59.79 PB
7 Jonah Kipkemoi Chesum  Kenya 4:00.38
8 Cahit Kilicaslan  Turkey 4:00.77 PB
9 Chris Hammer  United States 4:01.76
10 Davide Dalla Palma  Italy 4:02.26 PB
11 Stanley Cheruiyot  Kenya 4:02.54

T54[edit]

The T54 category is for wheelchair athletes with no leg function, but near full arm function and reasonable to normal trunk function. Typically this may be caused by a lower spinal cord injury or spinal cord birth defect.

Final

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Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) David Weir  Great Britain 3:12.09
2nd, silver medalist(s) Prawat Wahoram  Thailand 3:12.32
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kim Gyu Dae  South Korea 3:12.57
4 Marcel Hug  Switzerland 3:12.76
5 Saichon Konjen  Thailand 3:12.84
6 Liu Chengming  China 3:12.86
7 Kurt Fearnley  Australia 3:13.23
8 Liu Yang  China 3:13.63
9 Zhang Lixin  China 3:14.05
10 Josh Cassidy  Canada 3:14.70

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 20 August 2012.