Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 5000 metres T11

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Men's 5000 metres T11
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Venue London Olympic Stadium
Dates 7 September
Competitors 13 from 10 nations
Winning time 15:26.26
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Cristian Valenzuela
Cristopher Guajardo
 Chile
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jason Joseph Dunkerley
Josh Karanja
 Canada
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shinya Wada  Japan
Athletics at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Classification
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/F11–13
Track
100 m   T11   T12   T13
200 m T11 T12 T13
400 m T11 T12 T13
800 m T12 T13
1500 m T11 T13
5000 m T11 T12
4×100 m relay T11–13
Road
Marathon T12
Field
Long jump F11 F13
Triple jump F11 F12
Shot put F11–12
Discus throw F11
Javelin throw F12–13
Women T/F11–13
Track
100 m   T11   T12   T13
200 m T11 T12
400 m T12 T13
1500 m T12
Field
Long jump F11–12 F13
Shot put F11–12
Discus throw F11–12
Javelin throw F12–13

The Men's 5000 metres T11 event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium on 7 September.[1]

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.

Records[edit]

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

World & Paralympic record  Henry Wanyoike (KEN) 15:11.07 24 September 2004 Athens, Greece

Results[edit]

Competed 7 September 2012 at 19:55.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Cristian Valenzuela
Guide: Cristopher Guajardo
 Chile 15:26.26 PB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jason Joseph Dunkerley
Guide: Josh Karanja
 Canada 15:34.07 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shinya Wada  Japan 15:55.26 RR
4 Francis Thuo Karanja
Guide: James Kuria Karanja
 Kenya 15:56.67 PB
5 Nuno Alves  Portugal 16:06.28 SB
6 Jan Nehro
Guide: Duane Fortuin
 South Africa 16:09.51 SB
7 Mikael Andersen
Guide: Laust Bengtsen
 Denmark 16:11.47 PB
8 Luis Zapien Rosas
Guide: Juan Carlos Mariscal Rivera
 Mexico 16:27.46 SB
9 Ricardo Vale
Guide: Paulo Ramos
 Portugal 16:32.91 SB
10 Immanuel Kipkosgei Cheruiyot
Guide: Robert Tarus
 Kenya 16:39.73 SB
11 Ricardo de Pedraza Losa
Guide: Oriol Sellares Martinez
 Spain 16:42.11
Wilson Bii
Guide: Jacob Kener
 Kenya DNF
Odair Santos
Guide: Samuel Souza Do Nascimento
 Brazil DNS

Q = qualified by place. q = qualified by time. RR = Regional Record. PB = Personal Best. SB = Seasonal Best. DNF = Did not finish. DNS = Did not start.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 16 September 2012.