Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Women's 200 metres

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2012 Summer Paralympics
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The Women's 200m athletics events for the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from August 31 to September 8. A total of 11 events were contested over this distance for 11 different classifications.[1]

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.

The event consisted of 4 heats, 2 semifinals and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Terezinha Guilhermina
Guide: Guilherme Soares de Santana
 Brazil 24.82 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jerusa Geber Santos
Guide: Luiz Henrique Barboza Da Silva
 Brazil 26.32
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jia Juntingxian
Guide: Xu Donglin
 China 26.33
4 Jhulia Santos
Guide: Fabio Dias de Oliveira Silva
 Brazil 26.65 PB
Wind: +0.4 m/s

T12[edit]

The T12 category is for athletes with visual impairment. Athletes in this category will generally have some residual sight, the ability to recognise the shape of a hand at a distance of 2 metres and the ability to perceive clearly will be no more than 2/60. T12 athletes commonly run with guides.

The event consisted of 3 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Assia El Hannouni
Guide: Gautier Simounet
 France 24.46 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Zhou Guohua
Guide: Li Jie
 China 24.66 RR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Zhu Daqing
Guide: Zhang Hui
 China 24.88
4 Oxana Boturchuk  Ukraine 24.92 PB
Wind: +0.3 m/s

T34[edit]

The T34 category is for wheelchair athletes with cerebral palsy. Athletes in this category have minimal limitations or control problems in their arms and trunk while pushing a wheelchair.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Hannah Cockroft  Great Britain T34 31.90 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Amy Siemons  Netherlands T34 34.16
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Desiree Vranken  Netherlands T34 34.85 PB
4 Rosemary Little  Australia T34 35.08
5 Yousra Ben Jemaa  Tunisia T34 37.68
6 Rachael Burrows  Canada T34 38.51
7 Melissa Nicholls  Great Britain T34 40.00
8 Carleigh Dewald  United States T34 41.53
Wind: +0.7 m/s

T35[edit]

The T35 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. The typical T35 athlete may need assistive devices for walking. The athlete may have sufficient function to run but demonstrates poor balance.

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Liu Ping  China 32.72
2nd, silver medalist(s) Oxana Corso  Italy 33.68 RR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Virginia McLachlan  Canada 34.31 RR
4 Sophia Warner  Great Britain 35.25 PB
5 Anna Luxova  Czech Republic 35.43 PB
6 Erinn Walters  Australia 36.31
7 Rachael Dodds  Australia 36.75
8 Fatima Del Rocio Perez Garcia  Mexico 37.60
Wind: Nil

T36[edit]

The T36 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. These athletes do not have the capacity to remain still and they show involuntary movements with all four limbs affected. They usually walk without assistive devices.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Elena Ivanova  Russia 30.25
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jeon Min Jae  South Korea 31.08
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Claudia Nicoleitzik  Germany 32.08
4 Hazel Robson  Great Britain 32.46
5 Yuki Kato  Japan 33.41
6 Yu Chun Lai  Hong Kong 35.32
Yanina Andrea Martinez  Argentina DQ
Nadia Schaus  Argentina DQ
Wind: Nil

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).

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Johanna Benson  Namibia 29.26
2nd, silver medalist(s) Bethany Woodward  Great Britain 29.65
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Maria Seifert  Germany 29.86
4 Oksana Krechunyak  Ukraine 29.89
5 Jenny McLoughlin  Great Britain 30.08
6 Viktoriya Kravchenko  Ukraine 30.09
7 Neda Bahi  Tunisia 30.28
8 Maryna Snisar  Ukraine 30.76
Wind:

T38[edit]

The T38 category is for ambulant athletes with cerebral palsy. T38 athletes have the mildest form of impairment caused by cerebral palsy, often in only one limb, and not affecting the ability to run, walk or jump freely, although impairing performance. T38 athletes may suffer minor co-ordination difficulties.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Chen Junfei  China 27.39 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Margarita Goncharova  Russia 27.82 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Inna Stryzhak  Ukraine 28.18 PB
4 Xiong Dezhi  China 28.62 PB
5 Tamira Slaby  Germany 29.14
6 Sonia Mansour  Tunisia 29.32
7 Torita Isaac  Australia 29.78
8 Olivia Breen  Great Britain 30.22
Wind: -0.7 m/s

T44[edit]

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.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Marlou van Rhijn  Netherlands T43 26.18 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marie-Amelie le Fur  France T44 26.76 WR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Katrin Green  Germany T44 27.53 PB
4 Stef Reid  Great Britain T44 28.62 PB
5 Suzan Verduijn  Netherlands T44 28.74 PB
6 Sophie Kamlish  Great Britain T44 29.08 PB
7 Saki Takakuwa  Japan T44 29.71
April Holmes  United States T44 DNS
Wind: +1.0 m/s

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.

The event consisted of 2 heats and a final. Results of final:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Yunidis Castillo  Cuba 24.45 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alicja Fiodorow  Poland 25.49 RR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Anrune Liebenberg  South Africa 25.55 RR
4 Nikol Rodomakina  Russia 25.56 PB
5 Wang Yanping  China 26.38 RR
6 Unyime Uwak  Nigeria 26.65 =PB
7 Katarzyna Piekart  Poland 27.18 PB
8 Alexandra Moguchaya  Russia 27.47 PB
Wind: -0.6 m/s

T52[edit]

The T52 category is for wheelchair athletes with damage to spinal cord in the higher parts of the back, substantially impaired or no trunk function, and minimal or no leg function. Pushing power comes from elbow extensions, and appears close to normal except for use of modified gloves to compensate for grip.

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Michelle Stilwell  Canada 33.80 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marieke Vervoort  Belgium 34.83 RR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kerry Morgan  United States 36.49
4 Cassie Mitchell  United States 37.75 PB
5 Teruyo Tanaka  Japan 39.04 SB
6 Yuka Kiyama  Japan 41.56 SB
7 Cheryl Leitner  United States 42.62
Wind: -0.3 m/s

T53[edit]

The T53 category is for wheelchair athletes with normal use of arms and hands, no or limited trunk function, and no leg function.

The event consisted of a single race. Results:

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Huang Lisha  China 29.18 PB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Angela Ballard  Australia 29.35 RR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Zhou Hongzhuan  China 29.40 PB
4 Jessica Galli  United States 29.82
5 Anjali Forber Pratt  United States 30.27
6 Madison de Rozario  Australia 30.33 PB
7 Anita Fordjour  Ghana 34.31 RR
8 Jessica Cooper Lewis  Bermuda 34.76
Wind: +0.7 m/s

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 16 August 2012.