Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 200 metres T13

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Men's 200 metres T13
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Venue London Olympic Stadium
Dates 6 and 7 September
Competitors 23 from 19 nations
Winning time 21.05
Gold medal    Ireland
Silver medal    Russia
Bronze medal    Russia
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/F11–13
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
Marathon T12
Long jump F11 F13
Triple jump F11 F12
Shot put F11–12
Discus throw F11
Javelin throw F12–13
Women T/F11–13
100 m   T11   T12   T13
200 m T11 T12
400 m T12 T13
1500 m T12
Long jump F11–12 F13
Shot put F11–12
Discus throw F11–12
Javelin throw F12–13

The Men's 200 metres T13 event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium on 6 and 7 September.[1]

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.


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

World & Paralympic record  Jason Smyth (IRL) 21.43 16 September 2008 Beijing, China
Broken records during the 2012 Summer Paralympics
World record  Jason Smyth (IRL) 21.05 7 September 2012


Round 1[edit]

Competed 6 September 2012 from 11:20. 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 Jonathan Ntutu South Africa 22.40 Q, RR
2 Alexey Labzin Russia 22.44 Q, SB
3 Ayoub Chaoui Morocco 22.56 q, PB
4 Braedon Samuel Dolfo Canada 23.25
5 Mohammed Fannouna Palestine 24.00
6 Hugo Cavaco Portugal 24.22
7 Joan Munar Martinez Spain DNS
Wind: +1.3 m/s

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Alexander Zverev Russia 22.18 Q, PB
2 Luis Felipe Gutierrez Cuba 22.35 Q, SB
3 Ioannis Protos Greece 22.70 q, SB
4 Hussein Kadhim Iraq 23.06
5 Philipp Handler Switzerland 23.45
6 Edgars Klavins Latvia 24.35 PB
7 Per Jonsson Sweden 24.42 SB
8 Radoslav Zlatanov Bulgaria DNS
Wind: +1.5 m/s

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Jason Smyth Ireland 21.48 Q
2 Artem Loginov Russia 22.46 Q, =PB
3 Djamil Nasser Algeria 22.73 PB
4 Andre Andrade Brazil 22.96 SB
5 Markeith Price United States 23.55
6 Songwut Lamsan Thailand 23.73 SB
7 Mohamed Amguoun Morocco DNF
8 Tobias Jonsson Sweden DNS
Wind: +0.2 m/s


Competed 7 September 2012 at 19:25.

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Jason Smyth Ireland 21.05 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alexey Labzin Russia 21.95 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Artem Loginov Russia 22.03 PB
4 Alexander Zverev Russia 22.07 PB
5 Luis Felipe Gutierrez Cuba 22.24 SB
6 Jonathan Ntutu South Africa 22.37 RR
7 Ayoub Chaoui Morocco 22.72
8 Ioannis Protos Greece 22.97
Wind: -0.3 m/s

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


  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 14 September 2012.