Austria at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Austria at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IPC code AUT
NPC Austrian Paralympic Committee
Website www.oepc.at (German)
in Beijing
Competitors 38 in 8 sports
Flag bearer Christoph Etzlstorfer
Medals
Ranked 33rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 1 1 6
Officials Petra Huber
Summer Paralympics appearances

Austria sent a delegation to the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, and unsuccessfully tried to improve on the 23 medals (8 of them gold) won in 2004. 38 Austrian athletes competed in 8 sports as follows:[1]

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Thomas Geierspichler Athletics Men's Marathon - T52 17
 Gold Andrea Scherney Athletics Women's Long Jump - F44 9
 Gold Wolfgang Schattauer Cycling Men's Individual Road Time Trial - HC A 12
 Gold Andreas Vevera Table Tennis Men's Singles - TT1 11
 Silver Wolfgang Eibeck Cycling Men's Individual Road Time Trial - LC1 12
 Bronze Thomas Geierspichler Athletics Men's 800 m - T52 16

Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Men
Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Michael Linhart T44 100 m 12.11 5 Did not advance
400 m N/A 55.76 - 6
Günther Matzinger T46 200 m 23.27 3 q N/A 23.12 - 7
400 m 49.43 1 Q N/A 49.56 - 5
Thomas Geierspichler T52 200 m N/A 32.31 - 5
400 m 1:00.86 2 Q N/A 1:01.03 - 4
800 m 1:59.39 3 Q N/A 1:56.26 - Bronze medal icon.svg
Marathon N/A 1:40:07 WR - Gold medal icon.svg
Bil Marinkovic F11-12
(F11)
Discus throw N/A 37.24 910 6
Javelin throw N/A 46.44 949 4
Andreas Gratt F53-54
(F54)
Shot put N/A 9.62 990 5
Javelin throw N/A 18.48 701 10
Georg Tischler F53-54
(F54)
Shot put N/A 9.61 989 6
Discus throw N/A 21.70 789 9

Women

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Andrea Scherney T44 100 m 14.49 3 Q N/A 14.48 - 8
F44 Long jump N/A 4.82 - Gold medal icon.svg
F42-46
(F44)
Discus throw N/A 32.29 855 6

Cycling - Paralympic pictogram.svg Cycling[edit]

Men

Time trials & Road races

Athlete Class Event Time Class
Factor
Factorized
Time
Rank
Christoph Etzlstorfer HC A Road Time Trial 40:40.36 (+ 10:42.59) - - 6
Wolfgang Schattauer HC A Road Time Trial 29:57.77 - - Gold medal icon.svg
Manfred Putz HC B Road Time Trial 22:44.88 (+ 0:38.65) - - 5
Road Race 1:28:31 (+ 0:06) - - 4
Elmar Sternath HC C Road Time Trial 24:33.70 (+ 4:17.18) - - 9
Road Race 1:27:35 (+ 5:55) - - 5
Helmut Winterleitner CP1-2
(CP2)
Mixed road time trial 28:34.12 1.00000 28:34.12 11
Mixed road race 49:47 (+ 4:42) - - 5
Wolfgang Eibeck LC1 Track time trial 1:11.238 - - 5
Road time trial 34:52.20 (+ 0:10.58) - - Silver medal icon.svg
LC1-2/CP4
(LC1)
Road race 1:46:13 (+ 0:10) - - 7
Manfred Gattringer LC1 Track time trial 1:12.173 - - 8
Road time trial 36:26.50 (+ 1:44.88) - - 8
LC1-2/CP4
(LC1)
Road race Did not start
Erich Stauffer LC3-4
(LC3)
Track time trial 1:27.934 1.00000 1:27.934 18
LC3 Road time trial 41:00.76 (+ 3:00.45) - - 10
LC3-4/CP3
(LC3)
Road race 1:39.15 (+ 2:15) - - 13
Wolfgang Dabernik LC3-4
(LC4)
Track time trial 1:31.787 0.95718 1:27.856 17
LC4 Road time trial 47:57.44 (+ 9:10.65) - - 7
LC3-4/CP3
(LC4)
Road race Did not finish
Alexander Hohlrieder LC3-4
(LC4)
Track time trial 1:27.690 0.95718 1:23.935 14
LC4 Road time trial 41:20.07 (+ 2:33.28) - - 4
LC3-4/CP3
(LC4)
Road race 1:39.15 (+ 2:15) - - 15

Pursuits & Sprints

Athlete(s) Class Event Qualifying Final/
Bronze medal race
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Wolfgang Eibeck LC1 Track pursuit 4:58.890
48.178
8 Did not advance
Manfred Gattringer LC1 Track pursuit 4:54.721
48.859
6 Did not advance
Erich Stauffer LC3 Track pursuit 4:06.174
43.871
7 Did not advance
Wolfgang Dabernik LC4 Track pursuit 4:40.614
38.487
7 Did not advance
Alexander Hohlrieder LC4 Track pursuit Did not start
Women

Time trials & Road races

Athlete Class Event Time Class
Factor
Factorized
Time
Rank
Anita Ruetz LC1-2/CP4
(CP4)
Track time trial 49.884 0.85236 42.519 10
Road time trial 50:25.44 0.94950 47:52.65 9

Pursuits & Sprints

Athlete Class Event Qualifying Final/
Bronze medal race
Time Class
Factor
Factorized
Time
Rank Time Class
Factor
Factorized
Time
Rank
Anita Ruetz LC1-2/CP4
(CP4)
Track pursuit 4:56.779 0.89335 4:25.127 10 Did not advance

Equestrian - Paralympic pictogram.svg Equestrian[edit]

Athlete Horse Class Event Result Rank
Thomas Haller Haller's Diorella Grade II Championship Test 59.727 14
Freestyle Test 63.665 11

Sailing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

Men

Athletes Class Event Race Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Medal
Edmund Rath
Sven Reiger
Helmut Seewald
3 Points
6 Points
4 Points
Sonar 13 8 11 11 13 12 11 7 12 12 4 88 13

Shooting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

Athlete Class Event Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Total
Hubert Aufschnaiter SH1 P1-10m air pistol 562 10 Did not advance 10
Mixed P3-25m sport pistol 561 8 Q 200.8 761.8 8
Mixed P4-50m free pistol 522 11 Did not advance 11
Werner Müller SH1 R1-10m air rifle standing 580 14 Did not advance 14
Mixed R6-50m free rifle prone 571 35 Did not advance 35
R7-50m free rifle 3x40 1113 19 Did not advance 19
Women
Athlete Class Event Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Total
Barbara Doppler SH1 P2-10m air pistol 354 14 Did not advance 14

Swimming - Paralympic pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Andreas Daniel Onea SB8 100 m breaststroke 1:17.76 6 Q 1:17.71 6
Thomas Seidling SB11 100 m breaststroke 1:30.65 13 Did not advance

Table tennis - Paralympic pictogram.svg Table tennis[edit]

Men
Individual

Athlete Class Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 1/8 Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Andreas Vevera TT1 Singles  Cho (KOR)
L 2-3
 Kilger (GER)
W 3-0
 Fernandez (CUB)
W 3-0
N/A  Lee (KOR)
W 3-1
 Cho (KOR)
W 3-0 Gold medal icon.svg
Hans Ruep TT2 Singles  Vella (ITA)
W 3-1
 Espindola (BRA)
W 3-1
 Boury (FRA)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Manfred Dollmann TT3 Singles  Knaf (BRA)
W 3-1
 Feng (CHN)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Egon Kramminger TT3 Singles  Egbinola (NGR)
W 3-1
 Geva (ISR)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Günther Unger TT3 Singles  Rawson (GBR)
W 3-0
 Silva (BRA)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Peter Starl TT4-5 Singles  Durasinovic (SRB)
W 3-2
 Urhaug (NOR)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Stanislaw Fraczyk TT9-10 Singles  Cieslar (CZE)
W 3-0
 Powrozniak (POL)
W 3-2
N/A  Andersson (SWE)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Andreas Vevera
Hans Ruep
TT1-2 Team N/A  Brazil
W 3-1
 France
L 1-3
 South Korea
L 0-3
Manfred Dollmann
Egon Kramminger
Günther Unger
TT3 Team N/A  Brazil
L 0-3
Did not advance

Women

Athlete Class Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 1/8 Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Doris Mader TT3 Singles  Bertrand (FRA)
W 3-0
 Cudia (ITA)
W 3-1
 Pintar (SLO)
L 2-3
Did not advance

Wheelchair tennis - Paralympic pictogram.svg Wheelchair Tennis[edit]

Men

Athlete Class Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Martin Legner Open Singles  Ikenoya (JPN)
W 6-1, 6-0
 Phillipson (GBR)
W 6-0, 6-0
 Vink (NED)
L 4-6, 3-6
Did not advance
Thomas Mossier Open Singles  Santos (BRA)
L 6-7(2), 5-7
Did not advance
Harald Pfundner Open Singles  Rydberg (USA)
L 2-6, 0-6
Did not advance
Martin Legner
Thomas Mossier
Open Doubles N/A  Weekes - Dobbie (AUS)
W 6-4, 6-1
 Majdi - Peifer (FRA)
W 6-3, 6-4
 Saida - Kunieda (JPN)
L 2-6, 1-6
Did not advance

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-18. Retrieved 2008-08-29.