Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metre backstroke S11

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Men's 100m Backstroke S11
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 13 September
Competitors 14 from 10 nations
Winning time 1:07.74
1st, gold medalist(s) Yang Bozun  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Damian Pietrasik  Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Viktor Smyrnov  Ukraine

The men's 100m backstroke S11 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 13 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.



Competed from 09:00.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yang Bozun  China 1:08.40 Q, WR
2 Pietrasik, DamianDamian Pietrasik  Poland 1:10.21 Q
3 Mashchenko, OleksandrOleksandr Mashchenko  Ukraine 1:15.19 Q
4 Enhamed, EnhamedEnhamed Enhamed  Spain 1:17.27 Q
5 Polkowski, GrzegorzGrzegorz Polkowski  Poland 1:20.01
6 Thrastarson, EythorEythor Thrastarson  Iceland 1:20.12
7 Scholz, PhilipPhilip Scholz  United States 1:20.46

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Smyrnov, ViktorViktor Smyrnov  Ukraine 1:11.53 Q
2 Tildesley, DonovanDonovan Tildesley  Canada 1:12.62 Q
3 Kawai, JunichiJunichi Kawai  Japan 1:13.17 Q
4 Zayas, SergioSergio Zayas  Argentina 1:16.43 Q
5 Jearchan, RattapornRattaporn Jearchan  Thailand 1:17.64
6 Myroshnychenko, OleksandrOleksandr Myroshnychenko  Ukraine 1:19.10
7 Cruz, EduardoEduardo Cruz  Spain 1:23.03


Competed at 17:00.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Yang Bozun  China 1:07.74 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Pietrasik, DamianDamian Pietrasik  Poland 1:08.81
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Smyrnov, ViktorViktor Smyrnov  Ukraine 1:09.41
4 Kawai, JunichiJunichi Kawai  Japan 1:09.46
5 Tildesley, DonovanDonovan Tildesley  Canada 1:11.90
6 Mashchenko, OleksandrOleksandr Mashchenko  Ukraine 1:15.07
7 Zayas, SergioSergio Zayas  Argentina 1:16.06
8 Enhamed, EnhamedEnhamed Enhamed  Spain 1:16.90

Q = qualified for final. WR = World Record.