Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metre backstroke S13

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Men's 100m Backstroke S13
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 14 September
Competitors 12 from 9 nations
Winning time 59.85
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Charalampos Taiganidis  Greece
2nd, silver medalist(s) Oleksii Fedyna  Ukraine
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dmytro Aleksyeyev  Ukraine
Swimming at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Swimming pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Men's events
50m freestyle S2 S3 S4 S5
S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
100m freestyle S2 S3 S4 S5
S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
200m freestyle S2 S3 S4 S5
400m freestyle S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
50m backstroke S1 S2 S3 S4 S5
100m backstroke S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
50m breaststroke SB3
100m breaststroke   SB4 SB5
SB6 SB7 SB8 SB9  
SB11 SB12 SB13
50m butterfly S5
S6 S7
100m butterfly S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
150m medley SM4
200m medley SM5
SM6 SM7 SM8 SM9 SM10
SM12 SM13
Freestyle relays 4 × 50m (20pts)

4 × 100m (34pts)

Medley relays 4 × 50m (20pts)

4 × 100m (34pts)

The men's 100m backstroke S13 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 14 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Competed from 10:06.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Aleksyeyev, DmytroDmytro Aleksyeyev  Ukraine 1:03.67 Q
2 Bouwer, CharlCharl Bouwer  South Africa 1:03.76 Q
3 Hill, BrianBrian Hill  Canada 1:05.65 Q
4 Gotell, DevinDevin Gotell  Canada 1:07.46 Q
5 Latikka, AnttiAntti Latikka  Finland 1:08.43 Q
6 Stepanek, MartinMartin Stepanek  Czech Republic 1:09.62

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Taiganidis, CharalamposCharalampos Taiganidis  Greece 1:03.02 Q, PR
2 Fedyna, OleksiiOleksii Fedyna  Ukraine 1:05.05 Q
3 Clausner, DanielDaniel Clausner  Germany 1:06.82 Q
4 Mendez, KevinKevin Mendez  Spain 1:11.38
5 Ellis, DaveDave Ellis  Great Britain 1:11.41
Simon, DanielDaniel Simon  Germany DNS

Final[edit]

Competed at 18:41.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Taiganidis, CharalamposCharalampos Taiganidis  Greece 59.85 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Fedyna, OleksiiOleksii Fedyna  Ukraine 1:02.93
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Aleksyeyev, DmytroDmytro Aleksyeyev  Ukraine 1:03.40
4 Bouwer, CharlCharl Bouwer  South Africa 1:03.86
5 Hill, BrianBrian Hill  Canada 1:05.52
6 Clausner, DanielDaniel Clausner  Germany 1:06.76
7 Latikka, AnttiAntti Latikka  Finland 1:08.07
8 Gotell, DevinDevin Gotell  Canada 1:08.17

Q = qualified for final. WR = World Record. PR = Paralympic Record. DNS = Did not start.

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