Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 metre freestyle S8

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Men's 100m Freestyle S8
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 8 September
Competitors 16 from 9 nations
Winning time 58.84
1st, gold medalist(s) Wang Xiaofu  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Konstantin Lisenkov  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Peter Leek  Australia

The men's 100m freestyle S8 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 8 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.



Competed from 10:42.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Austin, BenBen Austin  Australia 59.62 Q, PR
2 Lisenkov, KonstantinKonstantin Lisenkov  Russia 1:00.32 Q
3 Moffatti, RicardoRicardo Moffatti  Australia 1:00.67 Q
4 Hynd, SamSam Hynd  Great Britain 1:01.67 Q
5 Guo Jun  China 1:02.29
6 Burkard, ChristophChristoph Burkard  Germany 1:04.99
7 Christensen, DrewDrew Christensen  Canada 1:06.14
8 Poltavskyi, IevgenIevgen Poltavskyi  Ukraine 1:11.78

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Leek, PeterPeter Leek  Australia 59.00 Q, PR
2 Wang Xiaofu  China 59.68 Q
3 Fykas, KonstantinosKonstantinos Fykas  Greece 1:00.96 Q
4 Tian Hengheng  China 1:02.09 Q
5 Fraser, SeanSean Fraser  Great Britain 1:02.45
6 Csuri, FerencFerenc Csuri  Hungary 1:03.55
7 Willig, NikolaiNikolai Willig  Germany 1:03.69
8 Boyarin, MikhailMikhail Boyarin  Russia 1:05.68


Competed at 19:56.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Wang Xiaofu  China 58.84 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lisenkov, KonstantinKonstantin Lisenkov  Russia 59.01
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Leek, PeterPeter Leek  Australia 59.14
4 Austin, BenBen Austin  Australia 59.78
5 Moffatti, RicardoRicardo Moffatti  Australia 59.93
6 Hynd, SamSam Hynd  Great Britain 1:01.04
7 Fykas, KonstantinosKonstantinos Fykas  Greece 1:01.40
8 Tian Hengheng  China 1:01.89

Q = qualified for final. PR = Paralympic Record.