Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 200 metre freestyle S4

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Men's 200m Freestyle S4
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 9 September
Competitors 10 from 10 nations
Winning time 2:55.81
1st, gold medalist(s) Ricardo Oribe  Spain
2nd, silver medalist(s) David Smétanine  France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jan Povysil  Czech Republic

The men's 200m freestyle S4 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 9 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.



Competed from 10:02.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Smetanine DavidDavid Smétanine  France 3:02.09 Q, PR
2 Khmelnitskiy, IvanIvan Khmelnitskiy  Russia 3:16.67 Q
3 Mazzone, LucaLuca Mazzone  Italy 3:36.63 Q
4 Skucas, KestutisKestutis Skucas  Lithuania 3:55.82
5 Seo, JoonJoon Seo  Brazil 3:59.65

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Oribe, RicardoRicardo Oribe  Spain 3:00.45 Q, PR
2 Povysil, JanJan Povysil  Czech Republic 3:04.58 Q
3 Lindhe, ChristofferChristoffer Lindhe  Sweden 3:11.81 Q
4 Reyes, JuanJuan Reyes  Mexico 3:28.73 Q
5 Tsakonas, StylianosStylianos Tsakonas  Greece 3:43.87 Q


Competed at 18:40.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Oribe, RicardoRicardo Oribe  Spain 2:55.81 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Smetanine DavidDavid Smétanine  France 3:04.47
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Povysil, JanJan Povysil  Czech Republic 3:06.74
4 Lindhe, ChristofferChristoffer Lindhe  Sweden 3:11.84
5 Mazzone, LucaLuca Mazzone  Italy 3:14.81
6 Khmelnitskiy, IvanIvan Khmelnitskiy  Russia 3:15.79
7 Reyes, JuanJuan Reyes  Mexico 3:25.57
8 Tsakonas, StylianosStylianos Tsakonas  Greece 3:40.20

Q = qualified for final. WR = World Record. PR = Paralympic Record.