Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 200 metre individual medley SM7

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Men's 200m Individual Medley SM7
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 7 September
Competitors 13 from 10 nations
Winning time 2:35.92
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Rudy Garcia Tolson  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tian Rong  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Matt Walker  Great Britain
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 200m individual medley SM7 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 7 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Competed from 10:16.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tian Rong  China 2:49.17 Q
2 Gao Nan  China 2:55.12 Q
3 Ma Fei  China 2:55.56 Q
4 Ejima, DaisukeDaisuke Ejima  Japan 2:58.38
5 Soares, GledsonGledson Soares  Brazil 3:08.72
6 Sokolov, KirillKirill Sokolov  Russia 3:13.84

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Garcia-Tolson, RudyRudy Garcia-Tolson  United States 2:37.80 Q, WR
2 Lambrechts, KevinKevin Lambrechts  Belgium 2:53.93 Q
3 Walker, MattMatt Walker  Great Britain 2:54.30 Q
4 Kimura, JumpeiJumpei Kimura  Japan 2:56.73 Q
5 Becsey, JanosJanos Becsey  Hungary 2:58.31 Q
6 Dohnt, JayJay Dohnt  Australia 3:03.73
7 Fabcic, DejanDejan Fabcic  Slovenia 3:05.24

Final[edit]

Competed at 19:10.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Garcia-Tolson, RudyRudy Garcia-Tolson  United States 2:35.92 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tian Rong  China 2:46.20
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Walker, MattMatt Walker  Great Britain 2:50.10
4 Gao Nan  China 2:51.52
5 Ma Fei  China 2:53.42
6 Lambrechts, KevinKevin Lambrechts  Belgium 2:54.98
7 Kimura, JumpeiJumpei Kimura  Japan 2:55.03
Becsey, JanosJanos Becsey  Hungary DQ

Q = qualified for final. WR = World Record. DQ = Disqualified.

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