Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 400 metre freestyle S7

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Men's 400m Freestyle S7
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 11 September
Competitors 10 from 6 nations
Winning time 4:52.35
1st, gold medalist(s) David Roberts  Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lantz Lamback  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jay Dohnt  Australia

The men's 400m freestyle S7 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 11 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 Lindsay, AndrewAndrew Lindsay  Great Britain 5:06.31 Q
2 Dohnt, JayJay Dohnt  Australia 5:06.65 Q
3 Tian Rong  China 5:15.99 Q
4 Fox, JonJon Fox  Great Britain 5:31.78
5 Grimm, ThomasThomas Grimm  Germany 5:37.00

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Roberts, DavidDavid Roberts  Great Britain 5:04.31 Q
2 Lamback, LantzLantz Lamback  United States 5:05.65 Q
3 Dionne, AlexAlex Dionne  United States 5:14.97 Q
4 Hadley, AlexAlex Hadley  Australia 5:18.23 Q
5 Kimura, JumpeiJumpei Kimura  Japan 5:29.67 Q


Competed at 17:00.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Roberts, DavidDavid Roberts  Great Britain 4:52.35 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lamback, LantzLantz Lamback  United States 4:56.46
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dohnt, JayJay Dohnt  Australia 4:59.47
4 Dionne, AlexAlex Dionne  United States 5:02.62
5 Lindsay, AndrewAndrew Lindsay  Great Britain 5:02.74
6 Tian Rong  China 5:10.39
7 Hadley, AlexAlex Hadley  Australia 5:20.79
8 Kimura, JumpeiJumpei Kimura  Japan 5:28.10

Q = qualified for final. WR = World Record.