Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 50 metre backstroke S2

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Men's 50m Backstroke S2
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 15 September
Competitors 9 from 8 nations
Winning time 1:03.17
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Dmitry Kokarev  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jim Anderson  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Georgios Kapellakis  Greece
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 50m backstroke S2 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 15 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Competed from 09:26.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Kokarev, DmitryDmitry Kokarev  Russia 1:06.21 Q
2 Feiten, GabrielGabriel Feiten  Brazil 1:12.27 Q
3 Pereira, AdrianoAdriano Pereira  Brazil 1:13.50 Q
4 Lovejoy, CurtisCurtis Lovejoy  United States 1:16.03 Q

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Anderson, JimJim Anderson  Great Britain 1:05.56 Q
2 Kapellakis, GeorgiosGeorgios Kapellakis  Greece 1:09.58 Q
3 Shalabi, IyadIyad Shalabi  Israel 1:13.28 Q
4 Zhumela, DenysDenys Zhumela  Ukraine 1:14.85 Q
5 Goldbach, ChristianChristian Goldbach  Germany 1:22.63

Final[edit]

Competed at 17:06.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Kokarev, DmitryDmitry Kokarev  Russia 1:03.17 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Anderson, JimJim Anderson  Great Britain 1:04.33
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kapellakis, GeorgiosGeorgios Kapellakis  Greece 1:07.31
4 Shalabi, IyadIyad Shalabi  Israel 1:10.88
5 Pereira, AdrianoAdriano Pereira  Brazil 1:13.69
6 Lovejoy, CurtisCurtis Lovejoy  United States 1:14.69
7 Zhumela, DenysDenys Zhumela  Ukraine 1:15.40
8 Feiten, GabrielGabriel Feiten  Brazil 1:15.77

Q = qualified for final. WR = World Record.

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