Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 50 metre freestyle S6

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Men's 50m Freestyle S6
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 15 September
Competitors 15 from 10 nations
Winning time 29.78
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Xu Qing  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tang Yuan  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Anders Olsson  Sweden

The men's 50m freestyle S6 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 10:10.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yang Yuanrun  China 31.16 Q
2 Olsson, AndersAnders Olsson  Sweden 31.48 Q
3 Iwanow, SebastianSebastian Iwanow  Germany 32.72 Q
4 Oyama, KyosukeKyosuke Oyama  Japan 32.87 Q
5 Lima, AdrianoAdriano Lima  Brazil 32.98 Q
6 Whorwood, MattMatt Whorwood  Great Britain 34.94
7 Dewa, YusupYusup Dewa  Malaysia 35.24

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tang Yuan  China 30.56 Q, PR
2 Xu Qing  China 30.86 Q
3 Vidal, DanielDaniel Vidal  Spain 32.06 Q
4 Kindred, SaschaSascha Kindred  Great Britain 33.04
5 Potamitis, AndreasAndreas Potamitis  Cyprus 34.07
6 Helgeland, StianStian Helgeland  Norway 35.07
7 Silva, LuisLuis Silva  Brazil 35.67
8 Santos, DanielsonDanielson Santos  Brazil 37.13

Final[edit]

Competed at 19:09.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Xu Qing  China 29.78 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tang Yuan  China 30.07
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Olsson, AndersAnders Olsson  Sweden 31.07
4 Vidal, DanielDaniel Vidal  Spain 31.27
5 Oyama, KyosukeKyosuke Oyama  Japan 31.37
6 Yang Yuanrun  China 31.66
7 Iwanow, SebastianSebastian Iwanow  Germany 32.79
8 Lima, AdrianoAdriano Lima  Brazil 32.85

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

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