Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Women's 50 metre freestyle S3

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Women's 50m Freestyle S3
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 13 September
Competitors 14 from 11 nations
Winning time 57.05
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Patricia Valle  Mexico
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yip Pin Xiu  Singapore
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fran Williamson  Great Britain
Swimming at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Swimming pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Women's events
50 m freestyle S3 S4 S5
S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
100 m freestyle S4 S5
S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S11 S12 S13
200 m freestyle S5
400 m freestyle S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S13
50 m backstroke S2 S3 S5
100 m backstroke S6 S7 S8 S9 S10
S13
100 m breaststroke   SB4 SB5
SB6 SB7 SB8 SB9
SB12
50 m butterfly S6 S7
100 m butterfly S8 S9 S10
S12 S13
150 m ind. medley SM4
200 m ind. medley SM6 SM7 SM8 SM9 SM10
SM12 SM13

The women's 50m freestyle S3 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 13 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Competed from 10:26.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Xia Jiangbo  China 1:05.83 Q
2 Conradi, AnnkeAnnke Conradi  Germany 1:07.76 Q
3 Overton, EstherEsther Overton  Australia 1:11.99 Q
4 Shannon, SarahSarah Shannon  South Africa 1:15.59 Q
5 Carracelas, SaraSara Carracelas  Spain 1:17.28
6 Watts, DanielleDanielle Watts  Great Britain 1:28.74 PR
7 Liaskou, MariaMaria Liaskou  Greece 1:29.31

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yip Pin Xiu  Singapore 57.04 Q, WR
2 Valle, PatriciaPatricia Valle  Mexico 59.84 Q
3 Williamson, FranFran Williamson  Great Britain 1:05.39 Q
4 Kolbe, BethBeth Kolbe  United States 1:11.69 Q
5 Vaza, PerpetuaPerpetua Vaza  Portugal 1:16.18
6 Ramirez, FabiolaFabiola Ramirez  Mexico 1:17.92
7 Kalpakidou, MariaMaria Kalpakidou  Greece 1:25.39

Final[edit]

Competed at 19:26.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Valle, PatriciaPatricia Valle  Mexico 57.05
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yip Pin Xiu  Singapore 57.43
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Williamson, FranFran Williamson  Great Britain 1:04.22
4 Xia Jiangbo  China 1:08.32
5 Kolbe, BethBeth Kolbe  United States 1:10.55
6 Overton, EstherEsther Overton  Australia 1:12.26
7 Shannon, SarahSarah Shannon  South Africa 1:13.39
8 Conradi, AnnkeAnnke Conradi  Germany 1:17.94

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

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