Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 400 metres T46

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Men's 400 metres T46
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Venue London Olympic Stadium
Dates 4 September
Competitors 13 from 11 nations
Winning time 48.45
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gunther Matzinger  Austria
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yohansson Nascimento  Brazil
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Pradeep Sanjaya Uggl
Dena Pathirannehelag
 Sri Lanka
Athletics at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Classification
T/F11–13: Blind and visually impaired
T/F20: Intellectual disability
T/F31–38: Cerebral palsy
F40: Les Autres
T/F42–46: Amputees
T/F51–58: Spinal cord disability
Men T/F42–46
Track
100 m   T42   T44   T46
200 m T42 T44 T46
400 m T44 T46
800 m T46
1500 m T46
4×100 m relay T42-46
Road
Marathon T46
Field
Long jump F42-44 F46
Triple jump F46
High jump F42 F46
Shot put F42-44 F46
Discus throw F42 F44
Javelin throw F42 F44
Women T/F42–46
Track
100 m   T42   T44   T46
200 m T44 T46
400 m T46
Field
Long jump F42-44 F46
Shot put F42-44
Javelin throw F46

The Men's 400 metres T46 event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium on 4 September.[1]

The T46 category is for athletes who have a single above or below elbow amputation or similar disability, with normal function in both legs.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Paralympic records were as follows:

World record (T45)  Yohansson Ferreira (BRA) 49.59 19 August 2007 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paralympic record (T45) ?
World & Paralympic record (T46)  Heath Francis (AUS) 47.69 10 September 2008 Beijing, China
Broken records during the 2012 Summer Paralympics
Paralympic record (T45)  Yohansson Nascimento (BRA) 50.18 4 September 2012
World record (T45)  Yohansson Nascimento (BRA) 49.21 4 September 2012

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Competed 4 September 2012 from 10:38. Qual. rule: first 3 in each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest other times (q) qualified.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
1 Gunther Matzinger  Austria T46 49.91 Q
2 Yohansson Nascimento  Brazil T45 50.18 Q, PR
3 Antonis Aresti  Cyprus T46 50.30 Q, SB
4 Xie Hexing  China T46 50.74 q, SB
5 Samuel Colmenares  Venezuela T46 51.31 SB
6 Alexey Kotlov  Russia T46 51.52
7 Cesar Lopes Cardoso  Guinea-Bissau T46 55.08 SB

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
1 Hermas Muvunyi  Rwanda T46 49.75 Q, RR
2 Pradeep Uggl Dena Pathirannehelag  Sri Lanka T46 49.82 Q, PB
3 Addoh Kimou  Ivory Coast T46 50.17 Q, PB
4 Emicarlo Souza  Brazil T46 50.40 q
5 Tshepo Bhebe  South Africa T46 52.24
6 Yao Jianjun  China T46 54.37 SB

Final[edit]

Competed 4 September 2012 at 20:54.

Rank Athlete Country Class Time Notes
1 Gunther Matzinger  Austria T46 48.45 RR
2 Yohansson Nascimento  Brazil T45 49.21 WR
3 Pradeep Uggl Dena Pathirannehelag  Sri Lanka T46 49.28 RR
4 Antonis Aresti  Cyprus T46 49.59 SB
5 Hermas Muvunyi  Rwanda T46 49.59 RR
6 Emicarlo Souza  Brazil T46 50.74
7 Xie Hexing  China T46 1:01.80
8 Addoh Kimou  Ivory Coast T46 DQ

Q = qualified by place. q = qualified by time. WR = World Record. PR = Paralympic Record. RR = Regional Record. PB = Personal Best.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics - Schedule & Results". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 16 September 2012.