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Swimming at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Women

Women's 50m Backstroke S5
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Venue Beijing National Aquatics Center
Dates 8 September
Competitors 14 from 12 nations
Winning time 41.03
Medalists
Gold medal    Czech Republic
Silver medal    Spain
Bronze medal    Denmark
Swimming at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
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 backstroke S5 event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Aquatics Center on 8 September. There were two heats; the swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final.

Results

Heats

Competed from 10:13.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lauridsen, KarinaKarina Lauridsen Denmark 45.12 Q
2 Zambo, DianaDiana Zambo Hungary 51.19 Q
3 Teunissen, LisetteLisette Teunissen Netherlands 51.49 Q
4 Nothling, BethBeth Nothling South Africa 55.88 Q
5 Porras, NadiaNadia Porras Mexico 56.42
6 Sigurdardottir, SonjaSonja Sigurdardottir Iceland 57.90
7 Fragoso, SimoneSimone Fragoso Portugal 58.90

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Hlavackova, BelaBela Hlavackova Czech Republic 41.17 Q, PR
2 Perales, Maria TeresaMaria Teresa Perales Spain 44.92 Q
3 Narita, MayumiMayumi Narita Japan 51.85 Q
4 Kawamura, YukaYuka Kawamura Japan 55.01 Q
5 Pairoux-Lagardere, GenevieveGenevieve Pairoux-Lagardere France 1:02.65
6 Guimaraes, DianaDiana Guimaraes Portugal 1:06.57
Morrison, MarinMarin Morrison United States DQ

Final

Competed at 19:02.
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Hlavackova, BelaBela Hlavackova Czech Republic 41.03 PR
2nd Perales, Maria TeresaMaria Teresa Perales Spain 44.58
3rd Lauridsen, KarinaKarina Lauridsen Denmark 45.72
4 Teunissen, LisetteLisette Teunissen Netherlands 50.87
5 Narita, MayumiMayumi Narita Japan 51.23
6 Zambo, DianaDiana Zambo Hungary 52.04
7 Nothling, BethBeth Nothling South Africa 54.29
8 Kawamura, YukaYuka Kawamura Japan 55.41

Q = qualified for final. PR = Paralympic Record. DQ = Disqualified.

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