Wheelchair racing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Wheelchair racing at the 1984 Summer Olympics featured as a demonstration event within the athletics programme on 11 August 1984. There were two events, an 800 m race for women and a 1500 m race for men.

Men's 1500 m wheelchair[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Paul van Winkel  Belgium 3:58.50
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Randy Snow  United States 4:00.02
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) André Viger  Canada 4:00.47
4 Mel Fitzgerald  Canada 4:00.65
5 Jürgen Geider  West Germany 4:00.71
6 Peter Trotter  Australia 4:00.83
7 Rick Hansen  Canada 4:02.75
8 Jim Martinson  United States 4:21.37

Women's 800 m wheelchair[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Sharon Hedrick  United States 2:15.73 WR
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Monica Wetterström  Sweden 2:20.73
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Candace Cable  United States 2:28.37
4 Sacajuwea Hunter  United States 2:32.22
5 Anna-Maria Orvefors  Sweden 2:32.49
6 Angela Leriti  Canada 2:41.43
7 Connie Hansen  Denmark 2:41.53
8 Ingrid Lauridsen  Denmark 2:43.06

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