Athletics - Men's 100m - T42 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

Medallists GOLD POPOW Heinrich GER - Germany SILVER REARDON Scott AUS - Australia BRONZE CZYZ Wojtek GER - Germany LONDON, 7 September Heinrich POPOW (GER) set a European record of 12.40 seconds when winning the T42 men's 100m. After a mediocre start, the German upper-leg amputee sprinter got into his stride and edged past Scott REARDON (AUS) 20m from the line, the latter taking the silver medal just 0.03 behind. "It was my toughest race ever. I said after Beijing, when I came second, that the only thing I would like to have now is the gold medal, and I got it."" - Heinrich POPOW said For further information, please visit To watch live action and videos on demand of the London 2012 ParalympicGames, and subscribe to ParalympicSport.TV, please go to Also, you may follow the Paralympic Movement on Facebook at or onTwitter at