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Athletics - Men's 800m - T46 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

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Medallists GOLD MATZINGER Gunther AUT - Austria SILVER NOUIOUA Samir ALG - Algeria BRONZE TARBEI Abraham KEN - Kenya LONDON, 8 September Gunther MATZINGER (AUT) used the sprint speed that had taken him to a 400m victory earlier in the Games to grab the lead in the T46 men's 800m 40m from the line and he pulled away from his rivals to clock a world record 1:51.82 and get his second London 2012 gold medal. 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