| London Olympic Stadium|
| 25 from 14 nations|
| 31 August to 2 September|
The Men's 5000 metres T54 event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics took place at the London Olympic Stadium from 31 August to 2 September.
The T54 category is for wheelchair athletes with no leg function, but near full arm function and reasonable to normal trunk function. Typically this may be caused by a lower spinal cord injury or spinal cord birth defect.
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 5000 metres T54 Wikipedia
Prior to the competition, the existing World and Paralympic records were as follows:
Competed 31 August 2012 from 19:15. Qual. rule: first 3 in each heat (Q) plus the best fourth place (q) qualified.
Competed 2 September 2012 at 21:49.
Q = qualified by place. q = qualified by time.