1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 100 metres

These are the results of the Men's 100 metres event at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Maurice Greene
United States (USA)
Silver   Donovan Bailey
Canada (CAN)
Bronze   Tim Montgomery
United States (USA)

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

First 3 of each Heat (Q) and the next 9 fastest (q) qualified for the quarterfinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Angelos Pavlakakis   Greece 10.11 Q, NR
1 6 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 10.11 Q
3 7 Tim Montgomery   United States 10.12 Q
4 5 Michael Marsh   United States 10.16 Q
4 10 Eric Nkansah   Nigeria 10.16 Q
6 4 Donovan Bailey   Canada 10.17 Q
7 10 Percival Spencer   Jamaica 10.18 Q
8 9 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 10.21 Q
9 10 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 10.21 Q, SB
11 7 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 10.22 Q
11 11 Nobuharu Asahara   Japan 10.22 Q
11 12 Robert Esmie   Canada 10.22 Q
14 12 Davidson Ezinwa   Nigeria 10.23 Q
15 8 Seun Ogunkoya   Nigeria 10.24 Q
15 12 Emmanuel Tuffour   Ghana 10.24 Q, SB
17 4 Stefano Tilli   Italy 10.25 Q, SB
17 9 Aleksandr Porkhomovskiy   Russia 10.25 Q, SB
19 4 Marlon Devonish   Great Britain 10.26 q
19 7 Aziz Zakari   Ghana 10.26 Q, PB
19 9 Carlos Calado   Portugal 10.26 Q
19 11 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 10.26 Q
23 1 André da Silva   Brazil 10.28 Q
23 9 Sergejs Inšakovs   Latvia 10.28 q, NR
25 5 Patrick Stevens   Belgium 10.30 Q
25 10 Yiannis Zisimides   Cyprus 10.30 q, SB
27 1 Jean-Olivier Zirignon   Ivory Coast 10.31 Q
28 3 Maurice Greene   United States 10.32 Q
28 3 Peter Karlsson   Sweden 10.32 Q, SB
28 8 Charalambos Papadias   Greece 10.32 Q
28 11 Jone Delai   Fiji 10.32 Q
28 13 Bruny Surin   Canada 10.32 Q
33 6 Luis Alberto Perez-Rionda   Cuba 10.33 Q
34 4 Renward Wells   Bahamas 10.34 q
34 4 Martin Lachkovics   Austria 10.34 q, PB
34 11 Donovan Powell   Jamaica 10.34 q
37 5 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 10.35 Q
37 7 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 10.35 q
39 12 Prodromos Katsantonis   Cyprus 10.36 q
40 2 Marcin Krzywański   Poland 10.37 Q
41 2 Andrey Fedoriv   Russia 10.38 Q
41 8 Ryszard Pilarczyk   Poland 10.38 Q
42 2 Stephane Cali   France 10.39 Q
44 10 Hiroyasu Tsuchie   Japan 10.40 q
45 3 Piotr Balcerzak   Poland 10.41 Q
45 12 Augustine Nketia   New Zealand 10.41
47 3 Per Ivar Sivle   Norway 10.42
47 6 Ian Mackie   Great Britain 10.42 Q
47 7 Ousmane Diarra   Mali 10.42
50 1 Chris Donaldson   New Zealand 10.43 Q
50 6 Carlos Gats   Argentina 10.43 SB
50 11 Chintake De Zoysa   Sri Lanka 10.43
50 13 Erik Wijmeersch   Belgium 10.43 Q
54 2 Torbjörn Mårtensson   Sweden 10.46
54 5 Koji Ito   Japan 10.46
56 6 Miguel Janssen   Aruba 10.47
57 13 Saad Al-Kuwari   Qatar 10.48 Q
58 1 Carlton Chambers   Canada 10.49
58 11 Anvar Kuchmuradov   Uzbekistan 10.49
60 6 Ibrahim Meité   Ivory Coast 10.50
60 8 Issa-Aime Nthepe   Cameroon 10.50
60 9 Carlos Villasenor   Mexico 10.50
63 1 Paulo Neves   Portugal 10.51
64 3 Dennis Mowatt   Jamaica 10.52
64 5 Joseph Styles   Bahamas 10.52
66 6 Carlos Moreno   Chile 10.53
67 7 Frutos Feo   Spain 10.54
68 12 Ivan Šlehobr   Czech Republic 10.55
69 13 Juan Pedro Toledo   Mexico 10.56
70 2 Neil Ryan   Ireland 10.57
71 5 Alexandros Genovelis   Greece 10.58
72 13 Jose Illan   Spain 10.60
73 2 Tommy Kafri   Israel 10.64
73 8 Tomaž Božič   Slovenia 10.64
75 8 Horace Dove-Edwin   Sierra Leone 10.65
76 4 Ruslan Rusidze   Georgia 10.67
76 5 Wai Lok To   Hong Kong 10.67
78 3 Nigel Jones   Grenada 10.68
79 2 Patrick Mocci Raoumbe   Gabon 10.69
80 7 Lee Heyeong-Gum   South Korea 10.73
81 3 Antonio Serpas   El Salvador 10.77
81 12 Peter Pulu   Papua New Guinea 10.77
83 1 Pascal Dangbo   Benin 10.78
83 3 De-Von Bean   Bermuda 10.78
85 9 Gabriel Simon   Argentina 10.79
86 7 Mohd Mahbub Alam   Bangladesh 10.83
87 1 Toluta'u Koula   Tonga 10.85
88 9 Maocha Mpho   Botswana 10.86
89 8 Mario Bonello   Malta 10.92
89 13 Amarildo Almeida   Guinea-Bissau 10.92
91 10 Laurence Jack   Vanuatu 10.97
92 12 Trevor Davis   Angola 11.07
93 13 Huang Hsin-Ping   Chinese Taipei 11.09
94 4 Albert Shaw Elston   Belize 11.13
95 8 Mohamed Amir   Maldives 11.18 NR
96 10 Detrickson Anson   Federated States of Micronesia 11.47
97 1 Watson Nyambek   Malaysia 11.60
98 2 Nelson Kabitana   Solomon Islands 11.61
99 11 Norberto Nsue Ondo   Equatorial Guinea 11.65
100 11 Daniel Adachi   Palau 11.90
101 5 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 21.73
9 Venancio José   Spain DQ
10 Igor Strakh   Ukraine DNF

QuarterfinalsEdit

First 2 of each Heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 9.87 Q, WL
2 1 Maurice Greene   United States 9.90 Q
3 3 Tim Montgomery   United States 9.99 Q
3 6 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 9.99 Q
5 4 Michael Marsh   United States 10.05 Q
6 2 Bruny Surin   Canada 10.06 Q, SB
7 3 Donovan Bailey   Canada 10.10 Q
8 6 Davidson Ezinwa   Nigeria 10.11 Q
9 3 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 10.13 q, PB
10 5 Eric Nkansah   Ghana 10.15 Q
11 5 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 10.17 Q
11 6 Nobuharu Asahara   Japan 10.17 q
13 3 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 10.21 q
13 6 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 10.21 q
15 1 Andrey Fedoriv   Russia 10.22
15 2 Angelos Pavlakakis   Greece 10.22 Q
17 1 Charalambos Papadias   Greece 10.23 PB
17 4 Emmanuel Tuffour   Ghana 10.23 Q, SB
19 1 Ian Mackie   Great Britain 10.24
20 2 Luis Alberto Perez-Rionda   Cuba 10.25
20 4 Jean-Olivier Zirignon   Ivory Coast 10.25
20 5 Robert Esmie   Canada 10.25
23 3 Ryszard Pilarczyk   Poland 10.26 PB
24 4 Aleksandr Porkhomovskiy   Russia 10.27
25 6 Aziz Zakari   Ghana 10.29
26 5 Patrick Stevens   Belgium 10.31
27 2 Piotr Balcerzak   Poland 10.32
28 1 Marcin Krzywański   Poland 10.33
28 2 Prodromos Katsantonis   Cyprus 10.33
28 4 Seun Ogunkoya   Nigeria 10.33
31 2 Erik Wijmeersch   Belgium 10.34
31 5 Sergejs Inšakovs   Latvia 10.34
33 4 Donovan Powell   Jamaica 10.35
34 5 Stefano Tilli   Italy 10.36
35 4 Marlon Devonish   Great Britain 10.37
35 6 Yiannis Zisimides   Cyprus 10.37
37 1 Hiroyasu Tsuchie   Japan 10.38
38 4 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 10.39
38 6 Martin Lachkovics   Austria 10.39
40 1 Chris Donaldson   New Zealand 10.40
40 3 Saad Al-Kuwari   Qatar 10.40 PB
40 3 Peter Karlsson   Sweden 10.40
43 6 Carlos Calado   Portugal 10.41
44 2 Stephane Cali   France 10.47
44 5 Jone Delai   Fiji 10.47
46 5 Renward Wells   Bahamas 10.57
47 3 André da Silva   Brazil 12.56
2 Percival Spencer   Jamaica DNS

SemifinalsEdit

First 4 of each Semifinal qualified directly (Q) for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Maurice Greene   United States 9.90 Q
2 2 Donovan Bailey   Canada 9.91 Q, SB
3 2 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 9.93 Q
4 1 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 10.00 Q
5 2 Tim Montgomery   United States 10.08 Q
6 1 Davidson Ezinwa   Nigeria 10.15 Q
7 2 Eric Nkansah   Ghana 10.18
8 2 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 10.20
9 1 Michael Marsh   United States 10.21 Q
10 1 Bruny Surin   Canada 10.22 Q
11 1 Angelos Pavlakakis   Greece 10.29
12 1 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 10.30
12 2 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 10.30
14 1 Emmanuel Tuffour   Ghana 10.33
14 2 Nobuharu Asahara   Japan 10.33
16 1 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 10.37

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  3 Maurice Greene   United States 9.86 =CR
  4 Donovan Bailey   Canada 9.91
  7 Tim Montgomery   United States 9.94
4 2 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 9.95
5 6 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 10.02
6 5 Davidson Ezinwa   Nigeria 10.10
7 1 Bruny Surin   Canada 10.12
8 8 Michael Marsh   United States 10.29

ReferencesEdit