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2015 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 100 metres

The men's 100 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Beijing National Stadium on 22 and 23 August.[1][2]

Men's 100 metres
at the 2015 World Championships
100 m final moment at 2015 World Championships in Athletics Beijing.jpg
100 m final moment
VenueBeijing National Stadium
Dates22 August (preliminary round & heats)
23 August (semifinal & final)
Competitors69 from 51 nations
Winning time9.79
Medalists
gold medal    Jamaica
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    United States
bronze medal    Canada
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Video on YouTube
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Contents

SummaryEdit

Justin Gatlin had the world leading time in 2015. Gatlin ran 9.83 s in the heats and 9.77 s in the semi-final. Reigning champion Usain Bolt ran times of 9.96 s in both rounds. Jimmy Vicaut and Su Bingtian qualified for the final with tied fastest loser times of 9.986 s, so there were 9 competitors in the final.

In the final, Bolt finished one hundredth of a second ahead of Gatlin in a time of 9.79 s.[3] There was a tie for third place, with Andre De Grasse and Trayvon Bromell both finishing in 9.911 s, and two bronze medals were awarded.[4]

At 39 years, 139 days old, Kim Collins became the oldest ever competitor for the men's 100 m.[5]

RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:[6]

World record   Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58 Berlin, Germany 16 August 2009
Championship record
World Leading   Justin Gatlin (USA) 9.74 Doha, Qatar 15 May 2015
African Record   Olusoji Fasuba (NGR) 9.85 Doha, Qatar 12 May 2006
Asian Record   Femi Ogunode (QAT) 9.91 Wuhan, China 4 June 2015
North, Central American and Caribbean record   Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58 Berlin, Germany 16 August 2009
South American Record   Robson da Silva (BRA) 10.00A Mexico City, Mexico 22 July 1988
European Record   Francis Obikwelu (POR) 9.86 Athens, Greece 22 August 2004
  Jimmy Vicaut (FRA) Saint-Denis, France 4 July 2015
Oceanian record   Patrick Johnson (AUS) 9.93 Mito, Japan 5 May 2003

Qualification standardsEdit

Entry standards[7]
10.16

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
22 August 2015 12:40 Preliminary Round
22 August 2015 19:20 Heats
23 August 2015 19:10 Semifinals
23 August 2015 21:15 Final

All times are local times (UTC+8)

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualification: Best 3 (Q) and next 3 fastest (q) qualify for the next round.[8]

Wind:

Heat 1: -0.8 m/s, Heat 2: -0.3 m/s, Heat 3: -0.6 m/s

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Barakat Al-Harthi   Oman (OMN) 10.31 Q
2 1 Banuve Tabakaucoro   Fiji (FIJ) 10.50 Q
3 3 Jeffrey Vanan   Suriname (SUR) 10.55 Q
4 1 Hassan Saaid   Maldives (MDV) 10.56 Q
5 3 Holder da Silva   Guinea-Bissau (GBS) 10.58 Q, SB
6 2 Rodman Teltull   Palau (PLW) 10.71 Q, NR
7 1 Mohamed Fakhri Ismail   Brunei (BRU) 10.73 Q
8 3 Yendountien Tiebekabe   Togo (TOG) 10.76 Q
9 1 Mark Anderson   Belize (BIZ) 10.84 q
10 3 Yaspi Boby   Indonesia (INA) 10.85 q
11 3 Mahamat Goubaye Youssouf   Chad (CHA) 10.92 q, PB
12 2 Riste Pandev   North Macedonia (MKD) 10.94 Q
13 1 João de Barros   São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) 11.07
14 1 La Shondra David Mosa'ati   Tonga (TGA) 11.08 PB
15 3 Rossene Mpingo   Democratic Republic of the Congo (COD) 11.10 PB
16 1 Mohamed Lamine Dansoko   Guinea (GUI) 11.11 PB
17 3 Masbah Ahmmed   Bangladesh (BAN) 11.13 SB
18 2 Womel Brandy Mento   Vanuatu (VAN) 11.17 PB
19 2 Gregory Bradai   French Polynesia (PYF) 11.29 PB
20 3 Jidou El Moctar   Mauritania (MTN) 11.30 PB
21 1 Leong Wang Kuong   Macau (MAC) 11.31 SB
22 3 Claytus Taqimama   Solomon Islands (SOL) 11.58 PB
23 2 Etimoni Timuani   Tuvalu (TUV) 11.72 PB
24 1 Dagiero Dagiero   Nauru (NRU) 11.81 PB
25 2 Kimwaua Makin   Kiribati (KIR) 11.98 SB
26 2 Tashi Dendup   Bhutan (BHU) 12.15 NR
2 Béranger-Aymard Bossé   Central African Republic (CAF) DQ

HeatsEdit

Qualification: Best 3 (Q) and next 3 fastest (q) qualify for the next round.[9]

Wind:

Heat 1: −0.1 m/s, Heat 2: −1.4 m/s, Heat 3: −0.3 m/s, Heat 4: +0.5 m/s, Heat 5: +0.3 m/s, Heat 6: +2.1 m/s, Heat 7: −0.2 m/s

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Justin Gatlin   United States (USA) 9.83w Q
2 4 Trayvon Bromell   United States (USA) 9.91 Q
3 5 Jimmy Vicaut   France (FRA) 9.92 Q
4 1 Asafa Powell   Jamaica (JAM) 9.95 Q
5 7 Usain Bolt   Jamaica (JAM) 9.96 Q
6 7 Mike Rodgers   United States (USA) 9.97 Q
7 5 Andre De Grasse   Canada (CAN) 9.99 Q
8 3 Femi Ogunode   Qatar (QAT) 9.99 Q
9 3 Ramon Gittens   Barbados (BAR) 10.02 Q, PB
10 1 Su Bingtian   China (CHN) 10.03 Q
11 6 Aaron Brown   Canada (CAN) 10.03w Q
12 5 Jak Ali Harvey   Turkey (TUR) 10.04 Q
13 4 Chijindu Ujah   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.05 Q
14 3 Ben Youssef Meïté   Ivory Coast (CIV) 10.05 Q, =NR
15 7 Churandy Martina   Netherlands (NED) 10.06 Q, SB
16 6 Henricho Bruintjies   South Africa (RSA) 10.07w Q
17 1 Akani Simbine   South Africa (RSA) 10.09 Q
18 6 Hassan Taftian   Iran (IRI) 10.10w q
19 2 Tyson Gay   United States (USA) 10.11 Q
20 3 Richard Kilty   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.12 q
21 7 Levi Cadogan   Barbados (BAR) 10.12 q
22 3 Zhang Peimeng   China (CHN) 10.13 SB
23 5 James Dasaolu   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.13
24 4 Julian Reus   Germany (GER) 10.14 Q
25 1 Kei Takase   Japan (JPN) 10.15
26 6 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN) 10.16w
27 2 Nickel Ashmeade   Jamaica (JAM) 10.19 Q
28 7 Yancarlos Martínez   Dominican Republic (DOM) 10.19
29 1 Justyn Warner   Canada (CAN) 10.20
30 6 Aziz Ouhadi   Morocco (MAR) 10.22w
31 4 Antoine Adams   Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN) 10.23
32 2 Christophe Lemaitre   France (FRA) 10.24 Q
33 4 Barakat Al-Harthi   Oman (OMN) 10.24 SB
34 7 Reza Ghasemi   Iran (IRI) 10.25
35 5 Hua Wilfried Koffi   Ivory Coast (CIV) 10.29
36 6 Yazaldes Nascimento   Portugal (POR) 10.29w
37 2 Sven Knipphals   Germany (GER) 10.31
38 2 Kemar Hyman   Cayman Islands (CAY) 10.32
39 5 Brijesh Lawrence   Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN) 10.40
40 1 Jacques Riparelli   Italy (ITA) 10.41
41 5 Banuve Tabakaucoro   Fiji (FIJ) 10.41
42 7 Hassan Saaid   Maldives (MDV) 10.42 NR
43 1 Kim Kuk-young   South Korea (KOR) 10.48
44 3 Jeffrey Vanan   Suriname (SUR) 10.57
45 1 Yaspi Boby   Indonesia (INA) 10.65
46 2 Holder da Silva   Guinea-Bissau (GBS) 10.68
47 2 Rodman Teltull   Palau (PLW) 10.72
48 7 Mohamed Fakhri Ismail   Brunei (BRU) 10.72
49 3 Yendountien Tiebekabe   Togo (TOG) 10.74
50 3 Keston Bledman   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 10.75
51 4 Mark Anderson   Belize (BIZ) 10.87
52 6 Mahamat Goubaye Youssouf   Chad (CHA) 10.92w
53 5 Riste Pandev   North Macedonia (MKD) 11.31
2 Anaso Jobodwana   South Africa (RSA) DQ R 162.7
4 Mosito Lehata   Lesotho (LES) DNS
4 Rondel Sorrillo   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) DNS

SemifinalsEdit

Qualification: Best 2 (Q) and next 2 fastest (q) qualify for the final.[10]

Wind:

Heat 1: −0.4 m/s, Heat 2: +0.9 m/s, Heat 3: −0.4 m/s

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Justin Gatlin   United States (USA) 9.77 Q
2 2 Mike Rodgers   United States (USA) 9.86 Q, SB
3 1 Usain Bolt   Jamaica (JAM) 9.96 Q
3 1 Andre De Grasse   Canada (CAN) 9.96 Q
3 3 Tyson Gay   United States (USA) 9.96 Q
6 3 Asafa Powell   Jamaica (JAM) 9.97 Q
7 3 Jimmy Vicaut   France (FRA) 9.99 q
7 1 Trayvon Bromell   United States (USA) 9.99 q
7 1 Su Bingtian   China (CHN) 9.99 q, =NR
10 2 Femi Ogunode   Qatar (QAT) 10.00
11 2 Akani Simbine   South Africa (RSA) 10.02
12 3 Ramon Gittens   Barbados (BAR) 10.04
13 2 Chijindu Ujah   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.05
14 2 Nickel Ashmeade   Jamaica (JAM) 10.06
15 1 Jak Ali Harvey   Turkey (TUR) 10.08
16 3 Churandy Martina   Netherlands (NED) 10.09
17 2 Aaron Brown   Canada (CAN) 10.15
18 3 Ben Youssef Meïté   Ivory Coast (CIV) 10.17
19 2 Levi Cadogan   Barbados (BAR) 10.19
20 1 Christophe Lemaitre   France (FRA) 10.20
20 3 Hassan Taftian   Iran (IRI) 10.20
20 3 Richard Kilty   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.20
23 1 Henricho Bruintjies   South Africa (RSA) 10.21
24 1 Julian Reus   Germany (GER) 10.28

FinalEdit

The final was started at 21:15.[11]

Wind: −0.5 m/s

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Usain Bolt   Jamaica (JAM) 9.79 SB
  7 Justin Gatlin   United States (USA) 9.80
  3 Trayvon Bromell   United States (USA) 9.92
  9 Andre De Grasse   Canada (CAN) 9.92 PB
5 4 Mike Rodgers   United States (USA) 9.94
6 6 Tyson Gay   United States (USA) 10.00
7 8 Asafa Powell   Jamaica (JAM) 10.00
8 1 Jimmy Vicaut   France (FRA) 10.00
9 2 Su Bingtian   China (CHN) 10.06

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Beijing 2015: Timetable". Beijing 2015. 10 August 2015. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  2. ^ Start list
  3. ^ "Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin by one hundredth of a second in 100m World Championship final". Daily Telegraph. 23 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win world 100m title". BBC Sport. 23 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  5. ^ "World Championship Statistics Handbook" (Press release). IAAF. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Records & Lists – 100 meters". IAAF. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  7. ^ IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 – Standards (PDF), IAAF, 2014, retrieved 17 August 2015
  8. ^ Preliminary round results
  9. ^ Heats results
  10. ^ Semifinals results
  11. ^ Final results