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Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metres

The men's 100 metres sprint event at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, were held at Olympiastadion on 2 and 3 August. The final was won by American Jesse Owens, and teammate Ralph Metcalfe repeated as silver medalist.[1]

Men's 100 metres
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
VenueOlympiastadion
Berlin, Germany
Dates2 August 1936 (heats, quarterfinals)
3 August 1936 (semifinals, final)
Competitors63 from 30 nations
Winning time10.3
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jesse Owens  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ralph Metcalfe  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tinus Osendarp  Netherlands
← 1932
1948 →

Contents

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Wind: +2.7 m/s

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Jesse Owens   United States 10.3
  Ralph Metcalfe   United States 10.4
  Tinus Osendarp   Netherlands 10.5
4 Frank Wykoff   United States 10.6
5 Erich Borchmeyer   Germany 10.7
6 Lennart Strandberg   Sweden 10.9

Key: WR = World record; =OR = Olympic record

PreliminariesEdit

HeatsEdit

The fastest two runners in each of the twelve heats advanced to the quarterfinal round.

  Advance on placement

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lennart Strandberg   Sweden 10.7
2 Takayoshi Yoshioka   Japan 10.8
3 Manfred Kersch   Germany 10.8
4 Maurice Carlton   France
5 Aristidis Sakellariou   Greece

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Chris Berger   Netherlands 10.8
2 Pat Dannaher   South Africa 11.0
3 Bernard Marchand   Switzerland 11.2
4 Antonio Sande   Argentina 11.2
5 Julije Bauer   Yugoslavia 11.5

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Wil van Beveren   Netherlands 10.8
2 Eric Grimbeek   South Africa 10.9
3 Ruudi Toomsalu   Estonia 11.0
4 Antonio Salcedo   Philippines
5 José Domingo Sánchez   Colombia
6 Mohammad Khan   Afghanistan

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gyula Gyenes   Hungary 10.7
2 Monta Suzuki   Japan 10.7
3 Palle Virtanen   Finland 10.9
4 Paul Bronner   France 11.1
5 Antonio Cuba   Peru
6 Elias Gutiérrez   Colombia

Heat five

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Howard McPhee   Canada 10.8
2 Lennart Lindgren   Sweden 10.8
3 Robert Paul   France 11.0
4 George Fahoum   Egypt
5 Poh Kimseng   Republic of China

Heat six

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Marthinus Theunissen   South Africa 10.7
2 Gerd Hornberger   Germany 10.7
3 Tomás Beswick   Argentina 10.9
4 Toivo Sariola   Finland
5 Sveinn Ingvarsson   Iceland
6 Oskar Ospelt   Liechtenstein

Heat seven

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ralph Metcalfe   United States 10.8
2 József Sir   Hungary 10.8
3 Nemesio de Guzman   Philippines 11.1
4 Fritz Seeger   Switzerland

Heat eight

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Erich Borchmeyer   Germany 10.7
2 Bruce Humber   Canada 10.8
3 Gábor Gerő   Hungary 11.3
4 Chen Kingkwan   Republic of China
5 Alfred Bencini   Malta

Heat nine

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Frank Wykoff   United States 10.6
2 Arthur Sweeney   Great Britain 10.7
3 Antonio Fondevilla   Argentina 11.0
4 Toivo Ahjopalo   Finland
5 Oswaldo Domingues   Brazil
6 Xaver Frick   Liechtenstein

Heat ten

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tinus Osendarp   Netherlands 10.5
2 Alan Pennington   Great Britain 10.6
3 Lee Orr   Canada 10.6
4 Robert Struckl   Austria
5 Eric Whiteside   India

Heat eleven

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Paul Hänni   Switzerland 10.7
2 Cyril Holmes   Great Britain 10.8
3 Renos Frangoudis   Greece 10.8
4 François Mersch   Luxembourg 10.9
5 Liu Changchun   Republic of China

Heat twelve

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jesse Owens   United States 10.3 =OR
2 Kichizo Sasaki   Japan 11.0
3 José de Almeida   Brazil 11.1
4 Dieudonné Devrindt   Belgium
5 Austin Cassar-Torreggiani   Malta

QuarterfinalsEdit

The fastest three runners in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lennart Strandberg   Sweden 10.5
2 Tinus Osendarp   Netherlands 10.6
3 Frank Wykoff   United States 10.6
4 Gerd Hornberger   Germany 10.7
5 Gyula Gyenes   Hungary
6 Cyril Holmes   Great Britain

Heat two *

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jesse Owens   United States 10.2
2 Paul Hänni   Switzerland 10.6
3 József Sir   Hungary 10.7
4 Takayoshi Yoshioka   Japan 10.8
5 Eric Grimbeek   South Africa 10.9
6 Lennart Lindgren   Sweden 11.0

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ralph Metcalfe   United States 10.5
2 Alan Pennington   Great Britain 10.6
3 Wil van Beveren   Netherlands 10.7
4 Marthinus Theunissen   South Africa
5 Bruce Humber   Canada
6 Kichizo Sasaki   Japan

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Erich Borchmeyer   Germany 10.5
2 Arthur Sweeney   Great Britain 10.6
3 Howard McPhee   Canada 10.6
4 Monta Suzuki   Japan 10.8
5 Chris Berger   Netherlands 11.0
6 Pat Dannaher   South Africa

SemifinalsEdit

The fastest three runners in each of the two heats advanced to the final round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jesse Owens   United States 10.4
2 Frank Wykoff   United States 10.5
3 Lennart Strandberg   Sweden 10.5
4 Paul Hänni   Switzerland 10.7
5 Wil van Beveren   Netherlands 10.8
6 Alan Pennington   Great Britain

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ralph Metcalfe   United States 10.5
2 Tinus Osendarp   Netherlands 10.6
3 Erich Borchmeyer   Germany 10.7
4 Howard McPhee   Canada 10.7
5 Arthur Sweeney   Great Britain 10.7
6 József Sir   Hungary 10.9

Key: WR = World record; =OR = Olympic record
* Wind assisted, time did not count toward a world or Olympic record.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Men's 100 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 5 June 2017.