Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metres

These are the official results of the men's 100 metres event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 81 participating athletes, with ten qualifying heats (three qualified plus two fastest losers).[1]

Men's 100 metres
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
DateJuly 31 (heats)
August 1 (final)
Competitors81 from 66 nations
Winning time9.96
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Linford Christie
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frankie Fredericks
 Namibia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dennis Mitchell
 United States
← 1988
1996 →

The gold medal was won by Great Britain's Linford Christie, who had originally won the bronze medal in 1988 but was elevated to silver following the disqualification of original gold medalist Ben Johnson for using stanozolol. Silver went to Namibia's Frankie Fredericks, who also finished second in the 200 metres in Barcelona, while Dennis Mitchell of the United States of America won the bronze.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Linford Christie
  Great Britain
Silver Frankie Fredericks
  Namibia
Bronze Dennis Mitchell
  United States

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

World Record 9.86   Carl Lewis Tokyo (JPN) August 25, 1991
Olympic Record 9.92   Carl Lewis Seoul (KOR) September 24, 1988

FinalEdit

  • Held on August 1, 1992
RANK FINAL TIME
    Linford Christie (GBR) 9.96
    Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 10.02
    Dennis Mitchell (USA) 10.04
4.   Bruny Surin (CAN) 10.09
5.   Leroy Burrell (USA) 10.10
6.   Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 10.12
7.   Raymond Stewart (JAM) 10.22
8.   Davidson Ezinwa (NGR) 10.26

SemifinalsEdit

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Leroy Burrell (USA) 9.97
2.   Linford Christie (GBR) 10.00
3.   Dennis Mitchell (USA) 10.10
4.   Davidson Ezinwa (NGR) 10.23
5.   Chidi Imoh (NGR) 10.30
6.   Robson da Silva (BRA) 10.32
7.   Vitaliy Savin (EUN) 10.33
8.   Ben Johnson (CAN) 10.70
RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 10.17
2.   Bruny Surin (CAN) 10.21
3.   Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 10.28
4.   Raymond Stewart (JAM) 10.33
5.   Talal Mansour Al-Rahim (QAT) 10.34
6.   Emmanuel Tuffour (GHA) 10.34
7.   Max Morinière (FRA) 10.42
  Mark Witherspoon (USA) DNF

QuarterfinalsEdit

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Mark Witherspoon (USA) 10.19
2.   Robson da Silva (BRA) 10.29
3.   Talal Mansour Al-Rahim (QAT) 10.32
4.   Max Morinière (FRA) 10.34
5.   Marcus Adam (GBR) 10.35
6.   Pavel Galkin (EUN) 10.37
7.   Eric Akogyiram (GHA) 10.68
8.   Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 10.77
RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 10.13
2.   Bruny Surin (CAN) 10.24
3.   Vitaliy Savin (EUN) 10.33
4.   Davidson Ezinwa (NGR) 10.38
5.   John Myles-Mills (GHA) 10.41
6.   Stefan Burkart (SUI) 10.57
7.   Samuel Nchinda (CMR) 10.58
8.   Patrick Stevens (BEL) 10.69
RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.   Dennis Mitchell (USA) 10.22
2.   Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 10.22
3.   Emmanuel Tuffour (GHA) 10.31
4.   Raymond Stewart (JAM) 10.36
5.   Satoru Inoue (JPN) 10.50
6.   Daniel Cojocaru (ROU) 10.57
7.   Daniel Sangouma (FRA) 10.64
8.   Yiannis Zisimides (CYP) 10.65
RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.   Linford Christie (GBR) 10.07
2.   Leroy Burrell (USA) 10.08
3.   Chidi Imoh (NGR) 10.21
4.   Ben Johnson (CAN) 10.30
5.   Sanusi Turay (SLE) 10.40
6.   Arnaldo da Silva (BRA) 10.47
7.   Shinji Aoto (JPN) 10.53
8.   Jean-Olivier Zirignon (CIV) 10.54

HeatsEdit

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Leroy Burrell (USA) 10.21
2.   Satoru Inoue (JPN) 10.48
3.   Jean-Olivier Zirignon (CIV) 10.55
4.   Abdulieh Janneh (GAM) 10.71
5.   Hassane Illiassou (NIG) 10.73
6.   Khalid Juma Juma (BRN) 10.80
7.   Jaime Zelaya (HON) 11.02
8.   Claude Roumain (HAI) 11.07
RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Dennis Mitchell (USA) 10.21
2.   Vitaliy Savin (EUN) 10.29
3.   Samuel Nchinda (CMR) 10.41
4.   Gustavo Envela Mahua (GEQ) 10.65
5.   Florencio Aguilar (PAN) 10.73
6.   Dominique Canti (SMR) 10.80
  Charles Tayot (GAB) DNS
  Andreas Berger (AUT) DSQ
RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.   Linford Christie (GBR) 10.48
2.   Arnaldo da Silva (BRA) 10.55
3.   Daniel Sangouma (FRA) 10.63
4.   Ato Boldon (TRI) 10.77
5.   Hussain Arif (PAK) 10.83
6.   Fabian Muyaba (ZIM) 10.84
7.   Pascal Dangbo (BEN) 11.03
8.   Henry Daley Colphon (CRC) 11.11
RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.   Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 10.29
2.   Marcus Adam (GBR) 10.57
3.   Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 10.64
4.   Boevi Lawson (TOG) 10.69
5.   Sriyantha Dissanayake (SRI) 10.87
6.   Gabriel Simeon (GRN) 11.10
7.   Adam Hassan Sakak (SUD) 11.12
8.   Robinson Stewart (SWZ) 11.20
RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.   Raymond Stewart (JAM) 10.61
2.   Patrick Stevens (BEL) 10.63
3.   John Myles-Mills (GHA) 10.64
4.   Neville Hodge (ISV) 10.71
5.   Henrico Atkins (BAR) 10.83
6.   Golam Ambia (BAN) 11.06
7.   Gabrieli Qoro (FIJ) 11.14
8.   Mark Sherwin (COK) 11.53
RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1.   Davidson Ezinwa (NGR) 10.31
2.   Ben Johnson (CAN) 10.55
3.   Eric Akogyiram (GHA) 10.60
4.   Juan Trapero (ESP) 10.64
5.   Joel Otim (UGA) 10.84
6.   Soryba Diakité (GUI) 11.10
7.   Ould Nouroudine (MTN) 11.22
8.   Ahmed Shageef (MDV) 11.36
RANK HEAT 7 TIME
1.   Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 10.36
2.   Talal Mansour Al-Rahim (QAT) 10.43
3.   Stefan Burkart (SUI) 10.67
4.   Visut Watanasin (THA) 10.72
5.   André da Silva (BRA) 10.78
6.   Valentin Ngbogo (CAF) 10.79
7.   Bernard Manana (PNG) 11.35
8.   Sitthixay Sacpraseuth (LAO) 12.02
RANK HEAT 8 TIME
1.   Chidi Imoh (NGR) 10.47
2.   Daniel Cojocaru (ROU) 10.57
3.   Sanusi Turay (SLE) 10.58
4.   Kennedy Ondieki (KEN) 10.60
5.   Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 10.78
6.   David Nkoua (CGO) 10.96
7.   Emery Gill (BIZ) 11.51
8.   Ahmed Al-Moamari Bashir (OMA) 11.58
RANK HEAT 9 TIME
1.   Max Morinière (FRA) 10.36
2.   Bruny Surin (CAN) 10.37
3.   Emmanuel Tuffour (GHA) 10.45
4.   Tatsuo Sugimoto (JPN) 10.56
5.   Ku Wai Ming (HKG) 10.74
6.   Toluta'u Koula (TGA) 10.85
7.   Afonso Ferraz (ANG) 11.32
8.   Fletcher Wamilee (VAN) 11.41
RANK HEAT 10 TIME
1.   Robson da Silva (BRA) 10.24
2.   Mark Witherspoon (USA) 10.27
3.   Pavel Galkin (EUN) 10.43
4.   Yiannis Zisimides (CYP) 10.51
5.   Shinji Aoto (JPN) 10.54
6.   Charles Louis Seck (SEN) 10.57
7.   Ousmane Diarra (MLI) 10.87
8.   Bothloko Shebe (LES) 10.94
  Patrice Traoré Zeba (BUR) DNF

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 100 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 July 2017.

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