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Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

The Women's 100 metres at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on August 16 (heats) and 17 (final) at the Beijing National Stadium.[1]

Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing National Stadium
DatesAugust 16 (heats)
August 17 (semifinal and final)
Competitors85 from 69 nations
Winning time10.78 s
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Shelly-Ann Fraser  Jamaica
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sherone Simpson  Jamaica
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kerron Stewart  Jamaica
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The qualifying standards for the 2008 event were 11.32 s (A standard) and 11.42 s (B standard).[2]

Jamaica dominated the event with athlete Shelly-Ann Fraser taking the gold and Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart taking the silver. Officially, no bronze medal was awarded as Simpson and Stewart finished with an equal time of 10.98 seconds in the second place.[3] Taking all three medals, it was a Jamaican sweep.

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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record   Florence Griffith-Joyner (USA) 10.49 s Indianapolis, United States 16 July 1988
Olympic record   Florence Griffith-Joyner (USA) 10.62 s Seoul, South Korea 24 September 1988

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

ResultsEdit

All times shown are in seconds. The following abbreviations are used:

Round 1Edit

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 10 fastest (q) advance to the Round 2.

Rank Heat Athlete Country Time Notes.
1 8 Oludamola Osayomi   Nigeria 11.13 Q
2 8 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 11.17 Q
3 8 Daria Korczyńska   Poland 11.22 Q, PB
4 9 Evgeniya Polyakova   Russia 11.24 Q
5 1 Torri Edwards   United States 11.26 Q
6 10 Kerron Stewart   Jamaica 11.28 Q
7 1 Jeanette Kwakye   Great Britain 11.30 Q
4 Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas Q
9 10 Ezinne Okparaebo   Norway 11.32 Q, NR
10 5 Kim Gevaert   Belgium 11.33 Q
7 Ivet Lalova   Bulgaria Q
3 Muna Lee   United States Q
13 6 Shelly-Ann Fraser   Jamaica 11.35 Q
14 7 Montell Douglas   Great Britain 11.36 Q
15 2 Christine Arron   France 11.37 Q
16 2 Lauryn Williams   United States 11.38 Q
17 4 Kelly Ann Baptiste   Trinidad and Tobago 11.39 Q
8 Yomara Hinestroza   Colombia q
19 5 Yuliya Nestsiarenka   Belarus 11.40 Q
20 10 Laverne Jones-Ferrette   Virgin Islands 11.41 Q
21 4 Lina Grincikaite   Lithuania 11.43 Q
3 Anita Pistone   Italy Q
23 3 Guzel Khubbieva   Uzbekistan 11.44 Q
24 7 Virgen Benavides   Cuba 11.45 Q, SB
25 9 Jade Bailey   Barbados 11.46 Q
2 Tahesia Harrigan   British Virgin Islands Q, SB
27 6 Vida Anim   Ghana 11.47 Q
28 3 Virgil Hodge   Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.48 q
9 Sherone Simpson   Jamaica Q
30 10 Barbara Pierre   Haiti 11.52 q
31 4 Semoy Hackett   Trinidad and Tobago 11.53 q
32 10 Natalya Murinovich   Russia 11.55 q
8 Sasha Springer-Jones   Trinidad and Tobago q, SB
34 2 Lucimar de Moura   Brazil 11.60 q
9 Nataliya Pohrebnyak   Ukraine q
36 7 Franca Idoko   Nigeria 11.61 q
3 Natalia Rusakova   Russia q
38 6 Ruddy Zang Milama   Gabon 11.62 Q
39 1 Myriam Leonie Mani   Cameroon 11.64 Q
40 2 Sherry Fletcher   Grenada 11.65
6 Laura Turner   Great Britain
5 Thi Huong Vu   Vietnam Q
43 1 Inna Eftimova   Bulgaria 11.67
44 8 Mae Koime   Papua New Guinea 11.68
45 9 Tezdzhan Naimova   Bulgaria 11.70
46 5 Halimat Ismaila   Nigeria 11.72
47 5 Chisato Fukushima   Japan 11.74
48 4 Affoué Amandine Allou   Ivory Coast 11.75
49 7 Pia Tajnikar   Slovenia 11.82
9 Jutamass Thavoncharoen   Thailand SB
51 1 Wang Jing   China 11.87
52 7 Ahamada Feta   Comoros 11.88
53 4 Valentina Nazarova   Turkmenistan 11.94
54 5 Sonia Williams   Antigua and Barbuda 12.04
55 6 Nirinaharifidy Ramilijaona   Madagascar 12.07
56 6 Tamicka Clarke   Bahamas 12.16
57 10 Charlene Attard   Malta 12.20
58 7 Fatou Tiyana   The Gambia 12.25 PB
59 2 Dana Abdulrazak   Iraq 12.36 PB
60 3 Kin Yee Wan   Hong Kong 12.37
61 2 Sadaf Siddiqui   Pakistan 12.41
62 7 Beauty Nazmun Nahar   Bangladesh 12.52
63 10 Michaela Kargbo   Sierra Leone 12.54
64 8 Hiniksia Albertine Ndikert   Chad 12.55
65 8 Franka Magali   Democratic Republic of the Congo 12.57 PB
66 10 Milena Milasevic   Montenegro 12.65
67 6 Montserrat Pujol   Andorra 12.73
68 1 Ani Khachikyan   Armenia 12.76
69 1 Ivana Rozhman   Macedonia 12.92
70 4 Titlinda Sou   Cambodia 12.98 PB
71 3 Gharid Ghrouf   Palestine 13.07 NR
72 6 Jessica Aguilera   Nicaragua 13.15
10 Chandra Kala Thapa   Nepal
74 1 Peoria Koshiba   Palau 13.18
75 6 Pauline Kwalea   Solomon Islands 13.28 PB
76 5 Cora Alicto   Guam 13.31 PB
3 Elis Lapenmal   Vanuatu
78 9 Waseelah Saad   Yemen 13.60 NR
79 3 Bounkou Camara   Mauritania 13.69
80 9 Maria Ikelap   Federated States of Micronesia 13.73 SB
81 9 Philaylack Sackpaseuth   Laos 13.86
82 1 Buthaina Al-Yaqoubi   Oman 13.90
83 2 Asenate Manoa   Tuvalu 14.05 NR
84 4 Fathia Ali Bourrale   Djibouti 14.29
85 5 Robina Muqimyar   Afghanistan 14.80

Round 2Edit

 
Women's 100m Round 2 - Heat 1

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 1 fastest (q) advance to the Semifinals.

Rank Heat Athlete Country Time Notes
1 4 Kerron Stewart   Jamaica 10.98 Q
2 2 Sherone Simpson   Jamaica 11.02 Q
3 1 Shelly-Ann Fraser   Jamaica 11.06 Q
4 4 Lauryn Williams   United States 11.07 Q
5 2 Muna Lee   United States 11.08 Q
6 4 Kim Gevaert   Belgium 11.10 Q
7 1 Yevgeniya Polyakova   Russia 11.13 Q, SB
8 4 Yulia Nestsiarenka   Belarus 11.14 q, SB
9 2 Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas 11.16 Q
10 1 Jeanette Kwakye   Great Britain 11.18 Q, PB
11 3 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 11.21 Q
12 3 Oludamola Osayomi   Nigeria 11.28 Q
13 5 Torri Edwards   United States 11.31 Q
14 3 Vida Anim   Ghana 11.32 Q
15 5 Lina Grincikaite   Lithuania 11.33 Q, PB
16 3 Christine Arron   France 11.36
4 Tahesia Harrigan   British Virgin Islands SB
18 2 Montell Douglas   Great Britain 11.38
19 2 Virgen Benavides   Cuba 11.40 SB
5 Ivet Lalova   Bulgaria Q
21 3 Daria Korczyńska   Poland 11.41
22 2 Kelly-Ann Baptiste   Trinidad and Tobago 11.42
23 1 Virgil Hodge   Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.45
5 Ezinne Okparaebo   Norway
25 4 Semoy Hackett   Trinidad and Tobago 11.46
26 4 Guzel Khubbieva   Uzbekistan 11.49
3 Natalia Rusakova   Russia
28 2 Natalya Murinovich   Russia 11.51
29 1 LaVerne Jones-Ferrette   Virgin Islands 11.55
2 Nataliya Pohrebnyak   Ukraine
31 5 Barbara Pierre   Haiti 11.56
5 Anita Pistone   Italy
33 5 Ruddy Zang Milama   Gabon 11.59
34 1 Myriam Léonie Mani   Cameroon 11.65
35 3 Yomara Hinestroza   Colombia 11.66
1 Ene Franca Idoko   Nigeria
37 1 Jade Bailey   Barbados 11.67
4 Lucimar Aparecida de Moura   Brazil
39 3 Vu Thi Huong   Vietnam 11.70
40 5 Sasha Springer   Trinidad and Tobago 11.71

SemifinalsEdit

Qualification rule: First 4 in each heat (Q) advance to the final.

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Result Notes
1 6 Shelly-Ann Fraser   Jamaica 0.217 11.00 Q
2 4 Muna Lee   United States 0.155 11.06 Q
3 7 Lauryn Williams   United States 0.174 11.10 Q
4 5 Sherone Simpson   Jamaica 0.166 11.11 Q
5 9 Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas 0.159 11.22
6 8 Lina Grinčikaitė   Lithuania 0.163 11.50
7 3 Ivet Lalova   Bulgaria 0.171 11.51
2 Vida Anim   Ghana 0.189
Wind: –0.7 m/s

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Result Notes
1 7 Kerron Stewart   Jamaica 0.202 11.05 Q
2 4 Torri Edwards   United States 0.174 11.18 Q
3 3 Jeanette Kwakye   Great Britain 0.156 11.19 Q
4 6 Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie   Bahamas 0.184 11.22 Q
5 1 Yuliya Nestsiarenka   Belarus 0.156 11.26
6 8 Kim Gevaert   Belgium 0.194 11.30
7 5 Evgeniya Polyakova   Russia 0.173 11.38
8 9 Oludamola Osayomi   Nigeria 0.208 11.44
Wind: –0.2 m/s

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Result Notes
  4 Shelly-Ann Fraser   Jamaica 0.190 10.78 PB
  2 Sherone Simpson   Jamaica 0.155 10.98
7 Kerron Stewart   Jamaica 0.232
4 8 Lauryn Williams   United States 0.149 11.03
5 5 Muna Lee   United States 0.234 11.07
6 9 Jeanette Kwakye   Great Britain 0.161 11.14 PB
7 3 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 0.167 11.19
8 6 Torri Edwards   United States 0.179 11.20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04.
  2. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04.
  3. ^ "Results Women's 100m Final". BOCOG. Archived from the original on 20 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-17.