Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 100 metres

The men's 100 metres sprint competition of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place between the 24 and 25 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion was Churandy Martina formerly of the Netherlands Antilles. However, he did not defend his title as he has switched allegiance to the Netherlands.[2]

Men's 100 metres at the XVI Pan American Games
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VenueTelmex Athletics Stadium
DatesOctober 24 – October 25
Competitors33 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal   Jamaica
Silver medal   Saint Kitts and Nevis
Bronze medal   Trinidad and Tobago
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Kim Collins won the silver medal, the first ever medal for Saint Kitts and Nevis at the Pan American Games.[3]

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record   Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58 Berlin, Germany August 16, 2009
Pan American Games record   Leandro Peñalver (CUB) 10.06 Caracas, Venezuela August 24, 1983
  Churandy Martina (AHO) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2007

QualificationEdit

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the minimum standard (10.38) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).[4]

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
October 24, 2011 15:15 Heats
October 24, 2011 17:50 Semifinals
October 25, 2011 18:20 Final

ResultsEdit

All times shown are in seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best DQ Disqualified

HeatsEdit

Held on October 24. The first two in each heat and the next 6 six fastest advanced to the semifinals.[5][6][7][8][9]

Wind:
Heat 1: -1.0, Heat 2: +1.2, Heat 3: -0.2, Heat 4: -2.0, Heat 5: -0.1

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Emmanuel Callender   Trinidad and Tobago 10.13 Q
2 5 Lerone Clarke   Jamaica 10.15 Q
3 2 Calesio Newman   United States 10.30 Q
4 3 Michael Herrera   Cuba 10.31 Q
5 5 Álvaro Gómez   Colombia 10.31 Q
6 1 Nilson André   Brazil 10.33 Q
7 5 Jason Rogers   Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.35 q PB
8 1 David Lescay   Cuba 10.36 Q
9 4 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.37 Q
10 5 Sandro Viana   Brazil 10.38 q
11 3 Tre Houston   Bermuda 10.40 Q
12 1 Oshane Bailey   Jamaica 10.41 q
13 3 Adrian Griffith   Bahamas 10.41 q
14 4 Carlos Jorge   Dominican Republic 10.43 Q
15 2 Jamial Rolle   Bahamas 10.45 q
16 4 Ramon Gittens   Barbados 10.45 q
17 1 Miguel Lopez   Puerto Rico 10.48
18 1 Rolando Palacios   Honduras 10.49 SB
19 1 Kael Becerra   Chile 10.49
20 2 Franklin Nazareno   Ecuador 10.52
21 3 Monzavous Edwards   United States 10.53
22 4 Isidro Montoya   Colombia 10.60
23 5 Dontae Richards   Canada 10.61
24 2 Adam Harris   Guyana 10.62
25 3 Darrel Brown   Trinidad and Tobago 10.63
26 5 Adrian Durant   Virgin Islands 10.64 PB
27 4 Lee Prowell   Guyana 10.65
28 3 Miguel Wilken   Argentina 10.66
29 2 Jorge Alonzo   Mexico 10.78
30 4 Courtney Carl Williams   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11.15
31 4 Jurgen Themen   Suriname 11.71
32 1 Linford Avila   Belize 11.74
1 Juan Jose Reyes   Mexico DQ

SemifinalsEdit

Held on October 24. The top four in each heat advanced to the final.[10][11]

Wind:
Heat 1: -1.9, Heat 2: +0.4

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.00 Q PR
2 1 Lerone Clarke   Jamaica 10.17 Q
3 2 Emmanuel Callender   Trinidad and Tobago 10.17 Q
4 2 Nilson André   Brazil 10.23 Q
5 1 Carlos Jorge   Dominican Republic 10.30 Q
6 2 David Lescay   Cuba 10.31 Q
7 2 Ramon Gittens   Barbados 10.37
8 1 Álvaro Gómez   Colombia 10.40 Q
9 1 Calesio Newman   United States 10.42 Q
10 1 Jason Rogers   Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.44
11 2 Jamial Rolle   Bahamas 10.49
12 1 Sandro Viana   Brazil 10.49
13 1 Michael Herrera   Cuba 10.52
14 1 Adrian Griffith   Bahamas 10.59
2 Oshane Bailey   Jamaica DQ
2 Tre Houston   Bermuda DQ

FinalEdit

Held on October 25.[12]

Wind: +0.2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Lerone Clarke   Jamaica 10.01 PB
  Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.04
  Emmanuel Callender   Trinidad and Tobago 10.16
4 Carlos Jorge   Dominican Republic 10.26
5 Nilson André   Brazil 10.26
6 Calesio Newman   United States 10.31
7 Álvaro Gómez   Colombia 10.33
8 David Lescay   Cuba 10.39

ReferencesEdit