Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metres

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Men's 100 metres
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Rome, Italy
Dates 31 August (heats, quarterfinals)
1 September 1960 (semifinals, final)
Competitors 65 from 48 nations
Winning time 10.2 seconds
Medalists
Gold medal    Germany
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Great Britain
«1956 1964»
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 100 metres event at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. The competition was held at the Olympic Stadium on 31 August and 1 September. Sixty-five competitors from 48 nations entered, but 61 competitors from 46 nations participated.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Armin Hary and Dave Sime tied the Olympic record.

Place Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Armin Hary Germany 10.2 seconds =OR
2 Dave Sime United States 10.2 seconds =OR
3 Peter Radford Great Britain 10.3 seconds
4 Enrique Figuerola Cuba 10.3 seconds
5 Frank Budd United States 10.3 seconds
6 Ray Norton United States 10.4 seconds
  • Wind speed = -0.0 m/s

Preliminaries[edit]

Heats[edit]

The top three runners in each of the 9 heats advanced. Heat one

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Enrique Figuerola Cuba 10.4 seconds
2 Carl Fredrik Bunæs Norway 10.7 seconds
3 Yuriy Konovalov Soviet Union 10.7 seconds
4 Suthi Maniagas Thailand 10.8 seconds
5 Mikhail Batcharov Bulgaria 11.0 seconds
6 Amos Grodzinowsky Israel 11.1 seconds
7 Raj Joshi Tilak India 11.3 seconds

Heat two

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Seraphino Antao Kenya 10.5 seconds
2 Armin Hary Germany 10.6 seconds
3 Heinz Müller Switzerland 10.8 seconds
4 Gustav Ntiforo Ghana 11.0 seconds
5 Isaac Gómez Philippines 11.0 seconds
6 Dennis Tipping Australia 11.2 seconds
7 Abdul Khaliq Pakistan 11.2 seconds

Heat three

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Horacio Esteves Venezuela 10.4 seconds
2 Dennis Johnson British West Indies 10.4 seconds
3 Dave Sime United States 10.5 seconds
4 Lynn Eves Canada 10.8 seconds
5 Aggrey Awori Uganda 10.9 seconds
6 Patrick Lowry Ireland 10.9 seconds
7 Roba Negousse Ethiopia 11.3 seconds

Heat four

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Harry Jerome Canada 10.5 seconds
2 Jocelyn Delecour France 10.5 seconds
3 Erasmus Amukun Uganda 10.6 seconds
4 Alfonso Da Silva Brazil 10.8 seconds
5 Bouchaib El-Maachi Morocco 10.9 seconds
6 Shahrudin Mohamed Ali Malaya 10.9 seconds
- Jimmy Omagbemi Nigeria DNS

heat five

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Tom Robinson Bahamas 10.5 seconds
2 Lloyd Murad Venezuela 10.7 seconds
3 Sitiveni Moceidreke Fiji 10.8 seconds
4 George Short Canada 10.9 seconds
5 Emmanuel Putu Liberia 11.2 seconds
6 Kim Jong-Cheol South Korea 11.5 seconds

Heat six

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Ray Norton United States 10.7 seconds
2 Gusman Kosanov Soviet Union 10.7 seconds
3 Santiago Plaza Mexico 10.8 seconds
4 Walter Mahlendorf Germany 10.8 seconds
5 Romain Poté Belgium 11.0 seconds
6 Aydin Onur Turkey 11.3 seconds
7 Abdul Hadi Shekaib Afghanistan 11.6 seconds

Heat seven

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 David Jones Great Britain 10.5 seconds
2 Abdoulaye Seye France 10.6 seconds
3 Rafael Romero Venezuela 10.7 seconds
4 Elmar Kunauer Austria 11.0 seconds
5 Huang Suh-chuang Republic of China 11.2 seconds
6 Khudhir Zalata Iraq 11.3 seconds
- Iftikhar Shah Pakistan DNF

Heat eight

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marian Foik Poland 10.5 seconds
2 Edward Jefferys South Africa 10.6 seconds
3 Claude Piquemal France 10.7 seconds
4 Jalal Gozal Indonesia 10.9 seconds
5 Manfred Germar Germany 11.0 seconds
6 Hamdan El-Tayeb Sudan 11.1 seconds
7 José Albarrán Spain 11.2 seconds

Heat nine

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Peter Radford Great Britain 10.4 seconds
2 Frank Budd United States 10.4 seconds
3 Edvin Ozolin Soviet Union 10.7 seconds
4 Hilmar Thorbjörnsson Iceland 10.9 seconds
5 Nikolaos Georgopoulos Greece 11.0 seconds
6 Moustafa Abdel Kader United Arab Republic 11.2 seconds
7 James Roberts Liberia 11.2 seconds

Quarterfinal[edit]

The top three runners in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinals.

Heat one

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Horacio Esteves Venezuela 10.5 seconds
2 Tom Robinson Bahamas 10.6 seconds
3 Ray Norton United States 10.6 seconds
4 Jocelyn Delecour France 10.7 seconds
5 Edward Jefferys South Africa 10.7 seconds
6 Edvin Ozolin Soviet Union 10.7 seconds
7 Heinz Müller Switzerland 10.8 seconds

Heat two

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Armin Hary Germany 10.2 seconds OR
2 Dave Sime United States 10.3 seconds
3 Marian Foik Poland 10.4 seconds
4 Dennis Johnson British West Indies 10.4 seconds
5 Carl Fredrik Bunæs Norway 10.5 seconds
6 Yuriy Konovalov Soviet Union 10.5 seconds
7 Sitiveni Moceidreke Fiji 10.7 seconds

Heat three

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Frank Budd United States 10.4 seconds
2 Enrique Figuerola Cuba 10.4 seconds
3 David Jones Great Britain 10.5 seconds
4 Erasmus Amukun Uganda 10.6 seconds
5 Claude Piquemal France 10.6 seconds
6 Gusman Kosanov Soviet Union 10.7 seconds
7 Santiago Plaza Mexico 10.8 seconds

Heat four

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Harry Jerome Canada 10.4 seconds
2 Peter Radford Great Britain 10.4 seconds
3 Seraphino Antao Kenya 10.4 seconds
4 Abdoulaye Seye France 10.4 seconds
5 Lloyd Murad Venezuela 10.8 seconds
6 Rafael Romero Venezuela 11.1 seconds

Semifinals[edit]

The top three runners in each of the two semifinals advanced to the final.

Heat one

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Peter Radford Great Britain 10.4 seconds
2 Enrique Figuerola Cuba 10.4 seconds
3 Frank Budd United States 10.5 seconds
4 Marian Foik Poland 10.5 seconds
5 Tom Robinson Bahamas 10.5 seconds
- Harry Jerome Canada DNF

Heat two

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Armin Hary Germany 10.3 seconds
2 Dave Sime United States 10.4 seconds
3 Ray Norton United States 10.4 seconds
4 David Jones Great Britain 10.4 seconds
5 Horacio Esteves Venezuela 10.5 seconds
6 Seraphino Antao Kenya 10.6 seconds

References[edit]