2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 100 metres

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The 100 metres at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium on August 25 and August 26.


Gold United States Tyson Gay
United States (USA)
Silver The Bahamas Derrick Atkins
Bahamas (BAH)
Bronze Jamaica Asafa Powell
Jamaica (JAM)


World Record  Asafa Powell (JAM) 9.77 Athens, Greece 14 June 2005
Gateshead, England 11 June 2006
Zurich, Switzerland 18 August 2006
Championship Record  Maurice Greene (USA) 9.80 Seville, Spain 22 August 1999


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


First 3 of each Heat qualifies (Q) plus the 8 fastest non-direct qualifiers (q) reached the Quarterfinals.


First 4 of each Heat directly qualified (Q) for the Semifinals.


First 4 of each Heat directly qualified (Q) for the Final.


Final participants
Rank Athlete Time Notes
Gold medal icon.svg  Tyson Gay (USA) 9.85
Silver medal icon.svg  Derrick Atkins (BAH) 9.91 NR
Bronze medal icon.svg  Asafa Powell (JAM) 9.96
4  Olusoji Fasuba (NGR) 10.07 SB
5  Churandy Martina (AHO) 10.08
6  Marlon Devonish (GBR) 10.14
7  Matic Osovnikar (SLO) 10.23
8  Marc Burns (TRI) 10.29


  • "Osaka 2007 - Timetable - By Event: 100 metres". IAAF. Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2009-08-17.