2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 100 metres

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Events at the
2007 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

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 United States Tyson Gay (USA) 9.85
Silver medal icon.svg The Bahamas Derrick Atkins (BAH) 9.91 NR
Bronze medal icon.svg Jamaica Asafa Powell (JAM) 9.96
4 Nigeria Olusoji Fasuba (NGR) 10.07 SB
5 Netherlands Antilles Churandy Martina (AHO) 10.08
6 United Kingdom Marlon Devonish (GBR) 10.14
7 Slovenia Matic Osovnikar (SLO) 10.23
8 Trinidad and Tobago Marc Burns (TRI) 10.29