2015 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 100 metres

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Men's 100 metres
at the 2015 World Championships
100 m final moment at 2015 World Championships in Athletics Beijing.jpg
100 m final moment
VenueBeijing National Stadium
Dates22 August (preliminary round & heats)
23 August (semifinal & final)
Competitors69 from 51 nations
Winning time9.79
Medalists
gold medal    Jamaica
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    United States
bronze medal    Canada
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Video on YouTube
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The men's 100 metres at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Beijing National Stadium on 22 and 23 August.[1][2]

Summary[edit]

Justin Gatlin had the world leading time in 2015. Gatlin ran 9.83 s in the heats and 9.77 s in the semi-final. Reigning champion Usain Bolt ran times of 9.96 s in both rounds. Jimmy Vicaut and Su Bingtian qualified for the final with tied fastest loser times of 9.986 s, so there were 9 competitors in the final.

In the final, Bolt finished one hundredth of a second ahead of Gatlin in a time of 9.79 s.[3] There was a tie for third place, with Andre De Grasse and Trayvon Bromell both finishing in 9.911 s, and two bronze medals were awarded.[4]

At 39 years, 139 days old, Kim Collins became the oldest ever competitor for the men's 100 m.[5]

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:[6]

World record  Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58 Berlin, Germany 16 August 2009
Championship record
World Leading  Justin Gatlin (USA) 9.74 Doha, Qatar 15 May 2015
African Record  Olusoji Fasuba (NGR) 9.85 Doha, Qatar 12 May 2006
Asian Record  Femi Ogunode (QAT) 9.91 Wuhan, China 4 June 2015
North, Central American and Caribbean record  Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58 Berlin, Germany 16 August 2009
South American Record  Robson da Silva (BRA) 10.00A Mexico City, Mexico 22 July 1988
European Record  Francis Obikwelu (POR) 9.86 Athens, Greece 22 August 2004
 Jimmy Vicaut (FRA) Saint-Denis, France 4 July 2015
Oceanian record  Patrick Johnson (AUS) 9.93 Mito, Japan 5 May 2003

Qualification standards[edit]

Entry standards[7]
10.16

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
22 August 2015 12:40 Preliminary Round
22 August 2015 19:20 Heats
23 August 2015 19:10 Semifinals
23 August 2015 21:15 Final

All times are local times (UTC+8)

Results[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Qualification: Best 3 (Q) and next 3 fastest (q) qualify for the next round.[8]

Wind:

Heat 1: -0.8 m/s, Heat 2: -0.3 m/s, Heat 3: -0.6 m/s

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Barakat Al-Harthi  Oman (OMN) 10.31 Q
2 1 Banuve Tabakaucoro  Fiji (FIJ) 10.50 Q
3 3 Jeffrey Vanan  Suriname (SUR) 10.55 Q
4 1 Hassan Saaid  Maldives (MDV) 10.56 Q
5 3 Holder da Silva  Guinea-Bissau (GBS) 10.58 Q, SB
6 2 Rodman Teltull  Palau (PLW) 10.71 Q, NR
7 1 Mohamed Fakhri Ismail  Brunei (BRU) 10.73 Q
8 3 Yendountien Tiebekabe  Togo (TOG) 10.76 Q
9 1 Mark Anderson  Belize (BIZ) 10.84 q
10 3 Yaspi Boby  Indonesia (INA) 10.85 q
11 3 Mahamat Goubaye Youssouf  Chad (CHA) 10.92 q, PB
12 2 Riste Pandev  Macedonia (MKD) 10.94 Q
13 1 João de Barros  São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) 11.07
14 1 La Shondra David Mosa'ati  Tonga (TGA) 11.08 PB
15 3 Rossene Mpingo  Democratic Republic of the Congo (COD) 11.10 PB
16 1 Mohamed Lamine Dansoko  Guinea (GUI) 11.11 PB
17 3 Masbah Ahmmed  Bangladesh (BAN) 11.13 SB
18 2 Womel Brandy Mento  Vanuatu (VAN) 11.17 PB
19 2 Grégory Bradai  French Polynesia (PYF) 11.29 PB
20 3 Jidou El Moctar  Mauritania (MTN) 11.30 PB
21 1 Leong Wang Kuong  Macau (MAC) 11.31 SB
22 3 Claytus Taqimama  Solomon Islands (SOL) 11.58 PB
23 2 Etimoni Timuani  Tuvalu (TUV) 11.72 PB
24 1 Dagiero Dagiero  Nauru (NRU) 11.81 PB
25 2 Kimwaua Makin  Kiribati (KIR) 11.98 SB
26 2 Tashi Dendup  Bhutan (BHU) 12.15 NR
2 Béranger-Aymard Bossé  Central African Republic (CAF) DQ

Heats[edit]

Qualification: Best 3 (Q) and next 3 fastest (q) qualify for the next round.[9]

Wind:

Heat 1: −0.1 m/s, Heat 2: −1.4 m/s, Heat 3: −0.3 m/s, Heat 4: +0.5 m/s, Heat 5: +0.3 m/s, Heat 6: +2.1 m/s, Heat 7: −0.2 m/s

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Justin Gatlin  United States (USA) 9.83w Q
2 4 Trayvon Bromell  United States (USA) 9.91 Q
3 5 Jimmy Vicaut  France (FRA) 9.92 Q
4 1 Asafa Powell  Jamaica (JAM) 9.95 Q
5 7 Usain Bolt  Jamaica (JAM) 9.96 Q
6 7 Mike Rodgers  United States (USA) 9.97 Q
7 5 Andre De Grasse  Canada (CAN) 9.99 Q
8 3 Femi Ogunode  Qatar (QAT) 9.99 Q
9 3 Ramon Gittens  Barbados (BAR) 10.02 Q, PB
10 1 Su Bingtian  China (CHN) 10.03 Q
11 6 Aaron Brown  Canada (CAN) 10.03w Q
12 5 Jak Ali Harvey  Turkey (TUR) 10.04 Q
13 4 Chijindu Ujah  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.05 Q
14 3 Ben Youssef Meïté  Ivory Coast (CIV) 10.05 Q, =NR
15 7 Churandy Martina  Netherlands (NED) 10.06 Q, SB
16 6 Henricho Bruintjies  South Africa (RSA) 10.07w Q
17 1 Akani Simbine  South Africa (RSA) 10.09 Q
18 6 Hassan Taftian  Iran (IRI) 10.10w q
19 2 Tyson Gay  United States (USA) 10.11 Q
20 3 Richard Kilty  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.12 q
21 7 Levi Cadogan  Barbados (BAR) 10.12 q
22 3 Zhang Peimeng  China (CHN) 10.13 SB
23 5 James Dasaolu  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.13
24 4 Julian Reus  Germany (GER) 10.14 Q
25 1 Kei Takase  Japan (JPN) 10.15
26 6 Kim Collins  Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN) 10.16w
27 2 Nickel Ashmeade  Jamaica (JAM) 10.19 Q
28 7 Yancarlos Martínez  Dominican Republic (DOM) 10.19
29 1 Justyn Warner  Canada (CAN) 10.20
30 6 Aziz Ouhadi  Morocco (MAR) 10.22w
31 4 Antoine Adams  Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN) 10.23
32 2 Christophe Lemaitre  France (FRA) 10.24 Q
33 4 Barakat Al-Harthi  Oman (OMN) 10.24 SB
34 7 Reza Ghasemi  Iran (IRI) 10.25
35 5 Hua Wilfried Koffi  Ivory Coast (CIV) 10.29
36 6 Yazaldes Nascimento  Portugal (POR) 10.29w
37 2 Sven Knipphals  Germany (GER) 10.31
38 2 Kemar Hyman  Cayman Islands (CAY) 10.32
39 5 Brijesh Lawrence  Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN) 10.40
40 1 Jacques Riparelli  Italy (ITA) 10.41
41 5 Banuve Tabakaucoro  Fiji (FIJ) 10.41
42 7 Hassan Saaid  Maldives (MDV) 10.42 NR
43 1 Kim Kuk-young  South Korea (KOR) 10.48
44 3 Jeffrey Vanan  Suriname (SUR) 10.57
45 1 Yaspi Boby  Indonesia (INA) 10.65
46 2 Holder da Silva  Guinea-Bissau (GBS) 10.68
47 2 Rodman Teltull  Palau (PLW) 10.72
48 7 Mohamed Fakhri Ismail  Brunei (BRU) 10.72
49 3 Yendountien Tiebekabe  Togo (TOG) 10.74
50 3 Keston Bledman  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 10.75
51 4 Mark Anderson  Belize (BIZ) 10.87
52 6 Mahamat Goubaye Youssouf  Chad (CHA) 10.92w
53 5 Riste Pandev  Macedonia (MKD) 11.31
2 Anaso Jobodwana  South Africa (RSA) DQ R 162.7
4 Mosito Lehata  Lesotho (LES) DNS
4 Rondel Sorrillo  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) DNS

Semifinals[edit]

Qualification: Best 2 (Q) and next 2 fastest (q) qualify for the final.[10]

Wind:

Heat 1: −0.4 m/s, Heat 2: +0.9 m/s, Heat 3: −0.4 m/s

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Justin Gatlin  United States (USA) 9.77 Q
2 2 Mike Rodgers  United States (USA) 9.86 Q, SB
3 1 Usain Bolt  Jamaica (JAM) 9.96 Q
3 1 Andre De Grasse  Canada (CAN) 9.96 Q
3 3 Tyson Gay  United States (USA) 9.96 Q
6 3 Asafa Powell  Jamaica (JAM) 9.97 Q
7 3 Jimmy Vicaut  France (FRA) 9.99 q
7 1 Trayvon Bromell  United States (USA) 9.99 q
7 1 Su Bingtian  China (CHN) 9.99 q, =NR
10 2 Femi Ogunode  Qatar (QAT) 10.00
11 2 Akani Simbine  South Africa (RSA) 10.02
12 3 Ramon Gittens  Barbados (BAR) 10.04
13 2 Chijindu Ujah  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.05
14 2 Nickel Ashmeade  Jamaica (JAM) 10.06
15 1 Jak Ali Harvey  Turkey (TUR) 10.08
16 3 Churandy Martina  Netherlands (NED) 10.09
17 2 Aaron Brown  Canada (CAN) 10.15
18 3 Ben Youssef Meïté  Ivory Coast (CIV) 10.17
19 2 Levi Cadogan  Barbados (BAR) 10.19
20 1 Christophe Lemaitre  France (FRA) 10.20
20 3 Hassan Taftian  Iran (IRI) 10.20
20 3 Richard Kilty  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 10.20
23 1 Henricho Bruintjies  South Africa (RSA) 10.21
24 1 Julian Reus  Germany (GER) 10.28

Final[edit]

The final was started at 21:15.[11]

Wind: −0.5 m/s

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Usain Bolt  Jamaica (JAM) 9.79 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 Justin Gatlin  United States (USA) 9.80
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Trayvon Bromell  United States (USA) 9.92
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 Andre De Grasse  Canada (CAN) 9.92 PB
5 4 Mike Rodgers  United States (USA) 9.94
6 6 Tyson Gay  United States (USA) 10.00
7 8 Asafa Powell  Jamaica (JAM) 10.00
8 1 Jimmy Vicaut  France (FRA) 10.00
9 2 Su Bingtian  China (CHN) 10.06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beijing 2015: Timetable". Beijing 2015. 10 August 2015. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  2. ^ Start list
  3. ^ "Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin by one hundredth of a second in 100m World Championship final". Daily Telegraph. 23 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win world 100m title". BBC Sport. 23 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  5. ^ "World Championship Statistics Handbook" (Press release). IAAF. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Records & Lists – 100 meters". IAAF. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  7. ^ IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 – Standards (PDF), IAAF, 2014, retrieved 17 August 2015
  8. ^ Preliminary round results
  9. ^ Heats results
  10. ^ Semifinals results
  11. ^ Final results