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 Stadio Olimpico
Rome, Italy
Dates 31 August (heats, quarterfinals)
1 September 1960 (semifinals, final)
Competitors 65 from 48 nations
Winning time 10.2 seconds
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Armin Hary  United Team of Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dave Sime  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Peter Radford  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]

100 m final, left-right: Armin Hary, Peter Radford, Enrique Figuerola, Ray Norton, Frank Budd, Dave Sime

Armin Hary and Dave Sime tied the Olympic record.

Place Athlete Nation Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Armin Hary  United Team of Germany 10.2 seconds =OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dave Sime  United States 10.2 seconds =OR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 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.

  Advance on placement

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  United Team of 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
- James 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  United Team of 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  United Team of 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  Egypt 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  United Team of 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  United Team of 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

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