Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 100 metres

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Men's 100 metres at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Telmex Athletics Stadium
Dates October 24 – October 25
Competitors 33 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Jamaica
Silver medal    Saint Kitts and Nevis
Bronze medal    Trinidad and Tobago

The men's 100 metres sprint competition of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place between the 24 and 25 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion was Churandy Martina formerly of the Netherlands Antilles. However, he did not defend his title as he has switched allegiance to the Netherlands.[2]

Kim Collins won the silver medal, the first ever medal for Saint Kitts and Nevis at the Pan American Games.[3]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58 Berlin, Germany August 16, 2009
Pan American Games record  Leandro Peñalver (CUB) 10.06 Caracas, Venezuela August 24, 1983
 Churandy Martina (AHO) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2007

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the minimum standard (10.38) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
October 24, 2011 15:15 Heats
October 24, 2011 17:50 Semifinals
October 25, 2011 18:20 Final

Results[edit]

All times shown are in seconds.

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

Heats[edit]

Held on October 24. The first two in each heat and the next 6 six fastest advanced to the semifinals.[5][6][7][8][9]

Wind:
Heat 1: -1.0, Heat 2: +1.2, Heat 3: -0.2, Heat 4: -2.0, Heat 5: -0.1

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Emmanuel Callender Trinidad and Tobago 10.13 Q
2 5 Lerone Clarke Jamaica 10.15 Q
3 2 Calesio Newman United States 10.30 Q
4 3 Michael Herrera Cuba 10.31 Q
5 5 Álvaro Gómez Colombia 10.31 Q
6 1 Nilson André Brazil 10.33 Q
7 5 Jason Rogers Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.35 q PB
8 1 David Lescay Cuba 10.36 Q
9 4 Kim Collins Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.37 Q
10 5 Sandro Viana Brazil 10.38 q
11 3 Tre Houston Bermuda 10.40 Q
12 1 Oshane Bailey Jamaica 10.41 q
13 3 Adrian Griffith Bahamas 10.41 q
14 4 Carlos Jorge Dominican Republic 10.43 Q
15 2 Jamial Rolle Bahamas 10.45 q
16 4 Ramon Gittens Barbados 10.45 q
17 1 Miguel Lopez Puerto Rico 10.48
18 1 Rolando Palacios Honduras 10.49 SB
19 1 Kael Becerra Chile 10.49
20 2 Franklin Nazareno Ecuador 10.52
21 3 Monzavous Edwards United States 10.53
22 4 Isidro Montoya Colombia 10.60
23 5 Dontae Richards Canada 10.61
24 2 Adam Harris Guyana 10.62
25 3 Darrel Brown Trinidad and Tobago 10.63
26 5 Adrian Durant Virgin Islands 10.64 PB
27 4 Lee Prowell Guyana 10.65
28 3 Miguel Wilken Argentina 10.66
29 2 Jorge Alonzo Mexico 10.78
30 4 Courtney Carl Williams Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11.15
31 4 Jurgen Themen Suriname 11.71
32 1 Linford Avila Belize 11.74
33 1 Juan Jose Reyes Mexico DQ

Semifinals[edit]

Held on October 24. The top four in each heat advanced to the final.[10][11]

Wind:
Heat 1: -1.9, Heat 2: +0.4

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Kim Collins Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.00 Q PR
2 1 Lerone Clarke Jamaica 10.17 Q
3 2 Emmanuel Callender Trinidad and Tobago 10.17 Q
4 2 Nilson André Brazil 10.23 Q
5 1 Carlos Jorge Dominican Republic 10.30 Q
6 2 David Lescay Cuba 10.31 Q
7 2 Ramon Gittens Barbados 10.37
8 1 Álvaro Gómez Colombia 10.40 Q
9 1 Calesio Newman United States 10.42 Q
10 1 Jason Rogers Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.44
11 2 Jamial Rolle Bahamas 10.49
12 1 Sandro Viana Brazil 10.49
13 1 Michael Herrera Cuba 10.52
14 1 Adrian Griffith Bahamas 10.59
15 2 Oshane Bailey Jamaica DQ
15 2 Tre Houston Bermuda DQ

Final[edit]

Held on October 25.[12]

Wind: +0.2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Lerone Clarke Jamaica 10.01 PB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kim Collins Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.04
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Emmanuel Callender Trinidad and Tobago 10.16
4 Carlos Jorge Dominican Republic 10.26
5 Nilson André Brazil 10.26
6 Calesio Newman United States 10.31
7 Álvaro Gómez Colombia 10.33
8 David Lescay Cuba 10.39

References[edit]