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8 X 10 great sprinters died within weeks of each other in the fall of 2017. You would have be close to my age and a real track nut to know who they were. These two sprinters had a huge influence on my interest in speed and how to get people to run faster. Their best years came within a four-year span from 1961 to 1965. Both were small in stature, if you saw them in street clothes you would never guess they were world class athletes. Their small stature disguised incredible power and explosiveness. Neither ever lifted weights. One was white and one was African American. They were both linked to the great Bob Hayes. Hayes was the physical opposite of both of them.
Who were these guys? Johnny Gilbert who graduated from Santa Barbara High school in 1960 and ran a close second to Bob Hayes world record 100 yards for 9.1 seconds years in St Louis in 1962 (First record ever set on an artificial track – rubberized asphalt). Johnny ran a 9.2 and later claimed the dubious distinction of being the first American to lose to a Russian sprinter when he finished third in the 1963 USA/USSR dual meet in Moscow.
The other sprinter was Darel Newman, AKA the bald Bullet, he was prematurely bald after a bout of valley fever as a child. He beat Bob Hayes in an indoor race. He won NCAA indoor 60-yard dash in 1964. His best 100 was a hand timed 9.2. He finished second in 1965 NCAA meet and was ranked number three in the world in 1965.
So, what is my connection? The summer after my freshman year in high school Gilbert was the recreation supervisor at Harding Elementary school across the street from my house. He used to let us challenge him to races of various lengths and give us a handicap and would always beat us no matter how short the distance. I remember him spotting bunch of us ten yards in a 60 and him beating us by almost ten yards! I just keep trying to figure how someone could be so fast, it started me trying to find the answer. Here is his obituary.
Darel Newman was senior at Fresno State when I was freshman. He lived in the same dorm. After freshman football ended I made it a point to watch him train any time I could. Nothing spectacular. He seldom ran over 120 yards in training. He was a pure “drop dead” 100-yard sprinter and his training reflected it. I quickly realized that sprinters needed to be trained differently. Here is his obituary.
It was sad to learn of their passing. They were good guys who represented their sport well and taught me more in than short time than I would have learned in years. Best of all their fueled my passion for learning about speed that continues today. RIP and God speed to you guys, hopefully you and Bob Hayes are having good races in heaven.
Tags: Obituary, SpeedVern Gambetta has worked as a coach of professional athletes and teams in more than a dozen sports. He is the founder of the Gambetta Athletic Improvement Network (GAIN) and host of the GAINcast.Darel Max Newman, who in the 1960s was among the fastest men in the world and earned the nickname the “Bald Bullet” as a record-setting sprinter at Fresno State, died Tuesday. He was 74.
Born in Reedley on Aug. 6, 1943, Newman attended Selma High and developed into a world-class athlete. At Fresno State in 1964, he matched the hand-timed 100-yard world record of 9.2 seconds and won the NCAA indoor 60-yard dash, according to his induction citation as a member of the Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame.
Newman also advanced that year to the finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
TOP ARTICLESAfter being drafted by Cowboys, camera catches OU’sCeeDee Lamb in an awkward momentAfter being drafted by Cowboys, camera catches OU’sCeeDee Lamb in an awkward momentAfter being drafted by Cowboys, camera catches OU’sCeeDee Lamb in an awkward momentKnown for his explosive starts out of the blocks, Newman competed in a televised meet between the U.S. and Soviet Union in 1965 in Kiev, winning the 100 meters in 10.01 seconds. He was selected Athlete of the Meet.
“All of a sudden I was super famous in Russia,” Newman was quoted in a 1997 article in the Los Angeles Times. “I was even assigned two KGB agents as bodyguards.”
Newman was inducted into the Fresno Athletic Hall in 1988 as part of a class that included Sanger native and Super Bowl-winning coach Tom Flores.
The Hall came calling again in 2013, when it inducted the Bulldogs’ 1964 track and field team – the first in school history to win a national championship.Newman won the 100-yard dash at the College Division Championships at Ratcliffe Stadium. That team, coached by Dutch Warmerdam, also got victories in the long jump and 120-yard high hurdles from Sid Nickolas, the triple jump by Charles Craig and by its 440-yard relay team.
After retiring as an athlete, Newman was a teacher and coach first at Carr Junior High in Santa Ana and then at Santa Ana High. He also served as meet director for the Santa Ana Relays, the oldest high school meet in the state.
Newman is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda; daughter Shelly Repp and her husband, Steve; son Ryan and his wife, Tammy; grandchildren Steffani, Shaun and Summer; and great-granddaughter Beratta.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 17 at Greenlawn Memorial Park Southwest, 2739 Panama Lane in Bakersfield. A reception will follow.The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions. The shortest common outdoor running distance, it is one of the most popular and prestigious events in the sport of athletics. It has been contested at the Summer Olympics since 1896 for men and since 1928 for women. The World Championships 100 metres has been contested since 1983.
File:Women's 100M Final - 28th Summer Universiade 2015 Gwangju.webmWomen's 100M Final – 28th Summer Universiade 2015The reigning 100 m Olympic or world champion is often named "the fastest man or woman in the world". Christian Coleman and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are the reigning world champions; Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson are the men's and women's Olympic champions.
On an outdoor 400 metres running track, the 100 m is run on the home straight, with the start usually being set on an extension to make it a straight-line race. There are three instructions given to the runners immediately before and at the beginning of the race: ready, set, and the firing of the starter's pistol. The runners move to the starting blocks when they hear the 'ready' instruction. The following instruction, to adopt the 'set' position, allows them to adopt a more efficient starting posture and isometrically preload their muscles: this will help them to start faster. A race-official then fires the starter's pistol to signal the race beginning and the sprinters stride forwards from the blocks. Sprinters typically reach top speed after somewhere between 50 and 60 m. Their speed then slows towards the finish line.
The 10-second barrier has historically been a barometer of fast men's performances, while the best female sprinters take eleven seconds or less to complete the race. The current men's world record is 9.58 seconds, set by Jamaica's Usain Bolt in 2009, while the women's world record of 10.49 seconds set by American Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988 remains unbroken.[a]
The 100 m (109.361 yards) emerged from the metrication of the 100 yards (91.44 m), a now defunct distance originally contested in English-speaking countries. The event is largely held outdoors as few indoor facilities have a 100 m straight.
US athletes have won the men's Olympic 100 metres title more times than any other country, 16 out of the 28 times that it has been run. US women have also dominated the event winning 9 out of 21 times.Contents1 Race dynamics1.1 Start1.2 Mid-race1.3 Finish1.4 Climatic conditions2 10-second barrier2.1 Ethnicity3 Record performances3.1 Continental records4 All-time top 25 men4.1 More facts about these male runners4.2 Assisted marks5 All-time top 25 women5.1 More facts about these female runners5.2 Assisted marks6 Season's bests6.1 Men6.2 Women7 Top 17 junior (under-20) men7.1 Notes8 Top 20 junior (under-20) women8.1 Notes9 Top 15 Youth (under-18) boys10 Top 15 Youth (under-18) girls10.1 Notes11 Para world records men12 Para world records women13 Olympic medallists13.1 Men13.2 Women14 World Championship medallists14.1 Men14.2 Women15 See also16 Notes17 References18 External linksRace dynamicsStart
Male sprinters await the starter's instructionsAt the start, some athletes play psychological games such as trying to be last to the starting blocks.[3][4][5]
At high level meets, the time between the gun and first kick against the starting block is measured electronically, via sensors built in the gun and the blocks. A reaction time less than 0.1 s is considered a false start. The 0.2-second interval accounts for the sum of the time it takes for the sound of the starter's pistol to reach the runners' ears, and the time they take to react to it.
For many years a sprinter was disqualified if responsible for two false starts individually. However, this rule allowed some major races to be restarted so many times that the sprinters started to lose focus. The next iteration of the rule, introduced in February 2003, meant that one false start was allowed among the field, but anyone responsible for a subsequent false start was disqualified.
This rule led to some sprinters deliberately false-starting to gain a psychological advantage: an individual with a slower reaction time might false-start, forcing the faster starters to wait and be sure of hearing the gun for the subsequent start, thereby losing some of their advantage. To avoid such abuse and to improve spectator enjoyment, the IAAF implemented a further change in the 2010 season – a false starting athlete now receives immediate disqualification.[6] This proposal was met with objections when first raised in 2005, on the grounds that it would not leave any room for innocent mistakes. Justin Gatlin commented, "Just a flinch or a leg cramp could cost you a year's worth of work."[7] The rule had a dramatic impact at the 2011 World Championships, when current world record holder Usain Bolt was disqualified.[8][9]
Mid-raceRunners normally reach their top speed just past the halfway point of the race and they progressively decelerate in the later stages of the race. Maintaining that top speed for as long as possible is a primary focus of training for the 100 m.[10] Pacing and running tactics do not play a significant role in the 100 m, as success in the event depends more on pure athletic qualities and technique.
FinishThe winner, by IAAF Competition Rules, is determined by the first athlete with his or her torso (not including limbs, head, or neck) over the nearer edge of the finish line.[11] There is therefore no requirement for the entire body to cross the finish line. When the placing of the athletes is not obvious, a photo finish is used to distinguish which runner was first to cross the line.
Climatic conditionsSee also: wind assistanceClimatic conditions, in particular air resistance, can affect performances in the 100 m. A strong head wind is very detrimental to performance, while a tail wind can improve performances significantly. For this reason, a maximum tail wind of 2.0 m/s is allowed for a 100 m performance to be considered eligible for records, or "wind legal".
Furthermore, sprint athletes perform a better run at high altitudes because of the thinner air, which provides less air resistance. In theory, the thinner air would also make breathing slightly more difficult (due to the partial pressure of oxygen being lower), but this difference is negligible for sprint distances where all the oxygen needed for the short dash is already in the muscles and bloodstream when the race starts. While there are no limitations on altitude, performances made at altitudes greater than 1000 m above sea level are marked with an "A".[12]
10-second barrierMain article: 10-second barrierThe 10 second mark had been widely been considered a barrier for the 100 meters. The first man to break the 10 second barrier was Jim Hines at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Since then, numerous sprinters have run faster than 10 seconds.
EthnicityMain article: Race and sportsOnly male sprinters have beaten the 100 m 10-second barrier, majority of them being of West African descent. Namibian (formerly South-West Africa) Frankie Fredericks became the first man of non-West African heritage to achieve the feat in 1991 and in 2003 Australia's Patrick Johnson (an Indigenous Australian with Irish heritage) became the first sub-10-second runner without an African background.[13][14][15][16]
In 2010, French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre became the first Caucasian to break the 10-second barrier,[16] In 2017, Azerbaijani-born naturalized Turkish Ramil Guliyev followed[17] and in 2018, Filippo Tortu became the first Italian to run under 10s. In the Prefontaine Classic 2015 Diamond League meet at Eugene, Su Bingtian of China ran a time of 9.99 seconds, becoming the first East Asian athlete to officially break the 10-second barrier. On 22 June 2018, Su improved his time in Madrid with a time of 9.91.[18] On 9 September 2017, Yoshihide Kiryū became the first man from Japan to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 metres, running a 9.98 (+1.8) at an intercollegiate meet in Fukui.
Colin Jackson, an athlete with mixed ethnic background and former world record holder in the 110 metre hurdles,[19] noted that both his parents were talented athletes and suggested that biological inheritance was the greatest influence, rather than any perceived racial factor. Furthermore, successful black role models in track events may reinforce the racial disparity.[20]
Record performancesMajor 100 m races, such as at the Olympic Games, attract much attention, particularly when the world record is thought to be within reach.
The men's world record has been improved upon twelve times since electronic timing became mandatory in 1977.[21] The current men's world record of 9.58 s is held by Usain Bolt of Jamaica, set at the 2009 World Athletics Championships final in Berlin, Germany on 16 August 2009, breaking his own previous world record by 0.11 s.[22] The current women's world record of 10.49 s was set by Florence Griffith-Joyner of the US, at the 1988 United States Olympic Trials in Indianapolis, Indiana, on 16 July 1988[23] breaking Evelyn Ashford's four-year-old world record by .27 seconds. The extraordinary nature of this result and those of several other sprinters in this race raised the possibility of a technical malfunction with the wind gauge which read at 0.0 m/s- a reading which was at complete odds to the windy conditions on the day with high wind speeds being recorded in all other sprints before and after this race as well as the parallel long jump runway at the time of the Griffith-Joyner performance. All scientific studies commissioned by the IAAF and independent organisations since have confirmed there was certainly an illegal tailwind of between 5 m/s – 7 m/s at the time. This should have annulled the legality of this result, although the IAAF has chosen not to take this course of action. The legitimate next best wind legal performance would therefore be Griffith-Joyner's 10.61s performance in the final the next day.[24]
Some records have been marred by prohibited drug use – in particular, the scandal at the 1988 Summer Olympics when the winner, Canadian Ben Johnson was stripped of his medal and world record.
Jim Hines, Ronnie Ray Smith and Charles Greene were the first to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 m, all on 20 June 1968, the Night of Speed. Hines also recorded the first legal electronically timed sub-10 second 100 m in winning the 100 metres at the 1968 Olympics. Bob Hayes ran a wind-assisted 9.91 seconds at the 1964 Olympics.
Continental recordsUpdated 29 November 2018.[25]
Area Men WomenTime (s) Wind (m/s) Athlete Nation Time (s) Wind (m/s) Athlete NationAfrica (records) 9.85 +1.7 Olusoji Fasuba Nigeria 10.78 +1.6 Murielle Ahouré Ivory CoastAsia (records) 9.91 +1.8 Femi Ogunode Qatar 10.79 0.0 Li Xuemei China+0.6+0.2 Su Bingtian China+0.8Europe (records) 9.86 +0.6 Francis Obikwelu Portugal 10.73 +2.0 Christine Arron France+1.3 Jimmy Vicaut France+1.8North, Central Americaand Caribbean (records) 9.58 WR +0.9 Usain Bolt Jamaica 10.49 WR 0.0 Florence Griffith-Joyner United StatesOceania (records) 9.93 +1.8 Patrick Johnson Australia 11.11 +1.9 Melissa Breen AustraliaSouth America (records) 10.00[A] +1.6 Robson da Silva Brazil 10.91 −0.2 Rosângela Santos BrazilNotesA Represents a time set at a high altitude.[26]WR World recordAll-time top 25 men
Usain Bolt breaking the world and Olympic records at the 2008 Beijing OlympicsSee also: 10-second barrier and Men's 100 metres world record progressionUpdated 28 September 2019.[27][28]
Rank Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Country Date Place Ref1 9.58 +0.9 Usain Bolt Jamaica 16 August 2009 Berlin [29]2 9.69 +2.0 Tyson Gay United States 20 September 2009 Shanghai [30]−0.1 Yohan Blake Jamaica 23 August 2012 Lausanne [31]4 9.72 +0.2 Asafa Powell Jamaica 2 September 2008 Lausanne [32]5 9.74 +0.9 Justin Gatlin United States 15 May 2015 Doha [33]6 9.76 +0.6 Christian Coleman United States 28 September 2019 Doha [34]7 9.78 +0.9 Nesta Carter Jamaica 29 August 2010 Rieti [35]8 9.79 +0.1 Maurice Greene United States 16 June 1999 Athens [36]9 9.80 +1.3 Steve Mullings Jamaica 4 June 2011 Eugene [37]10 9.82 +1.7 Richard Thompson Trinidad and Tobago 21 June 2014 Port of Spain [38]11 9.84 +0.7 Donovan Bailey Canada 27 July 1996 Atlanta +0.2 Bruny Surin Canada 22 August 1999 Seville +1.3 Trayvon Bromell United States 25 June 2015 Eugene +1.6 3 July 2016 [39]14 9.85 +1.2 Leroy Burrell United States 6 July 1994 Lausanne [40]+1.7 Olusoji Fasuba Nigeria 12 May 2006 Doha +1.3 Mike Rodgers United States 4 June 2011 Eugene 17 9.86 +1.2 Carl Lewis United States 25 August 1991 Tokyo [41]−0.7 Frankie Fredericks Namibia 3 July 1996 Lausanne +1.8 Ato Boldon Trinidad and Tobago 19 April 1998 Walnut +0.6 Francis Obikwelu Portugal 22 August 2004 Athens +1.4 Keston Bledman Trinidad and Tobago 23 June 2012 Port of Spain +1.3 Jimmy Vicaut France 4 July 2015 Saint-Denis [42]+0.9 Noah Lyles United States 18 May 2019 Shanghai [43]+0.8 Divine Oduduru Nigeria 7 June 2019 Austin [44]25 9.87 +0.3 Linford Christie United Kingdom 15 August 1993 Stuttgart 9.87[A] −0.2 Obadele Thompson Barbados 11 September 1998 Johannesburg 9.87 −0.1 Ronnie Baker United States 22 August 2018 Chorzów [45]More facts about these male runnersUsain Bolt also holds the world record for the fastest 100 metres with a running start at 8.70 (41 km/h). This was achieved in a 150 metres race during the BUPA Great City Games in Manchester on 17 May 2009, completed in 14.35 (also a world record).[46] He also ran 9.63 (2012), 9.69 (2008), 9.72 (2008), 9.76 (2008, 2011, 2012), 9.77 (2008, 2013), 9.79 (2009, 2012, 2015), 9.80 (2013), 9.81 (2009, 2016), 9.82 (2010, 2012), 9.83 (2008), 9.84 (2010), 9.85 (2008, 2011, 2013), 9.86 (2009, 2010, 2012, 2016) and 9.87 (2012, 2015).Tyson Gay also ran 9.71 (2009), 9.77 (2008, 2009), 9.78 (2010), 9.79 (2010, 2011), 9.84 (2006, 2007, 2010), 9.85 (2007, 2008), 9.86 (2012), and 9.87 (2015).Asafa Powell also ran 9.74 (2007), 9.77 (2005, 2006, 2008), 9.78 (2007, 2011), 9.81 (2015), 9.82 (2008, 2009, 2010), 9.83 (2007, 2008, 2010), 9.84 (2005, 2007, 2009, 2015), 9.85 (2005, 2006, 2009, 2012), 9.86 (2006, 2011), and 9.87 (2004, 2008, 2014, 2015).Yohan Blake also ran 9.75 (2012), 9.76 (2012), 9.82 (2011), 9.84 (2012), and 9.85 (2012).Justin Gatlin ran 9.77 in Doha on 12 May 2006, which was at the time ratified as a world record. However, the record was rescinded in 2007 after he failed a doping test in April 2006. He also ran 9.75 (2015), 9.77 (2014, 2015), 9.78 (2015), 9.79 (2012), 9.80 (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016), 9.82 (2012, 2014), 9.83 (2014, 2016), 9.85 (2004, 2013) 9.86 (2014), and 9.87 (2012, 2014, 2019).Tim Montgomery ran 9.78 in Paris on 14 September 2002, which was at the time ratified as a world record.[47] However, the record was rescinded in December 2005 following his indictment in the BALCO scandal on drug use and drug trafficking charges.[48] The time had stood as the world record until Asafa Powell first ran 9.77.[49]Ben Johnson ran 9.79 in Seoul on 24 September 1988, but he was disqualified after he tested positive for stanozolol after the race. He subsequently admitted to drug use between 1981 and 1988, and his time of 9.83 at Rome on 30 August 1987 was rescinded.Christian Coleman also ran 9.79 (2018), 9.81 (2019), 9.82 (2017), 9.85 (2019), and 9.86 (2019).Maurice Greene also ran 9.80 (1999), 9.82 (2001), 9.85 (1999), 9.86 (1997, 2000), and 9.87 (1999, 2000, 2004).Trayvon Bromell also ran 9.84 (2016).Nesta Carter also ran 9.85 (2010), 9.86 (2010), and 9.87 (2013).Richard Thompson also ran 9.85 (2011).Ato Boldon also ran 9.86 (1998, 1999) and 9.87 (1997).Keston Bledman also ran 9.86 (2015).Mike Rodgers also ran 9.86 (2015).Jimmy Vicaut also ran 9.86 (2016).Frankie Fredericks also ran 9.87 (1996).Dwain Chambers ran 9.87 in Paris on 14 September 2002, which at the time equaled the European record. He tested positive for tetrahydrogestrinone in October 2003, and was given a two-year suspension in February 2004. Originally he claimed innocence, but after his suspension ended in November 2005 he admitted to doping during the 2002 and 2003 seasons. His record was subsequently rescinded in June 2006.[50]Steve Mullings is serving a lifetime ban for doping.[51]Assisted marksAny performance with a following wind of more than 2.0 metres per second is not counted for record purposes. Below is a list of the fastest wind-assisted times (9.80 or better). Only times that are superior to legal bests are shown.
Justin Gatlin ran 9.45 (+20 m/s) in 2011 on the Japanese TV show Kasupe! assisted by wind machines blowing at speeds over 25 metres per second.[52]Tyson Gay (USA) ran 9.68 (+4.1 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon on 29 June 2008.[53]Obadele Thompson (BAR) ran 9.69 (+5.7 m/s) in El Paso, Texas on 13 April 1996, which stood as the fastest ever 100 metres time for 12 years.Andre De Grasse (CAN) ran 9.69 (+4.8 m/s) during the Diamond League in Stockholm on 18 June 2017[54] and 9.75 (+2.7 m/s) during the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on 12 June 2015.Richard Thompson (TTO) ran 9.74 (exact wind unknown) in Clermont, Florida on 31 May 2014.Darvis Patton (USA) ran 9.75 (+4.3 m/s) in Austin, Texas on 30 March 2013.Churandy Martina (AHO) ran 9.76 (+6.1 m/s) in El Paso, Texas on 13 May 2006.Trayvon Bromell (USA) ran 9.76 (+3.7 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 26 June 2015 and 9.77 (+4.2 m/s) in Lubbock, Texas on 18 May 2014.Carl Lewis (USA) ran 9.78 (+5.2 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Indianapolis on 16 July 1988 and 9.80 (+4.3 m/s) during the World Championships in Tokyo on 24 August 1991.Maurice Greene (USA) ran 9.78 (+3.7 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 31 May 2004.Ronnie Baker (USA) ran 9.78 (+2.4 m/s) during the Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon on 26 May 2018.Andre Cason (USA) ran 9.79 (+5.3 m/s) and (+4.5 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 16 June 1993.Walter Dix (USA) ran 9.80 (+4.1 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon on 29 June 2008.Mike Rodgers (USA) ran 9.80 (+2.7 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 31 May 2014 and 9.80 (+2.4 m/s) in Sacramento, California on 27 June 2014.All-time top 25 women
Christine Arron (left) wins the 100 m at the Weltklasse meeting.See also: Women's 100 metres world record progressionUpdated 21 June 2019.[55][56]Rank Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Nation Date Location Ref1 10.49 0.0[a] Florence Griffith-Joyner United States 16 July 1988 Indianapolis 2 10.64 +1.2 Carmelita Jeter United States 20 September 2009 Shanghai 3 10.65 [A] +1.1 Marion Jones United States 12 September 1998 Johannesburg 4 10.70 +0.6 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Jamaica 29 June 2012 Kingston +0.3 Elaine Thompson Jamaica 1 July 2016 Kingston [57]6 10.73 +2.0 Christine Arron France 19 August 1998 Budapest 7 10.74 +1.3 Merlene Ottey Jamaica 7 September 1996 Milan +1.0 English Gardner United States 3 July 2016 Eugene [39]9 10.75 +0.4 Kerron Stewart Jamaica 10 July 2009 Rome +1.6 Sha'Carri Richardson United States 8 June 2019 Austin [58]11 10.76 +1.7 Evelyn Ashford United States 22 August 1984 Zürich +1.1 Veronica Campbell-Brown Jamaica 31 May 2011 Ostrava 13 10.77 +0.9 Irina Privalova Russia 6 July 1994 Lausanne +0.7 Ivet Lalova Bulgaria 19 June 2004 Plovdiv 15 10.78 [A] +1.0 Dawn Sowell United States 3 June 1989 Provo 10.78 +1.8 Torri Edwards United States 26 June 2008 Eugene +1.6 Murielle Ahouré Ivory Coast 11 June 2016 Montverde [59]+1.0 Tianna Bartoletta United States 3 July 2016 Eugene [39]+1.0 Tori Bowie United States 3 July 2016 Eugene [39]20 10.79 0.0 Li Xuemei China 18 October 1997 Shanghai −0.1 Inger Miller United States 22 August 1999 Seville +1.1 Blessing Okagbare Nigeria 27 July 2013 London 23 10.81 +1.7 Marlies Göhr East Germany 8 June 1983 Berlin −0.3 Dafne Schippers Netherlands 24 August 2015 Beijing [60]25 10.82 −1.0 Gail Devers United States 1 August 1992 Barcelona +1.5 7 July 1993 Lausanne −0.3 16 August 1993 Stuttgart +0.4 Gwen Torrence United States 3 September 1994 Paris −0.3 Zhanna Block Ukraine 6 August 2001 Edmonton −0.7 Sherone Simpson Jamaica 24 June 2006 Kingston +0.9 Michelle-Lee Ahye Trinidad and Tobago 24 June 2017 Port of Spain [61]More facts about these female runnersFlorence Griffith-Joyner's world record has been the subject of a controversy due to strong suspicion of a defective anemometer measuring a tailwind lower than actually present;[62] since 1997 the International Athletics Annual of the Association of Track and Field Statisticians has listed this performance as "probably strongly wind assisted, but recognised as a world record".[63] It can be reasonable to assume a wind reading of about +4.7 m/s for Griffith-Joyner's quarter-final. Her legal 10.61 the following day and 10.62 at the 1988 Olympics would still make her the world record holder.[64]Below is a list of all other legal times equal or superior to 10.82:
As well as the 10.61 (1988) and 10.62 (1988) mentioned in the more facts section, Florence Griffith-Joyner also ran 10.70 (1988).Carmelita Jeter also ran 10.67 (2009), 10.70 (2011), 10.78 (2011, 2012), 10.81 (2012), and 10.82 (2010).Marion Jones also ran 10.70 (1999), 10.71 (1998), 10.72 (1998), 10.75 (1998), 10.76 (1997, 1999), 10.77 (1998), 10.78 (2000), 10.79 (1998), 10.80 (1998, 1999), 10.81 (1997, 1998), and 10.82 (1998).Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce also ran 10.71 (2013, 2019), 10.72 (2013), 10.73 (2009, 2019), 10.74 (2015, 2019), 10.75 (2012), 10.76 (2015), 10.77 (2013), 10.78 (2008, 2019), 10.79 (2009, 2015), 10.80 (2019), 10.81 (2015, 2019), and 10.82 (2015).Elaine Thompson also ran 10.71 (2016, 2017), 10.72 (2016), 10.73 (2019), and 10.78 (2016, 2017).Kerron Stewart also ran 10.75 (2009) and 10.80 (2008).Merlene Ottey also ran 10.78 (1990, 1994), 10.79 (1991), 10.80 (1992), and 10.82 (1990, 1993).Veronica Campbell-Brown also ran 10.78 (2010), 10.81 (2012), and 10.82 (2012).Evelyn Ashford also ran 10.79 (1983) and 10.81 (1988).English Gardner also ran 10.79 (2015) and 10.81 (2016).Tori Bowie also ran 10.80 (2014, 2016), 10.81 (2015), and 10.82 (2015).Blessing Okagbare also ran 10.80 (2015).Christine Arron also ran 10.81 (1998).Inger Miller also ran 10.81 (1999).Murielle Ahouré also ran 10.81 (2015).Irina Privalova also ran 10.82 (1992).Gail Devers also ran 10.82 (1993).Gwen Torrence also ran 10.82 (1996).Assisted marksAny performance with a following wind of more than 2.0 metres per second is not counted for record purposes. Below is a list of the fastest wind-assisted times (10.82 or better). Only times that are superior to legal bests are shown.
Tori Bowie (USA) ran 10.72 (+3.2 m/s) during the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on 26 June 2015 and 10.74 (+3.1 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon on 3 July 2016.Tawanna Meadows (USA) ran 10.72 (+4.5 m/s) in Lubbock, Texas on 6 May 2017.Blessing Okagbare (NGR) ran 10.72 (+2.7 m/s) in Austin, Texas on 31 March 2018 and 10.75 (+2.2 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 1 June 2013.Marshevet Hooker (USA) ran 10.76 (+3.4 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon on 27 June 2008.Gail Devers (USA) ran 10.77 (+2.3 m/s) in San Jose, California on 28 May 1994.Ekaterini Thanou (GRE) ran 10.77 (+2.3 m/s) in Rethymno on 29 May 1999.Gwen Torrence (USA) ran 10.78 (+5.0 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Indianapolis on 16 July 1988.Muna Lee (USA) ran 10.78 (+3.3 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 26 June 2009.Marlies Göhr (GDR) ran 10.79 (+3.3 m/s) in Cottbus on 16 July 1980.Kelli White (USA) ran 10.79 (+2.3 m/s) in Carson, California on 1 June 2001. This performance was annulled in 2003 after she tested positive for modafinil.Pam Marshall (USA) ran 10.80 (+2.9 m/s) in Eugene, Oregon on 20 June 1986.Heike Drechsler (GDR) ran 10.80 (+2.8 m/s) in Oslo on 5 July 1986.Jenna Prandini (USA) ran 10.81 (+3.6 m/s) during the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon on 2 July 2016.Silke Gladisch (GDR) ran 10.82 (+2.2 m/s) in Rome on 30 August 1987.Season's bestsMenYear Time Athlete Place1972 10.07 Valeriy Borzov (URS) Munich1973 10.15 Steve Williams (USA) Dakar1974 9.9h Steve Williams (USA) Los Angeles1975 10.05 Steve Riddick (USA) Zürich1976 10.06 Hasely Crawford (TRI) Montreal1977 9.98[A] Silvio Leonard (CUB) Guadalajara1978 10.07 Clancy Edwards (USA) Eugene10.07[A] Eddie Hart (USA) Colorado Springs10.07 Steve Williams (USA) Zürich1979 10.01[A] Pietro Mennea (ITA) Mexico City1980 10.02 James Sanford (USA) Westwood1981 10.00 Carl Lewis (USA) Dallas1982 10.00 Carl Lewis (USA) Modesto1983 9.93[A] Calvin Smith (USA) Colorado Springs1984 9.96 Mel Lattany (USA) Athens1985 9.98 Carl Lewis (USA) Modesto1986 10.00 Chidi Imoh (NGR) Berlin1987 9.93 Carl Lewis (USA) Rome1988 9.92 Carl Lewis (USA) Seoul1989 9.94 Leroy Burrell (USA) Houston1990 9.96 Leroy Burrell (USA) Villeneuve d'Ascq9.96[A] Sestriere1991 9.86 Carl Lewis (USA) Tokyo1992 9.93 Michael Marsh (USA) Walnut1993 9.87 Linford Christie (GBR) Stuttgart1994 9.85 Leroy Burrell (USA) Lausanne1995 9.91 Donovan Bailey (CAN) Montreal1996 9.84 Donovan Bailey (CAN) Atlanta1997 9.86 Maurice Greene (USA) Athens1998 9.86 Ato Boldon (TRI) WalnutAthens1999 9.79 Maurice Greene (USA) Athens2000 9.86 Maurice Greene (USA) Berlin2001 9.82 Maurice Greene (USA) Edmonton2002 9.89 Maurice Greene (USA) Rome2003 9.93 Patrick Johnson (AUS) Mito2004 9.85 Justin Gatlin (USA) Athens2005 9.77 Asafa Powell (JAM) Athens2006 9.77 Asafa Powell (JAM) GatesheadZürich2007 9.74 Asafa Powell (JAM) Rieti2008 9.69 Usain Bolt (JAM) Beijing2009 9.58 Usain Bolt (JAM) Berlin2010 9.78 Tyson Gay (USA) LondonNesta Carter (JAM) Rieti2011 9.76 Usain Bolt (JAM) Brussels2012 9.63 Usain Bolt (JAM) London2013 9.77 Usain Bolt (JAM) Moscow2014 9.77 Justin Gatlin (USA) Brussels2015 9.74 Justin Gatlin (USA) Doha2016 9.80 Justin Gatlin (USA) Eugene2017 9.82 Christian Coleman (USA) Eugene2018 9.79 Christian Coleman (USA) Brussels2019 9.76 Christian Coleman (USA) Doha2020 9.91 A Akani Simbine (RSA) PretoriaWomenYear Time Athlete Place1972 11.07 Renate Stecher (GDR) Munich1973 11.07 Renate Stecher (GDR) Dresden1974 11.13 Irena Szewinska (POL) Rome1975 11.13 Renate Stecher (GDR) Dresden1976 11.01 Annegret Richter (FRG) Montreal1977 10.88 Marlies Göhr (GDR) Dresden1978 10.94 Marlies Göhr (GDR) Dresden1979 10.97 Marlies Göhr (GDR) DresdenEvelyn Ashford (USA) Walnut1980 10.93 Marlies Göhr (GDR) Dresden1981 10.90[A] Evelyn Ashford (USA) Colorado Springs1982 10.88 Marlies Göhr (GDR) Karl-Marx-Stadt1983 10.79[A] Evelyn Ashford (USA) Colorado Springs1984 10.76 Evelyn Ashford (USA) Zürich1985 10.86 Marlies Göhr (GDR) Berlin1986 10.88 Evelyn Ashford (USA) Rieti1987 10.86 Anelia Nuneva (BUL) BelgradeSilke Möller (GER) Potsdam1988 10.49 Florence Griffith-Joyner (USA) Indianapolis1989 10.78[A] Dawn Sowell (USA) Provo1990 10.78 Merlene Ottey (JAM) Seville1991 10.79 Merlene Ottey (JAM) Vigo1992 10.80 Merlene Ottey (JAM) Salamanca1993 10.82 Gail Devers (USA) LausanneStuttgartMerlene Ottey (JAM) Stuttgart1994 10.77 Irina Privalova (RUS) Lausanne1995 10.84 Gwen Torrence (USA) Gothenburg1996 10.74 Merlene Ottey (JAM) Milan1997 10.76 Marion Jones (USA) Brussels1998 10.65[A] Marion Jones (USA) Johannesburg1999 10.70 Marion Jones (USA) Seville2000 10.78 Marion Jones (USA) London2001 10.82 Zhanna Block (UKR) Edmonton2002 10.91 Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (BAH) Manchester2003 10.86 Chryste Gaines (USA) Monaco2004 10.77 Ivet Lalova (BUL) Plovdiv2005 10.84 Chandra Sturrup (BAH) Lausanne2006 10.82 Sherone Simpson (JAM) Kingston2007 10.89 Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) Kingston2008 10.78 Torri Edwards (USA) EugeneShelly-Ann Fraser (JAM) Beijing2009 10.64 Carmelita Jeter (USA) Shanghai2010 10.78 Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) Eugene2011 10.70 Carmelita Jeter (USA) Eugene2012 10.70 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) Kingston2013 10.71 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) Moscow2014 10.80 Tori Bowie (USA) Monaco2015 10.74 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) Saint-Denis2016 10.70 Elaine Thompson (JAM) Kingston2017 10.71 Elaine Thompson (JAM) Kingston2018 10.85 Marie-Josée Ta Lou (CIV) DohaDina Asher-Smith (GBR) Berlin2019 10.71 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) DohaTop 17 junior (under-20) menAs of 29 March 2020[65]
Rank Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Nation Date Location Age Ref1 9.97 +1.8 Trayvon Bromell United States 13 June 2014 Eugene 18 years, 338 days [66]2 10.00 +1.6 Trentavis Friday United States 5 July 2014 Eugene 19 years, 30 days 3 10.01 +0.0 Darrel Brown Trinidad and Tobago 24 August 2003 Saint-Denis 18 years, 317 days +1.6 Jeff Demps United States 28 June 2008 Eugene 18 years, 172 days +0.9 Yoshihide Kiryu Japan 28 April 2013 Hiroshima 17 years, 134 days [67]6 10.03 +0.7 Marcus Rowland United States 31 July 2009 Port of Spain 19 years, 142 days +1.7 Lalu Muhammad Zohri Indonesia 19 May 2019 Osaka 18 years, 322 days [68]8 10.04 +1.7 D'Angelo Cherry United States 10 June 2009 Fayetteville 18 years, 313 days +0.2 Christophe Lemaitre France 24 July 2009 Novi Sad 19 years, 43 days +1.9 Abdullah Abkar Mohammed Saudi Arabia 15 April 2016 Norwalk 18 years, 319 days [69]11 10.05 Davidson Ezinwa Nigeria 3 January 1990 Bauchi 18 years, 42 days +0.1 Adam Gemili Great Britain 11 July 2012 Barcelona 18 years, 279 days +0.6 Abdul Hakim Sani Brown Japan 24 June 2017 Osaka 18 years, 110 days [70]−0.6 4 August 2017 London 18 years, 151 days [71]14 10.06 0.0 Sunday Emmanuel Nigeria 26 April 1997 Walnut 18 years, 200 days +2.0 Dwain Chambers Great Britain 25 July 1997 Ljubljana 19 years, 111 days +1.5 Walter Dix United States 7 May 2005 New York 19 years, 116 days +0.8 Phatutshedzo Maswanganye South Africa 14 March 2020 Pretoria 19 years, 42 days [72]NotesTrayvon Bromell's junior world record is also the age-18 world record. He also recorded the fastest wind-assisted (+4.2 m/s) time for a junior or age-18 athlete of 9.77 seconds on 18 May 2014 (age 18 years, 312 days).[73]Yoshihide Kiryu's time of 10.01 seconds matched the junior world record set by Darrel Brown and Jeff Demps, but was not ratified because of the type of wind gauge used.[74]British sprinter Mark Lewis-Francis recorded a time of 9.97 seconds on 4 August 2001 (age 18 years, 334 days), but the wind gauge malfunctioned.[75]Nigerian sprinter Davidson Ezinwa recorded a time of 10.05 seconds on 4 January 1990 (age 18 years, 43 days), but with no wind gauge.[76]Below is a list of all other legal times equal or superior to 10.06:
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown also ran 10.06 (2017).Top 20 junior (under-20) womenUpdated 5 January 2020[77]
Rank Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Nation Date Location Age Ref1 10.75 +1.6 Sha'Carri Richardson United States 8 June 2019 Austin 19 years, 75 days [58]2 10.88 +2.0 Marlies Göhr East Germany 1 July 1977 Dresden 19 years, 102 days 3 10.89 +1.8 Katrin Krabbe East Germany 20 July 1988 Berlin 18 years, 241 days 4 10.98 +2.0 Candace Hill United States 20 June 2015 Shoreline 16 years, 129 days [78]5 10.99 +0.9 Ángela Tenorio Ecuador 22 July 2015 Toronto 19 years, 176 days [79]+1.7 Twanisha Terry United States 21 April 2018 Torrance 19 years, 148 days [80]7 11.02 +1.8 Tamara Clark United States 12 May 2018 Knoxville 19 years, 123 days +0.8 Briana Williams Jamaica 8 June 2019 Albuquerque 17 years, 79 days 9 11.03 +1.7 Silke Gladisch-Möller East Germany 8 June 1983 Berlin 18 years, 353 days +0.6 English Gardner United States 14 May 2011 Tucson 19 years, 22 days 11 11.04 +1.4 Angela Williams United States 5 June 1999 Boise 19 years, 126 days +1.6 Kiara Grant Jamaica 8 June 2019 Austin 18 years, 243 days [81]13 11.06 +0.9 Khalifa St. Fort Trinidad and Tobago 24 June 2017 Port of Spain 19 years, 131 days [82]14 11.07 +0.7 Bianca Knight United States 27 June 2008 Eugene 19 years, 177 days 15 11.08 +2.0 Brenda Morehead United States 21 June 1976 Eugene 18 years, 260 days 16 11.09 NWI Angela Williams Trinidad and Tobago 14 April 1984 Nashville 18 years, 335 days 17 11.10 +0.9 Kaylin Whitney United States 5 July 2014 Eugene 16 years, 118 days 18 11.11 +0.2 Shakedia Jones United States 2 May 1998 Westwood 19 years, 48 days +1.1 Joan Uduak Ekah Nigeria 2 July 1999 Lausanne 17 years, 224 days 20 11.12 +2.0 Veronica Campbell-Brown Jamaica 18 October 2000 Santiago 18 years, 156 days +1.2 Alexandria Anderson United States 22 June 2006 Indianapolis 19 years, 145 days +1.1 Aurieyall Scott United States 24 June 2011 Eugene 19 years, 37 days +0.9 Ewa Swoboda Poland 21 July 2016 Bydgoszcz 18 years, 361 days NotesBriana Williams ran 10.94 s at the Jamaican Championships on 21 June 2019, which would have made her the fourth fastest junior female of all-time.[83] However, she tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide during the competition. She was determined to be not at fault and received no period of ineligibility to compete, but her results from the Jamaican Championships were nullified.[84][85][86]Below is a list of all other legal times equal or superior to 10.99:
Sha'Carri Richardson also ran 10.99 (2019).Top 15 Youth (under-18) boysUpdated 5 January 2020[87]
Rank Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Country Date Location Age Ref1 10.15 +2.0 Anthony Schwartz United States 31 March 2017 Gainesville 16 years, 207 days [88]2 10.19 +0.5 Yoshihide Kiryu Japan 3 November 2012 Fukuroi 16 years, 324 days 3 10.20 +1.4 Darryl Haraway United States 15 June 2014 Greensboro 17 years, 87 days +1.5 Tlotliso Leotlela South Africa 7 September 2015 Apia 17 years, 118 days [89]+2.0 Sachin Dennis Jamaica 23 March 2018 Kingston 15 years, 233 days [90]6 10.22 +1.0 Abdul Hakim Sani Brown Japan 14 May 2016 Shanghai 17 years, 69 days 7 10.23 +0.8 Tamunosiki Atorudibo Nigeria 23 March 2002 Enugu 17 years, 2 days [citation needed]+1.2 Rynell Parson United States 21 June 2007 Indianapolis 16 years, 345 days 9 10.24 +0.0 Darrel Brown Trinidad and Tobago 14 April 2001 Bridgetown 16 years, 185 days 10 10.25 +1.5 J-Mee Samuels United States 11 July 2004 Knoxville 17 years, 52 days +1.6 Jeff Demps United States 1 August 2007 Knoxville 17 years, 205 days +0.9 Jhevaughn Matherson Jamaica 5 March 2016 Kingston 17 years, 7 days [91][failed verification]13 10.26 +1.2 Deworski Odom United States 21 July 1994 Lisbon 17 years, 101 days −0.1 Sunday Emmanuel Nigeria 18 March 1995 Bauchi 16 years, 161 days 15 10.27 +0.2 Henry Thomas United States 19 May 1984 Norwalk 16 years, 314 days [citation needed]+1.6 Curtis Johnson United States 30 June 1990 Fresno 16 years, 188 days +1.0 Ivory Williams United States 8 June 2002 Sacramento 17 years, 37 days −0.2 Jazeel Murphy Jamaica 23 April 2011 Montego Bay 17 years, 55 days +1.9 Raheem Chambers Jamaica 20 April 2014 Fort-de-France 16 years, 196 days [citation needed]Top 15 Youth (under-18) girlsUpdated 5 January 2020[92]
Rank Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Nation Date Location Age Ref1 10.98 +2.0 Candace Hill United States 20 June 2015 Shoreline 16 years, 129 days [78]2 11.02 +0.8 Briana Williams Jamaica 8 June 2019 Albuquerque 17 years, 79 days 3 11.10 +0.9 Kaylin Whitney United States 5 July 2014 Eugene 16 years, 118 days [93]4 11.13 +2.0 Chandra Cheeseborough United States 21 June 1976 Eugene 17 years, 163 days +1.6 Tamari Davis United States 9 June 2018 Montverde 15 years, 159 days 6 11.14 +1.7 Marion Jones United States 6 June 1992 Norwalk 16 years, 238 days −0.5 Angela Williams United States 21 June 1997 Edwardsville 17 years, 142 days 8 11.16 +1.2 Gabrielle Mayo United States 22 June 2006 Indianapolis 17 years, 147 days +0.9 Kevona Davis Jamaica 23 March 2018 Kingston 16 years, 93 days 10 11.17 A +0.6 Wendy Vereen United States 3 July 1983 Colorado Springs 17 years, 70 days 11 11.19 0.0 Khalifa St. Fort Trinidad and Tobago 16 July 2015 Cali 17 years, 153 days 12 11.20 A +1.2 Raelene Boyle Australia 15 October 1968 Mexico City 17 years, 144 days 13 11.24 −1.0 Ewa Swoboda Poland 4 June 2015 Sankt Pölten 17 years, 313 days 14 11.24 +1.2 Jeneba Tarmoh United States 22 June 2006 Indianapolis 16 years, 268 days +0.8 Jodie Williams Great Britain 31 May 2010 Bedford 16 years, 245 days NotesBriana Williams ran 10.94 s at the Jamaican Championships on 21 June 2019, which would have been a world under-18 best time.[83] However, she tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide during the competition. She was determined to be not at fault and received no period of ineligibility to compete, but her results from the Jamaican Championships were nullified.[84][85][86]Para world records men
Jason Smyth (in lane five) breaking the men's T13 world record at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.Updated 6 October 2019[94]
Class Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Nationality Date Place RefT11 10.92 +1.8 David Brown United States 18 April 2014 Walnut T12 10.45 +1.8 Salum Ageze Kashafali Norway 13 June 2019 Oslo [95]T13 10.46 +0.6 Jason Smyth Ireland 1 September 2012 London T32 23.25 0.0 Martin McDonagh Ireland 13 August 1999 Nottingham T33 16.46 +1.3 Ahmad Almutairi Kuwait 12 May 2015 Doha +1.0 3 June 2017 Nottwil T34 14.46 +0.6 Walid Ktila Tunisia 1 June 2019 Arbon T35 12.22 +0.7 Ihor Tsvietov Ukraine 9 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [96]T36 11.87 −0.5 Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi Malaysia 9 October 2018 Jakarta [97]T37 11.42 +0.2 Charl du Toit South Africa 10 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [98]T38 10.74 −0.3 Hu Jianwen China 13 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [99]T42 12.56 −0.2 Record mark (previous record removed) IPA 1 January 2019 BonnT43 vacantT44 11.12 +0.1 Mpumelelo Mhlongo South Africa 29 August 2019 ParisT45 10.94 +0.2 Yohansson Nascimento Brazil 6 September 2012 London T46/47 10.50 +0.5 Petrucio Ferreira dos Santos Brazil 15 June 2018 Paris T51 19.89 +1.3 Peter Genyn Belgium 31 May 2018 Nottwil T52 16.41 +0.2 Raymond Martin United States 30 May 2019 Arbon T53 14.10 +0.7 Brent Lakatos Canada 27 May 2017 Arbon T54 13.63 +1.0 Leo-Pekka Tähti Finland 1 September 2012 London T61 12.77 −0.1 Ntando Mahlangu South Africa 20 March 2019 Stellenbosch T62 10.66 +1.3 Johannes Floors Germany 21 June 2019 Leverkusen T63 11.95 +1.9 Vinicius Goncalves Rodrigues Brazil 25 April 2019 São Paulo T64 10.61 +1.4 Richard Browne United States 29 October 2015 Doha Para world records womenUpdated 4 September 2019[100]
Classification Time Wind (m/s) Athlete Nationality Date Place RefT11 11.91 +0.7 Libby Clegg Great Britain 9 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [101]T12 11.40 +0.2 Omara Durand Cuba 9 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [102]T13 11.79 +0.5 Leilia Adzhametova Ukraine 11 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [103]T32 37.67 0.0 Lindsay Wright United Kingdom 25 July 1997 Nottingham T33 19.89 +0.3 Shelby Watson United Kingdom 26 May 2016 Nottwil T34 16.80 +0.5 Kare Adenegan United Kingdom 21 July 2018 London T35 13.43 +0.9 Isis Holt Australia 19 July 2017 London T36 13.68 +1.5 Shi Yiting China 20 July 2017 London T37 13.10 +1.3 Mandy Francois-Elie France 24 May 2019 Nottwil T38 12.43 +1.3 Sophie Hahn Great Britain 19 May 2019 Loughborough T42 14.61 −0.2 Martina Caironi Italy 30 October 2015 Doha [104]T43 12.80 +1.0 Marlou van Rhijn Netherlands 29 October 2015 Doha [105]T44 12.72 +0.5 Irmgard Bensusan Germany 24 May 2019 Nottwil [106]12.72 +1.8 Irmgard Bensusan Germany 21 June 2019 Leverkusen T45 14.00 0.0 Giselle Cole Canada 2 June 1980 Arnhem T46/47 11.95 −0.2 Yunidis Castillo Cuba 4 September 2012 London T51 24.69 −0.8 Cassie Mitchell United States 2 July 2016 Charlotte T52 18.67 +1.7 Michelle Stilwell Canada 14 July 2012 Windsor T53 16.19 +1.0 Huang Lisha China 8 September 2016 Rio de Janeiro [107]T54 15.35 +1.9 Tatyana McFadden United States 5 June 2016 Indianapolis T61 21.58 −0.2 Erina Yuguchi Japan 11 May 2019 Beijing T62 13.63 +1.0 Fleur Jong Netherlands 15 June 2019 Nijmegen T63 14.61 −0.2 Martina Caironi Italy 30 October 2015 Doha T64 12.66 +0.5 Marlene van Gansewinkel Netherlands 24 May 2019 Nottwil [106]Olympic medallistsFurther information: 100 metres at the OlympicsMenGames Gold Silver Bronze1896 Athensdetails Thomas Burke (USA) Fritz Hofmann (GER) Francis Lane (USA)Alajos Szokolyi (HUN)1900 Parisdetails Frank Jarvis (USA) Walter Tewksbury (USA) Stan Rowley (AUS)1904 St. Louisdetails Archie Hahn (USA) Nathaniel Cartmell (USA) William Hogenson (USA)1908 Londondetails Reggie Walker (RSA) James Rector (USA) Robert Kerr (CAN)1912 Stockholmdetails Ralph Craig (USA) Alvah Meyer (USA) Donald Lippincott (USA)1920 Antwerpdetails Charley Paddock (USA) Morris Kirksey (USA) Harry Edward (GBR)1924 Parisdetails Harold Abrahams (GBR) Jackson Scholz (USA) Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt (NZL)1928 Amsterdamdetails Percy Williams (CAN) Jack London (GBR) Georg Lammers (GER)1932 Los Angelesdetails Eddie Tolan (USA) Ralph Metcalfe (USA) Arthur Jonath (GER)1936 Berlindetails Jesse Owens (USA) Ralph Metcalfe (USA) Tinus Osendarp (NED)1948 Londondetails Harrison Dillard (USA) Barney Ewell (USA) Lloyd LaBeach (PAN)1952 Helsinkidetails Lindy Remigino (USA) Herb McKenley (JAM) McDonald Bailey (GBR)1956 Melbournedetails Bobby Morrow (USA) Thane Baker (USA) Hector Hogan (AUS)1960 Romedetails Armin Hary (EUA) Dave Sime (USA) Peter Radford (GBR)1964 Tokyodetails Bob Hayes (USA) Enrique Figuerola (CUB) Harry Jerome (CAN)1968 Mexico Citydetails Jim Hines (USA) Lennox Miller (JAM) Charles Greene (USA)1972 Munichdetails Valeriy Borzov (URS) Robert Taylor (USA) Lennox Miller (JAM)1976 Montrealdetails Hasely Crawford (TRI) Don Quarrie (JAM) Valeriy Borzov (URS)1980 Moscowdetails Allan Wells (GBR) Silvio Leonard (CUB) Petar Petrov (BUL)1984 Los Angelesdetails Carl Lewis (USA) Sam Graddy (USA) Ben Johnson (CAN)1988 Seoul[108][109]details Carl Lewis (USA) Linford Christie (GBR) Calvin Smith (USA)1992 Barcelonadetails Linford Christie (GBR) Frankie Fredericks (NAM) Dennis Mitchell (USA)1996 Atlantadetails Donovan Bailey (CAN) Frankie Fredericks (NAM) Ato Boldon (TRI)2000 Sydneydetails Maurice Greene (USA) Ato Boldon (TRI) Obadele Thompson (BAR)2004 Athensdetails Justin Gatlin (USA) Francis Obikwelu (POR) Maurice Greene (USA)2008 Beijingdetails Usain Bolt (JAM) Richard Thompson (TRI) Walter Dix (USA)2012 Londondetails Usain Bolt (JAM) Yohan Blake (JAM) Justin Gatlin (USA)2016 Rio de Janeirodetails Usain Bolt (JAM) Justin Gatlin (USA) Andre De Grasse (CAN)WomenGames Gold Silver Bronze1928 Amsterdamdetails Betty RobinsonUnited States Fanny RosenfeldCanada Ethel SmithCanada1932 Los Angelesdetails Stanisława WalasiewiczPoland Hilda StrikeCanada Wilhelmina von BremenUnited States1936 Berlindetails Helen StephensUnited States Stanisława WalasiewiczPoland Käthe KraußGermany1948 Londondetails Fanny Blankers-KoenNetherlands Dorothy ManleyGreat Britain Shirley StricklandAustralia1952 Helsinkidetails Marjorie JacksonAustralia Daphne HasenjagerSouth Africa Shirley Strickland de la HuntyAustralia1956 Melbournedetails Betty CuthbertAustralia Christa StubnickUnited Team of Germany Marlene MatthewsAustralia1960 Romedetails Wilma RudolphUnited States Dorothy HymanGreat Britain Giuseppina LeoneItaly1964 Tokyodetails Wyomia TyusUnited States Edith McGuireUnited States Ewa KłobukowskaPoland1968 Mexico Citydetails Wyomia TyusUnited States Barbara FerrellUnited States Irena SzewińskaPoland1972 Munichdetails Renate StecherEast Germany Raelene BoyleAustralia Silvia ChivásCuba1976 Montrealdetails Annegret RichterWest Germany Renate StecherEast Germany Inge HeltenWest Germany1980 Moscowdetails Lyudmila KondratyevaSoviet Union Marlies GöhrEast Germany Ingrid AuerswaldEast Germany1984 Los Angelesdetails Evelyn AshfordUnited States Alice BrownUnited States Merlene OtteyJamaica1988 Seouldetails Florence Griffith-JoynerUnited States Evelyn AshfordUnited States Heike DrechslerEast Germany1992 Barcelonadetails Gail DeversUnited States Juliet CuthbertJamaica Irina PrivalovaUnified Team1996 Atlantadetails Gail DeversUnited States Merlene OtteyJamaica Gwen TorrenceUnited States2000 Sydneydetails Vacant[110] Ekaterini ThanouGreece Merlene OtteyJamaicaTayna LawrenceJamaica2004 Athensdetails Yulia NestsiarenkaBelarus Lauryn WilliamsUnited States Veronica CampbellJamaica2008 Beijingdetails Shelly-Ann FraserJamaica Sherone SimpsonJamaica none awardedKerron StewartJamaica2012 Londondetails Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceJamaica Carmelita JeterUnited States Veronica Campbell-BrownJamaica2016 Rio de Janeirodetails Elaine ThompsonJamaica Tori BowieUnited States Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceJamaicaWorld Championship medallistsMenChampionships Gold Silver Bronze1983 Helsinkidetails Carl Lewis (USA) Calvin Smith (USA) Emmit King (USA)1987 Romedetails Carl Lewis (USA) Raymond Stewart (JAM) Linford Christie (GBR)1991 Tokyodetails Carl Lewis (USA) Leroy Burrell (USA) Dennis Mitchell (USA)1993 Stuttgartdetails Linford Christie (GBR) Andre Cason (USA) Dennis Mitchell (USA)1995 Gothenburgdetails Donovan Bailey (CAN) Bruny Surin (CAN) Ato Boldon (TRI)1997 Athensdetails Maurice Greene (USA) Donovan Bailey (CAN) Tim Montgomery (USA)1999 Sevilledetails Maurice Greene (USA) Bruny Surin (CAN) Dwain Chambers (GBR)2001 Edmontondetails Maurice Greene (USA) Bernard Williams (USA) Ato Boldon (TRI)2003 Saint-Denisdetails Kim Collins (SKN) Darrel Brown (TRI) Darren Campbell (GBR)2005 Helsinkidetails Justin Gatlin (USA) Michael Frater (JAM) Kim Collins (SKN)2007 Osakadetails Tyson Gay (USA) Derrick Atkins (BAH) Asafa Powell (JAM)2009 Berlindetails Usain Bolt (JAM) Tyson Gay (USA) Asafa Powell (JAM)2011 Daegudetails Yohan Blake (JAM) Walter Dix (USA) Kim Collins (SKN)2013 Moscowdetails Usain Bolt (JAM) Justin Gatlin (USA) Nesta Carter (JAM)2015 Beijingdetails Usain Bolt (JAM) Justin Gatlin (USA) Trayvon Bromell (USA)Andre De Grasse (CAN)2017 Londondetails Justin Gatlin (USA) Christian Coleman (USA) Usain Bolt (JAM)2019 Dohadetails Christian Coleman (USA) Justin Gatlin (USA) Andre De Grasse (CAN)WomenChampionships Gold Silver Bronze1983 Helsinkidetails Marlies Oelsner-Göhr (GDR) Marita Koch (GDR) Diane Williams (USA)1987 Romedetails Silke Gladisch-Möller (GDR) Heike Daute-Drechsler (GDR) Merlene Ottey (JAM)1991 Tokyodetails Katrin Krabbe (GER) Gwen Torrence (USA) Merlene Ottey (JAM)1993 Stuttgartdetails Gail Devers (USA) Merlene Ottey (JAM) Gwen Torrence (USA)1995 Gothenburgdetails Gwen Torrence (USA) Merlene Ottey (JAM) Irina Privalova (RUS)1997 Athensdetails Marion Jones (USA) Zhanna Pintusevich (UKR) Savatheda Fynes (BAH)1999 Sevilledetails Marion Jones (USA) Inger Miller (USA) Ekaterini Thanou (GRE)2001 Edmontondetails Zhanna Pintusevich-Block (UKR) Ekaterini Thanou (GRE) Chandra Sturrup (BAH)2003 Saint-Denisdetails Torri Edwards (USA) Chandra Sturrup (BAH) Ekaterini Thanou (GRE)2005 Helsinkidetails Lauryn Williams (USA) Veronica Campbell (JAM) Christine Arron (FRA)2007 Osakadetails Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) Lauryn Williams (USA) Carmelita Jeter (USA)2009 Berlindetails Shelly-Ann Fraser (JAM) Kerron Stewart (JAM) Carmelita Jeter (USA)2011 Daegudetails Carmelita Jeter (USA) Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) Kelly-Ann Baptiste (TRI)2013 Moscowdetail75s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) Murielle Ahouré (CIV) Carmelita Jeter (USA)2015 Beijingdetails Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) Dafne Schippers (NED) Tori Bowie (USA)2017 Londondetails Tori Bowie (USA) Marie-Josée Ta Lou (CIV) Dafne Schippers (NED)2019 Dohadetails Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) Dina Asher-Smith (GBR) Marie-Josée Ta Lou (CIV)See also100-yard dashList of 100 metres national champions (men)List of 100 metres national champions (women)Men's 100 metres world record progressionWomen's 100 metres world record progression

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