Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Athletics
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Athletics, Athens 2004.png
Venue Athens Olympic Stadium (track and field)
Panathenaic Stadium (marathon)
Streets of Athens (walk)
Stadium at Olympia (shot put)
Dates18–29 August 2004
Competitors from 197 nations
  2000
2008  

At the 2004 Summer Olympics, the athletics events were held at the Athens Olympic Stadium from August 18 to August 29, except for the marathons (run from Marathonas to the Kallimarmaro Stadium), the race walks (on the streets of Athens), and the shot put (held at the Ancient Olympia Stadium). A total of 46 events were contested, of which 24 by male and 22 by female athletes.

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Medal winners

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Justin Gatlin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
9.85 Francis Obikwelu
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
9.86
(AR)
Maurice Greene
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
9.87
200 metres
details
Shawn Crawford
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
19.79 Bernard Williams
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.01 Justin Gatlin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.03
400 metres
details
Jeremy Wariner
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
44.00 Otis Harris
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
44.16 Derrick Brew
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
44.42
800 metres
details
Yuriy Borzakovskiy
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1:44.45 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
1:44.61 Wilson Kipketer
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
1:44.65
1500 metres
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
3:34.18 Bernard Lagat
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
3:34.30 Rui Silva
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
3:34.68
5000 metres
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
13:14.39 Kenenisa Bekele
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
13:14.59 Eliud Kipchoge
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:15.10
10,000 metres
details
Kenenisa Bekele
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
27:05.10
(OR)
Sileshi Sihine
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
27:09.39 Zersenay Tadese
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea
27:22.57
110 metres hurdles
details
Liu Xiang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
12.91
(WR)
Terrence Trammell
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
13.18 Anier García
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
13.20
400 metres hurdles
details
Félix Sánchez
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic
47.63 Danny McFarlane
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
48.11 Naman Keïta
Flag of France.svg  France
48.26
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Ezekiel Kemboi
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:05.81 Brimin Kipruto
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:06.11 Paul Kipsiele Koech
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:06.64
4×100 metres relay
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Jason Gardener
Darren Campbell
Marlon Devonish
Mark Lewis-Francis
38.07Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Shawn Crawford
Justin Gatlin
Coby Miller
Maurice Greene
Darvis Patton*
38.08Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Olusoji Fasuba
Uchenna Emedolu
Aaron Egbele
Deji Aliu
38.23
4×400 metres relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Otis Harris
Derrick Brew
Jeremy Wariner
Darold Williamson
Andrew Rock*
Kelly Willie*
2:55.91Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
John Steffensen
Mark Ormrod
Patrick Dwyer
Clinton Hill
3:00.60Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
James Godday
Musa Audu
Saul Weigopwa
Enefiok Udo-Obong
3:00.90
Marathon
details
Stefano Baldini
Flag of Italy (2003-2006).svg  Italy
2:10:55 Mebrahtom Keflezighi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2:11:29 Vanderlei de Lima
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2:12:11
20 kilometres walk
details
Ivano Brugnetti
Flag of Italy (2003-2006).svg  Italy
1:19:40 Paquillo Fernández
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1:19:45 Nathan Deakes
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:20:02
50 kilometres walk
details
Robert Korzeniowski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
3:38:46 Denis Nizhegorodov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
3:42:50 Aleksey Voyevodin
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
3:43:34
High jump
details
Stefan Holm
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
2.36 m Matt Hemingway
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2.34 m Jaroslav Bába
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
2.34 m
Pole vault
details
Timothy Mack
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
5.95 m
(OR)
Toby Stevenson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
5.90 m Giuseppe Gibilisco
Flag of Italy (2003-2006).svg  Italy
5.85 m
Long jump
details
Dwight Phillips
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8.59 m John Moffitt
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8.47 m Joan Lino Martínez
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
8.32 m
Triple jump
details
Christian Olsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
17.79 m Marian Oprea
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
17.55 m Danil Burkenya
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
17.48 m
Shot put
details [a]
Adam Nelson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
21.16 m Joachim Olsen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
21.07 m Manuel Martínez
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
20.84 m
Discus throw
details
Virgilijus Alekna
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
69.89 m
(OR)
Zoltán Kővágó
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
67.04 m Aleksander Tammert
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
66.66 m
Hammer throw
details [b]
Koji Murofushi
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
82.91 mNone Awarded [b] Eşref Apak
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey
79.51 m
Javelin throw
details
Andreas Thorkildsen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
86.50 m Vadims Vasiļevskis
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
84.95 m Sergey Makarov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
84.84 m
Decathlon
details
Roman Šebrle
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
8893 pts
(OR)
Bryan Clay
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8820 pts Dmitriy Karpov
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
8725 pts

* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Yulia Nesterenko
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
10.93 Lauryn Williams
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
10.96 Veronica Campbell
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
10.97
200 metres
details
Veronica Campbell
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
22.05 Allyson Felix
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
22.18 Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
22.30
400 metres
details
Tonique Williams-Darling
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
49.41 Ana Guevara
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
49.56 Natalya Antyukh
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
49.89
800 metres
details
Kelly Holmes
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1:56.38 Hasna Benhassi
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
1:56.43 Jolanda Čeplak
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
1:56.43
1500 metres
details
Kelly Holmes
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:57.90 Tatyana Tomashova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
3:58.12 Maria Cioncan
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
3:58.39
5000 metres
details
Meseret Defar
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
14:45.65 Isabella Ochichi
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
14:48.19 Tirunesh Dibaba
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
14:51.83
10,000 metres
details
Xing Huina
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
30:24.36 Ejegayehu Dibaba
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
30:24.98 Derartu Tulu
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
30:26.42
100 metres hurdles
details
Joanna Hayes
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
12.37
(OR)
Olena Krasovska
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
12.45 Melissa Morrison
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
12.56
400 metres hurdles
details
Fani Chalkia
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
52.82 Ionela Târlea-Manolache
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
53.38 Tetyana Tereshchuk-Antipova
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
53.44
4×100 metres relay
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Tayna Lawrence
Sherone Simpson
Aleen Bailey
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald*
41.73Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Olga Fyodorova
Yuliya Tabakova
Irina Khabarova
Larisa Kruglova
42.27Flag of France.svg  France
Véronique Mang
Muriel Hurtis
Sylviane Félix
Christine Arron
42.54
4×400 metres relay
details [c]
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
DeeDee Trotter
Monique Henderson
Sanya Richards
Monique Hennagan
Moushaumi Robinson*
3:19.01 [c] Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Olesya Krasnomovets
Natalya Nazarova
Olesya Zykina
Natalya Antyukh
Tatyana Firova*
Natalya Ivanova*
3:20.16Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Novlene Williams
Michelle Burgher
Nadia Davy
Sandie Richards
Ronetta Smith*
3:22.00
Marathon
details
Mizuki Noguchi
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2:26:20 Catherine Ndereba
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
2:26:32 Deena Kastor
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2:27:20
20 kilometres walk
details
Athanasia Tsoumeleka
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
1:29:12 Olimpiada Ivanova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1:29:16 Jane Saville
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:29:25
High jump
details
Yelena Slesarenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2.06 m
(OR)
Hestrie Cloete
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
2.02 m Viktoriya Styopina
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
2.02 m
Pole vault
details
Yelena Isinbayeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
4.91 m
(WR)
Svetlana Feofanova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
4.75 m Anna Rogowska
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
4.70 m
Long jump
details
Tatyana Lebedeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
7.07 m Irina Simagina
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
7.05 m Tatyana Kotova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
7.05 m
Triple jump
details
Françoise Mbango Etone
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon
15.30 m Hrysopiyi Devetzi
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
15.25 m Tatyana Lebedeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
15.14 m
Shot put
details [d]
Yumileidi Cumbá
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
19.59 m Nadine Kleinert
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
19.55 mNone Awarded [d]
Discus throw
details [e]
Natalya Sadova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
67.02 m Anastasia Kelesidou
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
66.68 m Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
66.08 m
Hammer throw
details
Olga Kuzenkova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
75.02 m
(OR)
Yipsi Moreno
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
73.36 m Yunaika Crawford
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
73.16 m
Javelin throw
details
Osleidys Menéndez
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
71.53 m
(OR)
Steffi Nerius
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
65.82 m Mirela Manjani
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
64.29 m
Heptathlon
details
Carolina Klüft
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
6952 pts Austra Skujytė
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
6435 pts Kelly Sotherton
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
6424 pts

* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)911525
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)67619
3Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)3014
4Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)3003
5Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)2327
6Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)2215
7Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)2125
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)2125
9Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR)2103
10Flag of Italy (2003-2006).svg  Italy  (ITA)2013
11Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)2002
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)2002
13Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)1427
14Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)1102
15Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1023
16Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)1012
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1012
18Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)1001
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon  (CMR)1001
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic  (DOM)1001
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1001
22Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)0213
23Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0202
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)0202
25Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)0123
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)0123
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)0123
28Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0112
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)0112
30Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0101
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)0101
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico  (MEX)0101
33Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0022
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)0022
35Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)0011
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea  (ERI)0011
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)0011
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)0011
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0011
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)0011
Totals (40 nations)464545136

Participating nations

A total of 197 nations participated in the different Athletics events at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Notes

a After the announcement of the disqualification for doping of the athlete Yuri Bilonog (UKR), who won the gold medal at the time, there was a new distribution of medals in March 2013. The IOC upgraded original silver medalist Adam Nelson (USA) to gold, bronze medalist Joachim Olsen (DEN) to silver, and fourth place finisher Manuel Martínez (ESP) to bronze. [1] [2]
b Ivan Tsikhan (BLR), was disqualified due to doping. There was no decision of the IOC to redistribute the medals. [1] [3]
c Crystal Cox (USA), who ran in the preliminary round of a relay team, admitted to using anabolic steroids from 2001 to 2004. The IOC decided to revoke the gold medal from Crystal Cox and asked the IAAF to make its decision about the US squad. The IOC and IAAF announced that the result would stand due to the fact that, according to the rules of the time, a team should not be disqualified because of a doping offense by an athlete who did not compete in finals. [4] [5]
d Russian athlete Irina Korzhanenko lost her gold medal in women's shot put due to doping, with Cuban Yumileidi Cumbá Jay replacing her as the Olympic champion, German Nadine Kleinert receiving the silver medal, and Svetlana Krivelyova of Russia receiving the bronze medal. [6] Krivelyova was later stripped of her bronze for the same reason.
e Iryna Yatchenko (BLR), was disqualified due to doping. The IOC decided that the bronze medal was reallocated to the athlete Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová (CZE) during the IOC Executive Board on 30 May 2013. [1] [2]

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