Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

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Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing National Stadium
DatesAugust 16 (heats)
August 17 (semifinal and final)
Competitors85 from 69 nations
Winning time10.78 s
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg Shelly-Ann Fraser Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Silver medal icon.svg Sherone Simpson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Silver medal icon.svg Kerron Stewart Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
  2004
2012  

The Women's 100 metres at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on August 16 (heats) and 17 (final) at the Beijing National Stadium. [1]

Contents

The qualifying standards for the 2008 event were 11.32 s (A standard) and 11.42 s (B standard). [2]

Jamaica dominated the event with athlete Shelly-Ann Fraser taking the gold and Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart taking the silver. Officially, no bronze medal was awarded as Simpson and Stewart finished with an equal time of 10.98 seconds in the second place. [3] Taking all three medals, it was a Jamaican sweep.

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World recordFlag of the United States.svg  Florence Griffith-Joyner  (USA)10.49 s Indianapolis, United States16 July 1988
Olympic recordFlag of the United States.svg  Florence Griffith-Joyner  (USA)10.62 s Seoul, South Korea 24 September 1988

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

Results

All times shown are in seconds.

Heats

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 10 fastest (q) advance to the quarterfinals.

RankHeatAthleteCountryTimeNotes.
18 Oludamola Osayomi Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 11.13Q
28 Debbie Ferguson Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 11.17Q
38 Daria Korczyńska Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 11.22Q, PB
49 Evgeniya Polyakova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 11.24Q
51 Torri Edwards Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11.26Q
610 Kerron Stewart Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.28Q
71 Jeanette Kwakye Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 11.30Q
4 Chandra Sturrup Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas Q
910 Ezinne Okparaebo Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 11.32Q, NR
105 Kim Gevaert Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 11.33Q
7 Ivet Lalova Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria Q
3 Muna Lee Flag of the United States.svg  United States Q
136 Shelly-Ann Fraser Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.35Q
147 Montell Douglas Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 11.36Q
152 Christine Arron Flag of France.svg  France 11.37Q
162 Lauryn Williams Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11.38Q
174 Kelly Ann Baptiste Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.39Q
8 Yomara Hinestroza Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia q
195 Yuliya Nestsiarenka Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus 11.40Q
2010 Laverne Jones-Ferrette Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg  Virgin Islands 11.41Q
214 Lina Grincikaite Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 11.43Q
3 Anita Pistone Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Q
233 Guzel Khubbieva Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 11.44Q
247 Virgen Benavides Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 11.45Q, SB
259 Jade Bailey Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados 11.46Q
2 Tahesia Harrigan Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  British Virgin Islands Q, SB
276 Vida Anim Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 11.47Q
283 Virgil Hodge Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.48q
9 Sherone Simpson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica Q
3010 Barbara Pierre Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 11.52q
314 Semoy Hackett Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.53q
3210 Natalya Murinovich Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 11.55q
8 Sasha Springer-Jones Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago q, SB
342 Lucimar de Moura Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 11.60q
9 Nataliya Pohrebnyak Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine q
367 Franca Idoko Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 11.61q
3 Natalia Rusakova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia q
386 Ruddy Zang Milama Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 11.62Q
391 Myriam Leonie Mani Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 11.64Q
402 Sherry Fletcher Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada 11.65
6 Laura Turner Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
5 Thi Huong Vu Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Q
431 Inna Eftimova Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 11.67
448 Mae Koime Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 11.68
459 Tezdzhan Naimova Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 11.70
465 Halimat Ismaila Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 11.72
475 Chisato Fukushima Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 11.74
484 Affoué Amandine Allou Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 11.75
497 Pia Tajnikar Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 11.82
9 Jutamass Thavoncharoen Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand SB
511 Wang Jing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 11.87
527 Ahamada Feta Flag of the Comoros.svg  Comoros 11.88
534 Valentina Nazarova Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan 11.94
545 Sonia Williams Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg  Antigua and Barbuda 12.04
556 Nirinaharifidy Ramilijaona Flag of Madagascar.svg  Madagascar 12.07
566 Tamicka Clarke Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 12.16
5710 Charlene Attard Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 12.20
587 Fatou Tiyana Flag of The Gambia.svg  The Gambia 12.25PB
592 Dana Abdulrazak Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq 12.36PB
603 Kin Yee Wan Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 12.37
612 Sadaf Siddiqui Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 12.41
627 Beauty Nazmun Nahar Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 12.52
6310 Michaela Kargbo Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone 12.54
648 Hiniksia Albertine Ndikert Flag of Chad.svg  Chad 12.55
658 Franka Magali Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  Democratic Republic of the Congo 12.57PB
6610 Milena Milasevic Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 12.65
676 Montserrat Pujol Flag of Andorra.svg  Andorra 12.73
681 Ani Khachikyan Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 12.76
691 Ivana Rozhman Flag of Macedonia.svg  Macedonia 12.92
704 Titlinda Sou Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia 12.98PB
713 Gharid Ghrouf Flag of Palestine.svg  Palestine 13.07NR
726 Jessica Aguilera Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua 13.15
10 Chandra Kala Thapa Flag of Nepal.svg  Nepal
741 Peoria Koshiba Flag of Palau.svg  Palau 13.18
756 Pauline Kwalea Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands 13.28PB
765 Cora Alicto Flag of Guam.svg  Guam 13.31PB
3 Elis Lapenmal Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu
789 Waseelah Saad Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen 13.60NR
793 Bounkou Camara Flag of Mauritania (1959-2017).svg  Mauritania 13.69
809 Maria Ikelap Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.svg  Federated States of Micronesia 13.73SB
819 Philaylack Sackpaseuth Flag of Laos.svg  Laos 13.86
821 Buthaina Al-Yaqoubi Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 13.90
832 Asenate Manoa Flag of Tuvalu.svg  Tuvalu 14.05NR
844 Fathia Ali Bourrale Flag of Djibouti.svg  Djibouti 14.29
855 Robina Muqimyar Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 14.80

Quarterfinals

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Women's 100m Round 2 - Heat 1

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 1 fastest (q) advance to the Semifinals.

RankHeatAthleteCountryTimeNotes
14 Kerron Stewart Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 10.98Q
22 Sherone Simpson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.02Q
31 Shelly-Ann Fraser Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.06Q
44 Lauryn Williams Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11.07Q
52 Muna Lee Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11.08Q
64 Kim Gevaert Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 11.10Q
71 Yevgeniya Polyakova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 11.13Q, SB
84 Yulia Nestsiarenka Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus 11.14q, SB
92 Chandra Sturrup Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 11.16Q
101 Jeanette Kwakye Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 11.18Q, PB
113 Debbie Ferguson Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 11.21Q
123 Oludamola Osayomi Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 11.28Q
135 Torri Edwards Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11.31Q
143 Vida Anim Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 11.32Q
155 Lina Grincikaite Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 11.33Q, PB
163 Christine Arron Flag of France.svg  France 11.36
4 Tahesia Harrigan Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  British Virgin Islands SB
182 Montell Douglas Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 11.38
192 Virgen Benavides Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 11.40SB
5 Ivet Lalova Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria Q
213 Daria Korczyńska Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 11.41
222 Kelly-Ann Baptiste Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.42
231 Virgil Hodge Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.45
5 Ezinne Okparaebo Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
254 Semoy Hackett Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.46
264 Guzel Khubbieva Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 11.49
3 Natalia Rusakova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
282 Natalya Murinovich Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 11.51
291 LaVerne Jones-Ferrette Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg  Virgin Islands 11.55
2 Nataliya Pohrebnyak Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
315 Barbara Pierre Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 11.56
5 Anita Pistone Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
335 Ruddy Zang Milama Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 11.59
341 Myriam Léonie Mani Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 11.65
353 Yomara Hinestroza Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 11.66
1 Ene Franca Idoko Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
371 Jade Bailey Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados 11.67
4 Lucimar Aparecida de Moura Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
393 Vu Thi Huong Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 11.70
405 Sasha Springer Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.71

Semifinals

Qualification rule: First 4 in each heat (Q) advance to the final.

Semifinal 1

RankLaneAthleteNationReactionTimeNotes
16 Shelly-Ann Fraser Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0.21711.00 Q
24 Muna Lee Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0.15511.06 Q
37 Lauryn Williams Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0.17411.10 Q
45 Sherone Simpson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0.16611.11 Q
59 Chandra Sturrup Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 0.15911.22
68 Lina Grinčikaitė Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 0.16311.50
73 Ivet Lalova Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 0.17111.51
2 Vida Anim Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 0.189
Wind: –0.7 m/s

Semifinal 2

RankLaneAthleteNationReactionTimeNotes
17 Kerron Stewart Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0.20211.05 Q
24 Torri Edwards Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0.17411.18 Q
33 Jeanette Kwakye Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 0.15611.19 Q
46 Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 0.18411.22 Q
51 Yuliya Nestsiarenka Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus 0.15611.26
68 Kim Gevaert Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 0.19411.30
75 Evgeniya Polyakova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 0.17311.38
89 Oludamola Osayomi Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 0.20811.44
Wind: –0.2 m/s

Final

RankLaneAthleteNationReactionTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg4 Shelly-Ann Fraser Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0.19010.78 PB
Silver medal icon.svg2 Sherone Simpson Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0.15510.98
7 Kerron Stewart Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0.232
48 Lauryn Williams Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0.14911.03
55 Muna Lee Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0.23411.07
69 Jeanette Kwakye Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 0.16111.14 PB
73 Debbie Ferguson Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 0.16711.19
86 Torri Edwards Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0.17911.20

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