| Event type

100 metres, Men

Date21 – 22 August 2004
LocationOlympiako Stadio, Olympiako Athletiko Kentro Athinon Spiros Loues, Maroussi
Participants82 from 62 countries
Olympic Record 9.84 WR / Donovan Bailey CAN / 27 July 1996

Maurice Greene started the new millennium by winning the 2000 Olympic gold medal and winning his third consecutive title at the World Championships in 2001. But he would be 30 years old in Athina, and injuries were doing what no runner had been able to do since 1996, bring him back to their level. Other major international champions in 2001-03 came from some unusual places, with Portugal’s Francis Obikwelu winning the 2002 European Championship and Kim Collins of St. Kitts & Nevis winning the 2002 Commonwealth Games and the 2003 World Championship in Paris. Greene was not in Paris but did make the US team for Athina, along with Justin Gatlin. Gatlin had emerged at the 2002 Southeastern Conference Championships, running for the University of Tennessee, when he won the 100, the 200 in a new collegiate record of 19.86, anchored the 4x100 relay team, and placed second in the 110 hurdles in 13.41.

A few days later, it was revealed that Gatlin had tested positive in 2001 for an amphetamine, which was in a prescription medication he had taken for a decade. This should have been announced in his medical paper work, but was not, and the IAAF considered this only “a paperwork or technical violation.” He was suspended retroactively to 2001, but was reinstated by July 2002. In Athina, Gatlin won the gold medal in a very close race over Obikwelu (1/100th second), with Maurice Greene winning a bronze medal. In 2005, Gatlin won the 100/200 double at the World Championships. In 2006, he equaled the world record of 9.77 for 100 metres. But only a few days later, he again tested positive for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), and was suspended from international athletics for four years. Gatlin attempted to have this reduced to only two years, claiming that his original violation was only a technicality. Appeals went all the way to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in June 2008, shortly before the US Olympic Trials, but they were all denied.

13263Justin GatlinUSA10.07 (1 h3)9.96 (1 h3)10.09 (2 h1)9.85 (1)Gold
22739Francis ObikweluPOR10.09 (1 h5)9.93 (1 h1)9.97 (2 h2)9.86 (2)Silver
33268Maurice GreeneUSA10.18 (1 h8)9.93 (1 h5)9.97 (3 h2)9.87 (3)Bronze
43246Shawn CrawfordUSA10.02 (1 h4)9.89 (1 h2)10.07 (1 h1)9.89 (4)
52241Asafa PowellJAM10.06 (1 h7)9.99 (2 h5)9.95 (1 h2)9.94 (5)
63003Kim CollinsSKN10.11 (1 h10)10.05 (2 h4)10.02 (4 h2)10.00 (6)
71136Obadele ThompsonBAR10.08 (2 h4)10.12 (2 h2)10.22 (4 h1)10.10 (7)
AC r4/41965Abdul Aziz ZakariGHA10.19 (2 h2)10.02 (1 h4)10.11 (3 h1)– (AC)
5 h1 r3/41815Mark Lewis-FrancisGBR10.13 (1 h2)10.12 (=2 h1)10.28 (5 h1)
5 h2 r3/41806Jason GardenerGBR10.15 (2 h7)10.15 (2 h3)10.12 (5 h2)
6 h1 r3/42229Michael FraterJAM10.20 (2 h10)10.11 (3 h4)10.29 (6 h1)
6 h2 r3/41959Leo Myles-MillsGHA10.21 (3 h3)10.18 (3 h5)10.22 (6 h2)
7 h1 r3/41763Ronald PognonFRA10.18 (2 h5)10.15 (4 h1)10.32 (7 h1)
7 h2 r3/42251Dwight ThomasJAM10.21 (2 h8)10.12 (=2 h1)10.28 (7 h2)
8 h1 r3/42596Uchenna EmedoluNGR10.22 (2 h1)10.15 (3 h3)10.35 (8 h1)
8 h2 r3/41235Vicente LenílsonBRA10.23 (4 h3)10.26 (3 h2)10.28 (8 h2)
4 h2 r2/43015Matic OsovnikarSLO10.15 (3 h4)10.26 (4 h2)
4 h3 r2/42264Nobuharu AsaharaJPN10.33 (1 h6)10.24 (4 h3)
4 h4 r2/42555Frankie FredericksNAM10.12 (1 h1)10.17 (4 h4)
4 h5 r2/42665Łukasz ChyłaPOL10.35 (2 h6)10.23 (4 h5)
5 h1 r2/42288Shingo SuetsuguJPN10.27 (3 h1)10.19 (5 h1)
5 h2 r2/42591Deji AliuNGR10.39 (1 h9)10.26 (5 h2)
5 h3 r2/42021Georgios TheodoridisGRE10.32 (6 h3)10.36 (5 h3)
5 h4 r2/41087Joshua RossAUS10.24 (3 h7)10.22 (5 h4)
5 h5 r2/41331Kareem Streete-ThompsonCAY10.15 (2 h3)10.24 (5 h5)
6 h1 r2/41308Pierre BrowneCAN10.32 (5 h7)10.21 (6 h1)
6 h2 r2/41317Nicolas MacrozonarisCAN10.40 (2 h9)10.28 (6 h2)
6 h3 r2/42082Roland NémethHUN10.28 (3 h2)10.38 (6 h3)
6 h4 r2/41903Alexander KosenkowGER10.28 (4 h8)10.24 (6 h4)
6 h5 r2/42170Simone CollioITA10.27 (4 h10)10.29 (6 h5)
7 h1 r2/41004Churandy MartinaAHO10.23 (3 h8)10.24 (7 h1)
7 h2 r2/42312Gennady ChernovolKAZ10.43 (3 h9)10.42 (7 h2)
7 h3 r2/43113Nico AlexanderTTO10.22 (3 h10)10.48 (7 h3)
7 h4 r2/42958Andrey YepishinRUS10.29 (5 h3)10.29 (7 h4)
7 h5 r2/41252Jarbas Mascarenhas JúniorBRA10.34 (4 h5)10.30 (7 h5)
8 h1 r2/41240André da SilvaBRA10.28 (4 h7)10.34 (8 h1)
8 h2 r2/41295Idrissa SanouBUR10.33 (4 h4)10.43 (8 h2)
8 h4 r2/41787Jaysuma Saidy NdureGAM10.26 (3 h5)10.39 (8 h4)
8 h5 r2/41396Éric Pacôme N'DriCIV10.39 (3 h6)10.32 (8 h5)
4 h1 r1/41795Darren CampbellGBR10.35 (4 h1)
4 h2 r1/42405Salem Mubarak Al-YamiKSA10.36 (4 h2)
4 h6 r1/43117Ato BoldonTTO10.41 (4 h6)
4 h9 r1/41162Souhalia AlamouBEN10.48 (4 h9)
5 h1 r1/41340Chen HaijianCHN10.45 (5 h1)
5 h2 r1/42545Darren GilfordMLT10.67 (5 h2)
5 h4 r1/42650Diego FerreiraPAR10.50 (5 h4)
5 h5 r1/42300Hiroyasu TsuchieJPN10.37 (5 h5)
5 h6 r1/41761Aimé-Issa NthépéFRA10.67 (5 h6)
5 h8 r1/41485Prodromos KatsantonisCYP10.50 (5 h8)
5 h9 r1/42557Christie van WykNAM10.49 (5 h9)
5 h10 r1/41726Eddy de LépineFRA10.27 (5 h10)– (DNS h3)
6 h1 r1/41960Eric NkansahGHA10.54 (6 h1)
6 h2 r1/42262Khalil Al-HanahnehJOR10.76 (6 h2)
6 h4 r1/41047Peppie de WindtARU11.02 (6 h4)
6 h5 r1/42151Adrian DurantISV10.52 (6 h5)
6 h6 r1/42069Gábor DobosHUN10.68 (6 h6)
6 h7 r1/43006Lamin TuckerSLE10.72 (6 h7)
6 h8 r1/42057Chiang Wai HungHKG10.70 (6 h8)
6 h9 r1/41033Daniel BaileyANT10.51 (6 h9)
6 h10 r1/41164Xavier JamesBER10.40 (6 h10)
7 h1 r1/43001Poh Seng SongSGP10.75 (7 h1)
7 h2 r1/42375Kakianako NarikiKIR11.62 (7 h2)
7 h3 r1/41424Hadhari DjaffarCOM10.62 (7 h3)
7 h4 r1/42412Chamleunesouk Ao-OudomphonhLAO11.30 (7 h4)
7 h5 r1/42046Nabie Foday FofanahGUI10.62 (7 h5)
7 h6 r1/41782John HowardFSM10.85 (7 h6)
7 h7 r1/41049Kelsey NakaneluaASA11.25 (7 h7)
7 h8 r1/43028Francis ManioruSOL11.05 (7 h8)
7 h9 r1/43026Gian Nicola BerardiSMR10.76 (7 h9)
7 h10 r1/42546Sébastien GattusoMON10.58 (7 h10)
8 h1 r1/43037Yazaldes NascimentoSTP11.00 (8 h1)
8 h3 r1/42507Sultan SaeedMDV11.72 (8 h3)
8 h4 r1/41001Masoud AziziAFG11.66 (8 h4)
8 h5 r1/41408Harmon HarmonCOK11.22 (8 h5)
8 h6 r1/41133Mohammad ShamsuddinBAN11.13 (8 h6)
8 h7 r1/41300Phouk SopheakCAM11.56 (8 h7)
8 h8 r1/41110Teymur QasımovAZE11.17 (8 h8)
8 h9 r1/42558Carlos AbaunzaNCA11.17 (8 h9)
8 h10 r1/41784Wilfried BingangoyeGAB10.76 (8 h10)
9 h8 r1/43097Filipo MullerTGA11.18 (9 h8)
AC h2 r1/43120Marc BurnsTTO– (AC h2)
AC h3 r1/41538Juan SainfleurDOM– (AC h3)
DNS1981Khristoforos KhoidesGRE– (DNS h4)
DNS1334Djikoloum MobeleCHA– (DNS h7)

Round One (21 August 2004)

Top three in each heat and next ten fastest advanced to the quarter-finals.

Heat One (10:35)

Wind-0.2 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
15Frankie FredericksNAM10.120.152Q
23Uchenna EmedoluNGR10.220.222Q
34Shingo SuetsuguJPN10.270.174Q
47Darren CampbellGBR10.350.159
59Chen HaijianCHN10.450.181
62Eric NkansahGHA10.540.160
76Poh Seng SongSGP10.750.160
88Yazaldes NascimentoSTP11.000.185

Heat Two (10:42)

Wind-0.4 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
15Mark Lewis-FrancisGBR10.130.149Q
27Abdul Aziz ZakariGHA10.190.188Q
36Roland NémethHUN10.280.137Q
43Salem Mubarak Al-YamiKSA10.360.143
54Darren GilfordMLT10.670.177
68Khalil Al-HanahnehJOR10.760.1721
72Kakianako NarikiKIR11.620.183
AC9Marc BurnsTTODQ2

Heat Three (10:52)

Wind-0.1 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
18Justin GatlinUSA10.070.204Q
26Kareem Streete-ThompsonCAY10.150.156Q
39Leo Myles-MillsGHA10.210.133Q
44Vicente LenílsonBRA10.230.169q
51Andrey YepishinRUS10.290.146q
62Georgios TheodoridisGRE10.320.141q
75Hadhari DjaffarCOM10.620.163
87Sultan SaeedMDV11.720.239
AC3Juan SainfleurDOM0.164DNF

Heat Four (10:59)

Wind0.8 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
16Shawn CrawfordUSA10.020.184Q
21Obadele ThompsonBAR10.080.141Q
34Matic OsovnikarSLO10.150.112Q
45Idrissa SanouBUR10.330.175q
53Diego FerreiraPAR10.500.141
69Peppie de WindtARU11.020.234
77Chamleunesouk Ao-OudomphonhLAO11.300.202
88Masoud AziziAFG11.660.217
DNS2Khristoforos KhoidesGRE

Heat Five (11:06)

Wind0.1 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
12Francis ObikweluPOR10.090.165Q
25Ronald PognonFRA10.180.150Q
33Jaysuma Saidy NdureGAM10.260.157Q3
48Jarbas Mascarenhas JúniorBRA10.340.147q
57Hiroyasu TsuchieJPN10.370.182
69Adrian DurantISV10.520.223
76Nabie Foday FofanahGUI10.620.158
84Harmon HarmonCOK11.220.173

Heat Six (11:13)

Wind-1.1 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
17Nobuharu AsaharaJPN10.330.162Q
23Łukasz ChyłaPOL10.350.167Q
34Éric Pacôme N'DriCIV10.390.147Q
49Ato BoldonTTO10.410.155
56Aimé-Issa NthépéFRA10.670.159
62Gábor DobosHUN10.680.131
78John HowardFSM10.850.195
85Mohammad ShamsuddinBAN11.130.173

Heat Seven (11:20)

Wind0.9 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
19Asafa PowellJAM10.060.146Q
25Jason GardenerGBR10.150.155Q
34Joshua RossAUS10.240.153Q
41André da SilvaBRA10.280.145q
58Pierre BrowneCAN10.320.169q
67Lamin TuckerSLE10.720.137
76Kelsey NakaneluaASA11.250.160
82Phouk SopheakCAM11.560.225
DNS1334Djikoloum MobeleCHA

Heat Eight (11:27)

Wind-0.2 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
11Maurice GreeneUSA10.180.142Q
22Dwight ThomasJAM10.210.135Q
38Churandy MartinaAHO10.230.152Q
43Alexander KosenkowGER10.280.135q
56Prodromos KatsantonisCYP10.500.179
67Chiang Wai HungHKG10.700.157
79Francis ManioruSOL11.050.143
85Teymur QasımovAZE11.170.179
94Filipo MullerTGA11.180.181

Heat Nine (11:34)

Wind-1.4 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
19Deji AliuNGR10.390.191Q
22Nicolas MacrozonarisCAN10.400.153Q
36Gennady ChernovolKAZ10.430.145Q
43Souhalia AlamouBEN10.480.167
58Christie van WykNAM10.490.148
64Daniel BaileyANT10.510.154
77Gian Nicola BerardiSMR10.760.143
85Carlos AbaunzaNCA11.170.173

Heat Ten (11:41)

Wind0.7 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
16Kim CollinsSKN10.110.154Q
23Michael FraterJAM10.200.161Q
34Nico AlexanderTTO10.220.139Q
47Simone CollioITA10.270.151q
52Eddy de LépineFRA10.270.192q
68Xavier JamesBER10.400.147
79Sébastien GattusoMON10.580.152
85Wilfried BingangoyeGAB10.760.206

Quarter-Finals (21 August 2004)

Top three in each heat and next fastest advanced to the semi-finals.

Heat One (19:40)

Wind0.0 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
14Francis ObikweluPOR9.930.165Q
=25Mark Lewis-FrancisGBR10.120.162Q
=23Dwight ThomasJAM10.120.149Q4
46Ronald PognonFRA10.150.166q
58Shingo SuetsuguJPN10.190.150
62Pierre BrowneCAN10.210.150
77Churandy MartinaAHO10.240.152
81André da SilvaBRA10.340.136

Heat Two (19:47)

Wind0.0 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
14Shawn CrawfordUSA9.890.167Q
23Obadele ThompsonBAR10.120.156Q
37Vicente LenílsonBRA10.260.158Q5
42Matic OsovnikarSLO10.260.168
56Deji AliuNGR10.260.185
65Nicolas MacrozonarisCAN10.280.161
71Gennady ChernovolKAZ10.420.154
88Idrissa SanouBUR10.430.178

Heat Three (19:54)

Wind0.2 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
14Justin GatlinUSA9.960.178Q
23Jason GardenerGBR10.150.146Q
35Uchenna EmedoluNGR10.150.162Q
46Nobuharu AsaharaJPN10.240.151
52Georgios TheodoridisGRE10.360.141
67Roland NémethHUN10.380.151
78Nico AlexanderTTO10.480.148
DNS1Eddy de LépineFRA

Heat Four (20:01)

Wind-0.1 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
14Abdul Aziz ZakariGHA10.020.175Q
26Kim CollinsSKN10.050.152Q
35Michael FraterJAM10.110.152Q
43Frankie FredericksNAM10.170.142
57Joshua RossAUS10.220.163
61Alexander KosenkowGER10.240.113
72Andrey YepishinRUS10.290.164
88Jaysuma Saidy NdureGAM10.390.184

Heat Five (20:08)

Wind-0.2 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
14Maurice GreeneUSA9.930.117Q
26Asafa PowellJAM9.990.142Q
31Leo Myles-MillsGHA10.180.145Q
45Łukasz ChyłaPOL10.230.167
53Kareem Streete-ThompsonCAY10.240.162
68Simone CollioITA10.290.135
72Jarbas Mascarenhas JúniorBRA10.300.134
87Éric Pacôme N'DriCIV10.320.137

Semi-Finals (22 August 2004)

Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Heat One (20:55)

Wind-1.6 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
13Shawn CrawfordUSA10.070.173Q
24Justin GatlinUSA10.090.191Q
36Abdul Aziz ZakariGHA10.110.155Q
48Obadele ThompsonBAR10.220.160Q
55Mark Lewis-FrancisGBR10.280.163
62Michael FraterJAM10.290.146
71Ronald PognonFRA10.320.144
87Uchenna EmedoluNGR10.350.1886

Heat Two (21:03)

Wind0.2 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
14Asafa PowellJAM9.950.158Q
25Francis ObikweluPOR9.970.181Q
36Maurice GreeneUSA9.970.125Q
43Kim CollinsSKN10.020.150Q
58Jason GardenerGBR10.120.147
61Leo Myles-MillsGHA10.220.139
77Dwight ThomasJAM10.280.156
82Vicente LenílsonBRA10.280.163

Final (22 August 2004 — 23:10)

Wind0.6 m/s
PosLaneAthleteNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
13Justin GatlinUSA9.850.188
25Francis ObikweluPOR9.860.163
37Maurice GreeneUSA9.870.151
44Shawn CrawfordUSA9.890.161
56Asafa PowellJAM9.940.166
61Kim CollinsSKN10.000.175
78Obadele ThompsonBAR10.100.164
AC2Abdul Aziz ZakariGHA0.178DNF