100-Meter Dash

1896 Thomas Burke, United States 12.00  
1900 Francis W. Jarvis, United States 10.80  
1904 Archie Hahn, United States 11.00  
1906 Archie Hahn, United States 11.20  
1908 Reginald Walker, South Africa 10.80  
1912 Ralph Craig, United States 10.80  
1920 Charles Paddock, United States 10.80  
1924 Harold Abrahams, Great Britain 10.60  
1928 Percy Williams, Canada 10.80  
1932 Eddie Tolan, United States 10.30  
1936 Jesse Owens, United States 10.30 1
1948 Harrison Dillard, United States 10.30  
1952 Lindy Remigino, United States 10.40  
1956 Bobby Morrow, United States 10.50  
1960 Armin Hary, Germany 10.20  
1964 Robert Hayes, United States 10.00  
1968 James Hines, United States 09.90  
1972 Valery Borzow, USSR 10.14  
1976 Hasely Crawford, Trinidad and Tobago 10.06  
1980 Allan Wells, Britain 10.25  
1984 Carl Lewis, United States 09.99  
1988 Carl Lewis, United States 09.92 2
1992 Linford Christie, Great Britain 09.96  
1996 Donovan Bailey, Canada 09.84 3
2000 Maurice Greene, United States 09.87  
2004 Justin Gatlin, United States 09.85  
2008 Usain Bolt, Jamaica 09.69  
1. Wind assisted.
2. Lewis was awarded the gold medal when Ben Johnson of Canada, the original winner in 09.79s, was stripped of the medal after testing positive for steroid use.
3. World record.

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