Fri, September 20, 2013

Video: Fastest Olympians since 1968

From Olympic Champion Usain Bolt to American legend Jim Hines

By QMI Agency


Canada's Donovan Bailey crosses the finish line at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta with a then world record time of 9.84. Watch every 100M final since 1968 below. (QMI Files)

Watch video from every 100M final since the 1968 Mexico City Games.

Beijing, 2008

Winning time: 9.69

Gold: Usain Bolt (JAM)

Silver: Richard Thompson (T&T)

Bronze: Walter Dix (USA)

Athens, 2004

Winning time: 9.85

Gold: Justin Gatlin (USA)

Silver: Francis Obikwelu (Portugal)

Bronze: Maurice Greene (USA)

Sydney, 2000

Winning time: 9.87

Gold: Maurice Greene (USA)

Silver: Ato Boldon (T&T)

Bronze: Obadele Thompson (Barbados)

Atlanta, 1996

Winning time: 9.84

Gold: Donovan Bailey (Canada)

Silver: Frank Fredericks (Namibia)

Bronze: Ato Boldon (T&T)

Barcelona, 1992

Winning time: 9.96

Gold: Linford Christie (GB)

Silver: Frankie Fredericks (Namibia)

Bronze: Dennis Mitchell (USA)

Seoul, 1988

Winning time: 9.92

Gold: Carl Lewis (USA)

Silver: Linford Christie (GB)

Bronze: Calvin Smith (USA)

Los Angeles, 1984

Winning time: 9.99

Gold: Carl Lewis (USA)

Silver: Sam Graddy (USA)

Bronze: Ben Johnson (Canada)

Moscow, 1980

Winning time: 10.25

Gold: Allan Wells (GB)

Silver: Silvio Leonard (Cuba)

Bronze: Petar Petrov (Bulgaria)

Montreal, 1976

Winning time: 10.06

Gold: Hasely Crawford (T&T)

Silver: Don Quarrie (JAM)

Bronze: Valeriy Borzov (Soviet Union)

Munich, 1972

Winning time: 10.14

Gold: Valeriy Borzov (Soviet Union)

Silver: Robert Taylor (USA)

Bronze: Lennox Miller (JAM)

Mexico City, 1968

Winning time: 9.95

Gold: Jim Hines (USA)

Silver: Lennox Miller (JAM)

Bronze: Charlie Greene (USA)