Who won the 100 meters in the 1988 Olympics?

Who won the 100 meters in the 1988 Olympics?

sprinter Ben Johnson
On September 24, 1988, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson runs the 100-meter dash in 9.79 seconds to win gold at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

Who was disqualified after winning the men’s 100m at the 1988 Olympic Games?

Ben Johnson
Seoul 1988 – Lewis awarded with the 100m gold after Johnson disqualification. Ben Johnson won and two days later was stripped of his gold medal for doping. The gold medal was awarded to defending champion Carl Lewis.

Who got his 100-meter dash gold medal stripped away due to his steroid use in the 1988 Olympics?

Ben Johnson of Canada, who won the Olympic 100-meter final Saturday in the world-record time of 9.79 seconds, was stripped of his gold medal and today was disqualified from the Games after drug tests showed he had used an anabolic steroid.

Who got Ben Johnson gold medal in the 100m dash?

He won gold medals in the 100 metres at the 1987 World Championships and 1988 Summer Olympics, before he was disqualified for doping himself with stanozolol, and stripped of his medals….Ben Johnson (Canadian sprinter)

Personal information
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Country Canada
Event(s) 60m, 100m, 200m

What was Ben Johnson’s record?

9.79 seconds
Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won Olympic gold in the men’s 100-metre race, in a world record time of 9.79 seconds, at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea. He would stripped of his medal three days later after testing positive for stanozolol.

Who got Ben Johnson’s gold medal?

Johnson won the final in a world record time 9.79 seconds on September 24, 1988, at the Seoul Olympic Stadium, while Lewis took second place. However, Johnson’s joy was shortlived as he was stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for the steroid stanolozol.

What is the fastest 100m ever run?

9.58 seconds
What is Usain Bolt’s 100m world record time? Bolt ran the fastest ever 100m in 9.58 seconds at the World Championships in 2009. No other track athlete has ever come within one-tenth of a second of that record with Tyson Gay and Yohan Blake both recording times of 9.69.

What was Ben Johnson’s fastest time?

Who was in the 1988 Olympics 100m final?

100m final, Seoul 1988: Events that changed the soul of athletics Running back in time, John Mehaffey looks at the ‘dirtiest race in the history’ and substance abuse is still prevalent today. Ben Johnson, second from left, won the Seoul Olympics’ 100m final ahead of rivals such as Carl Lewis, right, and Calvin Smith, second from right.

What was the world record for the 100 meters in 1988?

The men’s 100 meters at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea saw world champion Ben Johnson of Canada defeat defending Olympic champion Carl Lewis of the United States in a world record time of 9.79, breaking his own record of 9.83 that he had set at the 1987 World Championships in Rome.

Who was the winner of the 1988 Seoul Olympics?

If anti-doping regulations had been strictly enforced, Calvin Smith, a gifted American sprinter with a distinctive upright style, would have left the 1988 Seoul Games as the Olympic 100 metres champion and world-record holder.

Who was the gold medalist in the 1988 Olympics?

The gold medal was then awarded to the original silver medalist Lewis, who had run 9.92.