April 18, 2021


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100 Meter Dash Mens and All Events Olympic Qualifying Update

100 Meter Dash Mens

Mens 100,200,400,800,1500, 100, 400 Hurdles Qualifiers and Top Lists

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100 Meter Dash Mens Olympic Qualifying Update

Proof Edited by Doctor Vic Salas

The Olympic Qualifying Period was

  1.  1 May 2019 to 5 April 2020
  2. 1 December 2020 to 29 June 2021

Below is a list of who has made the standard so far in 100 Meter Dash Mens:

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There is the Preliminary Round 7 hours earlier, where the top 8 advances to Round 1 (8+56 = 64, so 8 heats of 8)

The Men’s 100 Meter qualifying is wide open, with 31 athletes qualified.

56 Slots would mean seven full heats of eight, then Semi-Finals and Finals.

That still leaves 25 slots wide-open, possibly for bonus slots for athletes who run slower than 10.05

If we add in Athletes who have gone faster than 10 seconds with wind assistance Browning (Australia), Mena (Cuba), Santos (Brazil), and Slowikowski (Poland), if tHey can hit legit qualifying times in 2021 10.05 or below, then that would bring the qualifiers to 35 of 56.

Add on Simon Magawke of South Africa, who ran 10.05 outside the qualifying period, which would bring it to 36 of 56.

The Breakdown is as follows.

  • The United States and Jamaica have more than 3 athletes past the qualifying mark; however, they will have National Trials to determine which they will send 3.
  • Besides Great Britain, Japan, and Nigeria also have 3 qualifiers.
  • Canada and China have 2 qualifiers.


Ran after than 11.15 Outside Qualifying Period

  1. Michael Norman (USA) 9.86
  2. Trayvon Bromell (USA) 9.90
  3. Ronnie Baker (USA) 10.00
  4. Julian Forte (JAM) 10.03
  5. Rai Benjamin (USA) 10.03
  6. Aska Cambridge (JPN) 10.03
  7. Andrew Ewers (JAM) 10.04
  8. Kyree King (USA) 10.04
  9. Simon Magkawke (RSA) 10.05


Has run a wind-aided time faster than 10.05 

  1. Trayvon Bromell (USA) 9.87 +2.5 (also outside qualifying period)
  2. Julian Forte (JAM) 9.96 +2.1 (also outside qualifying period)
  3. Rowan Browning (AUS) 9.96 + 3.3
  4. Matthew Boling (USA) 9.97 +4.2
  5. Reynier Mena (CUB) 10.02 +4.0
  6. Cameron Burrell (USA) 10.02 +2.5
  7. Bryand Rincher (USA) 10.02 +2.4
  8. Kenneth Bednarek (USA) 10.02 +2.5 (also outside qualifying period)
  9. Andrew Robertson (GBR) 10.03 +5.6 (also outside qualifying period)
  10. Felipe Bardi Dos Santos (BRA) 10.03 +2.8 (also outside qualifying period)
  11. Przemyslaw Slowikowski (POL) 10.05 +3.6 (also outside qualifying period)


Athletes Qualified for Jamaica

  1. Yohan Blake 9.96
  2. Tyquendo Tracey 10.00
  3. Waseem Williams 10.01
  4. Asafa Powell 10.02

Athletes Qualified for the USA

  1. Christian Coleman 9.76
  2. Noah Lyles 9.86
  3. Justin Gatlin 9.87
  4. Cravon Gillespie 9.97
  5. Isiah Young 9.99
  6. Michael Rodgers 10.00
  7. Devin Quinn 10.01
  8. Rodney Rowe 10.05
  9. Davon Demoss 10.05
  10. Christopher Belcher 10.05

400m Hurdles Mens Olympic Qualifying Update

The Olympic Qualifying Period was

  1. 1 May  2019 to 5 April 2020
  2. 1 Dec 2020 to 29 June 2021

Below is a list of who has made the standard so far.

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Please note a total of 16/40 qualifiers in Men’s 400m Hurdles

The 400m Hurdles mens event standard is tough at 48.90, with only 3 men running below this in 2020 (all outside the qualifying period). There has been a real slump in mens 400m Hurdles after 21 men under the qualifying standard in 2019. Despite this, some excellent performances in 2020 during COVID with Karsten Warholm running the #2 fastest 400m Hurdles of all time behind Kevin Young’s long-standing world record of 46.87.

The other 13 qualifiers came from the 2019 qualifying period.

The event is wide open, with room for 24 more nonqualifiers.

The USA has more than 2 qualifiers but can only pick 3. As 3 athlete per country rule.

The USA can choose 3 between

  1. Rai Benjamin 46.98
  2. TJ Holmes 48.20
  3. Quincy Hall 48.48
  4. Amere Lattin 48.66
  5. Norman Grimes 48.68
  6. David Kendizira 48.69
  7. Taylor McLaughlin 48.85

Athletes who posted outside the qualifying period

Rasmus Magi (Estonia) 48.72 

Eric Shauwn Cray of the Philippines ‘ best time of 48.98 (from 2016) would have ranked him 25th in 2019.  However, his 50.21 performance to win SEA Games ranked him 142nd in the world in 2019.


Athletes to watch in #2021 – Alison dos Santos, 20 ??

Alison Dos Santos
Alison Dos Santos of Brazil, a fast-improving upcoming youngster in the 400 Hurdles.
Alison dos Santos is a Brazilian 400m hurdler, and despite the 2019 season being one of the greatest ever for the men’s 400mH, with two men dipping under 47 seconds, he made a breakthrough in the event, taking over a second off his Personal Best (PB) through the course of the season.
He also broke the South American U-20 Record a total of 7 times in one season.
Standing 2.00m tall, his first PB of the season came at the Bryan Clay Invitational, where he clocked 49.48s, a time he would improve 10 days after with 48.84s.
Dos Santos won the South American 400mH title in May and switched to the 400m flat a month later at the South American U-20 Championships, winning in a PB of 45.78s.
He improved his 400mH PB in July at the World University Games in Italy, taking GOLD in 48.57s, soon bettering it with a 48.49s clocking to win the Pan American U-20 Championships and 48.45s to win the Pan American Senior Championships.
He also made his Diamond League debut in Birmingham, finishing 2nd in 49.20s.
At the World Athletics Championships in Doha, he beat Kyron McMaster and Yasmani Coppello to win his semifinal in a PB of 48.35s and, in his final race, improved his best, yet again to 48.28s, the 3rd fastest time ever run by a U-20 in the event.





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