well for the 2008 olympic trials they were: 100 m. freestyle-men:51.59 women:57.19 100 m. backstroke-57.99 women:1:04.59 100 m. butterfly-men:55.59 women:1:02.39 100 m. breaststroke-men:1:04.69 women:1:12.59
The qualifying times for the Olympics change every time the Olympics is held depending on how, on average, the swimmers performed the year before. For example, if in 2004, on average, if swimmers performed well, the times for the 2008 Olympics would be faster but if swimmers performed bad, they would become slower. Also, there are different qualifying times for each stroke for each distance and once again these change depending on how the swimmers in that particular distance and stroke performed inthe Olympics before.
In 2008, the Qualifying time for the 100m dash was 10.07s
depends on the country depends on the country
In order to qualify to run the 100 meter dash in the Olympics and represent the United States, a sprinter must qualify to run in the U.S. Olympic trials which means you have to run a qualifying time in order to be eligible to participate in the trials. The qualifying time must be a result of an electric timer (accutrack time) no hand held times are allowed for qualification for this event. Then you have to place in the top three in the finals of the 100 in the trials in order to quaify to represent the U.S. in the 100 meters in the Olympics.
No, they do not run a 50 meter dash at either the USATF Junior Olympics or the AAU Junior Olympics.
The 200 meter dash made its debut in the Olympics at the 1900 Games in Paris.
Don Quarrie of Jamaica.
100 meter dash
100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 4x100 meter relay, long jump.
Mauritania sent two athletes to the 2008 Games. Bounkou Camera competed in the women's 100 meter dash and finished 9th in a qualifying heat and was eliminated. Souleymane Chabal El Moctar is competing in the men's 800 meter run which is scheduled to run qualifying heats on 20 August.
Yes. She won three gold medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics (100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 4x100 meter relay) and still holds the world record for the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash.
Gold: 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 4x400 meter relay. Bronze: 4x100 meter relay, long jump Those 5 medals were stripped by the International Olympic Committee in 2007 after she admitted to using performance enhancing substances.