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Ben Johnson, who crossed the line first, was disqualified after a positive drugs test.

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Q: Why was the 1988 Olympics 100m mens sprint so dramatic?
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Who won the men's 100m at the 1988 Olympics?

Carl Lewis.


Who won the women's 100M sprint at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games?

Florence Griffith Joyner


Who was stripped of their 100m gold medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics?

Ben Johnson


What is the record of runing?

The current world record for the men's 100m sprint is 9.58 seconds, set by Usain Bolt in 2009. For the women's 100m sprint, the record is 10.49 seconds, set by Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988.


100m world record holder?

Since 1988 the world record holder for the Women's 100m Sprint has been Florence Griffith-Joyner with 10.49 seconds. And since 2012 the Men's record belongs to Usain Bolt from Jamaica with 9.58 seconds.


100m running record?

Usain Bolt, from Jamaica, holds the world record for the Men's 100m Sprint. His winning time it 9.58 seconds since 2012. The Women's record holder has been Florence Griffith-Joyner since 1988 with 10.49 seconds.


What is the world record for women's 100m?

12.21s by Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria in 1988.


In 1988 where were the Olympics?

The 1988 summer Olympics were held in Seoul, South Korea. The 1988 winter Olympics were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


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Who holds the world record for the women's 100m sprint?

Florence Griffith Joyner-10.49sec


When did South Korea host the Olympic games?

South Korea has not hosted the Winter Olympics. Seoul did host the 1988 Summer Olympics.


Was Australia host to the 1988 Winter Olympics?

No, the 1988 Winter Olympics was in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.