Lamont Marcell Jacobs made history in the men’s 100m. Lamont Marcell Jacobs, the men’s 100m gold medalist, set a great record in Tokyo.
Italian athlete Lamont Marcell Jacobs won the men’s 100m final with a time of 9.80.
Italian athlete Lamont Marcell Jacobs won the gold medal in the men’s 100m race at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Italian Lamont Marcell Jacobs won the men’s 100m race in athletics on the 9th day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
At the 32nd Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, the men’s 100 meters race, which the world has been waiting for in athletics, was held.
In the final, South African Akani Simbine, Italian Lamont Marcell Jacobs, Great Britain Zharnel Hughes, USA Fred Kerley, Chinese Bingtian Su, USA Ronnie Baker, Nigerian Enoch Adegoke and Canadian Andre de Grasse took the track.
Hughes, who made a mistake in the first start, was disqualified. After the second start, Jacobs was the first to finish. The Italian athlete reached the gold medal with a time of 9.80. World number 8 Jakobs broke the new European record with this rating. The 26-year-old athlete also brought Italy its first gold medal in the sprint.
Kerley of the USA won the silver with 9.84 and Canada’s De Grasse won the bronze with a time of 9.89.
Jakobs became the first European to win the men’s 100m at the Olympics after Barcelona 1992. In Barcelona, Britain’s Linford Christie won the 100m championship, while Canadian Donovan Bailey in Atlanta 1996, US Maurice Greene in Sydney 2000, US Justin Gatlin in Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016. Jamaican Usain Bolt won the 100 meters.
Bingtian Su, the first Asian in 89 years
Finishing the race in 6th place, Chinese Bingtian Su made his mark in history as the first Asian male athlete to run the 100m final after 89 years.
The last time she ran in the 100m final was Japanese Taka Yoshioka at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics.
Su Bingtian is a Chinese sprinter. He became the first Asian born sprinter to break the 10-second chance of the 100m race in athletics. His personal best performance in the 100m is the current holder of the Asian 100m record.