Tyson Gay

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    9 AUG 1982
American 100m runner Tyson Gay (Getty images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
100 Metres 9.69 +2.0 Shanghai 20 SEP 2009
200 Metres 19.58 +1.3 New York City (Icahn), NY 30 MAY 2009
400 Metres 44.89 Gainesville, FL 17 APR 2010

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
60 Metres 6.55 Fayetteville, AR 11 FEB 2005
200 Metres 20.58 Fayetteville, AR 12 MAR 2004
400 Metres 47.08 Fayetteville, AR 02 MAR 2007

Progression - Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2016 9.97 +2.0 Montverde, FL 11 JUN
2015 9.87 0.0 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 26 JUN
2014 9.93 +0.1 Lausanne (Pontaise) 03 JUL
2012 9.86 +1.8 Eugene, OR 24 JUN
2011 9.79 +1.1 Clermont, FL 04 JUN
2010 9.78 -0.4 London (Crystal Palace) 13 AUG
2009 9.69 +2.0 Shanghai 20 SEP
2008 9.77 +1.6 Eugene, OR 28 JUN
2007 9.84 -0.5 Indianapolis, IN 22 JUN
2006 9.84 +1.0 Zürich 18 AUG
2005 10.08 +0.5 Rieti 28 AUG
2004 10.06 +1.7 Austin, TX 11 JUN
2002 10.27 +0.7 Palo Alto, CA 21 JUN
2001 10.28 Lafayette, LA 09 MAY

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2016 20.21 +1.6 Montverde, FL 11 JUN
2014 20.22 -0.5 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 18 JUL
2010 19.72 +0.1 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL
2009 19.58 +1.3 New York City (Icahn), NY 30 MAY
2008 20.00 +1.2 Kingston (NS), JAM 03 MAY
2007 19.62 -0.3 Indianapolis, IN 24 JUN
2006 19.68 -0.1 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 10 SEP
2005 19.93 +0.6 Sacramento, CA 09 JUN
2004 20.07 -0.3 Sacramento, CA 16 JUL
2002 20.88 -1.0 Norman, OK 13 APR

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010 44.89 Gainesville, FL 17 APR
2009 45.57 Austin, TX 02 MAY

Progression - Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
2006 6.56 Boston (Roxbury), MA 26 FEB
2006 6.56 Fayetteville, AR 10 FEB
2005 6.55 Fayetteville, AR 11 FEB
2004 6.57 Lexington, KY 29 FEB
2002 6.65 Manhattan, KS 02 MAR

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2004 20.58 Fayetteville, AR 12 MAR
2002 21.04 Manhattan, KS 02 MAR

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2007 47.08 Fayetteville, AR 02 MAR

Honours - 100 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 6 10.00 -0.5 Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2015
The XXX Olympic Games f DQ +1.5 London (Olympic Stadium) 05 AUG 2012
IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 1 9.88 -0.2 Thessaloníki 12 SEP 2009
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 9.71 +0.9 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 16 AUG 2009
The XXIX Olympic Games 5sf2 10.05 +0.3 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 9.85 -0.5 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 9.88 +1.1 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 16 SEP 2006
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 3 9.92 +0.9 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 09 SEP 2006

Honours - 200 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics h7 DNS -0.6 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 18 AUG 2009
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 19.76 -0.8 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 30 AUG 2007
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 1 19.68 -0.1 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 10 SEP 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 1 19.96 -1.5 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 20.34 -0.5 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 11 AUG 2005