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The 2012 Men’s Olympic Medalists


The 2012 Men’s Olympic Medalists

Mo Farah on his way to victory in the 2012 Olympic 5000-meter final, one of Farah's two wins at the London Games.

Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
The Games of the XXX Olympiad
London, UK
Aug. 3-12, 2012

Usain Bolt basically repeated his performance from the 2008 Olympics by winning the 100 and 200 meters and running on Jamaica's victorious 4 x 100-meter relay squad. Bolt didn't set any individual world records in 2012, as he did in 2008, but he did become the first-ever Olympian to repeat as both the 100- and 200-meter gold medalist. Bolt's relay team set a world mark, as did Kenya's David Rudisha in the 800 meters, while Great Britain's Mo Farah thrilled the home fans by winning both the 5000- and 10,000-meter races.

  • 100 meters
    GOLD Usain Bolt, JAM, 9.63
    SILVER Yohan Blake, JAM, 9.75
    BRONZE Justin Gatlin, USA, 9.79

  • 200 meters
    GOLD Usain Bolt, JAM, 19.32
    SILVER Yohan Blake, JAM 19.44
    BRONZE Warren Weir, JAM, 19.84

  • 400 meters
    GOLD Kirani James, GRN, 43.94
    SILVER Luquelin Santos, DOM, 44.46
    BRONZE Lalonde Gordon, TRI, 44.52

  • 800 meters
    GOLD David Rudisha, KEN, 1:40.91
    SILVER Nijel Amos, BOT, 1:41.73
    BRONZE Timothy Kitum, KEN, 1:42.53

  • 1500 meters
    GOLD Taoufik Makhloufi, ALG, 3:34.08
    SILVER Leonel Manzano, USA, 3:34.79
    BRONZE Abdalaati Iguider, MAR, 3:35.13

  • 5000 meters
    GOLD Mohamed Farah, GBR, 13:41.66
    SILVER Dejen Gebremeskel, ETH, 13:41.98
    BRONZE Thomas Longosiwa, KEN, 13:42.36

  • 10,000 meters
    GOLD Mohamed Farah, GBR, 27:30.42
    SILVER Galen Rupp, USA, 27:30.90
    BRONZE Tariku Bekele, ETH, 27:31.43

  • Steeplechase
    GOLD Ezekiel Kemboi, KEN, 8:18.56
    SILVER Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, FRA, 8:19.08
    BRONZE Abel Mutai, KEN, 8:19.73

  • Marathon
    GOLD Stephen Kiprotich, UGA, 2:08:01
    SILVER Abel Kirui, KEN, 2:08:27
    BRONZE Wilson Kipsang, KEN, 2:09:37

  • 110-meter Hurdles
    GOLD Aries Merritt, USA, 12.92
    SILVER Jason Richardson, USA, 13.04
    BRONZE Hansle Parchment, JAM, 13.12

  • 400-meter Hurdles
    GOLD Felix Sanchez, DOM, 47.63
    SILVER Michael Tinsley, USA, 47.91
    BRONZE Javier Culson, PUR, 48.10

  • Discus Throw
    GOLD Robert Harting, GER, 68.27
    SILVER Ehsan Hadadi, IRI, 68.18
    BRONZE Gerd Kanter, EST, 68.03

  • Shot Put
    GOLD Tomasz Majewski, POL, 21.89
    SILVER David Storl, GER, 21.86
    BRONZE Reese Hoffa, USA, 21.23

  • Javelin Throw
    GOLD Keshorn Walcott, TRI, 84.58
    SILVER Oleksandr Pyatnytsya, UKR, 84.51
    BRONZE Antii Ruuskanen, FIN, 84.12

  • Hammer Throw
    GOLD Krisztian Pars, HUN, 80.59
    SILVER Primoz Kozmus, SLO, 79.36
    BRONZE Koji Murofushi, JPN, 78.71

  • Long Jump
    GOLD Greg Rutherford, GBR, 8.31
    SILVER Mitchell Watt, AUS, 8.16
    BRONZE Will Claye, USA, 8.12

  • High Jump
    GOLD Ivan Ukhov, RUS, 2.38
    SILVER Erik Kynard, USA, 2.33
    BRONZE Derek Drouin, CAN, 2.29
    BRONZE Robert Grabarz, GBR, 2.29
    BRONZE Mutaz Barshim, QAT, 2.29

  • Triple Jump
    GOLD Christian Taylor, USA, 17.81
    SILVER Will Claye, USA, 17.62
    BRONZE Fabrizio Donato, ITA, 17.48

  • Pole Vault
    GOLD Renaud Lavillenie, FRA, 5.97
    SILVER Bjorn Otto, GER, 5.91
    BRONZE Raphael Holzdeppe, GER, 5.91

  • Decathlon
    GOLD Ashton Eaton, USA, 8869
    SILVER Trey Hardee, USA, 8671
    BRONZE Leonel Suarez, CUB, 8523

  • 20-kilometer Race Walk
    GOLD Chen Ding, CHN, 1:18:46
    SILVER Erick Barrondo, GUA, 1:18:57
    BRONZE Wang Zhen, CHN, 1:19:25

  • 50-kilometer Race Walk
    GOLD Sergey Kirdyapkin, RUS, 3:35:59
    SILVER Jared Tallent, AUS, 3:36:53
    BRONZE Si Tianfeng, CHN, 3:37:16

  • 4 x 100-meter Relay
    GOLD Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt), 36.84
    SILVER United States, 37.04
    BRONZE Trinidad & Tobago, 38.12

  • 4 x 400-meter Relay
    GOLD Bahamas (Chris Brown, Demetrius Pinder, Michael Mathieu, Ramon Miller), 2:56.72
    SILVER United States, 2:57.05
    BRONZE Trinidad & Tobago, 2:59.40

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