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What is the Olympic record for the 200 meter dash?

What is the Olympic record for the 200 meter dash?

200m Olympic records Usain Bolt’s 19.30s run in the 2008 Beijing Olympics final saw him break legendary US sprinter Michael Johnson’s Olympic and world record of 19.32s from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Who won the 200m race?

Noah Lyles edged Fred Kerley in a 200m battle between U.S. Olympic sprint medalists at the Diamond League season opener in Doha on Friday. Lyles, the Olympic bronze medalist and reigning world champion at 200m, clocked 19.72 seconds with a 2.1 meter per second tailwind, slightly above the limit for record purposes.

Who won 200m 2020 Olympics?

Andre De Grasse is a nearly man no more. Finally, he can call himself Olympic champion. The Canadian sprinter with a collection of silver and bronze medals in major championships struck gold at last, winning the men’s 200m on Wednesday (4) in another super-fast final at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Who won the 200m in the 1976 Olympics?

Don Quarrie
Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men’s 200 metres

Men’s 200 metres at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Winning time 20.23
Don Quarrie Jamaica Millard Hampton United States Dwayne Evans United States
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Who has the fastest 200m time?

The only three people to have beaten Knighton’s time of 19.49 seconds are Bolt, who has done it four times and set the record of 19.19, Yohan Blake (19.26 seconds in 2011) and Michael Johnson (19.32 seconds in 1996), according to NBC Sports.

Who won gold in the 200m?

Andre De Grasse
The 26-year-old from Markham, Ont., posted a time of 19.62 seconds in the 200-metre final on Wednesday at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, capturing the one medal that had eluded him until now: gold.

Who has the fastest 200-meter dash?

Usain Bolt is the fastest man in history. The Jamaican sprinter currently holds some of the most prestigious world records in athletics, including the quickest 100 metres and 200 metres times. Bolt achieved both those incredible feats at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.

Who won Olympic 200m 2021?

Canada’s Andre De Grasse Wins the Men’s 200 Meters at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Americans Kenny Bednarek, Noah Lyles, and Erriyon Knighton finished second, third, and fourth, respectively.

Who won the 200-meter dash in Tokyo?

Andre de Grasse
Andre de Grasse wins Men’s 200m final, Noah Lyles captures bronze medal. Canada’s Andre de Grasse came away with his second medal at the Tokyo Summer Games.