1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 200 metres

These are the results of the Men's 200 metres event at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Ato Boldon
Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)
Silver   Frank Fredericks
Namibia (NAM)
Bronze   Claudinei da Silva
Brazil (BRA)

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

First 3 of each Heat (Q) and the next 5 fastest (q) qualified for the quarterfinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 9 Iván García   Cuba 20.41 Q
2 4 Patrick Stevens   Belgium 20.45 Q
3 9 Troy Douglas   Bermuda 20.46 Q
4 9 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 20.47 Q
5 1 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 20.48 Q
6 1 Douglas Walker   Great Britain 20.49 Q, PB
6 4 Julian Golding   Great Britain 20.49 Q
8 9 Sergey Osovich   Ukraine 20.56 q
9 7 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 20.59 Q
10 1 Georgios Panagiotopoulos   Greece 20.60 Q
11 1 Deji Aliu   Nigeria 20.60 q
12 6 Kevin Little   United States 20.68 Q
13 6 Gary Ryan   Ireland 20.69 Q, NR
14 6 Owusu Dako   Great Britain 20.70 Q, SB
15 1 O'Brian Gibbons   Canada 20.71 q, SB
15 2 Erik Wijmeersch   Belgium 20.71 Q, SB
17 1 Emmanuel Tuffour   Ghana 20.72 q, SB
17 3 Sergejs Inšakovs   Latvia 20.72 Q, SB
17 9 Sebastián Keitel   Chile 20.72 q
20 5 Giovanni Puggioni   Italy 20.73 Q
21 2 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 20.74 Q
22 3 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 20.75 Q
22 5 Joseph Loua   Guinea 20.75 Q
22 6 Steve Brimacombe   Australia 20.75
22 7 Chris Donaldson   New Zealand 20.75 Q
26 5 Jon Drummond   United States 20.76 Q
27 3 Prodromos Katsantonis   Cyprus 20.77 Q
27 5 Christoph Postinger   Austria 20.77
29 5 Antoine Boussombo   Gabon 20.79 NR
29 8 Geir Moen   Norway 20.79 Q
31 8 Gentry Bradley   United States 20.80 Q
31 5 Thierry Lubin   France 20.80
33 3 Koji Ito   Japan 20.82
34 7 Ioannis Nafpliotis   Greece 20.84 Q
35 8 Carlos Gats   Argentina 20.86 Q
36 2 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 20.88 Q
36 2 Phillip Mukomana   Zimbabwe 20.88 SB
36 7 Andrey Fedoriv   Russia 20.88
39 4 Carlo Occhiena   Italy 20.90 Q
40 6 Alessandro Attene   Italy 20.92
41 4 Gilles Quénéhervé   France 20.93
42 8 Thomas Sbokos   Greece 20.94
43 8 Oumar Loum   Senegal 20.95
44 2 Justice Dipeba   Botswana 20.96 SB
45 4 Ryszard Pilarczyk   Poland 20.98
46 7 Jordi Mayoral   Spain 20.99
47 6 Andrew Tynes   Bahamas 21.00
48 3 Juan Pedro Toledo   Mexico 21.03
49 8 Ahmed Douhou   Ivory Coast 21.08
50 3 Lars Hedner   Sweden 21.30
51 9 Malik-Khaled Louahla   Algeria 21.31
52 1 Hamoud Abdallah Al-Dalhami   Oman 21.45
52 2 Patrick Johnson   Australia 21.45
52 8 Benjamin Sirimou   Cameroon 21.45
55 4 Pascal Dangbo   Benin 21.58
56 8 Djaffar Hadhari   Comoros 21.59 NR
57 4 Kendon Maynard   United States Virgin Islands 21.64
58 3 Tao Wu-Shiun   Chinese Taipei 21.85
59 5 Arif Ahundov   Azerbaijan 22.08
60 6 Mohammad Bin Haji   Brunei 22.37
61 7 Kwame Galloway   Montserrat 22.45
62 9 Khongdy Amnouayphone   Laos 22.86
63 9 Mohd Mahbub Alam   Bangladesh 23.54
2 Christophe Cheval   France DNS
7 Ivan Šlehobr   Czech Republic DNS

QuarterfinalsEdit

First 3 of each Heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 20.13 Q
2 3 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 20.27 Q, PB
3 2 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 20.28 Q
4 3 Kevin Little   United States 20.38 Q
5 4 Iván García   Cuba 20.48 Q
6 3 Sergey Osovich   Ukraine 20.54 Q, SB
7 3 Douglas Walker   Great Britain 20.56 q
8 3 Georgios Panagiotopoulos   Greece 20.57 q
9 2 Jon Drummond   United States 20.59 Q
10 4 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 20.62 Q
11 3 Deji Aliu   Nigeria 20.65 q
12 2 Julian Golding   Great Britain 20.69 q
13 2 Erik Wijmeersch   Belgium 20.73
14 1 Patrick Stevens   Belgium 20.77 Q
14 3 Prodromos Katsantonis   Cyprus 20.77
16 1 Troy Douglas   Bermuda 20.78 Q
16 2 O'Brian Gibbons   Canada 20.78
18 2 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 20.83
18 3 Gary Ryan   Ireland 20.83
20 4 Carlos Gats   Argentina 20.87 Q
21 4 Joseph Loua   Guinea 20.91
22 4 Ioannis Nafpliotis   Greece 20.94
23 4 Sebastián Keitel   Chile 20.96
24 1 Chris Donaldson   New Zealand 21.04 Q
25 1 Gentry Bradley   United States 21.08
26 2 Carlo Occhiena   Italy 21.14
27 1 Sergejs Inšakovs   Latvia 21.22
28 1 Emmanuel Tuffour   Ghana 21.25
29 1 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 21.39
30 1 Owusu Dako   Great Britain 21.52
31 4 Giovanni Puggioni   Italy 22.77
4 Geir Moen   Norway DNS

SemifinalsEdit

First 4 of each Semifinal qualified directly (Q) for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 20.09 Q
2 2 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 20.18 Q
3 2 Jon Drummond   United States 20.29 Q
4 1 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 20.35 Q
5 1 Iván García   Cuba 20.39 Q
6 2 Patrick Stevens   Belgium 20.42 Q
7 1 Georgios Panagiotopoulos   Greece 20.43 Q, PB
7 2 Troy Douglas   Bermuda 20.43 SB
9 1 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 20.46 Q
10 1 Sergey Osovich   Ukraine 20.51
11 1 Kevin Little   United States 20.57
12 1 Julian Golding   Great Britain 20.61
12 2 Douglas Walker   Great Britain 20.61
14 2 Deji Aliu   Nigeria 20.78
15 2 Chris Donaldson   New Zealand 20.92
16 1 Carlos Gats   Argentina 21.44

FinalEdit

Wind: 2.3 m/s

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  3 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 20.03
  4 Frankie Fredericks   Namibia 20.23
  5 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 20.26
4 6 Iván García   Cuba 20.31
5 7 Georgios Panagiotopoulos   Greece 20.32
6 2 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 20.37
7 1 Jon Drummond   United States 20.44
8 8 Patrick Stevens   Belgium 20.44

ReferencesEdit