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2014 European Athletics Championships – Men's 200 metres

The men's 200 metres at the 2014 European Athletics Championships took place at the Letzigrund on 14 and 15 August.

The event was won by Great Britain's Adam Gemili in 19.98 seconds. Christophe Lemaitre of France, the defending champion, came second just as he did in the 100 metres, and Serhiy Smelyk of Ukraine came third.

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2014 European Athletics Championships
World record   Usain Bolt (JAM) 19.19 Berlin, Germany 20 August 2009
European record   Pietro Mennea (ITA) 19.72 Mexico City, Mexico 12 September 1979
Championship record   Konstantinos Kenteris (GRE) 19.85 Munich, Germany 9 August 2002
World Leading   Justin Gatlin (USA) 19.68 Monaco 18 July 2014
European Leading   Christophe Lemaître (FRA) 20.08 Monaco 18 July 2014
Broken records during the 2014 European Athletics Championships
European Leading   Adam Gemili (GBR) 19.98 Zürich, Switzerland 15 August 2014

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
14 August 2014 12:05 Round 1
14 August 2014 20:15 Semifinals
15 August 2014 21:50 Final

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

First 3 in each heat (Q) and 4 best performers (q) advance to the Semifinals.

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Note
1 4 6 Adam Gemili   Great Britain 20.39 Q
2 2 4 Christophe Lemaitre   France 20.43 Q
3 1 5 Serhiy Smelyk   Ukraine 20.49 Q
4 4 4 Eseosa Desalu   Italy 20.55 Q, PB
4 2 2 James Ellington   Great Britain 20.55 Q
6 1 6 Ramil Guliyev   Turkey 20.59 Q
7 4 8 Churandy Martina   Netherlands 20.60 Q, SB
8 2 7 Alex Wilson    Switzerland 20.61 Q, SB
9 3 6 Daniel Talbot   Great Britain 20.63 Q
10 3 2 Lykourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas   Greece 20.64 Q
11 3 8 Diego Marani   Italy 20.65 Q
12 1 8 Ben Bassaw   France 20.68 Q
13 4 1 Alex-Platini Menga   Germany 20.71 q
14 1 3 Robin Erewa   Germany 20.72 q
15 1 4 Sergio Ruiz   Spain 20.73 q, SB
16 3 4 Karol Zalewski   Poland 20.76 q
17 4 7 Jaysuma Saidy Ndure   Norway 20.78
18 2 8 Johan Wissman   Sweden 20.82
19 1 7 Enrico Demonte   Italy 20.90
20 3 3 Nil de Oliveira   Sweden 20.93
21 4 5 Jonathan Åstrand   Finland 21.03
21 3 5 Kevin Moore   Malta 21.03 NR
23 3 1 Marek Niit   Estonia 21.04
24 2 3 İzzet Safer   Turkey 21.06
25 4 3 Joel Burgunder    Switzerland 21.24
26 2 6 David Lima   Portugal 21.25
27 3 7 Jan Žumer   Slovenia 21.47
28 1 1 Petar Kremenski   Bulgaria 21.75
29 1 2 Riste Pandev   Macedonia 21.96
30 4 2 Mikel de Sa   Andorra 22.54
31 2 5 Fabian Haldner   Liechtenstein 23.06
2 1 Julian Reus   Germany DNS

SemifinalsEdit

First 3 in each heat (Q) and 2 best performers (q) advance to the Final.

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Note
1 2 6 Adam Gemili   Great Britain 20.23 Q
2 1 5 Christophe Lemaitre   France 20.26 Q
3 1 3 Serhiy Smelyk   Ukraine 20.32 Q, PB
4 1 7 Diego Marani   Italy 20.36 Q, PB
5 1 4 Ramil Guliyev   Turkey 20.38 q, NR
6 2 7 Churandy Martina   Netherlands 20.40 Q, SB
7 2 5 Lykourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas   Greece 20.40 Q, PB
8 2 1 Karol Zalewski   Poland 20.52 q
8 1 6 James Ellington   Great Britain 20.52
10 2 8 Ben Bassaw   France 20.62
11 2 3 Daniel Talbot   Great Britain 20.62
12 2 4 Eseosa Desalu   Italy 20.73
13 1 8 Alex Wilson    Switzerland 20.76
14 1 1 Robin Erewa   Germany 20.82
15 1 2 Sergio Ruiz   Spain 20.85
16 2 2 Alex-Platini Menga   Germany 20.89


FinalEdit

Wind: -1.6 m/s

 
The final
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Note
  4 Adam Gemili   Great Britain 19.98 EL
  3 Christophe Lemaitre   France 20.15
  6 Serhiy Smelyk   Ukraine 20.30 PB
4 5 Churandy Martina   Netherlands 20.37 SB
5 7 Diego Marani   Italy 20.43
6 1 Ramil Guliyev   Turkey 20.48
7 8 Lykourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas   Greece 20.53
8 2 Karol Zalewski   Poland 20.58

ReferencesEdit