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2019 World Athletics Championships – Men's 200 metres

The men's 200 metres at the 2019 World Athletics Championships WAS held at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha from 29 September to 1 October 2019.[1]

Men's 200 metres
at the 2019 World Championships
VenueKhalifa International Stadium
Dates29 September (heats)
30 September (semi-finals)
1 October (final)
Competitors52 from 37 nations
Winning time19.83
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Canada
bronze medal    Ecuador
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SummaryEdit

Out of the blocks in the final, Adam Gemili took a slight lead through the turn with Andre De Grasse then Noah Lyles giving up as much as a meter. Coming off the turn, Lyles accelerated past Gemili. Once Lyles hit his top end speed, there was no catching him. Behind him, Álex Quiñónez was gaining on De Grasse and both were edging closer to Gemili. 20 metres out, both went by. Lyles won by 2 metres, De Grasse held off Quiñónez for silver.

Lyles' victory capped an evening of 3 men's gold medals for USA also including Sam Kendricks in the pole vault and Donavan Brazier in the 800 metres.

RecordsEdit

Before the competition records were as follows:[2]

World record   Usain Bolt (JAM) 19.19 Berlin, Germany 20 August 2009
Championship record
World Leading   Noah Lyles (USA) 19.50 Lausanne, Switzerland 5 July 2019
African Record   Frank Fredericks (NAM) 19.68 Atlanta, United States 1 August 1996
Asian Record   Xie Zhenye (CHN) 19.88 London, Great Britain 21 July 2019
North, Central American and Caribbean record   Usain Bolt (JAM) 19.19 Berlin, Germany 20 August 2009
South American Record   Alonso Edward (PAN) 19.81 Berlin, Germany 20 August 2009
European Record   Pietro Mennea (ITA) 19.72A Mexico City, Mexico 12 September 1979
Oceanian record   Peter Norman (AUS) 20.06A Mexico City, Mexico 16 October 1968

The following records were set at the competition:[3]

Record Perf. Athlete Nat. Date
Lebanese 20.84 Noureddine Hadid   LIB 29 Sep 2019
Yemeni 22.37 Ahmed Al-Yaari   YEM

Qualification standardEdit

The standard to qualify automatically for entry was 20.40.[4]

ScheduleEdit

The event schedule, in local time (UTC+3), was as follows:[5]

Date Time Round
29 September 20:05 Heats
30 September 20:50 Semi-finals
1 October 22:40 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The first three in each heat (Q) and the next three fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.[6]

Wind:
Heat 1: +0.5 m/s, Heat 2: +0.5 m/s, Heat 3: +0.8 m/s, Heat 4: +0.7 m/s, Heat 5: +1.0 m/s, Heat 6: +0.9 m/s, Heat 7: +0.2 m/s

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 7 Adam Gemili   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 20.06 Q, SB
2 3 4 Álex Quiñónez   Ecuador (ECU) 20.08 Q
3 5 4 Aaron Brown   Canada (CAN) 20.10 Q
4 5 5 Miguel Francis   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 20.11 Q
5 4 6 Kyle Greaux   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 20.19 Q
6 2 4 Xie Zhenye   China (CHN) 20.20 Q
7 6 7 Andre De Grasse   Canada (CAN) 20.20 Q
8 7 8 Jereem Richards   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 20.23 Q
8 3 8 Yohan Blake   Jamaica (JAM) 20.23 Q, SB
10 2 3 Zharnel Hughes   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 20.24 Q, SB
11 7 3 Noah Lyles   United States (USA) 20.26 Q
12 1 2 Ramil Guliyev   Turkey (TUR) 20.27 Q
13 6 9 Clarence Munyai   South Africa (RSA) 20.29 Q
14 2 5 Anaso Jobodwana   South Africa (RSA) 20.35 Q, SB
15 5 6 Rasheed Dwyer   Jamaica (JAM) 20.37 Q
16 1 6 Taymir Burnet   Netherlands (NED) 20.37 Q
17 7 2 Brendon Rodney   Canada (CAN) 20.38 Q
18 6 6 Serhiy Smelyk   Ukraine (UKR) 20.39 Q
19 1 9 Divine Oduduru   Nigeria (NGR) 20.40 q
20 3 6 Alex Wilson   Switzerland (SUI) 20.40 Q
21 7 7 Andre Ewers   Jamaica (JAM) 20.41 q
22 5 3 Eseosa Desalu   Italy (ITA) 20.43 q
23 3 7 Aldemir da Silva Júnior   Brazil (BRA) 20.44
24 2 8 Yuki Koike   Japan (JPN) 20.46
25 4 2 Yancarlos Martínez   Dominican Republic (DOM) 20.47 Q
26 2 7 Fahhad Al-Subaie   Saudi Arabia (KSA) 20.51
27 4 4 Reynier Mena   Cuba (CUB) 20.52 Q
28 6 3 Sydney Siame   Zambia (ZAM) 20.58
29 4 7 Jeremy Dodson   Samoa (SAM) 20.60
30 6 4 Kirara Shiraishi   Japan (JPN) 20.62
31 5 8 Jun Yamashita   Japan (JPN) 20.62
32 7 6 Mouhamadou Fall   France (FRA) 20.63
33 4 3 Bernardo Baloyes   Colombia (COL) 20.64
34 6 8 Steven Müller   Germany (GER) 20.69
35 7 4 Guy Maganga Gorra   Gabon (GAB) 20.74
36 1 5 Paulo André de Oliveira   Brazil (BRA) 20.75
37 5 7 Abdelaziz Mohamed   Qatar (QAT) 20.75 SB
38 3 2 Yang Chun-han   Chinese Taipei (TPE) 20.80
39 3 5 Noureddine Hadid   Lebanon (LIB) 20.84 NR
40 6 5 Sibusiso Matsenjwa   Eswatini (SWZ) 20.85
41 4 8 Emmanuel Eseme   Cameroon (CMR) 20.87
42 3 9 Antonio Infantino   Italy (ITA) 20.89
43 1 8 Rodney Rowe   United States (USA) 20.92
44 5 9 Emmanuel Arowolo   Nigeria (NGR) 21.07
45 1 3 Fodé Sissoko   Mali (MLI) 21.30
46 4 5 Kenneth Bednarek   United States (USA) 21.50
47 2 6 José Andrés Salazar   El Salvador (ESA) 21.64
48 2 9 Muhd Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid   Brunei (BRU) 21.99
49 6 2 Ahmed Al-Yaari   Yemen (YEM) 22.37 NR
50 3 3 Grégory Bradai   French Polynesia (PYF) 22.79 SB
1 4 Terrance Jones   Bahamas (BAH) DQ 163.3(a)
5 2 Jeffrey Vanan   Suriname (SUR)
7 5 Alonso Edward   Panama (PAN) DNS

Semi-finalsEdit

The first 2 in each heat (Q) and the next two fastest (q) qualified for the final.[7]

Wind:
Heat 1: -0.3 m/s, Heat 2: +0.1 m/s, Heat 3: -0.1 m/s

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 5 Noah Lyles   United States (USA) 19.86 Q
2 2 4 Álex Quiñónez   Ecuador (ECU) 19.95 Q
3 2 6 Xie Zhenye   China (CHN) 20.03 q
4 1 5 Adam Gemili   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 20.03 Q, SB
5 3 6 Andre De Grasse   Canada (CAN) 20.08 Q
6 1 4 Ramil Guliyev   Turkey (TUR) 20.16 Q
7 1 6 Aaron Brown   Canada (CAN) 20.20 q
8 3 7 Kyle Greaux   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 20.24 Q
9 2 8 Yancarlos Martínez   Dominican Republic (DOM) 20.28 SB
10 1 7 Jereem Richards   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 20.28
11 3 5 Zharnel Hughes   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 20.30
12 3 8 Taymir Burnet   Netherlands (NED) 20.34 PB
13 2 9 Brendon Rodney   Canada (CAN) 20.34
14 3 9 Anaso Jobodwana   South Africa (RSA) 20.34 SB
15 3 4 Yohan Blake   Jamaica (JAM) 20.37
16 1 8 Rasheed Dwyer   Jamaica (JAM) 20.54
17 1 9 Clarence Munyai   South Africa (RSA) 20.55
18 1 2 Serhiy Smelyk   Ukraine (UKR) 20.55
19 2 3 Andre Ewers   Jamaica (JAM) 20.61
20 3 3 Reynier Mena   Cuba (CUB) 20.61
21 2 2 Eseosa Desalu   Italy (ITA) 20.73
22 3 2 Divine Oduduru   Nigeria (NGR) 20.84
1 3 Alex Wilson   Switzerland (SUI) DNS
2 7 Miguel Francis   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR)

FinalEdit

The final was started on 1 October at 22:40.[8]

Wind: +0.3 m/s

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Noah Lyles   United States (USA) 19.83
  7 Andre De Grasse   Canada (CAN) 19.95
  4 Álex Quiñónez   Ecuador (ECU) 19.98
4 6 Adam Gemili   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 20.03 SB
5 9 Ramil Guliyev   Turkey (TUR) 20.07
6 3 Aaron Brown   Canada (CAN) 20.10
7 2 Xie Zhenye   China (CHN) 20.14
8 8 Kyle Greaux   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 20.39

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "200 Metres Men − Round 1 − Start List" (PDF). IAAF. 28 September 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  2. ^ "100 Metres Men − Records". IAAF. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Records Set - Final" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Competitions Entry Standards 2019 – IAAF World Championships – PDF title, Qualification Standards for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019". iaaf.org. 2 August 2019.
  5. ^ "200 Metres Men − Timetable". IAAF. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  6. ^ Heats results
  7. ^ Semi-finals results
  8. ^ Final results