2019 World Athletics Championships – Men's 200 metres
|Men's 200 metres |
at the 2019 World Championships
|Venue||Khalifa International Stadium|
|Dates||29 September (heats)|
30 September (semi-finals)
1 October (final)
|Competitors||52 from 37 nations|
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.
Before the competition records were as follows:
|World record||Usain Bolt (JAM)||19.19||Berlin, Germany||20 August 2009|
|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:
|Lebanese||20.84||Noureddine Hadid||LIB||29 Sep 2019|
The standard to qualify automatically for entry was 20.40.
The event schedule, in local time (UTC+3), was as follows:
The first three in each heat (Q) and the next three fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.
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
The first 2 in each heat (Q) and the next two fastest (q) qualified for the final.
Heat 1: -0.3 m/s, Heat 2: +0.1 m/s, Heat 3: -0.1 m/s
The final was started on 1 October at 22:40.
Wind: +0.3 m/s
|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|
- "200 Metres Men − Round 1 − Start List" (PDF). IAAF. 28 September 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
- "100 Metres Men − Records". IAAF. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
- "Records Set - Final" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
- "Competitions Entry Standards 2019 – IAAF World Championships – PDF title, Qualification Standards for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019". iaaf.org. 2 August 2019.
- "200 Metres Men − Timetable". IAAF. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
- Heats results
- Semi-finals results
- Final results