Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres

The 200 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics programme were held at Stadium Australia on Wednesday 27 September and Thursday 28 September 2000.[1]

Men's 200 metres
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueStadium Australia
Date22-23 September
Competitors68 from 50 nations
Winning time20.09
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Konstantinos Kenteris  Greece
2nd, silver medalist(s) Darren Campbell  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ato Boldon  Trinidad and Tobago
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The top three runners in each of the initial nine heats automatically qualified for the second round. The next five fastest runners from across the heats also qualified. Those 32 runners competed in 4 heats in the second round, with the top fours runners from each heat qualifying for the semifinals. There were two semifinals, and only the top four from each heat advanced to the final.

RecordsEdit

World Record 19.32 Michael Johnson USA Atlanta, USA 1 August 1996
Olympic Record 19.32 Michael Johnson USA Atlanta, USA 1 August 1996

QualificationEdit

ResultsEdit

All times shown are in seconds.

  • Q denotes qualification by place in heat.
  • q denotes qualification by overall place.
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best.

Round 1Edit

Heat 1 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:05 am
Wind: -0.3 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =17 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 1 0.201 s 20.76 s Q
2 20 Stéphan Buckland   Mauritius 8 0.269 s 20.81 s Q
3 =32 Renward Wells   Bahamas 5 0.147 s 20.95 s Q
4 =39 John Ertzgaard   Norway 6 0.154 s 21.00 s
5 =44 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 3 0.261 s 21.10 s
6 51 Albert Agyemang   Ghana 4 0.240 s 21.22 s
7 63 Jayson Jones   Belize 7 0.163 s 22.20 s
- - Mohamed Mahbub Alam   Bangladesh 2 0.240 s DNF
Heat 2 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:11 am
Wind: -0.2 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 11 Floyd Heard   United States 7 0.167 s 20.68 s Q
2 16 Koji Ito   Japan 4 0.191 s 20.75 s Q SB
3 =21 Tommi Hartonen   Finland 8 0.187 s 20.82 s Q
4 =29 Petko Yankov   Bulgaria 5 0.152 s 20.91 s q
5 =36 Darryl Wohlsen   Australia 2 0.161 s 20.98 s
6 =53 Pierre Browne   Canada 6 0.258 s 21.28 s
- - Tanko Braimah   Ghana 3 0.192 s DQ*

* Tanko Braimah was disqualified under IAAF rule 163.3 - lane infringement

Heat 3 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:17 am
Wind: +0.5 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =4 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 2 0.157 s 20.52 s Q
2 =4 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 5 0.175 s 20.52 s Q
3 10 Marcin Urbaś   Poland 4 0.152 s 20.62 s Q
4 =17 Geir Moen   Norway 7 0.160 s 20.76 s q
5 31 Gidon Jablonka   Israel 8 0.185 s 20.92 s
6 =32 Gennadiy Chernovol   Kazakhstan 3 0.190 s 20.95 s SB
- - Alexios Alexopoulos   Greece 6 - DNS
Heat 4 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:23 am
Wind: +0.2 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =2 Coby Miller   United States 6 0.182 s 20.49 s Q
2 15 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 4 0.194 s 20.71 s Q
3 =25 Uchenna Emedolu   Nigeria 5 0.179 s 20.87 s Q
4 =36 Ahmed Douhou   Ivory Coast 7 0.169 s 20.98 s
5 43 Ricardo Williams   Jamaica 2 0.289 s 21.09 s
6 50 Julieon Raeburn   Trinidad and Tobago 8 0.326 s 21.21 s
7 =55 Keita Cline   British Virgin Islands 3 0.199 s 21.42 s
Heat 5 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:29 am
Wind: +0.3 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 7 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 6 0.179 s 20.57 s Q
2 23 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 5 0.190 s 20.83 s Q
3 28 Marlon Devonish   Great Britain 2 0.178 s 20.89 s Q
4 =32 André da Silva   Brazil 3 0.237 s 20.95 s
5 =42 Aleksandr Ryabov   Russia 8 0.216 s 21.02 s
6 =53 Marián Vanderka   Slovakia 7 0.254 s 21.28 s
7 62 Ali Khamis Rashid Al-Neyadi   United Arab Emirates 4 0.280 s 21.93 s
8 65 Christie van Wyk   Namibia 1 0.147 s 46.57 s
Heat 6 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:35 am
Wind: -0.4 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Christopher Williams   Jamaica 5 0.189 s 20.45 s Q
2 9 Shingo Suetsugu   Japan 1 0.184 s 20.60 s Q
3 =32 Venancio José   Spain 7 0.179 s 20.95 s Q
4 =39 Martin Lachkovics   Austria 3 0.163 s 21.00 s
5 =39 Andrew Tynes   Bahamas 4 0.169 s 21.00 s
6 =55 Jimmy Pino   Colombia 6 0.179 s 21.42 s
7 58 Pascal Dangbo   Benin 8 0.158 s 21.54 s
8 60 Maqsood Ahmad   Pakistan 2 0.181 s 21.70 s
Heat 7 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:41 am
Wind: +0.5 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 12 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 4 0.192 s 20.69 s Q
2 =13 Joseph Batangdon   Cameroon 8 0.176 s 20.70 s Q
3 19 Antoine Boussombo   Gabon 6 0.161 s 20.78 s Q
4 =29 Matt Shirvington   Australia 3 0.168 s 20.91 s q
5 46 Carlos Gats   Argentina 1 0.181 s 21.15 s
6 49 Ricardo Roach   Chad 5 0.154 s 21.20 s
7 52 Ezra Kenyoke Sambu   Kenya 7 0.377 s 21.23 s
8 64 Sherwin James   Dominica 2 0.195 s 22.40 s
Heat 8 of 9
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:47 am
Wind: +0.4 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =2 John Capel, Jr.   United States 4 0.216 s 20.49 s Q
2 =4 Christian Malcolm   Great Britain 6 0.272 s 20.52 s Q
3 8 Alessandro Cavallaro   Italy 5 0.192 s 20.58 s Q
4 =21 Héber Viera   Uruguay 8 0.180 s 20.82 s q SB
5 27 Patrick Johnson   Australia 2 0.225 s 20.88 s q
6 =44 Anastasios Gousis   Greece 7 0.325 s 21.10 s
7 47 Salem M. M. Al Yami   Saudi Arabia 3 0.261 s 21.18 s
Heat 9 of 9
Date: Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 10:53 am
Wind: -1.0 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =13 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 5 0.176 s 20.70 s Q
2 24 Dwight Thomas   Jamaica 3 0.192 s 20.85 s Q
3 =25 Oumar Loum   Senegal 7 0.201 s 20.87 s Q
4 =36 Paul Brizzell   Ireland 6 0.178 s 20.98 s
5 48 Mohamed Al Hooti   Oman 1 0.226 s 21.19 s
6 57 Dominic Demeritte   Bahamas 4 0.167 s 21.47 s
7 59 Joseph Loua   Guinea 2 0.244 s 21.60 s
8 61 N'Kosie Barnes   Antigua and Barbuda 8 0.205 s 21.82 s
Round 1
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Wind Time Qual. Record
1 Christopher Williams   Jamaica 6 5 1 -0.4 20.45 s Q
2 John Capel, Jr.   United States 8 4 1 +0.4 20.49 s Q
Coby Miller   United States 4 6 1 +0.2 20.49 s Q
4 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 3 2 1 +0.5 20.52 s Q
Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 5 2 +0.5 20.52 s Q
Christian Malcolm   Great Britain 8 6 2 +0.4 20.52 s Q
7 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 5 6 1 +0.3 20.57 s Q
8 Alessandro Cavallaro   Italy 8 5 3 +0.4 20.58 s Q
9 Shingo Suetsugu   Japan 6 1 2 -0.4 20.60 s Q
10 Marcin Urbaś   Poland 3 4 3 +0.5 20.62 s Q
11 Floyd Heard   United States 2 7 1 -0.2 20.68 s Q
12 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 7 4 1 +0.5 20.69 s Q
13 Joseph Batangdon   Cameroon 7 8 2 +0.5 20.70 s Q
Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 9 5 1 -0.1 20.70 s Q
15 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 4 4 2 +0.2 20.71 s Q
16 Koji Ito   Japan 2 4 2 -0.2 20.75 s Q SB
17 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 1 1 1 -0.3 20.76 s Q
Geir Moen   Norway 3 7 4 +0.5 20.76 s q
19 Antoine Boussombo   Gabon 7 6 3 +0.5 20.78 s Q
20 Stéphan Buckland   Mauritius 1 8 2 -0.3 20.81 s Q
21 Tommi Hartonen   Finland 2 8 3 -0.2 20.82 s Q
Héber Viera   Uruguay 8 8 4 +0.4 20.82 s q SB
23 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 5 5 2 +0.3 20.83 s Q
24 Dwight Thomas   Jamaica 9 3 2 -0.1 20.85 s Q
25 Uchenna Emedolu   Nigeria 4 5 3 +0.2 20.87 s Q
Oumar Loum   Senegal 9 7 3 -0.1 20.87 s Q
27 Patrick Johnson   Australia 8 2 5 +0.4 20.88 s q
28 Marlon Devonish   Great Britain 5 2 3 +0.3 20.89 s Q
29 Matt Shirvington   Australia 7 3 4 +0.5 20.91 s q
Petko Yankov   Bulgaria 2 5 4 -0.2 20.91 s q
31 Gidon Jablonka   Israel 3 8 5 +0.5 20.92 s
32 Venancio José   Spain 6 7 3 -0.4 20.95 s Q
Renward Wells   Bahamas 1 5 3 -0.3 20.95 s Q
Gennadiy Chernovol   Kazakhstan 3 3 6 +0.5 20.95 s
André da Silva   Brazil 5 3 4 +0.3 20.95 s
36 Paul Brizzell   Ireland 9 6 4 -0.1 20.98 s
Ahmed Yves Douhou   Ivory Coast 4 7 4 +0.2 20.98 s
Darryl Wohlsen   Australia 2 2 5 -0.2 20.98 s
39 John Ertzgaard   Norway 1 6 4 -0.3 21.00 s
Martin Lachkovics   Austria 6 3 4 -0.4 21.00 s
Andrew Tynes   Bahamas 6 4 5 -0.4 21.00 s
42 Aleksandr Ryabov   Russia 5 8 5 +0.3 21.02 s
43 Ricardo Williams   Jamaica 4 2 5 +0.2 21.09 s
44 Sayon Cooper   Liberia 1 3 5 -0.3 21.10 s
Anastasios Gousis   Greece 8 7 6 +0.4 21.10 s
46 Carlos Gats   Argentina 7 1 5 +0.5 21.15 s
47 Salem M. M. Al Yami   Saudi Arabia 8 3 7 +0.4 21.18 s
48 Mohamed Al Hooti   Oman 9 1 5 -0.1 21.19 s
49 Ricardo Roach   Chad 7 5 6 +0.5 21.20 s
50 Julieon Raeburn   Trinidad and Tobago 4 8 6 +0.2 21.21 s
51 Albert Agyemang   Ghana 1 4 6 -0.3 21.22 s
52 Ezra Kenyoke Sambu   Kenya 7 7 7 +0.5 21.23 s
53 Pierre Browne   Canada 2 6 6 -0.2 21.28 s
Marián Vanderka   Slovakia 5 7 6 +0.3 21.28 s
55 Keita Cline   British Virgin Islands 4 3 7 +0.2 21.42 s
Jimmy Pino   Colombia 6 6 6 -0.4 21.42 s
57 Dominic Demeritte   Bahamas 9 4 6 -0.1 21.47 s
58 Pascal Dangbo   Benin 6 8 7 -0.4 21.54 s
59 Joseph Loua   Guinea 9 2 7 -0.1 21.60 s
60 Maqsood Ahmad   Pakistan 6 2 8 -0.4 21.70 s
61 N'Kosie Barnes   Antigua and Barbuda 9 8 8 -0.1 21.82 s
62 Ali K. R. A. Al Neyadi   United Arab Emirates 5 4 7 +0.3 21.93 s
63 Jayson Jones   Belize 1 7 7 -0.3 22.20 s
64 Sherwin James   Dominica 7 2 8 +0.5 22.40 s
65 Christie van Wyk   Namibia 5 1 8 +0.3 46.57 s
- Tanko Braimah   Ghana 2 3 - -0.2 DQ
- Mohammad Mahabub Alam   Bangladesh 1 2 - -0.3 DNF
- Alexios Alexopoulos   Greece 3 6 - +0.5 DNS

Round 2Edit

Heat 1 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 7:30 pm
Wind: +0.3 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =1 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 3 0.175 s 20.13 s Q PB
2 3 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 6 0.203 s 20.14 s Q NR
3 9 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 4 0.160 s 20.28 s Q
4 =11 Shingo Suetsugu   Japan 5 0.182 s 20.37 s Q
5 13 Marcin Urbaś   Poland 8 0.159 s 20.43 s SB
6 21 Geir Moen   Norway 7 0.165 s 20.65 s
7 =23 Antoine Boussombo   Gabon 2 0.163 s 20.71 s
8 30 Héber Viera   Uruguay 1 0.196 s 20.97 s
Heat 2 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 7:37 pm
Wind: 0.0 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 4 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 6 0.195 s 20.16 s Q
2 =11 Coby Miller   United States 3 0.239 s 20.37 s Q
3 =14 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 4 0.171 s 20.47 s Q
4 18 Koji Ito   Japan 5 0.208 s 20.56 s Q SB
5 19 Dwight Thomas   Jamaica 8 0.206 s 20.58 s PB
6 25 Petko Yankov   Bulgaria 2 0.169 s 20.75 s
7 26 Venancio José   Spain 7 0.182 s 20.79 s
8 29 Uchenna Emedolu   Nigeria 1 0.195 s 20.93 s
Heat 3 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 7:44 pm
Wind: -0.2 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =1 John Capel, Jr.   United States 5 0.169 s 20.13 s Q
2 5 Christian Malcolm   Great Britain 3 0.196 s 20.19 s Q PB
3 =6 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 4 0.139 s 20.24 s Q
4 =14 Tommi Hartonen   Finland 8 0.179 s 20.47 s Q NR
5 17 Joseph Batangdon   Cameroon 6 0.247 s 20.55 s
6 22 Alessandro Cavallaro   Italy 3 0.190 s 20.95 s SB
7 28 Patrick Johnson   Australia 7 0.252 s 20.87 s
8 31 Renward Wells   Bahamas 2 0.162 s 21.26 s
Heat 4 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Time: 7:51 pm
Wind: +0.4 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =6 Floyd Heard   United States 5 0.173 s 20.24 s Q
2 8 Christopher Williams   Jamaica 4 0.187 s 20.25 s Q
3 10 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 6 0.195 s 20.33 s Q
4 16 Stéphan Buckland   Mauritius 3 0.237 s 20.53 s Q
5 20 Oumar Loum   Senegal 1 0.186 s 20.60 s
6 =23 Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 8 0.196 s 20.71 s SB
7 27 Marlon Devonish   Great Britain 7 0.163 s 20.82 s
- - Matt Shirvington   Australia 2 DNS
Round 2
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Wind Time Qual. Record
=1 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 1 3 1 +0.3 20.13 s Q PB
John Capel, Jr.   United States 3 5 1 -0.2 20.13 s Q
3 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 1 6 2 +0.3 20.14 s Q NR
4 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 2 6 1 +0.0 20.16 s Q
5 Christian Malcolm   Great Britain 3 3 2 -0.2 20.19 s Q PB
6 Floyd Heard   United States 4 5 1 +0.4 20.24 s Q
Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 3 4 3 -0.2 20.24 s Q
8 Christopher Williams   Jamaica 4 4 2 +0.4 20.25 s Q
9 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 1 4 3 +0.3 20.28 s Q
10 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 3 4 3 +0.5 20.33 s Q
11 Coby Miller   United States 2 3 2 +0.0 20.37 s Q
Shingo Suetsugu   Japan 1 5 4 +0.3 20.37 s Q
13 Marcin Urbaś   Poland 1 8 5 +0.3 20.43 s SB
14 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 4 3 +0.0 20.47 s Q
Tommi Hartonen   Finland 3 8 4 -0.2 20.47 s Q NR
16 Stéphan Buckland   Mauritius 4 3 4 +0.4 20.53 s Q
17 Joseph Batangdon   Cameroon 3 6 5 -0.2 20.55 s
18 Koji Ito   Japan 2 5 4 +0.0 20.56 s Q SB
19 Dwight Thomas   Jamaica 2 8 5 +0.0 20.58 s PB
20 Oumar Loum   Senegal 4 1 5 +0.4 20.60 s
21 Geir Moen   Norway 1 7 6 +0.3 20.65 s
22 Alessandro Cavallaro   Italy 3 1 6 -0.2 20.69 s
23 Antoine Boussombo   Gabon 1 2 7 +0.3 20.71 s
Anninos Marcoullides   Cyprus 4 8 6 +0.4 20.71 s
25 Petko Yankov   Bulgaria 2 2 6 +0.0 20.75 s
26 Venancio José   Spain 2 7 7 -0.0 20.79 s
27 Marlon Devonish   Great Britain 4 7 7 +0.4 20.82 s
28 Patrick Johnson   Australia 3 7 7 -0.2 20.87 s
29 Uchenna Emedolu   Nigeria 2 1 8 +0.0 20.93 s
30 Héber Viera   Uruguay 1 1 8 +0.3 20.97 s
31 Renward Wells   Bahamas 3 2 8 -0.2 21.26 s
- Matt Shirvington   Australia 4 2 +0.4 DNS

Semi-FinalsEdit

Heat 1 of 2
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Wind: -1.1 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 John Capel, Jr.   United States 3 0.177 s 20.10 s Q
2 2 Christian Malcolm   Great Britain 6 0.161 s 20.19 s Q
3 =3 Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 8 0.147 s 20.20 s Q
4 5 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 5 0.199 s 20.21 s Q
5 9 Christopher Williams   Jamaica 4 0.197 s 20.47 s
6 10 Stéphan Buckland   Mauritius 4 0.197 s 20.56 s
7 15 Francis Obikwelu   Nigeria 7 0.241 s 20.71 s
8 16 Tommi Hartonen   Finland 2 0.170 s 20.88 s
Heat 2 of 2
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Wind: +0.3 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 =3 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 5 0.200 s 20.20 s Q
2 6 Darren Campbell   Great Britain 3 0.234 s 20.23 s Q
3 7 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 7 0.196 s 20.30 s Q
4 8 Coby Miller   United States 4 0.174 s 20.45 s Q
5 11 Kim Collins   Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 0.177 s 20.57 s
6 12 Floyd Heard   United States 6 0.169 s 20.63 s
7 13 Koji Ito   Japan 8 0.212 s 20.67 s
8 14 Shingo Suetsugu   Japan 2 0.177 s 20.69 s

FinalEdit

Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Wind: -1.1 m/s
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Record
  Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 5 0.163 s 20.09 s NR
  Darren Campbell   Great Britain 6 0.174 s 20.14 s
  Ato Boldon   Trinidad and Tobago 8 0.163 s 20.20 s
4 Obadele Thompson   Barbados 7 0.205 s 20.20 s
5 Christian Malcolm   Great Britain 3 0.202 s 20.23 s
6 Claudinei da Silva   Brazil 1 0.192 s 20.28 s
7 Coby Miller   United States 2 0.185 s 20.35 s
8 John Capel, Jr.   United States 4 0.348 s 20.49 s

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Games: Men's 200 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 21 July 2017.

Source: Official Report of the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics available at https://web.archive.org/web/20080522105330/http://www.la84foundation.org/5va/reports_frmst.htm