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

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

Women's 200 metres
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueStadium Australia
Date27 September 2000 (heats and quarter-finals)
28 September 2000 (semi-finals and final)
Competitors52 from 38 nations
Winning time22.27
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Pauline Davis-Thompson
 Bahamas
2nd, silver medalist(s) Susanthika Jayasinghe
 Sri Lanka
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Beverly McDonald
 Jamaica
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The top four runners in each of the initial seven heats automatically qualified for the second round. The next four fastest runners from across the heats also qualified for the second round. The top four runners in each of the four second round heats automatically qualified for the semi-final.

The top four runners in each semi-final automatically qualified for the final.

There were a total number of 54 participating athletes.

Marion Jones was stripped of her gold medal following her admission of taking banned substances. Medals were reallocated accordingly.

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World Record 21.34 s Florence Griffith-Joyner United States Seoul, South Korea 29 September 1988
Olympic Record 21.34 s Florence Griffith-Joyner United States Seoul, South Korea 29 September 1988

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

MedalsEdit

Gold:   Silver:   Bronze:  
Pauline Davis-Thompson,   Bahamas Susanthika Jayasinghe,   Sri Lanka Beverly McDonald,   Jamaica

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.

Qualifying heatsEdit

Round 1Edit

Heat 1 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 6 Marion Jones   United States 5 0.225 22.75 Q
2 7 Cydonie Mothersill   Cayman Islands 4 0.246 22.78 Q
3 12 Felipa Palacios   Colombia 6 0.215 23.08 Q SB
4 17 Oksana Ekk   Russia 3 0.159 23.17 Q
5 21T Fatima Yusuf-Olukoju   Nigeria 2 0.222 23.21 q
6 23 Alenka Bikar   Slovenia 8 0.191 23.26 q
7 35 Monica Afia Twum   Ghana 7 0.164 23.51
Heat 2 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 4 Leonie Mani   Cameroon 5 0.150 22.68 Q
2 10 Muriel Hurtis   France 6 0.220 23.04 Q
3 14 Cathy Freeman   Australia 2 0.261 23.11 Q
4 18T Juliet Campbell   Jamaica 3 0.289 23.18 Q
5 32 Sarah Reilly   Ireland 1 0.175 23.43
6 38 Zuzanna Radecka   Poland 7 0.157 23.57
7 41 Nadjina Kaltouma   Chad 8 0.344 23.81
8 51 Hana Ali Salah   Yemen 4 30.46
Heat 3 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 11 Lauren Hewitt   Australia 3 0.226 23.07 Q
2 16 Mercy Nku   Nigeria 2 0.180 23.14 Q
3 18T Nanceen Perry   United States 7 0.179 23.18 Q
4 31 Johanna Manninen   Finland 8 0.222 23.40 Q
5 36 Ekaterini Koffa   Greece 6 0.245 25.53
6 50 Dineo Shoal   Lesotho 1 0.171 25.57
Manuela Levorato   Italy 4 DNS
Andrea Philipp   Germany 5 DNS
Heat 4 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 5 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 7 0.251 22.71 Q
2 8 Louise Ayetotche   Ivory Coast 5 0.283 22.85 Q NR
3 13 Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas 2 0.181 23.09 Q
4 39T Olena Pastushenko   Ukraine 8 0.208 23.64 Q
5 42 Lyubov Perepelova   Uzbekistan 3 0.300 23.83
6 43T Karin Mayr   Austria 6 0.164 23.90
7 49 Akonga Nsimbo   Democratic Republic of the Congo 4 0.240 25.35 NR
Ameerah Bello   Virgin Islands 1 0.240 DNF
Heat 5 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 5 0.198 22.50 Q
2 3 Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 4 0.214 22.61 Q
3 21T Irina Khabarova   Russia 3 0.278 23.21 Q
4 30 Valma Bass   Saint Kitts and Nevis 8 0.209 23.37 Q
5 33 Mireille Donders   Switzerland 1 0.186 23.44
6 37 Liu Xiaomei   China 6 0.230 23.56
7 43T Joanne Durant   Barbados 7 0.265 23.90
8 48 Heather Samuel   Antigua and Barbuda 2 0.189 24.44
Heat 6 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 9 Mary Onyali-Omagbemi   Nigeria 8 0.243 22.90 Q
2 20 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 1 0.237 23.31 Q
3 25T Sabrina Mulrain   Germany 7 0.216 23.31 Q
4 27 Astia Walker   Jamaica 5 0.203 23.30 Q
5 28T Samantha Davies   Great Britain 4 0.215 23.36 q
6 45 Qin Wangping   China 3 0.271 24.10
7 46 Mila Savić   Yugoslavia 2 0.330 24.12
8 47 Monika Gachevska   Bulgaria 6 0.176 24.16
Heat 7 of 7
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 2 Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 6 0.229 22.53 Q
2 15 Zhanna Pintusevych   Ukraine 5 0.213 23.13 Q
3 24 Torri Edwards   United States 3 0.164 23.29 Q
4 25T Marina Trandenkova   Russia 8 0.176 23.31 Q
5 28T Joice Maduaka   Great Britain 7 0.196 23.36 q
6 34 Aïda Diop   Senegal 4 0.196 23.46
7 Hellena Wrappah   Ghana 2 23.64

Overall Results Round 1

Round 1
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Time Qual. Record
1 Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 5 5 1 22.50 Q
2 Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 7 6 1 22.53 Q
3 Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 5 4 2 22.61 Q
4 Leonie Mani   Cameroon 2 5 1 22.68 Q
5 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 4 7 1 22.71 Q
6 Marion Jones   United States 1 5 1 22.75 Q
7 Cydonie Mothersill   Cayman Islands 1 4 2 22.78 Q
8 Louise Ayetotche   Ivory Coast 4 5 2 22.85 Q NR
9 Mary Onyali-Omagbemi   Nigeria 6 8 1 22.90 Q
10 Muriel Hurtis   France 2 6 2 23.04 Q
11 Lauren Hewitt   Australia 3 3 1 23.07 Q
12 Felipa Palacios   Colombia 1 6 3 23.08 Q SB
13 Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas 4 2 3 23.09 Q
14 Cathy Freeman   Australia 2 2 3 23.11 Q
15 Zhanna Pintusevych   Ukraine 7 5 2 23.13 Q
16 Mercy Nku   Nigeria 3 2 2 23.14 Q
17 Oxana Ekk   Russia 1 3 4 23.17 Q
18 Juliet Campbell   Jamaica 2 3 4 23.18 Q
Nanceen Perry   United States 3 7 3 23.18 Q
20 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 6 1 2 23.19 Q
21 Irina Khabarova   Russia 5 3 3 23.21 Q
Fatima Yusuf-Olukoju   Nigeria 1 2 5 23.21 q
23 Alenka Bikar   Slovenia 1 8 6 23.26 q
24 Torri Edwards   United States 4 3 3 23.29 Q
25 Sabrina Mulrain   Germany 6 7 3 23.31 Q
Marina Trandenkova   Russia 7 8 4 23.31 Q
27 Astia Walker   Jamaica 6 5 4 23.33 Q
28 Samantha Davies   Great Britain 6 4 5 23.36 q
Joice Maduaka   Great Britain 7 7 5 23.36 q
30 Valma Bass   Saint Kitts and Nevis 5 8 4 23.37 Q
31 Johanna Manninen   Finland 3 8 4 23.40 Q
32 Sarah Reilly   Ireland 2 1 5 23.43
33 Mireille Donders   Switzerland 5 1 5 23.44
34 Aïda Diop   Senegal 7 4 6 23.46
35 Monica Afia Twum   Ghana 1 7 7 23.51
36 Ekaterini Koffa   Greece 3 6 5 23.53
37 Liu Xiaomei   China 5 6 6 23.56
38 Zuzanna Radecka   Poland 2 7 6 23.57
39 Olena Pastushenko   Ukraine 4 8 4 23.64 Q
Hellena Wrappah   Ghana 7 2 7 23.64
41 Nadjina Kaltouma   Chad 2 8 7 23.81
42 Lyubov Perepelova   Uzbekistan 4 3 5 23.83
43 Joanne Durant   Barbados 5 7 7 23.90
Karin Mayr   Austria 4 6 6 23.90
45 Qin Wangping   China 6 3 6 24.10
46 Mila Savic   Yugoslavia 6 2 7 24.12
47 Monika Gachevska   Bulgaria 6 6 8 24.16
48 Heather Samuel   Antigua and Barbuda 5 2 8 24.44
49 Akonga Nsimbo   Democratic Republic of the Congo 4 4 7 25.35 NR
50 Dineo Shoal   Lesotho 3 1 6 25.57
51 Hana Ali Salah   Yemen 2 4 8 30.36
Ameerah Bello   Virgin Islands 4 1 DNS
Manuela Levorato   Italy 3 4 DNS
Andrea Philipp   Germany 3 5 DNS

Round 2Edit

Heat 1 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 5 0.192 22.44 Q
2 6T Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 3 0.228 22.72 Q
3 8 Cathy Freeman   Australia 7 0.245 22.75 Q
4 11T Nanceen Perry   United States 6 0.168 22.95 Q
5 17 Marina Trandenkova   Russia 2 0.173 23.10
6 27 Johanna Manninen   Finland 1 0.157 23.41
7 28T Joice Maduaka   Great Britain 8 0.208 23.57
Cydonie Mothersill   Cayman Islands 4 DNS
 
Round 2 Heat 2
Heat 2 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 2 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 3 0.231 22.49 Q
2 3 Marion Jones   United States 5 0.221 22.50 Q
3 5 Zhanna Pintusevych   Ukraine 6 0.181 22.79 Q SB
4 11T Mercy Nku   Nigeria 4 0.179 22.95 Q PB
5 15 Alenka Bikar   Slovenia 8 0.167 23.01
6 19 Oxana Ekk   Russia 7 0.153 23.17
7 21 Samantha Davies   Great Britain 2 0.213 23.20
8 24 Sabrina Mulrain   Germany 1 0.209 23.24
Heat 3 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 6T Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 3 0.180 22.72 Q
2 10 Leonie Mani   Cameroon 6 0.166 22.88 Q
3 13T Torri Edwards   United States 7 0.186 22.98 Q
4 13T Muriel Hurtis   France 5 0.196 22.98 Q
5 16 Mary Onyali-Omagbemi   Nigeria 4 0.252 23.03
6 25 Irina Khabarova   Russia 2 0.204 23.27
7 30 Olena Pastushenko   Ukraine 1 0.145 23.63
Astia Walker   Jamaica 8 0.184 DNF
Heat 4 of 4
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 4 Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 6 0.211 22.54 Q
2 9 Louise Ayetotche   Ivory Coast 3 0.222 22.86 Q
3 18 Lauren Hewitt   Australia 5 0.180 23.12 Q
4 20 Felipa Palacios   Colombia 4 0.185 23.19 Q
5 22T Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas 7 0.169 23.21
6 22T Fatima Yusuf-Olukoju   Nigeria 2 0.229 23.21
7 26 Juliet Campbell   Jamaica 1 0.190 23.34
8 28T Valma Bass   Saint Kitts and Nevis 8 0.268 23.57

Overall Results Round 2

Round 2
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Time Qual. Record
1 Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 1 5 1 22.44 Q
2 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 2 3 1 22.49 Q
3 Marion Jones   United States 2 5 2 22.50 Q
4 Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 4 6 1 22.54 Q
5 Zhanna Pintusevych   Ukraine 2 6 3 22.70 Q SB
6 Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 3 3 1 22.72 Q
Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 3 3 1 22.72 Q
8 Cathy Freeman   Australia 1 7 3 22.75 Q
9 Louise Ayetotche   Ivory Coast 4 3 2 22.86 Q
10 Leonie Mani   Cameroon 3 6 2 22.86 Q
11 Mercy Nku   Nigeria 2 4 4 22.95 Q PB
Nanceen Perry   United States 1 6 4 22.95 Q
13 Torri Edwards   United States 3 7 3 22.98 Q
Muriel Hurtis   France 3 5 4 22.98 Q
15 Alenka Bikar   Slovenia 2 8 5 23.01
16 Mary Onyali-Omagbemi   Nigeria 3 4 5 23.03
17 Marina Trandenkova   Russia 1 2 5 23.10
18 Lauren Hewitt   Australia 4 5 3 23.12 Q
19 Oxana Ekk   Russia 2 7 6 23.17
20 Felipa Palacios   Colombia 4 4 4 23.19 Q
21 Samantha Davies   Great Britain 2 2 7 23.20
22 Chandra Sturrup   Bahamas 4 7 5 23.21
Fatima Yusuf-Olukoju   Nigeria 4 2 6 23.21
24 Sabrina Mulrain   Germany 2 1 8 23.24
25 Irina Khabarova   Russia 3 2 6 23.27
26 Juliet Campbell   Jamaica 4 1 7 23.34
27 Johanna Manninen   Finland 1 1 6 23.41
28 Valma Bass   Saint Kitts and Nevis 4 8 8 23.57
Joice Maduaka   Great Britain 1 8 7 23.57
30 Olena Pastushenko   Ukraine 3 1 7 23.63
Astia Walker   Jamaica 3 8 DNF
Cydonie Mothersill   Cayman Islands 1 4 DNS

Semi-FinalsEdit

Heat 1 of 2
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 2 Marion Jones   United States 5 0.233 22.40 Q
2 5 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 4 0.191 22.62 Q
3 6 Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 3 0.250 22.70 Q
4 8 Zhanna Pintusevych   Ukraine 2 0.171 22.74 Q
5 11 Felipa Palacios   Colombia 1 0.189 23.11
6 14 Mercy Nku   Nigeria 8 0.222 23.40
7 15 Lauren Hewitt   Australia 7 0.290 23.44
8 16 Leonie Mani   Cameroon 6 0.180 23.47
Heat 2 of 2
Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 5 0.227 22.38 Q PB
2 3 Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 6 0.253 22.45 Q
3 4 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 3 0.226 22.61 Q
4 7 Cathy Freeman   Australia 2 0.262 22.71 Q
5 9 Louise Ayetotche   Ivory Coast 4 0.219 22.76 NR
6 10 Torri Edwards   United States 7 0.170 23.06
7 12 Muriel Hurtis   France 8 0.208 23.13
8 13 Nanceen Perry   United States 1 0.159 23.16

Overall Results Semi-Finals

Semi-Finals
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Time Qual. Record
1 Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 2 5 1 22.38 Q PB
2 Marion Jones   United States 1 5 1 22.40 Q
3 Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 2 6 2 22.45 Q
4 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 2 3 3 22.62 Q
5 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 1 4 2 22.62 Q
6 Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 1 3 3 22.70 Q
7 Cathy Freeman   Australia 2 2 4 22.71 Q
8 Zhanna Pintusevych   Ukraine 1 2 4 22.74 Q
9 Louise Ayetotche   Ivory Coast 2 4 5 22.76
10 Torri Edwards   United States 2 7 6 23.06
11 Felipa Palacios   Colombia 1 1 5 23.11
12 Muriel Hurtis   France 2 8 7 23.13
13 Nanceen Perry   United States 2 1 8 23.16
14 Mercy Nku   Nigeria 1 8 6 23.40
15 Lauren Hewitt   Australia 1 1 7 23.44
16 Leonie Mani   Cameroon 1 6 8 23.47

FinalEdit

Date: Thursday 28 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Record
  Pauline Davis-Thompson   Bahamas 3 0.185 22.27 PB
  Susanthika Jayasinghe   Sri Lanka 6 0.207 22.28 NR
  Beverly McDonald   Jamaica 1 0.151 22.35 SB
4 Debbie Ferguson   Bahamas 5 0.196 22.37 SB
5 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor   Australia 7 0.178 22.42 SB
6 Cathy Freeman   Australia 2 0.235 22.53 SB
7 Zhanna Pintusevich   Ukraine 8 0.190 22.66 SB
DSQ Marion Jones   United States 4 0.174 21.84 SB

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit