1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 200 metres

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Events at the
1983 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the men's 200 metres event at the 1983 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 57 participating athletes, with eight qualifying heats and the final held on 14 August 1983.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Calvin Smith
United States (USA)
Silver United States Elliott Quow
United States (USA)
Bronze Italy Pietro Mennea
Italy (ITA)

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 19.72 Mexico City, Mexico September 12, 1979
Championship Record New event

Final[edit]

Rank Final Time
Med 1.png  Calvin Smith (USA) 20.14
Med 2.png  Elliott Quow (USA) 20.41
Med 3.png  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.51
4.  Allan Wells (GBR) 20.52
5.  Frank Emmelmann (GDR) 20.55
6.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 20.63
7.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 20.69
8.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.80

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1983-08-13
Rank Heat 1 Time
1.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.56
2.  Frank Emmelmann (GDR) 20.63
3.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.68
4.  Elliott Quow (USA) 20.69
5.  Cameron Sharp (GBR) 20.69
6.  Desai Williams (CAN) 20.71
7.  Leroy Reid (JAM) 20.89
8.  Sergey Sokolov (URS) 20.89


Rank Heat 2 Time
1.  Calvin Smith (USA) 20.29
2.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 20.60
3.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 20.63
4.  Allan Wells (GBR) 20.63
5.  Vladimir Muravyov (URS) 20.71
6.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.76
7.  Bruce Frayne (AUS) 20.94
8.  Boubacar Diallo (SEN) 20.96

Quarterfinals[edit]

  • Held on 12 August
Rank Heat 1 Time
1.  Calvin Smith (USA) 20.60
2.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.65
3.  Allan Wells (GBR) 20.81
4.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.86
5.  Angel Heras (ESP) 21.25
6.  Earl Haley (GUY) 21.39
7.  Luis Schneider (CHI) 21.39
 Jae-Keun Chang (KOR) DNS


Rank Heat 2 Time
1.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 20.75
2.  Desai Williams (CAN) 20.87
3.  Boubacar Diallo (SEN) 20.97
4.  Cameron Sharp (GBR) 20.99
5.  Patrick Barré (FRA) 21.12
6.  Paul Narracott (AUS) 21.34
7.  Alfred Nyambane (KEN) 21.55
8.  Christopher Madzokere (ZIM) 21.55


Rank Heat 3 Time
1.  Frank Emmelmann (GDR) 20.78
2.  Leroy Reid (JAM) 20.88
3.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 20.91
4.  Sergey Sokolov (URS) 20.93
5.  Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 21.13
6.  Christopher Brathwaite (TRI) 21.14
7.  Andreas Rizzi (FRG) 21.37
8.  István Nagy (HUN) 21.52


Rank Heat 4 Time
1.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.68
2.  Vladimir Muravyov (URS) 20.70
3.  Elliott Quow (USA) 20.80
4.  Bruce Frayne (AUS) 20.97
5.  Luke Watson (GBR) 20.99
6.  Roland Jokl (AUT) 21.24
7.  Neville Hodge (ISV) 21.38
 Hector Daley (PAN) DNS

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on 12 August
Rank Heat 1 Time
1.  Frank Emmelmann (GDR) 20.95
2.  Cameron Sharp (GBR) 21.07
3.  Bruce Frayne (AUS) 21.15
4.  Christopher Brathwaite (TRI) 21.24
5.  Hector Daley (PAN) 21.49
6.  Earl Haley (GUY) 21.55
7.  Moussa Savadogo (MLI) 22.33
8.  Awudu Nuhu (GHA) 22.93


Rank Heat 2 Time
1.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.80
2.  Sergey Sokolov (URS) 20.94
3.  Paul Narracott (AUS) 21.08
4.  Luis Schneider (CHI) 21.23
5.  Giorgio Mautiño Batuello (PER) 21.78
6.  Hoa Nguyen Truong (VIE) 22.68
7.  Gervais Kirolo (CAF) 23.10


Rank Heat 3 Time
1.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.93
2.  Vladimir Muravyov (URS) 21.12
3.  Desai Williams (CAN) 21.36
4.  Mohamed Yudi Purnomo (INA) 21.88
5.  Joseph Leota (WSM) 22.33
6.  Nagib Salem Ahmed (YEM) 23.22
7.  Colin Bradford (JAM) 24.15


Rank Heat 4 Time
1.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 20.76
2.  Elliott Quow (USA) 21.01
3.  Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 21.14
4.  Angel Heras (ESP) 21.29
5.  Roland Jokl (AUT) 21.30
6.  David Sawyerr (SLE) 22.23
7.  John Albertie (LCA) 22.53


Rank Heat 5 Time
1.  Allan Wells (GBR) 21.14
2.  Boubacar Diallo (SEN) 21.17
3.  Christopher Madzokere (ZIM) 21.68
4.  Dean Greenaway (IVB) 22.24
 Juan Núñez (DOM) DNS
 Pierfrancesco Pavoni (ITA) DNS
 Tony Sharpe (CAN) DNS


Rank Heat 6 Time
1.  Calvin Smith (USA) 21.10
2.  Leroy Reid (JAM) 21.13
3.  Patrick Barré (FRA) 21.34
4.  Jae-Keun Chang (KOR) 21.39
5.  Gustavo Capart (ARG) 21.66
6.  Rubén Inácio (ANG) 22.33
7.  Trevor Davis (AIA) 22.80


Rank Heat 7 Time
1.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 21.28
2.  István Nagy (HUN) 21.50
3.  Andreas Rizzi (FRG) 21.51
4.  Oumar Fye (GAM) 22.30
5.  Sikendar Iqbal (PAK) 22.91
 Peni Bati (FIJ) DNS
 Don Quarrie (JAM) DNS


Rank Heat 8 Time
1.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.99
2.  Luke Watson (GBR) 21.20
3.  Alfred Nyambane (KEN) 21.21
4.  Neville Hodge (ISV) 21.38
5.  Larry Myricks (USA) 21.74
6.  Georges Taniel (VAN) 22.28
7.  José Flores (HON) 22.94

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