Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres

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Men's 200 metres
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Venue Empire Stadium
Dates August 2 (heats and quarterfinals)
August 3 (semifinals and final)
Competitors 12 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 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
Decathlon men

The men's 200 metres sprint event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place between August 2 and August 3. The final was won by American Mel Patton.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The fastest two runners in each of the twelve heats advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Herb McKenley Jamaica 21.3
2 Ted Haggis Canada 22.2
3 Haukur Clausen Iceland 22.2
4 Stanley Lines Bermuda

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Paul Vallé Great Britain 22.3
2 John De Saram Ceylon 23.1
3 Bernabe Lovina Philippines 23.2
4 Stefanos Petrakis Greece

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Rafael Fortún Cuba 21.9
2 Dennis Shore South Africa 22.1
3 António Morais Portugal 22.6

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Barney Ewell United States 21.6
2 Abram van Heerden South Africa 21.8
3 Angel García Cuba 22.2
4 Fernand Linssen Belgium
5 Hazzard Dill Bermuda
6 Ali Salman Iraq

Heat five

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Julien Lebas France 22.0
2 Rosalvo Ramos Brazil 22.2
3 Basil McKenzie Jamaica 22.4

Heat six

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Mel Patton United States 21.6
2 Les Laing Jamaica 21.8
3 Guillermo Geary Argentina 23.0
4 Duncan White Ceylon

Heat seven

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gerardo Bönnhoff Argentina 22.2
2 John Fairgrieve Great Britain 22.2
3 Raúl Mazorra Cuba 23.0
4 Kemal Aksur Turkey
5 Guillermo Rodríguez Mexico

Heat eight

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Cliff Bourland United States 21.3
2 Aroldo da Silva Brazil 21.9
3 Georgie Lewis Trinidad and Tobago 22.4
4 Walter Pérez Uruguay
5 Peter Bloch Norway

Heat nine

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 John Treloar Australia 21.7
2 Muhammad Sharif Butt Pakistan 22.8
3 Raşit Öztaş Turkey 23.0
4 Perry Johnson Bermuda

Heat ten

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Alastair McCorquodale Great Britain 22.3
2 Santiago Ferrando Peru 22.5
3 Fernand Bourgaux Belgium 22.9
4 Étienne Bally France

Heat eleven

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Juan López Uruguay 22.1
2 Ivan Hausen Brazil 22.2
3 Gabe Scholten Netherlands 22.2
4 Maung Sein Pe Burma

Heat twelve

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lloyd LaBeach Panama 21.4
2 Jan Lammers Netherlands 22.0
3 Don Pettie Canada 22.0
4 Mario Fayos Uruguay
5 Joseph Stéphan France

Quarterfinals[edit]

The fastest three runners in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Herb McKenley Jamaica 21.3
2 Barney Ewell United States 21.8
3 Paul Vallé Great Britain 22.1
4 Jan Lammers Netherlands
5 Julien Lebas France
6 Rosalvo Ramos Brazil

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Cliff Bourland United States 21.3
2 John Treloar Australia 21.5
3 Aroldo da Silva Brazil 22.0
4 Gerardo Bönnhoff Argentina
5 Dennis Shore South Africa
6 John De Saram Ceylon

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lloyd LaBeach Panama 21.7
2 Les Laing Jamaica 21.8
3 Abram van Heerden South Africa 22.9
4 John Fairgrieve Great Britain
5 Santiago Ferrando Peru

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Mel Patton United States 21.4
2 John Treloar Great Britain 21.8
3 Rafael Fortún Cuba 22.0
4 Ivan Hausen Brazil 22.3
5 Ted Haggis Canada
6 Muhammad Sharif Butt Pakistan

Semifinals[edit]

The fastest three runners in each of the two heats advanced to the final round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Herb McKenley Jamaica 21.4
2 Mel Patton United States 21.6
3 Barney Ewell United States 21.8
4 Aroldo da Silva Brazil
5 Abram van Heerden South Africa
6 Paul Vallé Great Britain

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Cliff Bourland United States 21.5
2 Lloyd LaBeach Panama 21.6
3 Les Laing Jamaica 21.6
4 John Treloar Australia
5 Alastair McCorquodale Great Britain
6 Rafael Fortún Cuba

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Mel Patton United States 21.1
2 Barney Ewell United States 21.1
3 Lloyd LaBeach Panama 21.2
4 Herb McKenley Jamaica 21.3 *
5 Cliff Bourland United States 21.3 *
6 Les Laing Jamaica 21.8 *

Key: * = Time is an estimate

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