Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres

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Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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The Men's 200 metres at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 75 competitors, with ten qualifying heats (75), four quarterfinals (29) and two semi-finals (16), before the final (8) took off on Wednesday August 8, 1984.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Carl Lewis
United States (USA)
Silver  Kirk Baptiste
United States (USA)
Bronze  Thomas Jefferson
United States (USA)

Abbreviations[edit]

Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics.

World Record 19.72 Italy Pietro Mennea Mexico City (MEX) September 12, 1979
Olympic Record 19.83 United States Tommie Smith Mexico City (MEX) October 16, 1968

In the final Carl Lewis set a new Olympic record with 19.80 seconds.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Carl Lewis (USA) 19.80 OR
Med 2.png  Kirk Baptiste (USA) 19.96
Med 3.png  Thomas Jefferson (USA) 20.26
4.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.30
5.  Ralf Lübke (FRG) 20.51
6.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.55
7.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.55
8.  Ade Mafe (GBR) 20.85

Semifinals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Kirk Baptiste (USA) 20.29
2.  Thomas Jefferson (USA) 20.40
3.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.47
4.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.55
5.  Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 20.77
6.  Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.80
7.  Gus Young (JAM) 21.17
8.  Luis Morales (PUR) 21.22


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 20.27
2.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.61
3.  Ade Mafe (GBR) 20.63
4.  Ralf Lübke (FRG) 20.67
5.  Desai Williams (CAN) 20.70
6.  Stefano Tilli (ITA) 20.72
7.  Donald Quarrie (JAM) 20.77
8.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 20.92

Quarterfinals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 20.48
2.  Stefano Tilli (ITA) 20.64
3.  Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 20.69
4.  Luis Morales (PUR) 20.82
5.  Mohamad Purnomo (INA) 20.93
6.  Patrick Barré (FRA) 20.95
7.  Dudley Parker (BAH) 21.10
8.  Ali Bakhta (ALG) 21.35


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Desai Williams (CAN) 20.40
2.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.50
3.  Ade Mafe (GBR) 20.55
4.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.61
5.  Jürgen Evers (FRG) 20.95
6.  Jang Jae-Keun (KOR) 20.14
7.  John Mayers (BAR) 21.46


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Thomas Jefferson (USA) 20.47
2.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.54
3.  Donald Quarrie (JAM) 20.57
4.  Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.88
5.  Julien Thode (AHO) 21.45
6.  Tony Sharpe (CAN) 21.46
7.  John Goville (UGA) 21.55


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Kirk Baptiste (USA) 20.48
2.  Ralf Lübke (FRG) 20.57
3.  Gus Young (JAM) 20.75
4.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 20.86
5.  Peter Van Miltenburg (AUS) 21.09
6.  Luke Watson (GBR) 21.14
7.  Jamal Al-Abdulla (QAT) 21.44

Qualifying Heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.70
2.  Peter Van Miltenburg (AUS) 21.06
3.  Robson da Silva (BRA) 21.08
4.  Georges Kablan Degnan (CIV) 21.39
5.  Earl Haley (GUY) 21.52
6.  Inoke Bainimoli (FIJ) 22.16
7.  Saidur Rahman Dawn (BAN) 22.59
 Emmanuel Bitanga (CMR) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Leroy Reid (JAM) 20.62
2.  Ralf Lübke (FRG) 20.88
3.  Luke Watson (GBR) 21.26
4.  Yu Zhuanghui (CHN) 21.48
5.  Nordin Mohamed Jadi (MAS) 21.88
6.  Gregory Simons (BER) 21.88
7.  James Idun (GHA) 22.55
8.  Glen Abrahams (CRC) 22.75


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Carlo Simionato (ITA) 21.06
2.  Dudley Parker (BAH) 21.12
3.  Jürgen Evers (FRG) 21.12
4.  Florencio Aguilar (PAN) 21.50
5.  Oumar Fye (GAM) 21.56
6.  Mohammad Mansha (PAK) 22.04
7.  Christian Nenepath (INA) 22.20
8.  Clifford Mamba (SWZ) 22.76


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Thomas Jefferson (USA) 20.63
2.  Desai Williams (CAN) 20.70
3.  João Batista da Silva (BRA) 20.70
4.  Jamal Al-Abdullah (QAT) 21.10
5.  Paul Narracott (AUS) 21.20
6.  Larry Millers (ANT) 21.93
7.  Markus Büchel (LIE) 22.14
8.  Augustus Moulton (LBR) 22.94


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Patrick Barré (FRA) 20.88
2.  Fred Martin (AUS) 20.98
3.  Gus Young (JAM) 21.14
4.  Alfred Nyambane (KEN) 21.35
5.  Hiroki Fuwa (JPN) 21.37
6.  Henry Ngolwe (ZAM) 21.58
7.  Antoine Kiakouama (CGO) 21.64
8.  Odiya Silweya (MAW) 22.46


RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1.  Don Quarrie (JAM) 20.84
2.  Ade Mafe (GBR) 21.24
3.  Tony Sharpe (CAN) 21.31
4.  Sumet Promna (THA) 21.53
5.  Lindel Hodge (IVB) 22.28
6.  Mohamed Al-Hashimi (OMA) 22.83
7.  Aldo Salandra (ESA) 22.90
8.  Jean-Yves Mallat (LIB) 22.91


RANK HEAT 7 TIME
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 21.02
2.  Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 21.42
3.  Julien Thode (AHO) 21.62
4.  Manuel Ramírez (COL) 21.71
5.  Henrique Ferreira (MOZ) 21.87
6.  Luís Barroso (POR) 22.03
7.  Christopher Madzokere (ZIM) 22.75


RANK HEAT 8 TIME
1.  Kirk Baptiste (USA) 20.63
2.  Luis Morales (PUR) 21.05
3.  Neville Hodge (USA) 21.12
4.  Ali Bakhta (ALG) 21.15
5.  Arnaldo da Silva (BRA) 21.24
6.  Lapule Tamean (PNG) 21.97
7.  Gustavo Envela (GEQ) 22.14
8.  Emilio Samayoa (GUA) 22.19


RANK HEAT 9 TIME
1.  Stefano Tilli (ITA) 20.72
2.  Jean-Jacques Boussemart (FRA) 20.82
3.  Mohamed Purnomo (INA) 21.01
4.  David Sawyerr (SLE) 21.29
5.  Ivan Benjamin (SLE) 21.54
6.  Moussa Savadogo (MLI) 21.72
7.  Denis Rose (SEY) 21.87


RANK HEAT 10 TIME
1.  Jang Jae-Geun (KOR) 21.32
2.  John Goville (UGA) 21.59
3.  John Mayers (BAR) 21.70
4.  Nelson Erazo (PUR) 21.72
5.  Damel Flowers (BIZ) 21.72
6.  Daniel André (MRI) 22.16

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