Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres

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Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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The Men's 200 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 76 competitors, with ten qualifying heats (76), five second-round races (40) and two semi-finals (16), before the final (8) took off on Wednesday September 28, 1988.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Joe DeLoach
United States (USA)
Silver  Carl Lewis
United States (USA)
Bronze  Robson da Silva
Brazil (BRA)

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics.

World Record 19.72 Italy Pietro Mennea Mexico City (MEX) September 12, 1979
Olympic Record 19.80 United States Carl Lewis Los Angeles (USA) August 8, 1984

The following Olympic record was set during this competition.

Date Event Athlete Time OR WR
September 28, 1988 Final  Joe DeLoach (USA) 19.75s OR

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Joe DeLoach (USA) 19.75 (OR)
Med 2.png  Carl Lewis (USA) 19.79
Med 3.png  Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.04
4.  Linford Christie (GBR) 20.09 (NR)
5.  Atlee Anthony Mahorn (CAN) 20.39
6.  Gilles Quénéhervé (FRA) 20.40
7.  Michael Rosswess (GBR) 20.51
8.  Bruno Marie-Rose (FRA) 20.58

Carl Lewis' time of 19.79 seconds was the fastest non-winning time until the 1996 Olympic final.

Semi finals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 20.23
2.  Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.28
3.  Atlee Anthony Mahorn (CAN) 20.43
4.  Gilles Quénéhervé (FRA) 20.54
5.  Stefano Tilli (ITA) 20.59
6.  Roy Martin (USA) 20.62
7.  John Regis (GBR) 20.69
8.  Ralf Lubke (FRG) 21.23


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Joe DeLoach (USA) 20.06
2.  Linford Christie (GBR) 20.33
3.  Bruno Marie-Rose (FRA) 20.50
4.  Michael Rosswess (GBR) 20.51
5.  Cyprian Enweani (CAN) 20.57
6.  Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 20.67
7.  Edgardo Guilbe (PUR) 20.77
8.  Troy Douglas (BER) 20.84

Quarter finals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 20.57
2.  John Regis (GBR) 20.61
3.  Cyprian Enweani (CAN) 20.62
4.  Edgardo Guilbe (PUR) 20.73
5.  Kenji Yamauchi (JPN) 20.94
6.  Jimmy Flemming (ISV) 21.23
7.  Moustafa Kamel Salmi (ALG) 21.26
8.  Ousmane Diarra (MLI) 21.46


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Bruno Marie-Rose (FRA) 20.48
2.  Roy Martin (USA) 20.54
3.  Troy Douglas (BER) 20.70
4.  Kennedy Ondiek (KEN) 20.79
5.  Attila Kovács (HUN) 21.19
6.  Lee Shiunn-Long (TPE) 21.34
7.  Harouna Pale (BUR) 21.35


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Linford Christie (GBR) 20.49
2.  Atlee Mahorn (CAN) 20.59
3.  Ralf Lübke (FRG) 20.80
4.  Luís Barroso (POR) 20.81
5.  Patrick Stevens (BEL) 20.94
6.  John Myles-Mills (GHA) 20.95
7.  Andreas Berger (AUT) 21.40
8.  Ibrahima Tamba (SEN) 21.93


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Joe DeLoach (USA) 20.56
2.  Gilles Quénéhervé (FRA) 20.77
3.  Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 20.92
4.  Norbert Dobeleit (FRG) 20.98
5.  Mark Garner (AUS) 21.08
6.  Jang Jae-Geun (KOR) 21.35
7.  Li Feng (CHN) 21.38
8.  Oliver Daniels (LBR) 22.25


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.41
2.  Stefano Tilli (ITA) 20.67
3.  Michael Rosswess (GBR) 20.74
4.  Daniel Sangouma (FRA) 20.81
5.  Clive Wright (JAM) 20.87
6.  Isiag Adeyanju (NGR) 21.01
7.  Courtney Brown (CAN) 21.18
8.  Samuel Nchinda-Kaya (CMR) 21.39

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