Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres

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Men's 200 legs
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich
Date 3 September 1972-4 September 1972
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Valeriy Borzov  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Larry Black  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Pietro Mennea  Italy
← 1968
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These are the official results of the Men's 200 metres event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 3–4 September.[1]

Heats[edit]

The top four runners (blue) in each of the nine heats and the next fastest four (green), advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Siegfried Schenke  East Germany 20.66
2 Bruno Cherrier  France 20.79
3 Jiří Kynos  Czechoslovakia 20.95
4 Audun Garshol  Norway 21.16
5 Pasqualino Abeti  Italy 21.17
6 Solomon Belaye  Ethiopia 21.73
- Zenon Nowosz  Poland DNS

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Don Quarrie  Jamaica 21.04
2 Martin Jellinghaus  West Germany 21.10
3 Andrés Calonge  Argentina 21.39
4 Ladislav Kříź  Czechoslovakia 21.58
5 Mike Sands  Bahamas 21.61
6 Yeo Kian Chye  Singapore 21.89
- Amadou Meïté  Ivory Coast DNS
- Rodolfo Rieder  Paraguay DNS

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Valeriy Borzov  Soviet Union 20.64
2 Edwin Roberts  Trinidad and Tobago 20.95
3 Richard Hardware  Jamaica 21.09
4 Motsapi Moorosi  Lesotho 21.15
5 Su Wen-Ho  Republic of China 21.55
6 Jean-Pierre Bassegela  Congo 21.72
7 Hamad Ndee  Tanzania 21.74

Heat four *

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Pietro Mennea  Italy 20.53
2 Markku Juhola  Finland 20.98
3 Ainsley Armstrong  Trinidad and Tobago 21.12
4 Guillermo González  Puerto Rico 21.22
5 Sammy Monsels  Suriname 21.26
6 Gaston Malam  Cameroon 21.71
7 Gary Georges  Haiti 22.97

* Wind assisted
Heat five

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Larry Black  United States 20.79
2 René Metz  France 21.08
3 Brian Green  Great Britain 21.26
4 Omar Chokhmane  Morocco 21.29
5 Luiz de Silva  Brazil 21.81
6 Eston Kaonga  Malawi 22.18
- Benedict Majekodumni  Nigeria DNS

Heat six

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Chuck Smith  United States 20.79
2 Vladimir Lovetskiy  Soviet Union 20.99
3 Sunil Gunawardene  Sri Lanka 21.60
4 Trevor James  Trinidad and Tobago 21.83
5 Zainuddin Wahab  Malaysia 21.87
6 Dominic Saidu  Liberia 22.48
7 Saad Khalil Al-Dosari  Saudi Arabia 22.56
- Jean-Louis Ravelomanantsoa  Madagascar DNS

Heat seven

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Jaroslav Matoušek  Czechoslovakia 20.70
2 Francisco García  Spain 20.89
3 George Daniels  Ghana 21.05
4 Jimmy Sierra  Colombia 21.10
5 Kevin Johnson  Bahamas 21.70
6 Ibrahim Saad Abdel Galil  Sudan 22.41
- Mao Samphon  Cambodia DNS
- Abdulazeez Abdulkareem  Kuwait DNS

Heat eight

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Manfred Ommer  West Germany 20.80
2 Hans-Joachim Zenk  East Germany 20.93
3 James Addy  Ghana 21.06
4 Dan Amuke  Kenya 21.53
5 Nusrat Iqbal Sahi  Pakistan 22.07
- Saleh Alah-Djaba  Chad DNF
- Charlie Francis  Canada DNS

Heat nine

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Larry Burton  United States 20.80
2 Lucien Sainte-Rose  France 21.09
3 Bevan Smith  New Zealand 21.17
4 Philippe Clerc  Switzerland 21.32
5 Tukal Mokalam  Philippines 21.81
6 William Dralu  Uganda 21.87
- Larmeck Mukonde  Zambia DNS

Quarterfinals[edit]

The top three runners (blue) in each of the five heats and the next fastest (green) advanced to the semifinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Valeriy Borzov  Soviet Union 20.30
2 Manfred Ommer  West Germany 20.53
3 Jiří Kynos  Czechoslovakia 20.68
4 René Metz  France 20.83
5 Jimmy Sierra  Colombia 20.87
6 Omar Chokhmane  Morocco 21.00
7 Guillermo González  Puerto Rico 21.10
- Mike Sands  Bahamas DNS

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Jaroslav Matoušek  Czechoslovakia 20.65
2 Chuck Smith  United States 20.66
3 Ainsley Armstrong  Trinidad and Tobago 21.00
4 Bevan Smith  New Zealand 21.04
5 George Daniels  Ghana 21.10
6 Andrés Calonge  Argentina 21.11
7 Markku Juhola  Finland 21.19
8 Sunil Gunawardene  Sri Lanka 21.31

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Larry Burton  United States 20.68
2 Martin Jellinghaus  West Germany 20.70
3 Siegfried Schenke  East Germany 20.79
4 Philippe Clerc  Switzerland 20.82
5 Edwin Roberts  Trinidad and Tobago 20.99
6 Pasqualino Abeti  Italy 21.00
7 Ladislav Kříž  Czechoslovakia 21.46
- James Addy  Ghana DQ

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Larry Black  United States 20.28
2 Don Quarrie  Jamaica 20.43
3 Bruno Cherrier  France 20.62
4 Vladimir Lovetskiy  Soviet Union 20.83
5 Motsapi Moorosi  Lesotho 20.90
6 Su Wen-Ho  Republic of China 21.47
7 Audun Garshol  Norway 25.30
- Dan Amuke  Kenya DNF

Heat five

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Pietro Mennea  Italy 20.47
2 Hans-Joachim Zenk  East Germany 20.59
3 Richard Hardware  Jamaica 20.76
4 Lucien Sainte-Rose  France 20.76
5 Francisco García  Spain 20.77
6 Trevor James  Trinidad and Tobago 21.34
7 Brian Green  Great Britain 21.41
- Samuel Monsels  Suriname DNS

Semifinals[edit]

Top four in each heat advance to final.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Valeriy Borzov  Soviet Union 20.74
2 Larry Burton  United States 20.78
3 Chuck Smith  United States 20.86
4 Siegfried Schenke  East Germany 20.97
5 Jaroslav Matoušek  Czechoslovakia 20.99
6 Manfred Ommer  West Germany 21.08
7 Lucien Sainte-Rose  France 21.42
- Don Quarrie  Jamaica DNF

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Larry Black  United States 20.36
2 Pietro Mennea  Italy 20.52
3 Hans-Joachim Zenk  East Germany 20.63
4 Martin Jellinghaus  West Germany 20.75
5 Jiří Kynos  Czechoslovakia 20.88
6 Ainsley Armstrong  Trinidad and Tobago 21.13
7 Bruno Cherrier  France 21.15
8 Richard Hardware  Jamaica 21.24

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Valeriy Borzov  Soviet Union 20.00
2nd, silver medalist(s) Larry Black  United States 20.19
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Pietro Mennea  Italy 20.30
4 Larry Burton  United States 20.37
5 Chuck Smith  United States 20.55
6 Siegfried Schenke  East Germany 20.56
7 Martin Jellinghaus  West Germany 20.65
8 Hans-Joachim Zenk  East Germany 21.05

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's 200 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 13 July 2017. 

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