History of Olympic Results: 200 Meters – Men

2016
(Rio de Janeiro, August 18; wind -0.5)
1 Usain Bolt (Jamaica) 19.78
2 Andre De Grasse (Canada) 20.02
3 Christophe Lemaitre (France) 20.12
4 Adam Gemili (Great Britain) 20.12
5 Churandy Martina (Holland) 20.13
6 LaShawn Merritt (USA) 20.19
7 Alonso Edward (Panama) 20.23
8 Ramil Guliyev (Turkey) 20.43
[Justin Gatlin (USA) 3rd in semi]
[Ameer Webb (USA) 6th in semi]
2012
(London, August 9; wind 0.4)
1 Usain Bolt (Jamaica) 19.32
2 Yohan Blake (Jamaica) 19.44
3 Warren Weir (Jamaica) 19.84
4 Wallace Spearmon (USA) 19.90
5 Churandy Martina (Holland) 20.00
6 Christophe Lemaitre (France) 20.19
7 Alex Quiñonez (Ecuador) 20.57
8 Anaso Jobodwana (South Africa) 20.69
[Maurice Mitchell (USA) 4th semi III]
[Isiah Young (USA) 8th semi II]
2008
(Wind -0.9)
1 Usain Bolt (Jamaica) 19.30 WR/OR
2 Shawn Crawford (USA) 19.96
3 Walter Dix (USA) 19.98
4 Brian Dzingai (Zimbabwe) 20.22
5 Christian Malcolm (Great Britain) 20.40
6 Kim Collins (St. Kitts) 20.59
DQ[lane]—[2]Churandy Martina (Netherlands Antilles)
[19.82]
DQ[lane]—[3]Wallace Spearmon (USA) [19.95]
2004
(Wind +1.2)
1 Shawn Crawford (USA) 19.79
2 Bernard Williams (USA) 20.01
3 Justin Gatlin (USA) 20.03
4 Frank Fredericks (Namibia) 20.14
5 Francis Obikwelu (Portugal) 20.14
6 Stéphane Buckland (Mauritius) 20.24
7 Tobias Unger (Germany) 20.64
DNC—Asafa Powell (Jamaica)
2000
(Wind -0.6)
1 Kostás Kedéris (Greece) 20.09
2 Darren Campbell (Great Britain) 20.14
3 Ato Boldon (Trinidad) 20.20
4 Obadele Thompson (Barbados) 20.20
5 Christian Malcolm (Great Britain) 20.23
6 Claudinei da Silva (Brazil) 20.28
7 Coby Miller (USA) 20.35
8 John Capel (USA) 20.49
[Floyd Heard (USA) 6th in semi]
1996
(Wind +0.4)
1 Michael Johnson (USA) 19.32
2 Frank Fredericks (Namibia) 19.68
3 Ato Boldon (Trinidad) 19.80
4 Obadele Thompson (Barbados) 20.14
5 Jeff Williams (USA) 20.17
6 Iván García (Cuba) 20.21
7 Patrick Stevens (Belgium) 20.27
8 Mike Marsh (USA) 20.48
[Johnson 19.32 WR, OR]
1992
(Wind -1.0)
1 Mike Marsh (USA) 20.01
2 Frank Fredericks (Namibia) 20.13
3 Michael Bates (USA) 20.38
4 Robson da Silva (Brazil) 20.45
5 Olapade Adeniken (Nigeria) 20.50
6 John Regis (Great Britain) 20.55
7 Oluyemi Kayode (Nigeria) 20.67
8 Marcus Adam (Great Britain) 20.80
[Michael Johnson (USA) 6th in semi]
[Marsh 19.73 OR {semi}]
1988
(Wind +1.7)
1 Joe DeLoach (USA) 19.75
2 Carl Lewis (USA) 19.79
3 Robson da Silva (Brazil) 20.04
4 Linford Christie (Great Britain) 20.09
5 Atlee Mahorn (Canada) 20.39
6 Gilles Quénéhervé (France) 20.40
7 Michael Rosswess (Great Britain) 20.51
8 Bruno Marie-Rose (France) 20.58
[Roy Martin (USA) 6th in semi]
[DeLoach 19.75 OR]
1984
(Wind -0.9)
1 Carl Lewis (USA) 19.80
2 Kirk Baptiste (USA) 19.96
3 Thomas Jefferson (USA) 20.26
4 João Batista da Silva (Brazil) 20.30
5 Ralf Lübke (West Germany) 20.51
6 Jean-Jacques Boussemart (France) 20.55
7 Pietro Mennea (Italy) 20.55
8 Ade Mafe (Great Britain) 20.85
[Lewis 19.80 OR]
1980
(Wind +0.9)
1 Pietro Mennea (Italy) 20.19
2 Allan Wells (Great Britain) 20.21
3 Don Quarrie (Jamaica) 20.29
4 Silvio Leonard (Cuba) 20.30
5 Bernhard Hoff (East Germany) 20.50
6 Leszek Dunecki (Poland) 20.68
7 Marian Woronin (Poland) 20.81
8 Osvaldo Lara (Cuba) 21.19
1976
(Wind +0.7)
1 Don Quarrie (Jamaica) 20.22
2 Millard Hampton (USA) 20.29
3 Dwayne Evans (USA) 20.43
4 Pietro Mennea (Italy) 20.54
5 Ruy da Silva (Brazil) 20.84
6 Bogdan Grzejszczak (Poland) 20.91
7 Colin Bradford (Jamaica) 21.17
8 Hasely Crawford (Trinidad) 1:19.6 (inj)
[Mark Lutz (USA) 5th in heat]
1972
(Wind 0.0)
1 Valeriy Borzov (Soviet Union) 20.00
2 Larry Black (USA) 20.19
3 Pietro Mennea (Italy) 20.30
4 Larry Burton (USA) 20.37
5 Chuck Smith (USA) 20.55
6 Siegfried Schenke (East Germany) 20.56
7 Martin Jellinghaus (West Germany) 20.65
8 Hans-Joachim Zenk (East Germany) 21.05
1968
(Wind +0.9; high-altitude)
1 Tommie Smith (USA) 19.8 (19.83)
2 Peter Norman (Australia) 20.0 (20.06)
3 John Carlos (USA) 20.0 (20.10)
4 Edwin Roberts (Trinidad) 20.3 (20.34)
5 Roger Bambuck (France) 20.5 (20.51)
6 Larry Questad (USA) 20.6 (20.62)
7 Mike Fray (Jamaica) 20.6 (20.63)
8 Jochen Eigenherr (West Germany) 20.6 (20.66)
[Smith 20.3 (20.37) =OR {heat}; Norman 20.2 (20.23) OR {heat};
Smith 20.2 (20.29) =OR {quarter}; Carlos 20.1 (20.12) OR
{semi}; Smith 20.1 (20.13) =OR {semi}, 19.8 WR, OR]
1964
(Wind -0.8)
1 Henry Carr (USA) 20.3 (20.36)
2 Paul Drayton (USA) 20.5 (20.58)
3 Edwin Roberts (Trinidad) 20.6 (20.63)
4 Harry Jerome (Canada) 20.7 (20.79)
5 Livio Berruti (Italy) 20.8 (20.83)
6 Marian Foik (Poland) 20.8 (20.83)
7 Richard Stebbins (USA) 20.8 (20.89)
8 Sergio Ottolina (Italy) 20.9 (20.94)
[Drayton 20.5 (20.58) OR {semi}; Carr 20.3 OR]
1960
(Wind “legal”)
1 Livio Berruti (Italy) 20.5 (20.62)
2 Les Carney (USA) 20.6 (20.69)
3 Abdoulaye Seye (France) 20.7 (20.83)
4 Marian Foik (Poland) 20.8 (20.90)
5 Stone Johnson (USA) 20.8 (20.93)
6 Ray Norton (USA) 20.9 (21.09)
[Berruti 20.5 (20.65) =WR, OR {semi}, 20.5 =WR, =OR]
1956
(Wind “legal”)
1 Bobby Morrow (USA) 20.6 (20.75)
2 Andy Stanfield (USA) 20.7 (20.97)
3 Thane Baker (USA) 20.9 (21.05)
4 Mike Agostini (Trinidad) 21.1 (21.35)
5 Boris Tokarev (Soviet Union) 21.2 (21.42)
6 Jose Telles de Conceição (Brazil) 21.3 (21.42)
[Morrow 20.6 OR]
1952
(Wind +1.0)
1 Andy Stanfield (USA) 20.7 (20.81)
2 Thane Baker (USA) 20.8 (20.97)
3 Jim Gathers (USA) 20.8 (21.08)
4 Emmanuel McDonald Bailey (Great Britain) 21.0 (21.14)
5 Les Laing (Jamaica) 21.2 (21.45)
6 Gerardo Bönnhoff (Argentina) 21.3 (21.56)
[Stanfield 20.7 =OR]
1948
(headwind)
1 Mel Patton (USA) 21.1
2 Barney Ewell (USA) 21.1 (0.05 behind)
3 Lloyd LaBeach (Panama) 21.2 (0.20)
4 Herb McKenley (Jamaica) c21.3 (0.24)
5 Cliff Bourland (USA) c21.3 (0.27)
6 Les Laing (Jamaica) c21.8 (0.72)
1936
(rear crosswind)
1 Jesse Owens (USA) 20.7
2 Mack Robinson (USA) 21.1
3 Martinus Osendarp (Holland) 21.3
4 Paul Hänni (Switzerland) 21.6
5 Lee Orr (Canada) 21.6
6 Wijnand van Beveran (Holland) 21.9
[Robert Packard (USA) 4th in semi]
[Owens 21.1 OR {heat}, 21.1w {quarter}, 20.7 OR]
1932
1 Eddie Tolan (USA) 21.2 (21.12)
2 George Simpson (USA) 21.4
3 Ralph Metcalfe (USA) 21.5
4 Arthur Jonath (Germany) 21.6
5 Carlos Bianchi Lutti (Argentina) 21.7
6 William Walters (South Africa) 21.9
[Metcalfe 21.5 (21.59) OR {quarter}; Tolan 21.5 (21.56) =OR
{quarter}; Lutti 21.5 (21.46) =OR {quarter}; Jonath 21.4
(21.48) OR {quarter}; Tolan 21.2 OR]
1928
1 Percy Williams (Canada) 21.8
2 Walter Rangeley (Great Britain) 21.9
3 Helmut Körnig (Germany) 21.9
4 Jackson Scholz (USA) 21.9
5 John Fitzpatrick (Canada) 22.1
6 Jakob Schüller (Germany) 22.2
[Charley Paddock (USA) 4th in semi]
[Henry Cummings (USA) 4th in semi]
[Charles Borah (USA) 3rd in quarter]
[Körnig 21.6 =OR {quarter}]
1924
1 Jackson Scholz (USA) 21.6
2 Charley Paddock (USA) 21.7
3 Eric Liddell (Great Britain) 21.9
4 George Hill (USA) 22.0
5 Bayes Norton (USA) 22.0
6 Harold Abrahams (Great Britain) 22.3
[Scholz 21.6 OR]
1920
1 Allen Woodring (USA) 22.0
2 Charley Paddock (USA) c22.0
3 Harry Edward (Great Britain) c22.1
4 Loren Murchison (USA) c22.2
5 George Davidson (New Zealand) c22.4
6 Jack Oosterlaak (South Africa) c22.4
[Morris Kirksey (USA) 4th in semi]
1912
1 Ralph Craig (USA) 21.7
2 Donald Lippincott (USA) 21.8
3 Willie Applegarth (Great Britain) 22.0
4 Richard Rau (Germany) 22.2
5 Charlie Reidpath (USA) 22.3
6 Donnell Young (USA) 22.3
[Ira Courtney (USA) 3rd in semi]
[Clement Wilson (USA) 2nd in semi]
[Harold Heiland (USA) 5th in semi]
[Carl Cooke (USA) 2nd in semi]
[Alvah Meyer (USA) 2nd in semi]
[Peter Gerhardt (USA) 2nd in semi]
[Craig 21.9 OR {semi}; Applegarth 21.9 =OR {semi}, Craig 21.7
OR]
1908
1 Bob Kerr (Canada) 22.6
2 Robert Cloughen (USA) 22.6
3 Nate Cartmell (USA) 22.7
4 George Hawkins (Great Britain) c22.8
[William Hamilton (USA) 2nd in semi]
[Nathaniel Sherman (USA) 2nd in semi]
[Harry Huff (USA) 3rd in semi]
[Lawson Robertson (USA) 2nd in heat]
[William May (USA) 2nd in heat]
[Kerr 22.2 =OR {heat}
1904
1 Archie Hahn (USA) 21.6
2 Nate Cartmell (USA) 21.9
3 William Hogenson (USA) nt
4 Fay Moulton (USA) nt
[straightaway—Hahn 22.2 {heat}, 21.6]
1900
1 Walter Tewksbury (USA) 22.2
2 Norman Pritchard (India) c22.8
3 Stanley Rowley (Australia) c22.9
4 William Holland (USA) c22.9
[Holland 24.0 OR {heat} Tewksbury 22.2 OR]
1896
(not contested)