Gold medal times in the 200m sprint at the Summer Olympics 1900-2016

Gold medal winning times in the Men's and Women's 200m Sprint at the Summer Olympics from 1900 to 2016

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Sources

Release date

2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1900 to 2016

Supplementary notes

This data was collected using the official Olympic.org site, as well as a spreadsheet from the Guardian that includes data from 1896-2008 (available here), 2012 and 2016 data was compared with that from Encyclopaedia Britannica, and several news outlets were used to update the table when medals were reassigned (i.e. for doping offenses).

The winning athletes (male listed first) and their represented countries are as follows:
1900 - Walter Tewksbury (US)
1904 - Archie Hahn (US)
1908 - Robert Kerr (Canada)
1912 - Ralph Craig (US)
1920 - Allen Woodring (US)
1924 - Jackson Scholz (US)
1928 - Percy Williams (Canada)
1932 - Eddie Tolan (US)
1936 - Jesse Owens (US)
1948 - Mel Patton (US) & Fanny Blankers-Koen (Netherlands)
1952 - Andy Stanfield (US) & Marjorie Jackson (Australia)
1956 - Bobby Morrow (US) & Betty Cuthbert (Australia)
1960 - Livio Berruti (Italy) & Wilma Rudolph (US)
1964 - Henry Carr (US) & Edith McGuire (US)
1968 - Tommie Smith (US) & Irena Kirszenstein (Poland)
1972 - Valeriy Borzov (USSR) & Renate Stecher (East Germany)
1976 - Donald Quarrie (Jamaica) & Bärbel Eckert-Wöckel (East Germany)
1980 - Pietro Mennea (Italy) & Bärbel Eckert-Wöckel (East Germany)
1984 - Carl Lewis (US) & Valerie Brisco (US)
1988 - Joe Deloach (US) & Florence Griffith Joyner (US)
1992 - Michael Marsh (US) & Gwen Torrence (US)
1996 - Michael Johnson (US) & Marie-José Pérec (France)
2000 - Kostas Kenteris (Greece) & Pauline Davis (Bahamas)
2004 - Shawn Crawford (US) & Veronica Campbell-Brown (Jamaica)
2008 - Usain Bolt (Jamaica) & Veronica Campbell-Brown (Jamaica)
2012 - Usain Bolt (Jamaica) & Allyson Felix (US)
2016 - Usain Bolt (Jamaica) & Elaine Thompson (Jamaica)

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