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Topic: 200 metres

  Sprint (race) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 60 metres is normally run indoors, on a section inside an indoor athletic track (which is only 200 m long).
The 100 metres is the best-known sprint distance, and alongside the mile and the marathon it is arguably athletics' most prestigious event.
The ability to "run a good bend" is key at this distance, as a well conditioned runner will be able to run 200 metres in an average speed higher than his 100 m speed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sprint_(race)   (1175 words)

 200 metres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This feat has been achieved eight times at the Olympic Games, the last by Carl Lewis in 1984.
An Olympic double of 200 m and 400 m was first achieved by Valerie Brisco-Hooks in 1984, and later by Michael Johnson and Marie-José Perec in 1996.
On an outdoor 400 m track, the race begins on the curve and ends on the home straight, so a combination of techniques are needed to successfully run the race.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/200_metres   (259 words)

 Several New Champs Crowned During Track/Field Nationals
In the Women’s Javelin Throw, Laverne Eve defended her title with a toss of 57.86 metres, Tracy Morrison was second with a throw of 45.51 metres and Tina Sterling was third with a throw of 15.28 metres.
She leaped 6.45 metres for first, Donnavette Martin was second with a jump of 5.49 metres and Eunae Wright was third with a leap of 5.33 metres.
Raymond Farrington won the Men’s Javelin throw with a distance of 61.03 metres, Henry Butler was second with a throw of 52.87 metres and Livingston Brown was third with a throw of 51.07 metres.
www.jonesbahamas.com /print.php?a=9150   (1052 words)

 sh: Olympic Greats - Brooke Bond
In the space of a week he easily won the 10.000 metres - captured the 5000 metres in a thrilling sprint finish - and finally romped away with the marathon in his first attempt at the distance.
He triumphed in the 800 metres - an event in which he had only dabbled prior to that year - with a world record of 1 min 43.5 sec - and went on to complete an unprecedented double by winning the 400 metres.
By winning the 100 and 200 metres freestyle - the 100 metres butterfly and contributing to victory in the 4x 100 metres medley relay (with world records in each) - she became the first woman to gain four Olympic swimming titles at one Games.
www.whom.co.uk /squelch/olympic_greats.htm   (3430 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - Boldon on the double - Saturday | July 29, 2000
Boldon, a strong gold medal candidate at the Sydney Olympics, landed the 100 metres in 10.00 seconds, and the 200 in 20.26, to complement his Lausanne double three weeks ago.
Barbadian Obadele Thompson was third to Boldon in the 200 metres, and Jamaica's Michelle Freeman was another Caribbean top-three finisher, with third in the women's 100-metre hurdles.
The 34-year-old former world champion hurled the redesigned javelin 69.48 metres with her sixth and final throw to break her own mark of 68.22 set at the Rome golden league meeting on June 30.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20000729/Sports/Sports2.html   (404 words)

 400 metre Pace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The fastest you could run after that would be at the rate of 13.75 seconds per 100 metres (aerobic threshold), i.e., 27.5 seconds for the last 200 metres, which would give you 50 seconds for the 400 metres.
Based on an athletes 100 metre time it may be possible to predict their potential time for 400 metres using optimal speeds of 95% of 100 metres pace for the first 200 metres and 87.5% for the last 200 metres.
Examination of the 100 metres split times for the athletes in the 1988 Olympics 400 metres final indicate that the 1st 100 metres is 25.4% of the total time, the 2nd 100 metres 23.3%, the 3rd 100 metres 24.4% and the final 100 metres 26.9%.
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk /sprints/pred400.htm   (982 words)

 Press Release
The main focus of the competition were the 200 metres events in all 4 strokes and the 200 metres individual medley for each age group but the opportunity was there to swim in the open events of 400, 800, and 1500 metres freestyle as well as the 400 metres individual medley.
Alex also reached the final of the 100 metres butterfly where she set a personal best time picking up bronze in the process the same colour of medal as she gained in the 200 metres individual medley with another best time.
Nadine's efforts over the weekend saw her win 2 bronze in the 100 metres breaststroke and 100 metres freestyle as well as 4th place in the 200 metres individual medley and 5th in both the 200 metres freestyle and 100 metres butterfly.
www.naasc.co.uk /press.htm   (5791 words)

 200 Baglihar employees narrowly escaped
Though timely evacuation saved 200 men and machinery besides vehicles but scrap worth laksh of rupees and a container were washed away in the gushing waters.
Reports added, around 200 men along with machinery and vehicles were moved to safety when increased water discharge suddenly inundated mechanical workshop near power house.
The water discharge was recorded at 4000 cubic metres per second, 1500 cubic metres per second from diversion tunnel number one and 2500 cubic metres per second is overflowing from the dam, added reports.
www.kashar.net /kashmir/complete.asp?id=1571   (229 words)

 Devers wins at Olympic Trials
Hurdler Gail Devers made her fifth Olympic team at the age of 37 and Shawn Crawford won a high-profile 200 metres on the concluding day of the U.S. Olympic Trials on Sunday.
Teenager Allyson Felix took first in the women's 200 metres in 22.28 seconds, the second fastest time in the world this year.
Edwards, the women's 100 metres runner-up, faces a hearing on Monday on a positive test for a stimulant that could knock her out of next month's Olympic Games in Athens in both the 100 and 200 metres.
www.rediff.com /sports/2004/jul/19oly-ath.htm   (446 words)

 Jones withdraws from 200 metres with fatigue - Athens2004 - www.theage.com.au
Jones, who won the 100 and 200 metres and ran in the winning 4 x 400 metres relay team at the Sydney Olympics, has qualified only for the long jump at the Athens Games.
She failed to make the team in the 100 metres by finishing fifth but may yet run in the event, given a qualifier, second-placed Torri Edwards, faces a doping charge.
Jones, who has been under scrutiny by the US Anti-Doping Agency, said she pulled out of the 200 metres with fatigue, and that the birth of her son with partner Tim Montgomery had made her comeback more difficult than expected.
theage.com.au /articles/2004/07/18/1090089038784.html?from=moreStories   (249 words)

 The Hindu : Sport : Susanthika has it easy in 200 metres
On a day when the Indian athletes, led by Madhuri Singh in the 800 metres, accounted for four gold, three silver and three bronze medals, the Olympic bronze medallist Susanthika provided a strong thrust to Sri Lankan hunt for the medals.
Though she would also be competing in the 100 metres here and the relay, Susanthika talked about the possibility of trying the 400 metres some time later in the season.
Madhuri was herself surprised with her strong finish in the 800-metres, and said that she was not in her best fitness.
www.hindu.com /2004/04/04/stories/2004040403331900.htm   (558 words)

 Welcome to rediff.com : World Athletics Championship 2003
Merlene Ottey retained her 200 metres title in 22.12 seconds, but, like in Stuttgart, had to settle for second place in the 100 metres, beaten by Gwen Torrence, who clocked 10.85 seconds.
But it was the sprints which proved the biggest draw as Maurice Greene won the men's 100 metres in 9.86 seconds, beating beat Donovan Bailey and Tim Montgomery, and Trinidad's Ato Boldon finally tasted success, winning the 200 metres.
The women's 200 metres was won by the Ukraine's Zhanna Tarnopolskaya-Pintusevich.
www.rediff.com /sports/ath_history.htm   (1148 words)

 Powerwatch News - Increased Leukaemia risk up to 600 metres away from Powerlines
Interestingly, the RR for 500-599 metres was 1.36 (36% increased risk), which was the highest ratio between 200 and 599 metres.
This is extremely important, as it means that harmful isotopes of heavy metals such as lead, polonium and cadmium in the atmosphere have a five to six times greater chance of being deposited in your lungs, potentially increasing the harmful effects of air pollution by up to 500%.
According to Professor Henshaw of Bristol University the effects of corona ions are unlikely to be present at all within 150 metres of powerlines, but could quite easily be the major factor in the increase in leukaemia seen greater than 200 metres away.
www.powerwatch.org.uk /news/20050603_powerlines.asp   (897 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Going for gold
The other finals to be held in the coming four days will include the men's 50-kilometre race walk, the 400 metres, the marathon, the long jump, the 4x100 relay, the high jump, the wheelchair 200 metres, the 800 metres, the 5,000 metres, the 110 metres hurdle race and the 4x400 metres relay.
For the women, 11 races remain: the 200 metres, the hammer throw, the shot put, the 400 metres hurdle race, the 5,000 metres, the 4x100 relay, the marathon, the 200 metres race, the javelin throw, the 1,500 metres race and the 4x400 meters relay race.
In the qualifications, the 20-year-old Egyptian threw 71.78 metres in his first attempt, failed in the second and scored 68.95 in his third and last attempt.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2005/755/sp1.htm   (1512 words)

 Greene survives scare to win 200 metres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Jones finished the women's 200 in 22,10 seconds to overcome the disappointment of placing second in the women's long jump the previous afternoon.
Greene appeared highly motivated for a blazing time in the 200 meters despite the withdrawal of world record-holder Michael Johnson two days earlier, and his bid for a flying start almost costly him dearly.
The newly crowned 100-meter world record-holder, who plans to represent the United States in the 100 and 200 meters and the 4x100 at the World Championships in Seville, needed to touch the track with his left hand to balance himself after stumbling out of the blocks.
www.namibian.com.na /Netstories/Sport6-99/greene.htm   (267 words)

 Facey eyes Olympic 100m berth - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
On March 26 and 27 this year, she became the third fastest Jamaican junior at the 100 metres and the fastest over 200 metres.
Hope that Campbell and Bailey decide to run the 200 metres alone; or run the race of her life by breaking the national junior 100m record of 11.12 seconds to book her own ticket to Athens.
Despite her reputation in the 100 metres, Facey took the Under-17 200m gold at the 2000 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Junior Championships in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20040521T190000-0500_60200_OBS_FACEY_EYES_OLYMPIC____M_BERTH.asp   (852 words)

 SI.com - Athletics factbox for Athens 2004 - Monday July 5, 2004 10:51PM
Coroebus won the stadion, a race of approximately 200 metres and the only event on the early programme.
The sprint events, where pure speed prevails, are the 100, 200 and 400 metres (one lap of the track).
The middle distances, a blend of speed and stamina, are the 800 and 1,500 metres and the long distances, mostly stamina, comprise the 5,000 and 10,000.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/olympics/2004/07/05/bc.sport.olympics.athletics.factbox   (566 words)

 The Virtual FormGuide - Stewards Reports - Swan Hill (Vic)
After passing the 400 metres and until the 200 metres, Millie The Tilda raced greenly and laid in under pressure.  Near the 200 metres Millie The Tilda shifted out to obtain clear running and hampered Itsechuca.
Near the 100 metres Toxic Free Mallee had to be eased when tightened for room between My Ensign and Indy River which shifted in under pressure.  Indy River continued to shift in for the remainder of the race.
Approaching the 1400 metres On The Rug, which was over racing, had to be checked to avoid the heels of Fortunate One (L. Beer), which shifted in.  L. Beer was severely reprimanded for permitting his mount to shift in and notified to exercise far more care when shifting ground in future.
www.virtualformguide.com /cgi-bin/tvf/displaynewsitem.pl?20041205swh.txt   (896 words)

 News & Star   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Judy, swimming in the 45-49 year age group, broke the European British and Scottish records in each of the 100 metres butterfly, 200 metres butterfly and 200 metres individual medley as well as British and Scottish records in the 50 metres butterfly.
Judy’s swim in the 100 metres butterfly had the crowd on their feet as she missed the existing world record by just 1/100th of a second.
In addition to her record-breaking swims, Judy also won gold in 100 metres breaststroke, 100 metres individual medley, 50 metres freestyle and 50 metres breaststroke.
www.newsandstar.co.uk /sport/viewarticle.aspx?id=203997   (764 words)

 Swimming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
She has held the world record in the 100 metres breaststroke and was the 1994 world champion in the 100 metres and 200 metres breaststroke, Samantha has a wonderful opportunity to improve on the bronze medal she won in the 100 metres in Barcelona.
She hopes to compete in the 200 and 400 metres freestyle and the 200 metres individual medley.
She won the gold medals in the 200 and 400 metres freestyle and the 200 metres individual medley, silver in the 800 metres freestyle and bronze in the 100 metres.
www.abc.net.au /olympics_1996/swimming.htm   (7385 words)

 ABC Sport - Swimming - Thorpe anchors more gold for Australia
Thorpe, who also won the 400 and 200 metres individual freestyle, took over just ahead of the Americans and pulled away from their final swimmer Klete Keller to bring Australia home in seven minutes and 08.58 seconds.
Graham was hoping to put a heart scare, and the disappointment of her coach being sacked by national swiming authorities, behind her with a medal in the final.
He also contests the 200 metres individual medley (IM) and 4x100 metres medley relay in Barcelona, while Phelps clashes with the 20-year-old Australian in the 200 metres IM and swims the 100 metres butterfly, 400 metres IM and medley relay.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/s908811.htm   (874 words)

 Non-Toxic Shot
If you're hunting waterfowl, (swans, geese, ducks and pukeko), MORE THAN 200 metres from "a waterbodv", which is taken as any stream, river, lake or tidal area, "more than 3 metres wide", you can continue to use lead shot, if you wish.
§ If you are within 200 metres of a waterway, over 3 metres in width, and while upland gamebird hunting with lead and encounter a duck, then either don't shoot at it with lead or cover your risk by using only non-toxic shot.
So you may be 500 metres away from the water's edge at low tide, but this is not a defense.
fishandgame.org.nz /SITE_Default/Non_Toxic_shot.asp   (1413 words)

 PAKISTAN SWIMMING TEAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He is the holder of the 200 metres National Butterfly record.
He has won Gold Medals in the 100 and 200 metres Butterfly at the National Swimming Championship held in 1987.
He has won a silver medal in the 200 metres Individual Medley and a bronze in the 100 metres free Style at the National Swimming Championships Held in 1987.
www.sports.gov.pk /html/3rd_SAF_pakistan_swimming_team.htm   (371 words)

 Victorian 200 metres final, 1977 - Sport - theage.com.au
According to Peter Fitzgerald, the star of the Glenhuntly squad, who had reached the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, such needling was common.
The main protagonist in the St Stephen's squad was Rick Mitchell, a 400 metres specialist who ran over 200 metres in part for the competition to be gained by racing against Fitzgerald.
FITZGERALD blitzed the field at Olympic Park to win the 200 metres in a time slightly slower than the Australian record of 20.5 seconds he had set a few months previously.
www.theage.com.au /news/sport/victorian-200-metres-final-1977/2006/02/17/1140151813760.html   (1139 words)

 The Virtual FormGuide - Stewards Reports - Cheltenham Park (SA)
In the vicinity of the 200 metres CORRIDOR (L Nolen) shifted out and inconvenienced CENTALANTE (M Hoppo) and thereafter, in the vicinity of the 100 metres, CORRIDOR again shifted out when improving onto the heels of GLEESON’S LANDING (K Stra) and inconvenienced CENTALANTE.  L Nolen was reminded of his obligations when shifting ground.
In the vicinity of the 600 metres SEAFORTRESS (C Lindop) shifted out to improve and brushed with EMPEROR’S SECRET (D Tootell), taking that gelding wider.  C Lindop was reminded of her obligations when shifting ground.
YARTERBERY (B Hoppo) became disappointed for clear running approaching the 200 metres and was then held up for clear running until in the vicinity of the 100 metres.
www.virtualformguide.com /cgi-bin/tvf/displaynewsitem.pl?20050730che.txt   (936 words)

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