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200 meters

  1. 1. ATHLETICS 200 METERS Agustina Elipe Jareño 2º BD - Physical Education
  2. 2. INDEX Introduction History Training Records Conclusion
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION 200 meters is a sprint running event.  As with the 100m, the 200m requires constant acceleration but it also needs stamina to maintain the speed for the duration of the race. 
  4. 4. 200 meters is a short distance races.  For the shortest running races, contestants must stay in lane at all times and will be disqualified if they change lanes. 
  5. 5. HISTORY  Although not part of the program of the first edition of the Olympic Games of the modern era were held in Athens in 1896, probably the oldest athletic events as part of the events to be disputed in the Ancient Olympic Games.
  6. 6. TRAINING  The 200 meters race requires you to stay in low speed during the turn and then change the speed in the stretch.  The 200 meters race is considered one of the toughest races of the track and field. Athletes have to go full speed throughout the race and must turn to enter the final of the 100 meters. When you train for 200 meters, you should work on your speed and strength.
  7. 7. RECORDS  The men's world record holder is Usain Bolt, who ran 19.19 s at the 2009 World Championships.  The women's world record holder is Florence GriffithJoyner of the United States, who ran 21.34 s at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
  8. 8. The reigning Olympic champions are:  Usain Bolt (Jamaica)  Allyson Felix (USA)
  9. 9. CONCLUSION

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