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.
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.
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.
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.
The men's world
record holder is Usain
Bolt, who ran 19.19 s
at the 2009 World
The women's world
record holder is
Florence GriffithJoyner of the United
States, who ran 21.34 s
at the 1988 Summer
The reigning Olympic champions are:
Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
Allyson Felix (USA)