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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 16, 1968
Date Finished: October 16, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Tommie Smith
Silver: AUS Peter Norman
Bronze: USA John Carlos

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 John Carlos 23 United States USA 20.1 20.12 QU/OR
2 Peter Norman 26 Australia AUS 20.2 20.22 QU
3 Mike Fray 21 Jamaica JAM 20.4 20.46 QU
4 Roger Bambuck 22 France FRA 20.4 20.47 QU
5 Iván Moreno 26 Chile CHI 20.8 20.84
6 Dick Steane 29 Great Britain GBR 20.8 20,85
7 Nikolay Ivanov 26 Soviet Union URS 20.8 20.89
8 Fernando Acevedo 22 Peru PER 20.8 20.91

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Tommie Smith 24 United States USA 20.1 20.14 QU/=OR
2 Edwin Roberts 27 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 20.4 20.44 QU
3 Larry Questad 25 United States USA 20.4 20.48 QU
4 Jochen Eigenherr 21 West Germany FRG 20.4 20.49 QU
5 Greg Lewis 21 Australia AUS 20.5 20.53
6 Edward Romanowski 24 Poland POL 20.7 20.80
7 Ralph Banthorpe 19 Great Britain GBR 20.8 20.88
8 Mani Jegathesan 24 Malaysia MAS 21.0 21.05