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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 200 metres Semi-Finals

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 4, 1972
Date Finished: September 4, 1972
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: URS Valeriy Borzov
Silver: USA Larry Black
Bronze: ITA Pietro Mennea

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Valeriy Borzov 22 Soviet Union URS 20.74 8 QU
2 Larry Burton 20 United States USA 20.78 6 QU
3 Chuck Smith 23 United States USA 20.86 3 QU
4 Siegfried Schenke 29 East Germany GDR 20.97 2 QU
5 Jaroslav Matoušek 21 Czechoslovakia TCH 20.99 7
6 Manfred Ommer 21 West Germany FRG 21.08 4
7 Lucien Sainte-Rose 19 France FRA 21.42 1
AC Don Quarrie 21 Jamaica JAM 5 DNF

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Larry Black 21 United States USA 20.36 1 QU
2 Pietro Mennea 20 Italy ITA 20.52 7 QU
3 Hans-Joachim Zenk 20 East Germany GDR 20.63 4 QU
4 Martin Jellinghaus 27 West Germany FRG 20.75 2 QU
5 Jiří Kynos 29 Czechoslovakia TCH 20.88 8
6 Ainsley Armstrong 19 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 21.13 3
7 Bruno Cherrier 18 France FRA 21.15 5
8 Richard Hardware 21 Jamaica JAM 21.24 6