Ontwikkeling wereldrecord 200 meter

Andrew Stanfield (VS) 20,6 (5-'51 )

Peter Radford (GB) 20,5 (5-'60)

Henry Carr (VS) 20,4 (3-'63)

Henry Carr 20,3 (3-'63)

Henry Carr 20,2 (4-'64)

Tommie Smith (VS)20,0 (6-'66)

Tommie Smith 19,83 (10-'68)

Pietro Mennea (Ita) 19,72 (8-'79)

Michael Johnson (VS) 19,66 (6-'96)

Michael Johnson 19,32 (8-'96)