Track & Field World Athletics Championships Oregon22: Results, day seven - Thursday 21 July

Discover the results from the two finals on day seven of the track and field World Athletics Championships on Thursday 21 July 2022.

By ZK Goh

Shericka Jackson and Noah Lyles were crowned world 200m champions on Day 7 of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 in record fashion.

Jamaica's Jackson smashed the Championship record to become the second-fastest woman all-time over the distance in 21.45, leading home teammate Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith.

Meanwhile, Lyles broke Michael Johnson's 26-year-old American national record to become the third-fastest man over the half lap (19.31), leading home Kenny Bednarek and Erriyon Knighton in a U.S. medal sweep.

Find results from the day's two finals below.

Women's 200m results – Jackson sets second-fastest time ever

Final results:

  1. Shericka Jackson (JAM), 21.45, Championship record, national record, world lead, gold medallist, world champion
  2. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM), 21.81, silver medallist
  3. Dina Asher-Smith (GBR), 22.02, bronze medallist
  4. Aminatou Seyni (NIG), 22.12
  5. Abby Steiner (USA), 22.26
  6. Tamara Clark (USA), 22.32
  7. Elaine Thompson-Herah (JAM), 22.39
  8. Mujinga Kambundji (SUI), 22.55

Men's 200m results – Lyles breaks national record to lead U.S. sweep

Final results:

  1. Noah Lyles (USA), 19.31, national record, world lead, gold medallist, world champion
  2. Kenny Bednarek (USA), 19.77, silver medallist
  3. Erriyon Knighton (USA), 19.80, bronze medallist
  4. Joseph Fahnbulleh (LBR), 19.84
  5. Alexander Ogando (DOM), 19.93
  6. Jereem Richards (TTO), 20.08
  7. Aaron Brown (CAN), 20.18
  8. Luxolo Adams (RSA), 20.47

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