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Michael Johnson’s 19.32

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 18, 2008

A look at just how crazy Michael Johnson’s 200m world record is.

Eyeballing the chart would suggest that the cutting edge of human achievement in the 200m is anything sub-19.7. A 19.59 at Beijing would be phenomenal. Then you scroll down — way down — and you hit Johnson’s 19.32.

Johnson has stated that he’s fully prepared for Usain Bolt to break his record.

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