What are metres?

Some articles on metres, metre:

New World First Bus - Bus Fleet - Double-deck Air-conditioned Buses (Acquired New)
... Dennis Trident With Alexander ALX500 body 202 * 12 metres (Originally 211 - fleet number 1001-1190 1201-1221, 9 of them - (1201–1209) were sold to Citybus in December 2003) 24 * 11.3 metres (Originally ...
Don Valley Stadium - The Stadium
... Each of the five lighting towers used is 148 feet (45 metres) above track level and carries a lighting head as tall as a typical three storey house (36 feet/11 metres high) ... The track is sunk 16 feet (5 metres) below ground level and is sheltered by banks of spectator seating, creating a 'bowl effect' ... canopy roof has an area of 6,000 square metres and is made of Teflon coated glass fibre ...
Uchenna Emedolu
... in short-distance sprints, particularly the 100 metres and the 200 metres ... In 100 metres his personal best time is 9.97 seconds, achieved at the 2003 All-Africa Games where he finished second ... In 2004 he achieved a semi-final place in the individual 100 metres ...
James Lightbody
... First, he won the 2590 metre steeplechase, sprinting to the 800 metres title days later ... Finally, he won the 1500 metres in a new world record ... In 1905, Lightbody won AAU titles in both the 800 and 1500 metres, and the following year he competed in his second Olympics, the Intercalated Games of 1906 in Athens ...
Eamonn Coghlan - Outdoor Career
... He won the 5000 metres at the 1983 World Championships ( remains Ireland's only ever male World Champion gold medallist) to follow two fourth places in the ... made a mistake by taking the lead at 500 metres and by not accelerating enough before the winner, John Walker, passed him at 1200 metres ... In the 1980 Olympics 5,000 metres he probably made a mistake by sprinting to the lead at the start of the last back straight ...