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Bolt, Blake, Weir –  Jamaica 123 in London Olympics 200m
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Bolt, Blake, Weir – Jamaica 123 in London Olympics 200m

Usain Bolt proved once again that no track athlete can touch him at the Olympic Games. Bolt won the men's 200-metre event on Thursday, clocking in a time of 19.32 seconds to lead a Jamaican sweep. It wasn't just another gold medal for Bolt. The 25-year-old star set two historic marks en route to his fifth career gold. He becomes the first man to ever win the 200 at consecutive Olympics, and is the only athlete to sweep the 100 and 200 events at back-to-back Games. "Bask in my glory," Bolt proclaimed. "I've got nothing left to prove. I've done something that no one has done before, which is defend my double title. Back-to-back for me, I would say I'm the greatest." Two other Jamaicans joined Bolt in the top three. Yohan Blake finished second in 19.44, with Warren Weir taking bronze at 19....
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Usain Bolt storms to 200m Victory

Usain Bolt retained his World Championship title winning the 200m in an impressive 19.40. American Walter Dix finished second behind the Jamaican champion. Frenchman Christophe Lemaitre who recorded the fastest time (20.19) (more…)

Veronica Campbell-Brown Defends her Olympic Title

Veronica Campbell-Brown ran an excellent curve on her way to winning the 200m sprint title in the 2008 Beijing Olympic games and defending her title from four years ago in Athens. Veronica's superb performance completes Jamaica's (more…)

Bolt Snags Olympic Double at world record pace

A second bolt of lightening struck the same place in did a few days ago in the magnificent Bird's Nest in Beijing China today when Usain Bolt outclassed a word class field into becoming the first Olympic Sprint double medalist since 1984 (more…)