BOLT WINS 200-METER

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Posted: Aug 09, 2012 5:36 AM
BOLT WINS 200-METER

No world record for Usain Bolt, but an easy win for the fastest man in the world.

Bolt defended his 200 meter gold medal in Beijing by leading a Jamaican sweep Thursday night. He'd hinted he might have a world record in him, but he seemed to slow at the finish and ran a 19.32. His 19.19 is the world record.

Yohan Blake, who beat him at the Jamaican finals in June, finished second. Warren Weir was third.

Bolt looked over at Blake as he crossed the finish line, and seemed to place his finger over his lips as if to say "shhh."

He then dropped to the ground and did four push-ups. Was it one for each individual gold medal?

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