Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt cops a scolding from Jacques Rogge

IOC President Jacques Rogge, has criticized Usain Bolt for being too much of a showman after he won the 100 and 200 meter sprints.
“That’s not the way we perceive being a champion,” Rogge said.
He added:
“I have no problem with him doing a show,” Rogge said in an interview with three international news agency reporters. “I [...]

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Usain Bolt has won his second gold medal and makes it a double in the 100 and 200 meters.
He also set a new world record of 19.30, breaking it by just 2/100ths of a second.
Bolt turns 22 tomorrow, so he has 2 more reasons to celebrate.
Churandy Martina from Netherlands Antilles came second with [...]

Carl Lewis is the last runner to win both the 100 and 200 meters. Usain Bolt has now advanced to the semi-finals, running the quarter final heat in 20.29 seconds.
The semi-finals are scheduled for tomorrow.

Usain Bolt from Jamaica has set a new world record in the men’s 100 meters - 9.69 seconds and seemed to win it so easy.
An incredible run!
Jamaica - Usain Bolt - 9.69 WR
Trinidad and Tobago - Richard Thompson - 9.89
United States - Walter Dix - 9.91

Here are heats of Usain Bolt in Beijing for the men’s 100 meters.
Here is the second round run:

First round run:

And just to relive his 9.72 second world record:

Tyson Gay hasn’t even made it to the final of the men’s 100 meters.
Usain Bolt apparently looked like he was jogging when he ran 9.85. It’s a beautiful clear night out in Beijing, warm, but not hot.
I am sure we will see a world record broken tonight!

Usain Bolt looked in top form in his heats for the final tonight in the men’s 100 meters. He ran his first heat in 10.02 seconds.
In the quarter-final he ran 9.92 and he even had time to look from side to side.
He said: “I just ran the first 50 metres. Then I [...]