BEIJING (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first man to win the Olympic sprint double with two world records when he blazed to 200 meters gold in 19.30 seconds.
The 21-year-old, who eased up before setting a record of 9.69 in the 100m on Saturday, allowed himself no such indulgence in the longer race and [...]
BEIJING (Reuters) – Usain Bolt delivered a stunning demonstration of his sprinting talent when he clocked 9.92 seconds to reach the Olympic 100 meters semi-finals while barely breaking sweat on Friday.
BEIJING (Reuters) – World record holder Usain Bolt barely broke sweat despite the sweltering temperatures to cruise through the Olympic 100 metres heats along with compatriot Asafa Powell and world champion Tyson Gay on Friday.
The 21-year-old Jamaican, aiming to become the first man for 24 years to do the Olympic sprint double, started slowly but [...]
Analysis of Usain Bolt’s world-record 100 metres run in New York on May 31, showed that he covered the distance in only 41.5 strides. On average, the world’s best sprinters cover the distance in about 45 strides.