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Usain Bolt sets world record. Tyson Gay second

Usain Bolt (AP)

Usain Bolt (AP)

Usain Bolt has captured another world record,
winning the 100-meter race in 9.58 seconds at the world
championships. Tyson gay of Lexington finsihed second.
Bolt shaved 0.11 seconds off the record he set at the Beijing
Olympics, beating defending champion Tyson Gay on Sunday, who set a U.S. record of 9.71 seconds.
In the fastest 100 ever, Asafa Powell earned a bronze with a
time of 9.84 in Berlin.
The race had been the most anticipated event of the world
championships and lived up to its billing.
Bolt won the Olympic gold in Beijing last year with a world
record performance of 9.69.


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