Jamaican, Usain Bolt, Bolts to a New World Record in 200 meter Dash
Usain Bolts to a World Record in 200 m Dash 19.31 for Jamaica.
Politisite has an unconfirmed report that Usain called his Mom, ate a Snickers, and took a power nap during the middle of the Race.
BEIJING, Aug. 20 Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the 200-meter dash.
Churandy Martina of Netherlands Antilles won the silver, the second medal ever for that country. The bronze went to Shawn Crawford of the United States.
10:22 update: 19.30 for Bolt. He blew away the field in the 200. Oh yeah, he won gold, too.
10:10 update: The men's 200 final is only 10 minutes away. The questions are: Who will get silver and bronze? And how low will Usain Bolt go? Stay tuned.
10:05 update: Allyson Felix breezed to victory in her semifinal of the women's 200, winning her heat in an easy 22.33 to join top rival Veronica Campbell-Brown in the final.
9:56 update: Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica (22.19) won the frst semifinal in the women's 200, with countrywoman Kerron Stewart second, the USA's Muna Lee third and Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie of Bahamas fourth. Allyson Felix is up next.