Saturday, August 17, 2013

19.66 - Bolt wins Worlds Moscow 200m gold for another "double-double"

Photo credit : Ian Walton/Getty Images

Usain Bolt (JAM), 27, aka ‘Lightning Bolt’, world’s fastest man ever, 6-time Olympic champion including London 2012 sprint double, added his 7th world title when he won Worlds Moscow 200m final in 19.66 (WL) tonight, in addition to his 100m gold last Sunday, hence repeating the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2009 Worlds Berlin ‘double-double’ of holding both the 100m and 200m Olympic and World titles.

Men's 200m Final
Gold --- Usain Bolt (JAM) - 19.66 (WL)  - 3rd 200m Worlds Gold in a row
Silver -- Warren Weir (JAM) - 19.79 (PB)
Bronze - Curtis Mitchell (USA) - 20.04

Bolt  is the first man to hold the both the 100m (9.58 Berlin 2009) and 200m (19.19 Berlin 2009) world records (along with shared 4x100m Relay 36.84 London 2012) since 1977

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