Bolt won the 200 meters in London

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 | 0

Bolt won the 200 meters in London

Bolt took the 19.89 seconds time to finished first in 200 meters at the Olympic Stadium in London on Friday. Jamaican sprinter finished the race .15 second earlier than the second placeholder Panama’s Edward Alonso.

Bolt set the world record in 200 meters at 2009 world cup after running in 19.19 seconds.  However, the best timing of this year’s 200 meters is 19.74 seconds for the United States sprinter LaShawn Merit.

In the first round of 100 meters national trials Bolt had a hamstring muscle injury.  He withdrew himself after winning the semi-final. He was kept in the Jamaican Olympic team despite injury concerns. But his performance in London eliminated concerns over the fitness. Bolt won gold in the 100 and the 00-meter sprint.

Bolt won gold in the 100 and the 200-meter sprint in both 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics. 29 years old Bolt will run for that two medals in Rio de Janeiro Olympics, which is going to start from next August

Bolt, speaking at the end of the race in London, “I have not been able to a good start; but able to finish the race without any injury, but I’m happy. “

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