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News Link • OLYMPICS London Summer 2012

Usain Bolt Wins Gold In 100-Meter Dash, Breaks Own Olympic Record

•, Tony Manfred
 Usain Bolt just won his second-straight 100-meter gold medal in an Olympic record 9.63 seconds. A lot of people thought fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake would beat him, but in the end it wasn't even all that close. Blake got the silver, and USA's Justin Gatlin won the bronze.
Here's how the race went down:
Bolt was his usual loose self in the moments before the race:
The crowd went nuts when they announced his name, but he told them to hush
When all the other runners were down and ready to race, a focBolt got out to a good start, and halfway through the race, he had a tiny lead:
But as they raced toward the line, Bolt took a commanding lead:
And when they hit the line, Bolt won by a comfortable margin:

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