Talk about an encore! Usain Bolt did what no other run has done without the aid of a disqualification. Bolt won the Men’s 100 metre race at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, setting an Olympic record with 9.63 time.
Bolt didn’t break the world record, like he did in Beijing 4 years ago, but he did win the gold medal, in what quite possibly is the strongest 100 metre field in Olympic history. Fellow Jamaican and best friend Yohan Blake took the silver with a time of 9.75. American Justin Gatlin took the bronze with a time of 9.79. In fact, all but one sprinter was under 10 seconds. The only runner who wasn’t Asafa Powell pulled up with an apparent injury, otherwise he would have been under 10 seconds as well.
Bolt was actually a question mark coming into the Olympics. He was disqualified at the 2011 World…
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