Sunday, August 16, 2009

Usain Bolt Sets New 100M World Record (9.58 Seconds)

Jamaican runner Usain Bolt has set a new 100 meter dash world record with a time of 9.58 seconds. He was running at the World Championships located in Berlin (Germany). American Tyson Gay placed second with a time of 9.71 seconds. Asafa Powell, Jamaica, rounded out the top three clocking 9.84 seconds.

"Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt set a new world record as he cruised to a stunning victory in the 100m at the World Championships in Berlin.

The 22-year-old Jamaican stormed home in a time of 9.58 seconds to leave the rest of the field in his wake.


  1. is "Bolt" his real name? or has he earned that nickname, i wonder

  2. Bolt is his real name. It also happens to be fitting.


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