In the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Usain Bolt became the first sprinter in Olympic track and field history to successfully defend both 100m and 200m Olympic titles in consecutive Games. Bolt’s dominance will transform the future of sprinting.
Was there really any doubt? Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt successfully defended his Olympic reign as fastest man in the world, easily winning the 100 m final. His countryman and running partner, Yohan Blake, took the silver.
The Jamaican relay team finished competition at the IAFF World Championships by setting a world record of 37.04 seconds in the men's 4x100-meter to take home the gold medal in the last event of the games held in Daegu, Korea.
The disqualification of Olympic 100m champion Usain Bolt, 25, at the World Championship has prompted a review of the false start rule that calls for the immediate disqualification of a runner if they start before the gun.