Bolt of Lightning

Jamaican sets world record in 100

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Although it was not the "Three-Man Showdown" that track purists anticipated, the Men's 100-meter final was still the sport's glamor event as Usain Bolt of Jamaica prevailed in a record-setting 9.69 seconds. Tyson Gay of the USA failed to qualify for the final.
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