Usain Bolt 2012 Olympics 400m relay gold came in in 34.84sec establishing his country’s total dominance of the game (video)
He is the man of the moment. And the whole world seems to be applauding his achievements at a young age of 25 years. The way he has gone from strength to strength in this Olympic games is nothing short of magical.
He attracts admiration from people all over the world and has many times more fans rooting for him than the total number of people living in his country, Jamaica. And after yesterday’s exploits he is sure to add many more people to his list of admirers.
After once again taking gold in 200 meters and 100 meter shoot-out he won the 400m sprint gold along with his teammate to win the third gold for him. This is nothing short of amazing that at just a young age he is being called a legend.
The best sprinter in the world, Usain Bolt took his small nation of 2.7 million people to the 4×100 meters Olympic gold in a world record time Saturday.
Carl Lewis has said that Jamaican wins may be because of the doping techniques, but it doesn’t seem to have affected Bolt or his teammates. Bolt took on the baton with a one-metre lead and powered away from America’s Ryan Bailey to cross the line in 34.84 seconds.
It was an exceedingly great performance and it was two-tenths of a second inside the world record Bolt, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake set at the world championships last year.
The second best, and the winners of teh silver medal, the American team of Bailey, Trell Kimmons, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay equalled the old world record for silver in 37.04.
Trinidad and Tobago’s quartet claimed the bronze in 38.12 after the third-placed Canadians were disqualified.
Bolt became the first sprinter to retain both sprint gold medals after winning the 100 and 200 metres races in London.