Usain Bolt: Projecting How Sprint Star Would Fare in Other Olympic Track Events

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Usain Bolt: Projecting How Sprint Star Would Fare in Other Olympic Track Events
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Sure, Usain Bolt is the world's fastest man, but his true level of athleticism would be tested by competing in non-sprinting events at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

The long jump, for example, would be a great opportunity for Bolt to take advantage of his supreme level of speed and acceleration. And because he could build up much more momentum in comparison to other long-jumpers, Bolt would legitimately contend for a medal.

Later we'll break down Bolt and the long jump, but first, let's see how the speedster would pan out in some other track and field events.

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