Usain Bolt: 4 Sprinters Who Just Might Beat the Jamaican Blur

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Usain Bolt: 4 Sprinters Who Just Might Beat the Jamaican Blur
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Making the case that Usain Bolt will lose the 100 or the 200-meter dash at the 2012 Summer Olympics is analogous to arguing that Chick-fil-A is healthy.

Indeed, everyone loves an underdog story.

However, to force the latter scenario upon yourself would eventually result in eating more chicken and expecting to lose weight based on the food's taste; not its actual substance.

I love the notion that someone could blindside Bolt in London. The story would taste like a juicy chicken sandwich.

For it to organically happen, though, the substance of reality would need to be stranger than fiction.

The odds of constantly eating fried chicken and staying fit compare favorably with betting against Bolt in either race with 100 percent conviction.

With emphasis on "might" because it probably won't happen—and "just" because if someone does trump Bolt, it will be by a fry—here are four sprinters who have a puncher's chance to beat the Jamaican Blur.

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