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Olympic Track and Field Results 2012: Thursday Updates, Medal Winners, Analysis

Avi Wolfman-ArentCorrespondent IIAugust 9, 2012

Thursday has come and gone at London's Olympic Stadium, both not without a bit of history.

Usain Bolt became the first man to win the 200-meter sprint at consecutive Olympiads while David Rudisha broke his own world record at 800 meters, capping a period of sustained dominance unlike any ever witnessed in track and field.

Elsewhere, Americans Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee finished 1-2 in the decathlon, spearheading another successful day for Team USA.

For a full-er recap, check the blog archives.

Otherwise, we'll see you tomorrow.

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