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Bolt Sets New Record Shattering Old One

BERLIN - AUGUST 16:  Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the line to win the gold medal in the men's 100 Metres Final during day two of the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on August 16, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. Bolt set a new World Record of 9.58.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Nathan RollinsContributor IAugust 17, 2009

The Jamacian born runner, Usain Bolt shatterd the world record once again but this time on Sunday, running 100 meters in 9.58 seconds at the world championship to turn the race against Tyson Gay a joke.

That was 0.11 seconds faster than the mark he set last year at the Beijing Olympics,  the biggest improvement in the 100-meter record since electronic timing began in 1968.

Tyson Gay, the American orn runner, broke then American mark with a 9.71 perfomence and still looked like he trotting compared to Usain Bolt.  

 

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