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Bond beats Bolt

Thursday, October 11, 2012 | 4:06 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, has suffered a rare defeat, this time at the hands of a Brit.

Bolt ranked second in a poll for the Top 49 Most Influential Men of 2012, behind the fictional James Bond character.

The poll was conducted by lifestyle website, AskMen.Com, which received more than half a million votes to select the list’s entrants this year.

The magazine asked its readers, about 17 million each month, to select determine male figures which made the greatest impact and helped to shape what it means to be a man in 2012.

Former US president, Bill Clinton, creator of the popular Family Guy animated series, Seth MacFarlane, and actor/director, Joseph Gordon-Levitt round out the top five.

Rapper Kanye West, ranked 31st, is the only man to have made all seven editions of the poll.

See complete list below:

1.     James Bond

2.     Usain Bolt

3.     Bill Clinton

4.     Seth MacFarlane

5.     Joseph Gordon-Levitt

6.     Jimmy Kimmel

7.     Elon Musk

8.     Frank Ocean

9.     Kevin Systrom & Mike Krieger

10.    Ryan Gosling

11.    Barack Obama

12.    Michael Phelps

13.    Christian Grey

14.    The replacement refs

15.    Christopher Nolan

16.    Liam Neeson

17.    Riad Al Assad

18.    Joss Whedon

19.    Peter Higgs

20.    Price William

21.    Bryan Cranston

22.    Jay-Z

23.    Jeff Bezos

24.    Mitt Romney

25.    Neil deGrasse Tyson

26.    Billy Reid

27.    Michael Fassbender

28.    Quentin Tarantino

29.    Felix Baumgartner

30.    Jose Mourinho

31.    Kanye West

32.    Lebron James

33.    Andy Murray

34.    Drake

35.    Markus Persson

36.    Snoop Lion

37.    Howard Stern

38.    Neil Patrick Harris

39.    Psy

40.    Jonah Peretti

41.    James Cameron

42.    John Maynard Keynes

43.    Adam Driver

44.    Tim Tebow

45.    Gotye

46.    Harvey Weinstein

47.    Tony Horton

48.    Tom Hardy

49.    Alec Baldwin

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