Bolt creates history wins 200m final, Weir second

Bolt creates history wins 200m final, Weir second

Saturday, August 17, 2013

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The fastest man on earth Usain Bolt confirmed his legend status taking the 200m final at the World Championship in 19.66 Saturday morning to complete the sprint double after earlier winning the 100m in 9.77.
Team mate Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir was second in 19.79, his personal best with Jamaica denied a sweep by Curtis Mitchell of the US (20.04) who pipped Nickel Ashmeade (20.05) on the line.
At the Olympic Games last year Bolt, Yohan Blake and Weir gave the island unprecedented glory copping first, second and third over the distance.



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