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Bolt shatters Diamond League 200m field, Jamaica 1-2-3-4

Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 2:05 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica- Usain Bolt led a field comprising of four Jamaicans to a meet record finish of 19.66 seconds in Zurich.

Nickel Ashmeade, fresh off a victory over seasoned campaigner Tyson Gay finished a creditable second in a personal best 19.85.

Newcomer Jason Young was third in 20.08 and Olympic bronze medalist Warren Weir finished fourth in 20.18 seconds.

American Wallace Spearmon was fifth.

Ashmeade is the 2012 Diamond Leage Champion in the 200m with 15 points, over Usain Bolt who has 12 points.

RANKATHLETENATIONRESULTR.T.POINTSRANKING
1BOLT UsainJAM19.66MR0.192122
2ASHMEADE NickelJAM19.85PB0.129151
3YOUNG JasonJAM20.080.17625
4WEIR WarrenJAM20.180.15016
5SPEARMON WallaceUSA20.220.13864
6MARTINA ChurandyNED20.620.140123
7WILSON AlexSUI20.700.143
8VAN LUIJK PatrickNED21.040.158

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