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Bolt wins 200m from Martina, Ashmeade third

Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 2:40 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Double world record-holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt comfortably won the men’s 200m in Lausanne today.

Bolt did 19.58 to hold off Churundy Martina of the Netherlands (19.85) in second with a national record.

Jamaicans Nickel Ashmeade was third in 19.94, Jason Young fourth in 20.00 and Olympic bronze medalist Warren Weir fifth in 20.03.

The fifth Jamaican, Marvin Anderson was seventh in 20.60.

RankAthleteNationResultRecRt.PointsRanking
1BOLT UsainJAM19.58MR0.17944
2MARTINA ChurandyNED19.85NR0.149121
3ASHMEADE NickelJAM19.94=SB0.13772
4YOUNG JasonJAM20.00

0.166

5WEIR WarrenJAM20.03

0.14716
6SPEARMON WallaceUSA20.10

0.14853
7ANDERSON MarvinJAM20.60

0.15916

QUIÑÓNEZ AlexECUDNS

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