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Usain Bolt makes Olympic history with 200m gold
 
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates his gold in the Men's 100m, Aug. 5: Thanks to NBC's policy of tape-delaying key events, Americans weren't able to watch the world's fastest man uphold his title live.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates his gold in the Men's 100m, Aug. 5: Thanks to NBC's policy of tape-delaying key events, Americans weren't able to watch the world's fastest man uphold his title live.
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Usain Bolt made history in the men's 200m sprint on Thursday, crossing the finish line with a time of 19.32 seconds, a 2012 world-best time. He becomes the first athlete ever to sweep the 100m and 200m in consecutive Olympics. Joining him on the podium are Jamaican countrymen Yohan Blake and Warren Weir, who finished silver and bronze, respectively.

 

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