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Jamaican celebration

London 2012 - Jamaican athletes sweep the men’s 200m sprint and celebrate wearing flags of their nation. Warren Weir (L) took the bronze, Usain Bolt (center) won gold, and Yohan Blake (R) earned the silver.
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Bolt reflects on gold

London 2012 - The Torch provides a fitting backdrop as Usain Bolt’s podium image reflects on the Olympic Stadium display.
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Cameras swarm Jamaican sprinters

London 2012 - Photographers circle Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt (wearing number 7) and Yohan Blake shortly after they finish first and second in the men’s 200m. Bolt becomes the first man to win gold in both the 100m and 200m sprints in consecutive Olympic games.
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Spearmon out of the medals

London 2012 - American Wallace Spearmon checks the reader board to discover he’s finished 0.14 seconds out of the medals behind three sprinters from Jamaica.
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Bolt blazes 200m to gold

London 2012 - Usain Bolt leads the Jamaican sprint team in sweeping the medals in the men’s 200m with Yohan Blake in silver and Warren Weir (shown) finishing third for bronze. Also seen is 8th place finisher Anaso Jobodwana of South Africa.
IOC/John Huet
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Lightning Bolt’s second strike

London 2012 - Usain Bolt strikes a pose to celebrate his second gold medal in his second event run, the men’s 200m sprint.
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Richards Ross wins heat in 200m

London 2012 - Sanya Richards-Ross wins her heat and advances to the final of the women’s 200m
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Bolt silences doubters

London 2012 - Usain Bolt crosses the 200m finish line and puts his finger to his lips to silence any doubt that he can make history winning two sprint events in two consecutive Olympics. Jamaican teammate Warren Weir takes third for bronze.
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Spearmon finishes fourth

London 2012 - Wallace Spearmon’s expression reveals his disappointment to finish just out of the medals in the men’s 200m sprint behind a dominant team from Jamaica.
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Another day’s work for Bolt

London 2012 - Another event, another gold for Usain Bolt who celebrates winning the men’s 200m sprint on 9 Aug, 2012.
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