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Usain Bolt

The Bolt Express

They said he is tired, they said he is arrogant, they said his time was done, well…9.63 seconds after the gun went off, Usain Bolt made them sing to different tune. At the 100m sprint in London 2012 Bolt set a new Olympic record and made it clear once more – he is here and he isn’t going anywhere.

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Usain Bolt, The lightening

Bolt 2 for 2

London 2012: Usain Bolt adds another Olympic gold medal to his trophies Room, this time in 200m run, setting a time of 19.32. Bolt gold medal made him the first athlete in history to win the gold in 100m and 200m in two consecutive Olympic Games (Beijing 2008 and London 2012).

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Tyson Gay

Tyson Gay Double

2007 World Championships in Athletics: The American runner Tyson Gay goes home with 3 gold medals an- in 100m sprint, 200m and in 4×100m relay- and becomes the king of the track that year

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Carl Lewis

Lewis 4 gold medals

The 1984 Olympic Games: Carl Lewis, one America’s greatest track-and-field athletes could open a Jewelry shop, after wining 4 gold medals: 100-m, 200-m dashes, the long jump, and 4×100-m relay.

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Wyomia Tyus

She was fast!

The American track athlete Wyomia Tyus wins the 100m sprint at the 1968 Olympic games and sets a new world record of 11.08 sec. Tyus also won the gold medal in 100m 4 years before that, at the 1964 Olympics.

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Usain bolt

Bolt 9.58

Athletics World Championships, Berlin: Bolt, the rocket man, does it again and sets a new world record in 100m’ sprint – 9.58. A record time that was considered by many to be impossible (before 2008 Olympics).

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