Found August 05, 2012 on The Last Angry Fan:
Earlier today at the 2012 London Olympics, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt held onto his title of “World’s Fastest Man” when he blew away the field in the 100m finals in a time of 9.63—a new Olympic record—to capture his second consecutive gold medal in the Olympic 100m race. Bolt’s training partner Yohan Blake finished second with a personal best time of 9.75, while American Justin Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic champion in the 100m, grabbed the bronze with a 9.79, which was also a personal best for him. It was a phenomenal race, with 7 of the 8 competitors posting times under the 10-second mark (Jamaican Asafa Powell pulled up lame during the race with a groin issue, but still managed to make it to the finish line with a time of 11.99). However, a strange occurrence took place as the sprinters were in the blocks, just before the starter’s pistol fired, that could have caused some semi-serious problems. You may not be able to tell from the picture, but found in that yellow circle is a bott...
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