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Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

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The 101 Most Iconic Photographs in Sports History

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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plus 1/3 Nastia Liukin For a dedicated board on 2008 Olympics gymnastics:

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Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) #joyofsport

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In 2008 66 Olympic Swimming records were broken by swimmers wearing full body technical swim suits at the #BeijingOlympics. Following this event they were banned. 10 out of the 16 Olympic swimming event records are still held by said 2008 Beijing Olympics competitors. #Slap-Lap is here to change that. #designschoolshow #industrialdesign #speedo #adidas #nike #productdesign #rio2016 #swimming #sportsscience #olympics #sports #loughboroughuniversity #tech #ergonomics #London2012 #London by…