Jamaica Break 4x100m World Record At London 2012 | Olympic Records

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Usain Bolt has again won the Olympic men's 100m final. There was some doubt about his fitness going into the event however he showed no signs of this winning in a new Olympic record time of 9.63. This was the second fastest time in history. Bolt holds the world record at 9.58 which he set when winning the world championship title in Berlin in 2009. Bolt's training partner and fellow Jamaican won the silver in 9.75 with 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin taking the bronze - London 2012…

Image: Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line first to win the gold in the men's on Sunday (© Ian Walton/Getty Images)

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(L-R) Shannon Vreeland, Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Missy Franklin of the U.S. celebrate winning the women

(L-R) Shannon Vreeland, Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Missy Franklin of the U. celebrate winning the women's freestyle relay final with an Olympic record during the London 2012 Olympic Games

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Jamaican Usain Bolt sets a new Olympic record as he retains his Gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics on the 5 August Fellow Jama.

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Usain Bolt celebrates his win in the 100m men's sprint final. He set a new Olympic record time of 9.63 to claim the gold ahead of Yohan Blake 9.75 and 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin 9.79 - London 2012 Olympics

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Yun Chol Om of North Korea breaks the Olympic Record in the Mens 56kg clean and jerk weightlifting on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London. The 25-year-old Jamaican won in an Olympic record time of 9.63 seconds.

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London. The 25-year-old Jamaican won in an Olympic record time of 9.63 seconds.

Jamaica"s Usain Bolt crosses the finish line first to win the men"s 100m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 5, 2012. Bolt set an Olympic record with a time of 9.63 seconds.

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Usain Bolt crosses the finish line first to win the men’s final at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August He set an Olympic record with a time of seconds.

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