Tyson Gay Cruises to 9.84s to Beat Usain Bolt in Stockholm, Video

>> August 07, 2010

Tyson Gay claimed the first 100m win of his career over Usain Bolt in the DN Galan meeting at the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm.

The American was quicker out of the blocks and pulled clear to win in a time of 9.84. Usain Bolt, the world record holder in the 100m/9.58 and 200m/19.19 finished a metre behind in 9.97.

Tyson Gay, a former world champion (Osaka 2007, 100/9.84 , 200/19.76) however  two hundredth of a second slower to Bolt and Powell's world leading time (9.84) but it was still a new meeting record. Olympic silver medalist, Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago was third in 10.10.

Asafa Powell, who was the last man to beat Bolt over 100m, two years ago at the same venue, pulled out from the race because of back injury.

In the semifinals, Gay who recorded 44.89 in the 400m this season had the fastest time winning his second heat in 10.02 while at the first heat Bolt defeats Richard Thompson on the line with both stopped the clock at 10.10.

Men's 100m Final Results (Wind: 0.0)
1 GAY, Tyson USA 9.84 MR
2 BOLT, Usain JAM 9.97
3 THOMPSON, Richard TRI 10.10
4 KIMMONS, Trell USA 10.11
5 FORSYTHE, Mario JAM 10.20
6 RODGERS, Michael USA 10.21
7 PADGETT, Travis USA 10.22
8 EDWARDS, Rae USA 10.29

Men's 100m Video

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ASIAN LEADERS (Men)

100m 9.91 Su Bingtian CHN, Madrid
200m 20.16 Xie Zhenye CHN, Osaka
400m 44.07 Abdalelah Haroun QAT, London
800m 1:45.65 Jinson Johnson IND, Guwahati
1500m 3:34.55 Sadik Mikhou BRN, Paris
5000m 13:01.09 Birhanu Yemataw BRN, Lausanne
10000m 27:38.16 Hassan Chani BRN, Maia
Mar 2:06.11 Yuta Shitara JPN, Tokyo
3000 Sc 8:22.00 Kosei Yamaguchi JPN, Abashiri
110mh 13.36 Ahmad Al-Mouaed KSA, Praha
400mh 46.98 Abderrahman Samba QAT, Paris
HJ 2.40 Mutaz Barshim QAT, Doha
PV 5.71 Xue Changrui CHN, Shanghai
LJ 8.47A Wang Jianan CHN, Guiyang
TJ 17.22 Dong Bin CHN, Eugene OR
SP 20.24 Tejinder Singh IND, Patiala
DT 68.85 Ehsan Hadidi IRI, Chula Vista CA
HT 78.18 Dilshod Nazarov TJK, Chorzow
JT 87.43 Neeraj Chopra IND, Doha
Dec 7948 Keisuke Ushiro JPN, Gotzis
20kmW 1:17:26 Eiki Takahashi JPN, Kobe
50kmW 3:44:25 Hiroki Arai JPN, Taichang
4x100m 37.85 Japan Team JPN, Osaka
4x400m 3:04.05 India Team IND, Gold Coast
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ASIAN LEADERS (Women)

100m 10.99 Wei Yongli CHN, Resisprint
200m 22.73 Viktoriya Zyabkina KAZ, Almaty
400m 49.08 Salwa Eid Naser BRN, Monaco
800m 2:02.23 Manal Bahraoui BRN, Duffel
1500m 4:11.55 P.U Chitra IND, Guwahati
5000m 15:10.91 Rina Nabeshima JPN, Eugene OR
10000m 31:52.42 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Yamaguchi
Mar 2:22.44 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Osaka
3000 Sc 9:10.74 Winfred Yavi BRN, Monaco
100mh 13.08 Wu Shuijiao CHN, Shanghai
400mh 55.54 Aminat Odeyemi BRN, Goleniow
HJ 1.91 Nadzehda Dusanova UZB, Tashkent
PV 4.60 Li Ling CHN, London
LJ 6.64A Xu Xiaoling CHN, Guiyang
TJ 14.25 Olga Rypakova KAZ, Paris
SP 20.38A Gong Lijiao CHN, Guiyang
DT 67.03 Chen Yang CHN, Osterode
HT 75.02 Luo Na CHN, Halle
JT 67.69 Lu Huihui CHN, Halle
Hep 5898 Purnima Hembram IND, Guwahati
20kmW 1:26:28 Qieyang Shenjie CHN, La Coruna

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