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

>> August 07, 2010

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

The American was quicker than Bolt out of the blocks, and pulling away from the field to win the race in a time of 9.84. Usain Bolt, the world record holder in the 100m/9.58 and 200m/19.19 finished just one metre behind, clocking 9.97.

Tyson Gay, who won multiple gold medals at the 2007 World championships (100/9.84 , 200/19.76) is currently behind Bolt and Powell's world leading time (9.82), despite setting a new meeting record. Olympic silver medallist, Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago was third in 10.10 in the race.

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

Recently recorded 44.89 in the 400m, recorded 10.02 in the second heat earlier, while Bolt, in the first heat, defeated Richard Thompson barely on the line, both were clocking 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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