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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