Usain Bolt given 3-ton piece of Berlin Wall

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BERLIN — Usain Bolt was honored by the city of Berlin by receiving an original segment of the Berlin Wall — nearly three tons of it.

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AP Photo/Gero BreloerUsain Bolt was honored Sunday by Mayor Klaus Wowereit, who gave the sprinter a piece of the Berlin Wall with a custom paint scheme.

The Jamaican sprinter, who broke world records in winning gold medals in the 100 and 200 meters, was presented with the piece of wall at a small ceremony Sunday, the final day of the world championships.

The 12-foot high section will be delivered to Bolt’s training camp in Jamaica. Continue reading

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BOLT breaks 100m World Record in 9.58s

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt sets a new 100m world record yesterday in Berlin.

BERLIN, Germany:

A race billed as a showdown featuring the world’s three fastest men ended in a complete rout inside the Berlin Olympic Stadium last night.

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt blasted the men’s 100 metres world record into the stratosphere with an amazing run of 9.58 seconds at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics. The new record was eleven-hundredths of a second below the world mark he set at the Beijing Olympics last year. Continue reading