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Gay triumphs in 150-metre race, but fails to jolt Bolt

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — American sprinter Tyson Gay stormed to victory in a 150-metre race in Manchester as he came close to the record for the rarely run distance set by triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt.

The 28-year-old clocked 14.51 seconds, just 0.16sec slower than the mark set by Bolt at the same event in 2009, and on a typically rainy Sunday in Manchester that made conditions far from ideal for sprinting. Read more >> or Watch video of the race>>

Source: Jamaica Observer & BBC Sports


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