LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning gold in the Men's Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Jamaica's Usain Bolt crosses the finish line to win gold in the men's final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium. Bolt broke the Olympic record he set at the 2008 Beijing Games by posting a time of seconds.
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win gold during the Men's Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 2012 in London (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)