He broke his own Beijing record a year back with a scorching 9.58 seconds for the dash. And he says maybe one day he will do it at 9.4 seconds.
Bolt got off very well and shot into lead in the first 20 meters itself. He maintained that and in fact covered 80 meters at 7.92 seconds while all others were over 8 seconds.
Tyson Gay, coming second at 9.71 seconds, ran the fastest by an American, yet as he says, “I ran the best I could but it was not enough.”