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Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Reigning Kings and Queens of 100m Jamaica, Gold and Silver for Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe

Usain Bolt did it again, he is the Olympic 100 metres Champion; the only man in history to do so legitimately. It is now an undeniably fact that Jamaica is the top country for sprinting in the world. This has been proven not only once, but twice in the Beijing Olympics and now the London 2012 Olympics. Yohan Blake 9.75 and Usain Bolt 9.63 have made every Jamaican proud and delivered a well deserving Jamaica 50 birthday gift.

It is not only a highly euphoric atmosphere in London, England tonight, but the horns and pot covers can be heard sounding and clanging all through Jamaica; especially in the major cities. Though there is a thunder storm to the south of Jamaica that’s causing rain and severe wind damage, every Jamaican is jubilant and celebrating in the streets.

The London 2012 Olympics 100m finals was the fastest 100m race in history. Every sprinter went under 10.00 except Asafa Powell who stumbled and pulled up half way through the race. Justin Gaitlin came through for third place and Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson placed seventh. Tyson Gay 9.8 had to settle for fourth place.

Most of these men are due to compete in what will also be an exciting 200 metre Olympic final.

 

Men’s 100m Final Results
Wind: 1.5 m/s React. Result
 1  JAMAICA OR Usain Bolt 0.165 9.63     
 2  JAMAICA Yohan Blake 0.179 9.75
 3  USA Justin Gatlin 0.178 9.79
4  USA Tyson Gay 0.145 9.80
5  USA Ryan Bailey 0.176 9.88
6  NED Churandy Martina 0.139 9.94
7  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Richard Thompson 0.16 9.98
8   JAMAICA Asafa Powell 0.155 11.99

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About Denise N. Fyffe, Writer

Jamaican writer, Poetess Denise N. Fyffe has studied the areas of Software Development and Design, Website Design, Counselling, and Education. With each new field of study, she has utilised the knowledge gained to help others and fuel her writing. She has transitioned into being a published author, blogger, ghostwriter, web content writer, internet writer and researcher. Denise has published many titles including Honey to my Sauce, Jamaican Pebbles, Jamaican Pebbles: Poetry Pocketbook, Love under the Caribbean Stars, Sensuous One, The Island Journal: Jamaica’s Golden Year, The Expert Teacher’s Guide on How to Motivate Students, Messages to the Deaf and Be Lifted Up. All of which are available at numerous online bookstores including Amazon and Lulu.com. She also manages several websites on the wordpress platform including The Island Journal - https://theislandjournal.wordpress.com/ , Jamaican Poet, The Christian Life, Jamaican Writers Society. Copyright © 2015, Denise N. Fyffe

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