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Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Jamaica sweeps 200m men’s final, Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Warren Weir

 

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

Jamaica‘s world class, top athletes dominated the men’s 200m finals at the London 2012 Olympics and decimated the other competitors. No one was able to catch Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Warren Weir who held on to take third place.

Usain went out early and passed Warren Weir of Jamaica in four strides, Yohan Blake was close behind him, but he was not able to catch Bolt who was determined to prove he was a sprint legend and would take the men’s sprint double, in near world record times 19.32.

In Jamaica’s capital city, Kingston, specifically Half Way Tree is in sheer jubilation and pandemonium as the Jamaican people celebrate a great and deserving victory.

 

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Men’s 200m Final Results:
Wind: 0.4 m/s React     . Result
Usain Bolt 0.18 19.32    
Yohan Blake 0.172 19.44
Warren Weir 0.162 19.84
4 Wallace Spearmon 0.165 19.90
5 Churandy Martina 0.157 20.00
6 Christophe Lemaitre 0.153 20.19
7 Alex Quinonez 0.185 20.57
8 Anaso Jobodwana 0.216 20.69

 

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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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