Bolt creates history with 200m win

Usain Bolt cemented his place in the pantheon of the modern Olympic Games tonight – delighting the 80,000 spectators who witnessed history in the making.

The sensational Jamaican roared to victory in the 200m final in the Olympic Stadium, completing a historic double after successfully defending his 100m title on Sunday.

And his win was received with the sort of reception usually only afforded to Team GB athletes.

Bolt lit up the Games four days ago and his run in the 200m was one of the most anticipated events remaining in the Games.

And he did not disappoint, retaining the 200m gold medal he won in Beijing.

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