Bolt's World-Record 200m Run
Usain Bolt ran a record 19.30 in the 200 on Wednesday, breaking Michael Johnson's mark of 19.32 set in 1996.
Earlier this week Bolt ran a world record 9.69 to win gold in the 100 meters at the Beijing Games.
Bolt ran full speed all the way through the finish, something he didn't do in the 100.
Bolt averaged 9.65 seconds per 100 meters in the 200.
Only eight other men have won the 100 and 200 at the same Olympics: Carl Lewis (1984), Valery Borzov (USSR, 1972), Bobby Morrow (U.S., 1956), Jesse Owens (U.S., 1936), Eddie Tolan (U.S., 1932), Percy Williams of Canada (Canada, 1928), Ralph Craig (U.S., 1912) and Archie Hahn (U.S., 1904).
After winning, Bolt raised his arms, fell flat to his back, arms and legs outstreched, and basked in the roar of the crowd.
Bolt had run a 19.67 in the 200 earlier this year into a modest headwind.