Video: Kingston, Jamaica, celebrates sweep in men's 200-meter dash

Friday August 10th, 2012

Still don't believe how important track and field is in Jamaica? Maybe the following video will convince you. Watch Jamaicans in the Kingston neighborhood of Half Way Tree go nuts after witnessing their countrymen's 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 meters.

Usain Bolt completed his 100-200 double-double by taking gold in 19.32 seconds, with Yohan Blake winning silver in 19.44 and Warren Weir bronze in 19.82.

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