65NBABolt Strikes Twice
Date / Aug 20, 2008
Location / Beijing National Stadium | Beijing, China
Moment / Bolt dominated the 100 and 200-meter races, becoming the first man to win both of them in world-record times. He ran the 100-meter race in 9.69 seconds, and the 200-meter race in 19.30 seconds. He also added another world record as a part of Jamaica's 4x100-meter relay team.
Impact / Bolt cemented himself in Olympics history with the Beijing performance, and then again in the next Summer Olympics in London. He successfully defended all three titles in the 2012 Olympics. He currently holds three world records—100-meter (9.58 seconds) 200-meter (19.19 seconds) and the 4x100 relay (36.84 seconds).