Yohan Blake's victory over Usain Bolt in the 100 meters was no fluke: The pair went head to head again in the 200, and Blake again beat the man who cemented his place as the world's fastest at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Bolt no longer seems the runner he was in Beijing. He has suffered setbacks since false starting at last year's World Championships. But it's still a surprise to see Blake come out and beat Bolt, fair and square, in back-to-back races.
Here's video of Blake's run. It comes with a Jamaican announcer:
As you can see, this wasn't a blowout: Blake only edged Bolt by .03 seconds, finishing in 19.80 to Bolt's 19.83. But the gauntlet has been thrown by Blake, a legitimate competitor for Bolt's crown. Now, the question seems to be less whether Jamaica will win gold and silver in London and more whether Blake can edge Bolt again on the big stage.
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