Usain Bolt Sets New World Record in the 100-Meters

After breaking the record for the 100-meters with a time of 9.69 set at the 2008 Olympics exactly one year ago today, Usain Bolt, 22, set a new record of 9.58 seconds at the IAAF World Outdoor Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany.

On a Sunday night, August 16, 2009 in Berlin, with a tailwind of 1 mile per hour, the 6′ 4″ 168-pound Jamaican put his 100-meters world record to an amazing level.

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