Lightning Bolt strikes London 2012
Jamaican Usain Bolt not only became the fastest
man at the London 2012 Games but also emerged as the fastest man
ever in the 116-year-old history of the Olympic Games. The sprint
merchant from the Caribbean once again underlined his supremacy with
another Ďrocket-styleí speed to bag the men's 100m gold medal with a
record breaking performance at the Olympic Stadium here last night.
Sonali clocks a seasonís best
Sri Lanka's Sonali Christine Merril clocked a
season's best 57.15 seconds, yet she finished last in first round
heat five of women's 400m hurdles at the XXXth Olympic Games at
Olympic Stadium here last night. Her timing was well behind her
personal best timing of 56.83 registered in Japan last year.
China makes clean sweep in badminton
Invincible China made a clean sweep in the
Olympic badminton competition at the Wembley Arena, winning all five
gold medals that were on offer. In addition, they won two silver
medals and a bronze to make it a total of eight medals while
Denmark, Japan and Malaysia had a silver medal each.