Sunday, August 12, 2012

Usain Bolt compared to Roger Bannister ..


The 4 x 100 m men's relay was the most exciting event at the 2012 London Olympics with Jamaica once again reaffirming their superiority on the tracks, pushing the inimitable Americans to the second place .. ..

What a performance by the Jamaican quartet  ??

The Jamaican quartet of Nesta Carter, Micheal Frater, Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt ran to the thunderous uproar of spectators in the Olympic stadium at London to win the 4 x 100 m relay in record timing of 36.84 sec .... 

Watch this video ..


Now I am convinced that Usain Bolt is indeed a LEGEND !!

The legend thundering his way to the finish line in the
4 x 100 m relay in record time ..

Being the first man in athletic history to regain gold at  the 100 m, 200 m and 4 x 100 m relay in two successive Olympics, Usain Bolt has not only trashed his detractors, among them being the former athletic great of Carl Lewis, he indeed lives a historic moment in history when Sir Roger Bannister, the famed neurologist,  then a medical student in 1954, broke the under 1 minute barrier for running a mile ..


See the video here .. 

ge .. (courtesy faniq.com and Reuters)

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