Usain Bolt Shatters His Own World Records

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At the World Athletics Championships in Berlin this week, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt smashed his own world records in both the 100m and 200m finals. Here, Bolt races to the finish in the 200m final.

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Bolt rounding the bed in the 200m.

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Bolt celebrates after finishing first in the 200m in a record 19.19 seconds.

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Bolt beat Panama’s Alonso Edward, who came in second, by a whopping .62 seconds in the 200m.

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Bolt’s former record, which he set in last year’s Olympic games in Beijing, was 19.30 seconds.

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Photographers snap pictures of Bolt after the race.

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The runner waves a Jamaican flag after his victory.

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Bolt poses with Berlino, the mascot of the Berlin World Athletics Championships.

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On Sunday, August 16, Bolt competed in the 100m final. Here, the runners, with Bolt in yellow, prepare for the race.

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Bolt finished in first place with a time of 9.58 seconds, beating the world record he set in Beijing by .11 seconds.

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Bolt applauds as he sees his record-setting time.

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