Olympic champion Usain Bolt was beaten by Yohan Blake in the 200m final at the Jamaican Olympic trials on Sunday.
Blake crossed the line in 19.80 seconds, 0.03secs ahead of the world record holder.
Blake, 22, had been quicker in Saturday's semi-finals, running 19.93secs, while Bolt won his heat in 20.26secs.
Blake said of his second triumph over Bolt:
– Yohan Blake
"A lot of people gave me encouragement, said 'Yohan Blake, you can do it'. I just wanted to keep performing and keep going."
After this latest and unexpected defeat, Bolt said:
– Usain Bolt
"I'm the Olympic champion so I need to show the world I'm the best. It's not like I was blow away or anything so I know what I need to do."
He later tweeted:
Thanks for all the support fans. See you in London.From @usainbolt on Twitter:
Fans have been left stunned by Bolt's second loss to Blake, some tweeted their reaction:
i feel bad 4 Usain bolt, not really a fan of the sport but when you're the worlds best n u start getting beating this close to the olympics.From @Morphjin on Twitter:
So Yohan Blake beats Usain Bolt twice in 48hrs...hmmmm Usain watch out!!!From @MrFantastic01 on Twitter:
Usain Bolt what is happening to you fella?! Two losses on bounce, my wordFrom @Nicko0o0o0o on Twitter:
On Friday, Blake surprised Bolt in the 100m final when he moved out of the blocks the quickest and went on to record an impressive 9.75, beating Bolt by 0.11 seconds.
It was the fastest 100 metres in the world this year.
After eclipsing his personal best of 9.82, Blake said after the race:
– Yohan Blake
"Everything is good. I'm just fortunate. "I'm the national champion of Jamaica now, I go into the Olympics like this."
After Friday's race Bolt was filmed looking very unhappy as he spoke to his coach.