Bolt sets golden record

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt successfully defended his 100m men's Olympic title on Sunday, and in the process, set a new Olympic record.

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100 metre final qualifying times

The biggest show of the evening looks like it is also going to be the closest. Seven of the eight runners in tonight's final ran the track in the qualifiers in under ten seconds.

  • USA's Justin Gatlin: 9.82
  • Jamaica's Yohan Blake: 9.85
  • Jamaica's Usain Bolt: 9.87
  • USA's Tyson Gay: 9.90
  • The Netherland's Churandy Martina: 9.91
  • Jamaica's Asafa Powell: 9.94
  • USA's Ryan Bailey: 9.96
  • Trinidad and Tobago's Richard Thompson: 10.02

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