Friday, May 25, 2012
Usain wins but fails to shine
By Sportsmail Reporter | Daily Mail | http://www.dailymail.co.uk
PUBLISHED: 19:23 GMT, 25 May 2012 | UPDATED: 19:34 GMT, 25 May 2012
Usain Bolt eased to victory in Ostrava on Friday night, but his post-race reaction was somewhat unusual.
The fastest man of all-time got off to a poor start in the 100 metres, but sharpened up over the closing 30m, recording a time of 10.04 seconds.
He grimaced a stride out from the line, though, and went to his knees after finishing, removing both of his shoes instantly and walking away less than comfortably. But if he was in pain he did his best not to show it, high-fiving the crowd before telling them he would be back next year.
There were no such celebrations for Great Britain's Dwain Chambers. Eligible to compete at London 2012 after a change to the rulings relating to doping offenders, the 34-year-old was a distant fifth in 10.28 - missing both the A and B Olympic qualification standards.
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