Bolt wins third successive 200 meters gold

By REUTERS
August 19, 2016 04:43

 
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the men's 200 meters gold for the third successive Summer Games on Thursday, crossing the line in 19.78 seconds at the Rio Olympic stadium.

Andre de Grasse of Canada took silver, while Christophe Lemaitre finished third to claim bronze for France.

Bolt, already the Rio 100 meters champion, will go for a third straight sweep of all three sprint golds in the 4x100 meters relay on Friday.

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