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Top 10 moments of the Beijing Olympics
August 25, 2008
Usain Bolt breaks the 100 metres world record.
Bolt already owned the record and in front of a packed Bird's Nest stadium he ran 9.69 seconds.
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He thumped his chest in triumph over the last few metres before his 'marksman' celebration which became one of the lasting images of the Games.
'Insane Usain' dazzles the world
Photograph: Getty Images | Text: Reuters