Bolt wins 200-meter at Diamond League meeting

  • Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica ran 19.58 seconds to win the 200 meters at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting on Thursday.

    Teammate and training partner Yohan Blake equaled the third fastest time ever to win the 100 in 9.69.

    Bolt beat Dutchman Churandy Martina and compatriot Nickel Ashmeade as the top three finished in under 20 seconds.

    Blake, the Olympic silver medalist in the 100 and 200 meters, beat his previous best by 0.06 seconds to win against American Tyson Gay and fellow Jamaican Nesta Carter.