Sprintic Magazine

Subscribe to the Sprintic Magazine Newsletter and receive track and field news, articles, training descriptions, photo and video sections updates. We have 1800+ subscribers already!

News




Well beaten in Osaka, Bolt says Gay was the better man

2 September 2007
www.world-track.org

By Gary Smith

Jamaica’s World Junior 200-metre record holder Usain Bolt, who finished second to American new sprint king, Tyson Gay at the IAAF World Championships in Osaka, Japan last week, said he was simply beaten by a better man.

Bolt clocked 19.91-seconds to take the silver behind Gay’s sizzling 19.76 championships record time and though he did not win the gold medal, the Jamaican was satisfied with his effort, especially after his disappointments in Helsinki, in 2005.

“I think I did pretty well, but I would have liked to win the gold,” Bolt said after his spirited run at the Nagai Stadium last Friday.

“Tyson (Gay) was the better man on the day, but hopefully next time I will get him.”

Gay matured well at the last half of the 2006 season to dominate the sprint events in 2007 - beating even Jamaican world record holder Asafa Powell on his way to claiming an illustrious sprint double.

The American topped his championships outing off with a gallant third leg run, which helped the U.S. secured the 4?100m relay title in 37.78. Powell finished fast to lead the Jamaicans to a national record and silver medal place



Bookmark and share this story:

 Facebook

 del.icio.us

 Netscape

 Digg


Complete Speed Training

The FIRST and ONLY All-Inclusive, Step by Step, Speed Development Program to Show You Exactly How to Make Your Athletes Faster and More a Athletic Than the Competition!



DVD #1: Pre Competition
DVD #2: Agility Training
DVD #3: Hardcore Conditioning
DVD #4: High Powered Training
DVD #5: Pure Speed Training


- Quick and easy methods for getting more done in less time so you can focus on the skills specific to your sport.

- Easy to understand and apply strategies for speed development.

- Clear progressions that can be used for beginner and advanced athletes at the same practice.

- Drills and exercises on video so you can see exactly how to perform and teach drills properly.

- Specific instructions detailing how, where and when to use each movement without having “to earn a degree in exercise science or biomechanics”

- Proven sample workouts and programs you can instantly bring to practice – the same day your program arrives


Order Now