The day Usain Bolt set a new world record – level 2
On August 16, 2009, Usain Bolt of Jamaica set a new world record in the 100 meters in Berlin, Germany.
Bolt was competing against some of the fastest sprinters in the world, but he was still the favorite to win the race.
Bolt didn’t have the best start, but he was already leading at the 30-meter mark. In the middle of the race, he was already about 1 meter ahead of the other sprinters.
When Bolt crossed the finish line, the scoreboard showed the incredible time of 9.58 seconds. It was a new world record. Bolt’s time was 0.11 seconds faster than his previous world record, which he set at the Olympics in China.
What strategies do you believe Usain Bolt employed in order to set the new world record?
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