Spanish sprinter Bruno Hortelano placed second in the 200m at this week’s European Championships in Amsterdam, setting a new national record for Spain in the process—but a post-race inquiry revealed the runner who placed first in the final, Dutchman Churandy Martina, would be disqualified for leaving his lane. Here’s…
Baylor freshman Trayvon Bromell crushed the competition this weekend at the Big 12 track & field championships, turning in a ridiculous 9.77 in the 100 meters—albeit with a wind reading that rendered the time ineligible for any records.
Watched it once. Visibly recoiled at the slow-motion replay toward the end. Maybe you're made of sterner stuff. It's Bulgarian sprinter Georgi Kirilov Georgiev, dislocating his knee and snapping his leg while approaching the finish line in the 100m at the European Championships. You've been warned.
Despite having more problems with blocks than a kid missing a piece to his Millennium Falcon Lego set, Usain Bolt cruised to a 100m victory in Oslo yesterday—then took out a flower girl who didn't quite realize that human legs don't have disc brakes.