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‘Makyn’ the shot of the day – August 9
2012-08-09 17:08:17 | (0 Comments)
The Gleaner’s Ricardo Makyn was in the Olympic Stadium to capture the moment of pride during the medal ceremony for Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (gold) Yohan Blake (silver) and Warren Weir (bronze).
(From left) Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt and Warren Weir with their medals after the clean sweep in the men's 200m final - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
The athletes became the first non-Americans to make a clean sweep of the 200m.
America has recorded a clean sweep on six previous occasions: 1904 (St Louis), 1932 (Los Angeles), 1952 (Helsinki), 1956 (Melbourne), 1984 (Los Angeles), 2004 (Athens).
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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