Tyson Gay Runs 9.68, Fastest Ever 100 Meter Dash At US Olympic Trials - Wind-Aided
Gay Wind-Aided, Not That There's Anything Wrong With That
Tyson Gay ran a 9.68 in the 100-meter dash final at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, which is the fastest anyone has ever covered that during a recorded event.
One problem: the wind was too strong, helping push the sprinters from behind, so the mark will not count in the world record books.
Nonetheless, Gay continues to establish himself as a major threat for gold at the Beijing Games in August. Not only will he be challenged by Jamaica's Usain Bolt in the final, but he's going to have to finish a distant second in the best Olympic names race as well.