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USA's Gay runs 200m in third-fastest time ever

Updated: September 11, 2006, 2:20 PM ET
Associated Press

STUTTGART, Germany -- Michael Johnson's world records are starting to look within reach.

Tyson Gay joined exclusive company Sunday when he won the 200 meters at the World Athletics Final in 19.68 seconds. Only two men have run faster times: the 19.63 clocked by fellow American Xavier Carter earlier this year and the decade-old 19.32 mark Johnson set in winning at the Atlanta Olympics.

"I believe it is attainable," Gay said of Johnson's record.

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