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Bolt runs 200 in record 19.19 seconds

Updated: August 21, 2009, 1:55 PM ET
Associated Press

BERLIN -- Teeth clenched, Usain Bolt grimaced as he churned toward the finish line, hoping to coax a fraction more out of his 6-foot-5 frame.

The big, yellow numbers flashing another world record time, told the Jamaican sprinter he had gotten what he wanted out of the 200 meters Thursday at the world championships.

Beyond the mark of 19.19 seconds, though, was something else -- the fact that he is altering his sport.

For the second straight race -- five, if his record-breaking ...

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