Bolt set a new 100m world record on 31 May 2008. At the Reebok Grand Prix held in the Icahn Stadium in New York City, Bolt ran 9.72secs with a tail wind of 1.7 m/s. This race was Bolt’s fifth senior 100m. Gay again finished second and said of Bolt: “It looked like his knees were going past my face.” Commentators noted that Bolt appeared to have gained a psychological advantage over fellow Olympic contender Gay.
Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.