Bolt wins 200m title, takes second gold at Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics Athletics Usain Bolt from Jamaica celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final ahead during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday | AP

Usain Bolt won the men's 200 metres title at a third consecutive Olympics with a dominant performance at the Rio Games here.

The Jamaican legend registered a time of 19.78 seconds at the Oympic Stadium to clinch his second gold medal of the Rio Games here on Thursday.

Bolt had earlier won the men's 100m title to become the first athlete in the history of the Olympics to win the showpiece event three times in a row.

Andre de Grasse of Canada took silver with a time of 20.02 while Frenchman Christophe Lemaitre got the bronze with 20.12.

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