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Usain Bolt Topples the Olympic Competition, Gets Hit By a Segway

The 33-year-old Olympic champion sprinter falls to the ground after being hit by a reckless cameraman.

It turns out the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has met his match—and it's a Segway.

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The Olympic champion sprinter was fresh off of an incredible performance in the 200m sprint, capturing gold by a hair over American Justin Gatlin, only to have his celebration cut short by a cameraman on a Segway in Bejing, China.

“They tried to kill me,” Bolt told BBC news (via in a sarcastic response following the fall. 

Here's another angle of Bolt's tumble:

The Jamaican was up just moments later and it appears no injuries were sustained. Bolt claimed his fourth consecutive world 200m title by posting a 19.55sec time as he won his 11th world championship. 

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He also toasted Gatlin in the 100m sprint earlier in the week on Sunday. 

The 33-year-old Puma athlete won’t be out of action for long as he goes head-to-head with the American once again this Saturday night in the 4x100m relay.


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