Tyson Gay born August 9, is an American track and field sprinter who competes in the and meters dash. This made him the second man to win all three events at the same World Championships, after Maurice Greene Usain Bolt duplicated the feat two years later. Gay is a four-time U. At the Olympic Trials , he ran a wind assisted 9. His performance of 9. In July , it was announced that Gay had tested positive for a banned substance, following which he withdrew from consideration for the World Championships in Moscow.
Tyson Gay beaten by Walter Dix at Diamond League meet
Walter Dix of USA crosses the finish line ahead of Tyson Gay of USA News Photo - Getty Images
More Sports News. Gay, who was competing for the first time since picking up a hamstring injury while setting a world m record on a straight track in Manchester seven weeks ago, appeared to be on course for another victory. However, Dix - the Beijing Olympic bronze medallist over the distance - produced a stunning late burst to edge it by 0. Gay insisted, though, he was satisfied with his performance, stating afterwards: "I was pretty nervous, it was my first m in a stadium in over a year. It's not quite the step I wanted but I know my finish is not there yet.
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With a little less than two months until the opening ceremony of the London Games, there isn't much mystery surrounding the sprinting events. That's because Jamaica's Usain Bolt is the overwhelming favorite—not only to take gold but to take it in dominant fashion. Even though he ran a seemingly unbeatable 9. The beauty of sports, though, is that no competition is over before it begins. Although Bolt is the overwhelming favorite now, there are several capable sprinters who could beat him.