Olympics: Jacobs first Italian to win Men's 100m final

Aug 01, 2021 231

Lamont Marcell Jacobs has made Olympic history by becoming the first Italian to win the Men's 100m final which was held in Tokyo today, Sunday 1 August. Jacobs won the race with a time of 9.8 seconds after qualifying for the final by setting a new European record of 9.84 seconds.

The race, which featured a new generation of sprinters, was the first without three-time champion Usain Bolt since the 2004 Athens Games. Jacobs, age 26, was viewed as a surprise contender in the race which saw American Fred Kerley take the silver medal and Canadian Andre de Grasse win bronze.

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SOURCE: https://www.wantedinrome.com

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