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Bolt banishes Rome blues with classy 200m victory

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Usain Bolt banished any blues he felt from losing to Justin Gatlin over 100m last week by scorching to an impressive victory in 19.79sec in the 200m in the Diamond League meet in Oslo Thursday. 

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the men's 200m event during the Diamond League athletics competition at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo, on June 13, 2013.

The Jamaican sprint star raced to a Bislett Games meet record and world lead time of 19.79 seconds to finish well ahead of a weak field made worse when his closest rival, Dutchman Churandy Martina, was disqualified for a false start.

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