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Usain Bolt Is Cool With The Guy Who Wiped Him Out With A Segway

The fastest man in the world can't outrun a Segway.

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Usain Bolt continued to crush the competition at the athletics World Championships in Beijing today, winning the 200 metres final with a time of 19.55, having already won the 100 metres.

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He is imperious, he is unstoppable, he is a sporting icon.

Video de la carrera con la que Usain Bolt destroza los 200m en el Mundial de China 🏃💨


But he couldn't escape the cameraman riding a Segway who crashed into him moments after he'd crossed the finish line.

This Vine is even better, thanks to the Italian commentator.

Thankfully the Jamaican star was OK, if a little shaken, and walked away to continue celebrating.

The Guardian reports that the cameraman, called Song Tao, who works for Chinese state broadcaster CCTV and has covered many sports events, caught up with Bolt before his medal ceremony in the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing on Friday.

Song reportedly said: "The important thing is that he is OK. I'm fine and ready to get back to work."

Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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