Jimmy Vicaut http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37063/all en Athletics: Vicaut takes 60m crown in photo-finish http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/athletics-vicaut-takes-60m-crown-photo-finish <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French sprinter Jimmy Vicaut clinched the European indoor men's 60m title on Saturday, taking the gold medal after a photo-finish with Britain's James Dasaolu.</p> <p>Both men clocked 6.48sec, the best time in the world this season, but the Frenchman got the nod with Italy's Michael Tumi taking bronze in 6.52sec.</p> <p>"I don't know what to say. I didn't understand what happened. I crossed the line, looked for the result and nothing," said the 21-year-old.</p> <p>"Then I saw my name and I was very happy."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/athletics-vicaut-takes-60m-crown-photo-finish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletics Jimmy Vicaut Sergey Mudrov AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 20:15:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771808 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Vicaut takes 60m crown in photo-finish http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/athletics-vicaut-takes-60m-crown-photo-finish-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French sprinter Jimmy Vicaut clinched the European indoor men's 60m title on Saturday, taking the gold medal after a photo-finish with Britain's James Dasaolu.</p> <p>Both men clocked 6.48sec, the best time in the world this season, but the Frenchman got the nod with Italy's Michael Tumi taking bronze in 6.52sec.</p> <p>"I don't know what to say. I didn't understand what happened. I crossed the line, looked for the result and nothing," said the 21-year-old.</p> <p>"Then I saw my name and I was very happy."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/athletics-vicaut-takes-60m-crown-photo-finish-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletics Jimmy Vicaut Sergey Mudrov AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 20:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771835 at http://www.globalpost.com