Lot 732: London 2012 Olympic Stadium athletics track Lane No.7 marking: the lan
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: London 2012 Olympic Stadium athletics track Lane No.7 marking: the lane from which Jamaica's Usain Bolt won both the men's 100m & 200m gold medals, the former in an Olympic Games record time of 9.63 secs., a section of the red vulcanized rubber dual layer athletics track installed by the Italian manufacturer Mondo, removed from its position at the termination of the sprint track beyond the 100m & 110m (hurdles) starts, bearing the 'No.7' lane marking in white in the "2012Headline" typeface designed by Gareth Hague for the London 2012 Games, the first time that an Olympic running track was marked with anything other than generic Arabic numerals, the track section measures 120 by 100cm.; sold with a certificate of authenticity issued by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) and the Mayor of Newham (2) In the athletics events ran in lanes from start to finish, the other gold medal winning athletes from Lane 7 at the London 2012 Olympic Games comprised Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) in the women's 100m; Sally Pearson (Australia) in the women's 100m Hurdles, Allyson Felix (USA) in the women's 200m, Felix Sanchez (Dominican Republic) in the men's 400m Hurdles, and the United States women's 4 x 100m Relay Team (Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight & Carmelita Jeter) in a World & Olympic Record Time of 40.82 secs. Silver medals won from Lane 7 comprised Languelin Santos (Dominican Republic) in the men's 400m & Lashinda Demus (USA) in the women's 400m hurdles. A bronze medal was won from Lane 7 by Hansle Parchment (Jamaica) in the men's 110m Hurdles. Additionally the men's decathlon gold medal winner Ahston Eaton (USA) won his 400m event from Lane 7: & women's Heptathlon gold medal winner Jessica Ennis (Great Britain) won her 200m event from Lane 7 in an equal fastest time of 22.83 secs. At the Paralympics 13 gold medals were won from Lane 7, comprising: Women's 100m-T34: Hannah Cockcroft (Great Britain), Men's 100m-T35: Iurii Tsaruk (Ukraine), Men's 100m-T36: Evgeni Shvetcov (Russia), Men's 200m-T11: Felipe Gomes (Brazil), Men's 200m-T12: Mateusz Michalski (Poland), Men's 200m-T34: Walid Ktila (Tunisia), Men's 200m-T44: Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira (South Africa), Men's 200m-T52: Raymond Martin (USA), Men's 200m-T53: Zhao Yufei (China), Men's 400m-T53: Li Huzhao (China) Women's 400m-T54: Tatyana McFadden (USA), Men's 4 x 100m Relay-T11/13 Russia (Kegelev, Labzin, Trikolich, Koptev) & Men's 4 x 100m Relay-T42/46 South Africa (Radebe, Smith, Fourie, Pistorius).
Notes: Olympic Games