lemaitre lemaitre  /lɪ ˈmeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)

News

  1. Bolt runs fastest 200M of season at Paris meet

    sprinting • Usain Bolt ran the fastest 200 meters of the season Saturday with a time of 19.73 seconds at the Areva Diamond Leauge meet in Paris. Bolt shaved 0.01 seconds off the previous best time of 2013, set by American sprinter Tyson Gay at the U.S. trials last month. Fellow Jamaican Warren Weir was second in 19.92, ahead of former European champion Christophe Lemaitre in 20.07. Bolt will ...
    on July 7, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. LATEST NEWS

    200_1, Usain Bolt , Jamaica, 19.73. 2, Warren Weir, Jamaica, 19.92. 3, Christophe Lemaitre , France, 20.07. 4, Jason Young , Jamaica, 20.12. 5, Nickel Ashmeade, Jamaica, 20.21. 6, Jimmy Vicaut , France, 20.30. 7, Maurice Mitchell , United States, 20.61. 8, Mickael-Meba Zeze, France, 21.29.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: The News-Times

  3. Athletics-Diamond League Meeting Paris men/women results

    July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Diamond League Meeting Paris Men/Women on Saturday Men's 200m1. Usain Bolt (Jamaica) 19.73 2. Warren Weir (Jamaica) 19.92 3. Christophe Lemaitre (France) 20.07 4. Jason Young (Jamaica) 20.12 5. Nickel Ashmeade (Jamaica) 20.21 6. Jimmy Vicaut (France) 20.30 7. Maurice Mitchell (U.S.) 20.61 8. Michael-Meba Zeze (France) 21.29 Men's 400m1. Kirani James ...
    on July 7, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "He's [Lemaitre] going to come back at me hard," said Chambers. "I have to watch my back, stay injury-free and hopefully just stay one step ahead of the game because he'll be going for gold in Barcelona."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Dwain Chambers Source: Six Physio

  2. "It was thought of by a Belgian priest and cosmologist called Georges Lemaitre," Simon said. "In 1927 he said the laws of physics would allow for the universe to be created and to be expanding outwards since the moment of creation. Einstein...
    on Sep 26, 2004 By: Simon Singh Source: ic Wales

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