Video: Justin Gatlin Beats Usain Bolt And Wins 100m Final

Justin Gatlin defeated the 30-year-old Jamaican in a time of 9.92 seconds to win the men’s 100-metre final at the IAAF track and field championships on Saturday in London.

Usain Bolt beaten by Justin Gatlin in 100 metres

Usain Bolt was beaten in his last major championship appearance, with Justin Gatlin taking World Championship gold in 9.92 seconds.

The 30-year-old Jamaican had been given a scare ahead of his last ever major championship appearance in an individual event, with American Christian Coleman beating him into second place in the semi-finals.

And Bolt was unable to raise his level for the final, finishing third as 35-year-old Gatlin produced a season’s best to claim victory in London.

Bolt, who retires after next week’s 4x100m relay, had no answer and was third behind Gatlin, who clocked 9.92 seconds, and Christian Coleman (9.94).

Source: Pulse.com.gh

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