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Usain Bolt trumps Justin Gatlin to retain world 100m title

Latest Update: August 23, 2015 | 198 Views
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BEIJING: Jamaican Usain Bolt trumped American rival Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title on Sunday.

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Bolt, also the double Olympic gold medallist and world record holder in the blue riband event, ran a season’s best of 9.79 seconds.

Gatlin, who has served two doping bans, was just one-hundredth of a second off Bolt, taking silver in 9.80sec with fellow American Trayvon Bromell rounding out the podium, taking bronze in 9.92sec.

AFP