Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to Win 100m final in Beijing

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World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt produced a magnificent performance at the World Championships in Beijing when he beat his rival Justin Gatlin to win 100m final.

Bolt won the toughest race of his career on 9.79; Gatling clocked 9.80 with fellow American Trayvon Bromell and Canada’s Andre de Grasse sharing bronze.

The 29-year-old has won Olympic champion six times and is regarded as one of the greatest sprinters the world has ever produced.

Justin Gatlin was handed a four-year drug ban which expired in 2010 over doping allegations. Today’s race was a good opportunity for him to return to the top of athletics by winning the title.

Bolt’s win today means that the sprinter has no serious competitor yet; he will continue winning until a champion is born.

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