It completes a bizarre career circle for Justin Gatlin who first became the men’s 100m world champion in 2005. He has taken a controversial route from there to here, with two lengthy drug bans, and now the 35-year-old is back on top.
Usain Bolt strides over to Gatlin, who is holding a finger up to his mouth to silence the crowd, and the great man hugs the new world champion with a huge embrace. The winning time was 9.92, with Coleman clocking 9.95 and Bolt at 9.96.
World Athletics Competition : Justin Catlin Becomes New World Champion Over Usain Bolt…Posted on August 6, 2017
Usain Bolt has come third in the 100m men final at the world athletics championships in London, losing out to winner Justin Gatlin.