IAAF World Championships

Bolt stunned in final ever 100m sprint

2017-08-05 22:52
Usain Bolt (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Jamaican sprint superstar, Usain Bolt, has been beaten by fierce rival Justin Gatlin in his final ever 100m race at the IAAF World Championships in London.

Gatlin roared to victory out of Lane 8, stopping the clock in 9.92.

Gatlin's American compatriot Christian Coleman took the silver in 9.94, while Bolt had to settle for bronze in 9.95.

South Africa's Akani Simbine finished a creditable fifth in 10.01.


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