Usain Bolt wins men’s 100m gold
Usain Bolt has won the men’s 100m gold in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, in a season-best 9.79 seconds.
His American rival, Justin Gatlin, came in a close second in 9.80 seconds at the Bird’s Nest Stadium.
It was Bolt’s ninth World Championships gold medal, and came after he struggled out of the blocks in the semi-finals, to qualify in 9.96 seconds, while Gatlin clocked 9.77 to win his semi.
American Trayvon Bromwell and Canada’s Andre De Grasse tied for third place, in 9.911 seconds.