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23rd Aug 2015

Lightning Bolt: Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win 100m gold (Video)

Speed demon...

Nooruddean Choudry

He’s an absolute machine – and we’re lucky to live in an era to witness his brilliance.

Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin by 1/100 of a second to retain the 100m title at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

It was scintillating performance from the Jamaican, as he overcame Gatlin by the smallest of margins to twin the title for a third time…

Bolt was unusually emotional after the victory: “This means a lot because I’ve been struggling all season, it’s taken me a while to work things out. It’s been up and down but it’s okay now.”

Steven Cram, commentating for the BBC, was a little bit more dramatic in his summary…