Usain Bolt Back On Top Of 100 Meter World
MOSCOW (AP) — Usain Bolt restored order to the world of sprinting.
Reclaiming the 100-meter world championship gold he lost through a false start in South Korea two years ago, the Olympic champion again holds every major sprint title there is.
And he shook off rain, sore legs, a slow start and any doubters Sunday to prove there has never been anyone quite like him on the track.
‘‘For me to come in and regain my title, it’s always great to be back,’’ Bolt said.
Despite getting late out of the blocks in the downpour, the Jamaican great steadily caught up with 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin and left the American behind with a trademark late burst of speed that no one can match.
‘‘I came out here just to execute and get it right and to win,’’ Bolt said. ‘‘That’s what I do.’’
Gatlin made it more of race than many thought he could, staying ahead until the closing stages.
‘‘They wanted an epic race in rain and they got it,’’ the American said…. Read More