Bolt crashes to 100m world title victory
The Jamaican superstar beat American Justin Gatlin by crossing the line in 9.79 seconds
BEIJING – Fastest –man-on-the- planet Jamaican Usain Bolt has kept his fans and athletics alive and excited by retaining his 100 metres world title on Sunday August 23, 2015 at the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships 2015 in Beijing, China.
Bolt, the 29-year-old Jamaican superstar surged past the in-form American Justin Gatlin over the last 30 metres and crossed the line in 9.79 seconds.
Gatlin finished second in 9.80 and Andre de Grasse of Canada and American Trayvon Bromell finished third in a time of 9.92.
This means that Bolt, the reigning Olympic champion and world record holder, has not been defeated in the 100m or 200m in six major world championships since 2007.
That race was special for Bolt because he had been struggling for form all season because of injury.
Bolt takes on the world of fast men when he runs in the 200 metres final scheduled for Thursday.