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Imperious Bolt

Trinidad Express :: 15.08.2016

For 9.81 glorious seconds on Sunday, all the ills that have dogged athletics recently were forgotten as Usain Bolt stormed to victory in the 100 metres final to become the first man to win three successive Olympic titles on the track.

The Jamaican superstar trailed arch-rival Justin Gatlin, roundly booed by the Rio crowd for his doping past, until the 70-metre mark but then swept past the American, finding time to pat his chest as he crossed the line a metre clear.

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INDISPUTABLY THE BEST: Jamaica's Usain Bolt, left, crosses the finish line of the Olympic Men's 100m Final ahead of American Justin Gatlin in Rio on Sunday night. It was Bolt's third 100m victory in as many Olympic Games. –Photo: AFP

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