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Usain Bolt won 100 metre sprint title at the 14th IAAF World Championships 2013

Aug 12, 2013 18:48 IST

Usain BoltJamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 100 metre sprint title at the 14th IAAF World Championships 2013, Moscow on 11 August 2013.

Olympic champion, Usain Bolt clocked a season's best 9.77 seconds at the Luzhniki Stadium Moscow, with American Justin Gatlin claiming silver and Nesta Carter of Jamaica, taking bronze.

Earlier Usain Bolt won 100 metre title in World championship at Berlin in 2009. In 2011’s World Championship at South Korea, he was disqualified due to a false start and Yohan Blake of Jamaica won the gold in the 100 metre sprint event.

This gold medal is a fourth individual World Championship title for Usain Bolt.  Usain Bolt also won the gold medals in 100 metre sprint at Beijing-2008 and London- 2012 Olympics.

Position Athlete Country Mark Sec
1 Gold Usain Bolt Jamaica 9.77
2 Silver Justin Gatlin USA 9.85
3 Bronze Nesta Carter Jamaica 9.95

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