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Usain Bolt

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - AUGUST 11: Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the line to win gold ahead of Justin Gatlin of the United States, Nickel Ashmeade of Jamaica and Christophe Lemaitre of France in the Men's 100 metres Final during Day Two of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013 at Luzhniki Stadium on August 11, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt reclaims world title in style

Usain Bolt regained his world 100 metres crown and restored some

credibility to a sport tarnished by a plethora of doping scandals as he

scorched to gold in 9.77 seconds at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on August

11, 2013.

Fast-starting American Justin Gatlin took silver in 9.85 with Jamaican Nesta Carter securing bronze in 9.95.


from the 2011 final for false-starting, Bolt made no mistake out of the

blocks this time and although trailing Gatlin, directly to his left, at

halfway, he surged to the front at 60 metres.