Usain Bolt regains 100m title at World Athletics in emphatic style

The Jamaican great was pushed throughout the race during a steady rain but won back the title he lost two years ago in South Korea when a false start disqualified him from the final.

updated: August 12, 2013 00:50 IST
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Moscow: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt lifted track and field out of the doping doldrums as he reclaimed his world 100m title in emphatic style on Sunday.

Bolt clocked a season's best 9.77 seconds in heavy rain at the Luzhniki Stadium, with American Justin Gatlin claiming silver in 9.85sec and Nesta Carter, also of Jamaica, taking bronze in 9.95sec.

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