Rome Diamond League: Justin Gatlin wins 100m in 9.93 seconds

Jun 04, 2016, 10:08 IST | IANS

Rome: Justin Gatlin edged fellow American Ameer Webb to win the men’s 100 metre sprint event at Rome Diamond League meeting.

Justin Gatlin
Justin Gatlin

Gatlin, 34, stormed to the finish in 9.93 seconds while Ameer followed one-hundredth of a second behind. Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut also dipped under the 10 second mark with 9.99, reports Xinhua.

Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson posted a season best of 10.87 to take the women’s race as American English Gardner came second in 10.92.

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