BREAKING NEWS: Gatlin triumphs as Bolt denied a golden 100m swansong

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Usain Bolt was unable to end his illustrious career with yet another individual gold, finishing third as Justin Gatlin triumphed in the IAAF World Championships 100 metres final on Saturday.

The iconic Jamaican had to settle for bronze despite matching his season's best of 9.95 seconds, long-time rival Gatlin denying him a final slice of individual glory by three hundredths of a second.

Promising prospect Christian Coleman claimed the silver medal with a 9.94s run, but it was Bolt's name that was nevertheless chanted when the results were confirmed on the big screen at London Stadium.