Justin Gatlin 'gave away' race to Usain Bolt - Michael Johnson
Published 24/08/2015 | 02:30
Olympian Michael Johnson has claimed US athlete Justin Gatlin "gave away" the 100m final to his rival Usain Bolt.
The four-time Olympic gold medal winner made his comments on BBC Sport tonight.
Earlier, viewers saw Bolt beat Gatlin into second place in the 100m final at the world Athletics Championships in Beijing. Bolt won in 9.79 seconds.
Johnson told BBC broadcaster Gabby Logan that Gatlin "committed the cardinal sin of not holding his form" in the final metres of the race, thereby allowing Bolt to pip him a the finishing line.
Earlier, Bolt described winning the title as the "hardest race" of his career.
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