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'One man just saved World Athletics' - Huge reaction to Usain Bolt's 100m win over Justin Gatlin

Published 23/08/2015 | 15:09

Justin Gatlin of the U.S. (L) and Usain Bolt of Jamaica (C) run to the finsih line in the men's 100 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing
Justin Gatlin of the U.S. (L) and Usain Bolt of Jamaica (C) run to the finsih line in the men's 100 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing

Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin to 100 metres gold at the World Championships in Beijing.

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Here's how Twitter reacted to what was a very popular victory.

"One love, One heart...as it was in the beginning so shall it be in the end #bolt" - Olympic gold medalist Linford Christie.

"Next for Usain Bolt: Lance Armstrong in the Tour de France." - Comedian David Schneider on Bolt's victory over former doper Justin Gatlin.

"One man just saved World Athletics. #bolt" - British swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn holds a common view.

"Bolt just saved athletics!!! #champion" - Former heptathlete Louise Hazel.

"There's no Sportsman with a bigger game temperament than Usain Bolt" - Ex-Lions winger Ugo Monye.

"Oh thank you Lord #Bolt" - Denise Lewis enjoyed Bolt's win.

"Bolt. He is basically athletics...what would it be without him..?" - Broadcaster Jake Humphrey.

"BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! BOLT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" - Piers Morgan reacts as only he can.

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