Olympics: Bolt, Gatlin Into 100m Final

Olympics: Bolt, Gatlin into 100m final

RIO DE JANEIRO,(APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Augst,2016) : Usain Bolt booked his place in Olympic 100m final on Sunday, winning his semi-final in a time of 9.86 seconds. The Jamaican superstar coasted over the line in his fastest time of the year with Andre De Grasse of Canada second in 9.92sec. Bolt easily took the lead by halfway and began looking around to his right and left with around 30m to go. Sunday's final takes place at 10:25 local time (0125 GMT Monday). Bolt's arch-rival Justin Gatlin also sealed his place in the final comfortably, winning his semi-final in 9.

94sec with Jamaica's Yohan Blake second in 10.01. Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic champion was subjected to a smattering of boos after being introduced to the crowd before his race. But he shrugged off the crowd to blast to victory, with clear daylight between him and Blake. They will be joined in the final by France's Jimmy Vicaut, Ben Youssef Meite of Ivory Coast, South Africa's Akani Simbine and American Trayvon Bromell.