Usain Bolt vs Justin Gatlin 200m final live: Bolt dominates rematch at the World Athletics Championships with a time of 19.56

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Usain Bolt has defeated Justin Gatlin in the 200m final at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing today. Follow the latest developments here:

  • Bolt wins with a time of 19.56

  • Gatlin takes silver - finishing far behind with 19.743

  • Bolt secures his fourth successive world 200m title

  • Race started at 1.55pm

  • Bolt beat Gatlin in the 100m by 0.01sec

  • Bolt finished the 100m in 9.79sec

  • Gatlin, twice banned for doping, returned from eight-year doping ban (cut to four) in 2010

  • Britain's Zharnel Hughes finishes in fifth

 

Lane draw for the final

2. Femi Ogunode (Qat)

3. Ramil Guliyev (Tur)

4. Justin Gatlin (USA)

5. Zharnel Hughes (GB)

6. Usain Bolt (Jam)

7. Anaso Jobodwana (SA)

8. Nickel Ashemeade (Jam)

9. Alonso Edward (Pan)

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