Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt

Justin Gatling Christian Coleman

American Justin Gatlin has set up the prospect of a final showdown in London with Usain Bolt after winning the 100m in the US World Championship trials.

Gatlin powered through in 9.95 seconds ahead of compatriot Christian Coleman, the fastest man in the world so far this year, who finished in 9.98.

Jamaica’s Bolt has qualified for the World Championships in August via a wildcard and is then set to retire.