IAAF Worlds: Usain Bolt wins bronze in last 100m race of career

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Justin Gatlin bows to third placed Usain Bolt of Jamaica after winning the 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London on Saturday. It was Bolt’s last solo 100m race. He will return to the track in the 4x100 metre relay next weekend. (Reuters)

Justin Gatlin bows to third placed Usain Bolt of Jamaica after winning the 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London on Saturday. It was Bolt’s last solo 100m race. He will return to the track in the 4x100 metre relay next weekend. (Reuters)

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Usain Bolt gets ready at the starting blocks before the men's 100 metres final of the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London on Saturday (Getty Images)

Usain Bolt gets ready at the starting blocks before the men's 100 metres final of the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London on Saturday (Getty Images)

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As we have seen on many occasions before, Usain Bolt (second left) was slow off the blocks and accelerated in the second half of the men’s 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London. (Getty Images)

As we have seen on many occasions before, Usain Bolt (second left) was slow off the blocks and accelerated in the second half of the men’s 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London. (Getty Images)

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The famous Usain Bolt (C) surge came too during the last 40 metres of the men's 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics as the Jamaican tried to catch Justin Gatlin (left) and Christian Coleman. (Getty Images)

The famous Usain Bolt (C) surge came too during the last 40 metres of the men's 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics as the Jamaican tried to catch Justin Gatlin (left) and Christian Coleman. (Getty Images)

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Justin Gatlin (left), had enough in the tank to hold up Usain Bolt’s charge to win gold in the 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London on Saturday. Gatlin had lost to Bolt in the 2015 Worlds by just 1/100th of a second. Sivler went to Christian Coleman while the Jamaican took bronze in the final 100m solo race of his career. (Getty Images)

Justin Gatlin (left), had enough in the tank to hold up Usain Bolt’s charge to win gold in the 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics in London on Saturday. Gatlin had lost to Bolt in the 2015 Worlds by just 1/100th of a second. Sivler went to Christian Coleman while the Jamaican took bronze in the final 100m solo race of his career. (Getty Images)

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Usain Bolt kisses the track just after the men’s 100m race at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

Usain Bolt kisses the track just after the men’s 100m race at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

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The victory lap soon began with Usain Bolt being the centre of attraction. The Jamaican posed with spectators, obliged them with celebratory moves after the 100m race at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics. (Getty Images)

The victory lap soon began with Usain Bolt being the centre of attraction. The Jamaican posed with spectators, obliged them with celebratory moves after the 100m race at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics. (Getty Images)

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Gold medallist Justin Gatlin of the US bows down to the king of Athletics, Usain Bolt, after the men’s 100 metres final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

Gold medallist Justin Gatlin of the US bows down to the king of Athletics, Usain Bolt, after the men’s 100 metres final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

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An Usain Bolt lap of honour is incomplete without a selfie with friends/family and Jamaican fans and on Saturday, after his final career 100m solo race, Bolt obliged a few. (Getty Images)

An Usain Bolt lap of honour is incomplete without a selfie with friends/family and Jamaican fans and on Saturday, after his final career 100m solo race, Bolt obliged a few. (Getty Images)

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Usain Bolt caught during a moment of reflection after the men’s 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

Usain Bolt caught during a moment of reflection after the men’s 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

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Usain Bolt with a Jamaican fan after the 100m race at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

Usain Bolt with a Jamaican fan after the 100m race at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

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The big farewell came and Usain Bolt waved to the spectators one last time during the victory lap before leaving the track after the men’s 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

The big farewell came and Usain Bolt waved to the spectators one last time during the victory lap before leaving the track after the men’s 100m final at the IAAF World Championships of Athletics on Saturday. (Getty Images)

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