Bolt says I’m not gonna let Gatlin beat me that’s for sure,”

“Anything (speed) that’s needed to win I’ll find it,” said Usain Bolt ahead of the men’s 200m final set for 7:55 a.m on Thursday.

Bolt who ran his first sub-20 since the start of the season, was first in his semi-final in 19.95.

“I am not feeling as tired as yesterday, so I’m confident…I’m not gonna let Gatlin beat me that’s for sure,” said Bolt in a post race interview.

The informed American Justin Gatlin was first in his semi-final race with 19.87.

The other Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade, was second in his semi-finals with 20.19 behind British sprinter, Zharnel Hughes.

Warren Weir and Julian Forte failed to advance after finishing seventh and eight respectively.



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