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Usain Bolt wins 100 finals at Jamaica nationals


Justin Gatlin, of the United States, left, competes alongside Michael Rodgers, of the United States, center, and Usain Bolt, of Jamaica, on his way to win the men’s 100m event at the Golden Gala IAAF athletic meeting, at Rome’s Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 6, 2013. American sprinter Justin Gatlin handed world-record holder Usain Bolt a narrow defeat in the 100-meter race at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday. Gatlin clocked 9.94 seconds and Bolt crossed second in 9.95. AP

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Usain Bolt clocked a time of 9.94 seconds to win the 100 meters finals at the Jamaica national championships on Friday.

Behind Bolt was Kemar Bailey-Cole at 9.98 and Nickel Ashmeade at 9.99. Former world record holder Asafa Powell did not finish in the top three to qualify for the world championships in Moscow in August.

Olympic silver medalist Yohan Blake withdrew from the meet because of a hamstring injury.

Decorated female sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown is also missing Jamaica’s national championships due to a positive drug test being investigated by an anti-doping panel.


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