The IAAF World Championships in Beijing, 2015, brought them both on the same track, running for victory against each other. Notably, it was a nerve-wracking competition. The neck-to-neck rivalry saw Bolt reach the finishing line in 9.79 seconds, surpassing Gatlin.
“Justin made a mistake in the final of the 100 and you capitalized. How do you see the final play tomorrow?”
“He made a mistake. That’s how you look at it, alright,”
“This means a lot because I’ve been struggling all season,”
“It’s taken me a while to work things out. It’s been up and down but it’s okay now.”