Justin Gatlin Biography

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LONDON -- Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: --- EMOTIONS OVERFLOW Tyson Gay openly wept. Justin Gatlin nearly broke down twice. The emotions and tears are flowing for the Americans after Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran away with the 100 meter gold in 9.63 seconds. Gay was overcome with disappointment after just failing to make the podium, crying his way through an interview in the mixed zone after his 9.80 time. Gatlin was proud of himself for taking home bronze with a 9.79 in such a blazing race. "Just to be part of an epic race," Gatlin said, his voice trailing off. "I just wanted to get on that podium and just be there for my country." - Jon…show more content…
Bolt is Bolt. He's a great runner. Being 6-5 adds to his success, you've just got to try to neutralize that." - Jenna Fryer -- Twitter http://twitter.com/jennafryer --- QUICKQUOTE: 'LEGEND' "I'm one step closer to being a legend." -- Usain Bolt on winning the 100 meters in 9.63 seconds, a new Olympic record. - Jon Krawczynski -- Twitter http://www.twitter.com/APKrawczynski --- STRIKE A POSE Winning an Olympic gold medal takes 9.63 seconds. Telling the world's media how you did it and explaining how you feel takes a whole lot longer. Usain Bolt still had a line of trackside television cameras and radio microphones to please one hour after his 100-meter winning run. Most want the now two-time 100-meter champion to strike his signature lightning bolt pose one more time. Bolt obliges, smiling, like it's the first time he ever was asked. The rest of the massive Olympic Stadium is practically

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