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Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

Moments after crossing the finish line, Justin Gatlin turned to his left and pointed at the clock to make sure everyone noticed what he just did. Hard to miss that time. Somewhere, a certain Jamaican sprinter is no doubt hearing about it, too. Gatlin breezed to the 200-meter title at the U.S. championships in a meet-record 19.57 seconds Sunday. He dominated a race in which he had the lead coming off the turn. It was all over after that, given how he has been running lately and that his legs were feeling particularly fresh. "I wanted to go out and make a statement and that's what I did today," Gatlin said. "That's probably one of the best races I've had."...

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