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Gatlin Not Afraid of Bolt, Period!

Bolt owns the year’s best two 100s, having gone 9.76 to win at Rome last month and 9.79 to win on June 7 at Oslo, and his Jamaican compatriots Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell were also ahead of Gatlin on the 2012 list until Sunday.

“We all have our eyes on that prize we want to get at the end,” Gatlin said. “If there are three Jamaicans we have to get out of the way, that will be our goal.”

Gatlin, banished for much of Bolt’s rise to stardom, said he was ready for any mind games or Bolt’s trademark archery-styled theatrics at the start line.

“I love entertainment,” Gatlin said. “If he wants to tap dance, that’s fine. His lane is as long as my lane. I have to worry about me. If that gets him in ‘the zone’, that’s fine, let him do that.” Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Observer

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