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Bolt to defend 100m title from lane five

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2015 | 7:43 AM
Bolt ... looking to add to his eight World Championships gold medals. He will have what is expected to be an epic clash with world leader Justin Gatlin, who runs out of lane seven.

Usain Bolt will defend his men’s 100m IAAF World Championships title from lane five at 8:15 a.m.

Bolt, who is looking to add to his eight World Championships gold medals, will have what is expected to be an epic clash with world leader Justin Gatlin, who runs out of lane seven.

The Jamaican stopped hearts in the semi final when he stumbled out of his clocks.

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Jamaica’s other representative in the race, Asafa Powell, will line up in lane eight  with America’s Tyson Gay in lane six.

The field is completed by France’s Jimmy Vicaut, lane one; China’s Bingtian Su, lane two; America's Trayvon Bromwell and Mike Rodgers in lanes three and four respectively and Canada’s Andre De Grasse, lane nine.