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Jul 08

Justin Gatlin Heads to the U. S. Olympics

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By: Dianne Paguad

Pensacola is Proud! The track veteran star of Pensacola has done it once more! Justin Gaitlin is a standout amongst the most persuasive track stars ever and Pensacola is fortunate. The 34-year-old competitor will turn into the most established U. S. sprinter to achieve the Olympic Games subsequent to 1912. He is an Olympic gold medalist in the 100-meter dash. His 100m individual best is 9.74 seconds. He is a twice World indoor champion in the 60-meter dash.

Presently blazing with an awesome win at the U.S. Olympic Trials, completing in 9.80 seconds, which is the quickest time on the planet this year. He surpassed the score time he kept running in the elimination round, that time was 9.88. He delivered the second-speediest time run yet breaking another record and impacting the world forever of the U.S. Olympic Trials.

He had this to say while addressing NBC Sports before intersection the completion line.”First of all, I want to thank all God, thank you so much for everything you have done for me,”I had some injuries this year,  little banged up, but able to come out here… I just wanted to stay focused on what I had to get done. I knew I was going against some great guys,” said Gaitlin.

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