Gatlin sets world record in 100 meters
Doha, Qatar - Olympic champion. World champion. Now, Justin Gatlin is the world record holder, too.
The American sprinter broke the 100-meter record Friday with a time of 9.76 seconds at the Qatar Grand Prix. He shaved one-hundredth of a second off the mark of 9.77 seconds set by Jamaica's Asafa Powell on June 14, 2005, in Athens, Greece.