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Usain Bolt carved his name deeper into Olympic legend when he came from behind to reel in Justin Gatlin and win his third-straight 100-meter gold medal at the Rio Games on Sunday.

The Jamaican, who is aiming to sweep the board with all three sprint titles for a third consecutive Olympics, trailed Gatlin for most of the race after making a poor start but came through to edge his rival by 0.08 seconds in a time of 9.81.

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