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Boos ring out at Justin Gatlin’s moved 100m medal ceremony

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It was supposed to be a moment of unbridled celebration, a glittering farewell to the man who has been a totem for all that is good about athletics amid a miserable chain of corruption and doping scandals. But boos rang out inside the London Stadium as Justin Gatlin, a twice-convicted drugs cheat, stood atop the podium where most expected Usain Bolt would be.

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