American Athlete, Justin Gatlin stunned Usain Bolt and the world on Saturday to win 100m world London 2017 title.
Despite being booed by spectators, Gatlin who has been embroiled in cheating and drugs scandals, defied all challenges to become the world champion.
It was Bolt’s last race which he had hoped to win to end his illustrious career in athletics.
Twitter had a filled day reacting to the defeat and the race in general.
Winter is coming?
Trump is President, The North Pole is melting, Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt …Man Maybe Winter really is coming? pic.twitter.com/eygf43pwDR
— Bayo Not Nice (@Vanquay5) August 5, 2017
— ₁₁ (@BeardedSalah) August 5, 2017
Booed on blocks through every round. Unnoticed on outside. Gatlin takes revenge. And the chants from crowd? "USAIN BOLT! USAIN BOLT!"
— tomfordyce (@tomfordyce) August 5, 2017
Still the best
The Fastest Man On All The Planets.
— 326 Bureau Chief (@326BureauChief) August 5, 2017
Salute to Usain Bolt for competing in the IAAF World Championships when he didn't have to, not the best result but what a career he's had!
— James Alford (@Bball504coach) August 5, 2017
— faith (@_faithinlove_) August 5, 2017
Usain Bolt has made some incredible memories inside this stadium.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 5, 2017
Put some respek…!!
— Ice Wave ? (@5stahg) August 5, 2017
Justin Gatlin's bow to Usain Bolt is the definition of Humility ?
Respect, Spirit of Sportsmanship, Champions, so much all in one photo ??? pic.twitter.com/pbZWwVQ18T
— Mad E'Leine ??♀️?? (@badgalmaddie_) August 5, 2017
Even after Justin Gatlin won, he still bowed down to Usain Bolt! Legend!!!
Moral Story: give respect to whom respect is due! pic.twitter.com/Khj1mkDz7J
— Omoniyi Israel (@omoissy) August 5, 2017
Justin Gatlin paying homage to Usain Bolt, the greatest athlete to ever run on planet earth ???⚡️ pic.twitter.com/YjhhtB8WHA
— ? DaddyMo PhD CEng ? (@officialdaddymo) August 5, 2017
The world knows Bolt.
Justin Gatlin knows Bolt.
You respect greatness when it's in front of you ?? ? ? pic.twitter.com/WfAuUGvO9p
— Shava (@RonnieSigei) August 5, 2017
I know how Justin Gatlin feels though. I regularly get booed by women for finishing in under ten seconds.
— Tim Bolton (@timbolton1) August 5, 2017