Whatever Justin Gatlin said to get under Usain Bolt's skin probably wasn't a good idea.
After Bolt dusted Gatlin in the 100 final, he said the American was talking a little too loosely leading into the race.
"For me Justin has been saying a lot," Bolt says. "I wanted to run against him in the semifinals. I was praying to get him in my semifinals, but I didn't. People can talk a lot and say what they want, but showing up and doing what you got to do is a different thing. For me, it's all business."
Gatlin took the bronze, and was just fine with that.
"I went out there to challenge a mountain," he says.
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