BOLT TO GATLIN: ENOUGH TALK

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt, left, prepares to pass United States' Justin Gatlin, center,  and Jamaica's Yohan Blake, to win in the men's 100-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt, left, prepares to pass United States' Justin Gatlin, center, and Jamaica's Yohan Blake, to win in the men's 100-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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.

— Jon Krawczynski — Twitter http://www.twitter.com/APKrawczynski

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