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Booing Of My Son, Justin Is “Disrespectful To Sport” – Father
Leave a comment | | August 7, 2017 4:15 PM

Justin Gatlin pipped Usain Bolt to the 100m World title on Saturday but was booed by supporters. Though Gatlin was not bothered by the boos but his father has come out to slam the booing of his son.

Willie Gatlin, the father of world 100m champion Justin Gatlin says the booing of his son is “disrespectful to the sport”.

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Willie said of his son Justin: “He served his ban and he worked his heart out doing what he could, he worked to come back, and he worked his way back to championship form.”

He added: “The fans booing is disrespectful to the sport. The sport has always been here and is going to be here after he leaves. He created a memory that is going to be in people’s minds a long time.”

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Gatlin, 35, has served two doping bans in his career, clocked 9.92 seconds to win the 100m title on Saturday.

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