Justin Gatlin ran 9.90 seconds in the rain to set the 100-meter qualifying pace at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials, sending a message to global foes that he is ready for battle.
Justin Gatlin competes in the men's 100m dash preliminary during Day Two of the 2012 US Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field, on June 23, in Eugene, Oregon. Gatlin ran 9.90sec in the rain to set the qualifying pace, sending a message to global foes that he is ready for battle.
"I hope so, running in these conditions," Gatlin said on Saturday. "A true warrior will go out there and battle in this situation. It defines warriors how well you get up for this."
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