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Gatlin storms to season-leading 200m Monaco triumph

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Justin Gatlin stormed to the fastest 200m of the year at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday as the American recorded the eighth fastest time ever in the distance. 

US sprinter Justin Gatlin reacts after winning the 200m men event during the IAAF Diamond League Herculis meeting at the Stade Louis II on July 18, 2014 in Monaco

The 32-year-old won in a time of 19.68sec, just two weeks after he clocked a season-leading 9.80sec in the 100m at Lausanne. Only six men have run faster in the blue riband event.

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