Bolt in, Gatlin out in 200 final

Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins a men's 200-meter semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt wins a men’s 200-meter semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt has advanced to the final for the 200 meters with the fastest time of the year. The Jamaican ran 19.78 seconds to stay in contention for his eighth Olympic gold medal. American Justin Gatlin has failed to qualify for the final of the 200 meters after placing third in his semifinal heat. Gatlin finished in 20.13 seconds.

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