Usain Bolt retired, the fastest man in the world was Jacobs of Italy.

In the men's 100m track, he won the gold medal in 9.80 seconds.


Fred Curley from Lane 5 was the fastest.

But in lane 3, Marcel Jacobs in blue jersey strikes.

Italian Jacobs crosses the finish line first.

9.80. This is a new European record.

A completely unexpected new champion was born, and it is the first time in 29 years that a European athlete won a gold medal in the 100m Olympic Games since Linford Christie of England at the Barcelona Games.

Fred Curley of the USA took the silver by 0.04 seconds and Andrei Douglas took the bronze medal in 9.89.