Italy is now dwelling to the “quickest man alive.”
Lamont Marcell Jacobs earned the casual title, beforehand held by the now-retired Usain Bolt, Sunday after successful gold within the 100-meter remaining, posting a private greatest time of 9.80 seconds.
The 26-year-old sprinter edged American Fred Kerley (9.84) and Canadian Andre De Grasse (9.89) in what was an upset.
Jacobs completed third within the semifinals, nineteenth on the 2019 world championships and ranked eighth on the planet.
However Jacobs emerged after the favourite, American Trayvon Bromell, failed to advance to the final.
https://nypost.com/2021/08/01/lamont-marcell-jacobs-wins-100m-at-2020-olympics/ | Lamont Marcell Jacobs wins 100m at 2020 Olympics