Justin Gatlin returning to Olympics in men’s 200m


The U.S. men’s 200m team will be a mix of newcomers and veterans as Ameer Webb qualified for Rio alongside Olympians Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Saturday.

Gatlin, who won bronze in the men’s 200m at the Athens Games, won the 200m finals in 19.75 seconds followed by LaShawn Merritt at 19.79 seconds and Ameer Webb at 20.0 seconds.

High schoolers Noah Lyles and Michael Norman, who finished first in their semifinal heats on Saturday, will not be making their Olympic debuts at the Rio Games. Lyles and Norman finished fourth (in a high school record) and fifth, respectively.

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Correction: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Norman finished fourth and Lyles fifth.