World champion Gatlin in injury scare ahead of the Worlds

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Justin Gatlin ended a 100m race limping and holding his left thigh just three weeks before the scheduled defence of his world title in Doha. The 37-year-old American left the track supported by a fellow athlete after finishing fourth in 10.29 seconds in the Croatian capital Zagreb. Compatriot Michael Rodgers won the race at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in a wind-assisted 10.04. Gatlin (9.87) has the fourth fastest time in the world this year. Fellow American Christian Coleman has been quickest in 2019 with 9.81 seconds and is free to run in...