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After silver medal performances from two Chinese athletes Nike Air Max Shoes Australia , the stage was set for a golden finish to the opening weekend of the 2015 World Athletics Championships.

Gong Lijiao's opening throw in the shot put final was enough to earn her second place on Saturday, while Wang Zhen, bronze medalist at the London Olympics, went one better in the 20-kilometer race walk. But the talk of the town - and of the sporting world in general - was all about the men's 100 meters.

After glorious blue skies for the opening day, dark clouds gathered over Beijing on Sunday, a potent reminder of the challenges facing athletics today. Two-time convicted drugs cheat Justin Gatlin had taken the world by storm this year at the grand old age of 33 - ancient by sprinting standards - and even an improved performance by Usain Bolt in London a few weeks ago still saw him trailing Gatlin's best time by quite some margin.

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Young Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian matched his own national record with a time of 9.99 in Bolt's semifinal, and with nothing separating him from Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut Nike Air Max Australia , down to a thousandth of a second, an extra place was granted as both went through as fastest losers - and China had their man in the final.

With Su's presence adding an extra dimension to the anticipated hero-villain showdown of Bolt versus Gatlin, noise levels inside the Bird's Nest stadium were deafening as the nine men lined up.

Despite the formbook, and despite his slip less than two hours before, Bolt, as ever Cheap Nike Air Max Tavas Australia , was loose on the start line, miming to the camera and playing to the crowd. The usually arrogant Gatlin, meanwhile, looked scared.

In what was surely the most gutsy performance of his career, Bolt triumphed by a hundredth of a second to claim his third 100-meter world title. With the added pressure of having to beat the man no one wanted there in order to save his sport, Bolt - somehow - delivered. Su trailed the field Cheap Nike Air Max Typha Australia , but simply being in the final had been his achievement.

Two days in, and these World Championships are already assured of success. A gold medal for China would be the icing on the cake.

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The 69-year-old George W. Bush, who won the 2000 and 2004 Republican primary contests in South Carolina en route to presidential victories those years, was to appear with Jeb at a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) rally in North Charleston Cheap Nike Air Max 120 Australia , days before Republicans vote in the state on Saturday.

Before that event, the elder Bush and his wife, Laura, visited with U.S. military veterans at an American Legion Post in Columbia, South Carolina, to try to encourage the state's large contingent of military personnel and veterans to get behind his brother's White House bid.

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The appearance of the elder Bush on the campaign trail is seen as helping Jeb with South Carolina Republicans who hold the former president in high regard. But it also carries some risks given his launching of the Iraq war in 2003, which ended up being unpopular with many Americans and which rival Donald Trump has seized on to criticize him.

George W. Bush's standing has risen among all Americans since he left power in 2009 and he has stayed on the sidelines of his brother's presidential bid, headlining private fundraisers but otherwise staying off the campaign trail.

That he is getting out in public now shows the urgency that Jeb Bush sees in a good performance in South Carolina. Bush finished in sixth place in the Iowa caucuses and in fourth place in the New Hampshire primary - the first contests in the state-by-state battles to pick a party nominee for the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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