Justin Gatlin (born February 10, 1982) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres events:

  • He is the 2017 100m World Champion.
  • He is the 2004 Olympic champion in the 100 metres.
  • The 2005 and 2017 World champion in the same event, and the 2005 World champion in the 200 metres.
  • Justin Gatlin finally achieved one of his goals at the age of 37 as the United States coasted to 4×100 metres relay gold in the second fastest time in history of 37.10 seconds in Doha on Saturday.


Olympians Justin Gatlin and Sharrieffa Barksdale are the founders of Born… 2 Be Elite in partnership with the Athlete Development Center and the Goodsport Trust and GSMEG.

The program is designed to identify and develop the next generation of Sprinters and Coaches. Participating coaches and athletes will have the opportunity to be mentored & trained by both Justin and Sharrieffa. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to hear a motivational message about your personal journey of being “Born… 2 Be Elite”.

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