Track and Field: Gay wins

OSAKA, Japan (AP) _ America's Tyson Gay has won the gold medal
at the World Track and Field Championships in the 100-meters. His
winning time was 9-point-85 seconds. Gay survived a slow start to
pass world-record holder Asafa (A'-suh-fuh) Powell of Jamaica.
Derrick Atkins of Bahamas was second with Powell third.
A crowd of 40,000, which included Japanese Emperor Akihito, saw
Gay pump his arms, beat his chest and shout in delight after the
victory.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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