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Summary

  1. Bolt (19.55) wins 200m gold from Gatlin in silver (19.74)
  2. GB's Zharnel Hughes fifth
  3. USA's Allyson Felix wins 400m for ninth world title
  4. Christine Ohuruogu eighth in 400m
  5. GB's Sophie Hitchon fourth in hammer final
  6. Asher-Smith wins 200m semi in 22.12
  7. GB's Oskan-Clarke wins 800m semi-final

Live Reporting

By Aimee Lewis

All times stated are UK

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These World Championships are quickly coming to an end but already we have a number of magical moments to store in the memory bank. 

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin again, Allyson Felix wins a ninth world title, Dina Asher-Smith produces another thigh-slappingly good performance, and Christian Taylor goes close to the triple jump world record. 

These championships can't have much more up its sleeve, surely? 

We'll find out on Friday because Asher-Smith goes again, and this time it's the final, while Katarina Johnson-Thompson seeks redemption in the long jump final and Tiffany Porter will battle for 100m hurdles gold. 

Three British medals on day seven? Join us on Friday to find out. 

Bolt and Gatlin
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Bolt head over heels

Before we wave goodbye, tt would be remiss not to show Usain Bolt falling head over heels on the Beijing track again. Being as the Jamaican laughed about it, so can we. He can defy the form book, but he can't defy gravity or a photographer.

Usain Bolt trips over a photographer after winning the 200m final.

Asher-Smith's star continues to rise

There's plenty of great highlights to watch on the BBC Sport website, even if we do say so ourselves. 

Dina Asher-Smith came within 0.02 seconds of breaking the British 200m record as she qualified fastest for Friday's final. Fancy watching that? No problem. Here it is. 

Dina Asher-Smith
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Cram & Johnson react to Gatlin's agent's claims of bias

Maybe it doesn't matter for now, all the talk of Justin Gatlin's negative impact on the sport has been overshadowed by Usain Bolt's magnificent achievements, just as most people had hoped it would. 

But earlier there was a lively and passionate debate on BBC Two as Steve Cram and Michael Johnson reacted to Renaldo Nehemiah's claims that the BBC had been unprofessional in their coverage of the 100m final. 

To watch the debate again, simply click here.

Gatlin debate
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Edwards still number one

Christian Taylor's winning jump of 18.21m was close, but not close enough...

.@Taylored2jump you gave me a scare my friend!! Brilliant performance

Taylor out-jumps P-P-Pichardo

Usain Bolt will rightly dominate the headlines for the next 24 hours or so, but let's not forget about Olympic champion Christian Taylor, who became world champion with the second longest triple jump in history. 

He was eight centimetres from Jonathan Edwards' world record 18.29m, but the Britain's mark lives on for another day. 

Jonathan Edwards looks on as Christian Taylor attempts to break his world record.

It was the start which won it

Usain Bolt was out of the blocks quicker than Justin Gatlin and that must have put added pressure on the American. The world champ was able to relax down the home straight, job done in the first 100m. 

Bolt reaction time of 0.147 secs. Gatlin reaction time 0.161

Bolt completes sprint double

Another day ends with a magical dash to the line. Usain Bolt is still the king of sprinters, Gatlin tried to beat him but couldn't, a photographer attempted to kill him but failed. No-one can dethrone the Jamaican. 

If you want to read about how Bolt slayed Gatlin the report is here.

It wasn't even close

There was 0.19 seconds separating Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin, which is quite a chunk considering the American was the world leader before the race. 

Photo finish of men's 200m #BoltGatlin #Athletics #Beijing2015

Photo finish of men's 200m #BoltGatlin #Athletics #Beijing2015

'A pretty wide open 200m'

Women's 200m final (Friday, 14:00 BST)

Michael Johnson

400m world record holder on BBC TV

"Dina Asher-Smith has a bright future and is in a very good position for a medal. This 200m final coming up tomorrow is not full of athletes who have run under 22 seconds so it's a pretty wide open 200m."

Women's 200m lane draw

From the men to the women... Friday's women's 200m lane draw has been revealed and Asher-Smith will start in lane three, with Elaine Thompson and Dafne Schippers in view. 

1. Campbell-Brown 

2. Lalova-Collio 

3. Asher-Smith 

4. Thompson

5. Schippers 

6. McGrone 

7. Tarmoh 

8. Simpson  

'Say cheese!'

The master of the big stages, and the master of the selfie... The Usain Bolt Bird's Nest party truly under way.  

Bolt selfie
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Bolt impresses a Dame

#Bolt There are some people in this world who are super human #bolt wins 200m #bejing2015 #niiice

Who's number one?

If there was doubt coming into Beijing, there is now none - Usain Bolt is the number one sprinter in the world. 

Coming into these championships he had raced only one 200m all summer, a lackluster 20.13 secs back in May, but the six-time Olympic champion is a master of delivering on the biggest stages of all. 

Bolt number one
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Estelle Buscombe:  Another fantastic performance from @usainbolt and another triumph for athletics. Bring on Rio!

Charlotte A:  Believe the hype! Usain Bolt is supreme.  We all gathered round the computer and stopped work to watch the man in action. 

Where's Usain?

There's a game to be played with this picture, surely. Instead of red and white, the man hidden in the picture is wearing gold and green.

Bolt fans
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Photographer snaps at Bolt's heels

Usain Bolt joked that the photographer tried to kill him. You can judge for yourselves by watching the photographer go crash, bang, wallop into the fastest man in history. 

Usain Bolt trips over a photographer after winning the 200m final.

Watch Bolt win gold

He's done it again with a performance which is worth watching again. You can watch the greatest there's ever been win yet another world title by clicking here. 

Got a spare 20 seconds? You can watch Usain Bolt win 200m gold, with 0.44s to do what you like bbc.in/1LCWhm6

Got a spare 20 seconds? You can watch Usain Bolt win 200m gold, with 0.44s to do what you like bbc.in/1LCWhm6

'Never a doubt'

Men's 200m final

Usain Bolt
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It's great, a fourth win over 200m and it means a lot to me. I'm happy to be a 10-time World Championships gold medallist, especially when people have been saying I would lose. For me I knew I had the utmost confidence. As long as my coach is confident I'm super confident. There was never a doubt that I would win this one. I'm number one. The British people give me a lot of love and I will continue running fast. Michael Johnson stop doubting me bro.

Usain BoltGold medallist in the men's 200m

Four and counting

Three 100m world titles, four 200m, three sprint relay world titles - can he add an 11th world title this weekend? We've learnt never to doubt him. 

Bolt
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'He tried to kill me"

"He tried to kill me, I don't know what was going on," jokes Bolt, his voice going up a few octaves as he tries to explain how the photographer crashed into him. 

And as the interview ends, Bolt quips into the camera: "Michael Johnson, stop doubting me, bro" 

The great Johnson in the studio is outraged. Oh the japes...  

It's a big deal - Bolt

Usain Bolt is laughing and smiling with Phil Jones before the cameras roll. 

"For me it's a big deal," says Bolt, before adding that his victories are a result of hard work and dedication.

'Blessed to watch Bolt'

Mike Costello

BBC Radio 5 live athletics commentator

Usain Bolt's appeal beyond his own sport makes him one of the greatest athletes of all time. His appeal is huge. Everybody runs in a sprint race at school and can relate to what he does when he runs fast, but he gives the crowd something to remember afterwards by turning it into a party, and that's why he will be missed so much when he goes.

Usain Bolt
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'Bolt is a legend'

Men's 200m final

I came out and gave it my best. Coming here my back felt a bit sore so I couldn't give it everything that I wanted but in the end I finished injury-free. Usain Bolt is a legend, man. I even doubted him a bit but he knows what to do so credit to him and congratulations to him.

Great Britain's Zharnel HughesFifth in the men's 200m final

There's only one Bolt

Michael Johnson dampens the mood by reminding us that the sport merely has two more years of Bolt's show-stopping antics. (The 10-time world champion set to retire after the 2017 World Championships.)

"Who will take over," asks Johnson. Who indeed. There's no-one quite like Bolt, not on the track and certainly not off the track. 

Get involved #bbcathletics

Ankush Datar:  You can't run from 2 things - 1 Your Future 2 Usain Bolt.

Matthew Harris:  I dunno why people are always surprised when Usain Bolt kills it. He is the fastest man alive. He is the Flash.

'Bolt surprised us'

Michael Johnson

400m world record holder on BBC TV

"What surprised me is the bend Usain Bolt ran. Gatlin tightened up trying to keep up with Bolt. I expected Gatlin to be ahead of Bolt on the bend and then Bolt would catch him, but Bolt surprised us in terms of the time.

"He is the best in the world and he does not have any rivals. We have to give him a lot of credit for running in the 100m and 200m - this is the most he has been challenged.

"He won the 100m, then there were questions of whether he would run in the 200m but he came and ran in a world-leading time. We haven't seen this type of showdown since Bolt came into prominence in 2008.

"A personal best from Zharnel Hughes. He can't be disappointed with that. He has had three very good races."

'Bolt the perfect ambassador'

Darren Campbell

Former British sprinter on BBC Radio 5 live

What Usain Bolt does for the sport is incredible. He's taken the sport to another level. Everywhere you go people know Usain Bolt.

Selfie for Bolt

Usain Bolt continues his lap of honour but there's chaos in the stands with stewards running into the crowd to stop a fan from running onto the track. 

Bolt, though, unfazed and simply grabs a selfie stick to pose with the crowd in the background. 

Selfie
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Photographer clobbers Bolt

If there were those who doubted whether Usain Bolt was the greatest athlete this planet has seen, surely these championships have forced them to reassess their views. 

A bit of drama on the sidelines because a photographer has accidentally knocked the double champ over. Gatlin couldn't topple him but a clumsy cameraman can. Bolt smiles as he hobbles away from the clash. He should be ok for the relay.  

'A great experience'

I've had a bit of pain in my back but my physio did a great job. I got a personal best and I can't wish for better than that. I got into the final and that's a major achievement for me.

Britain's Zharnel Hughes after coming fifth in the 200m final

'A really special moment'

Men's 200m final

Colin Jackson

Two-time world 110m hurdles champion on BBC TV

"This for me is a really special moment for Usain. He will know he has been challenged in his brain and challenged physically but he has been in great form. He will think he got the victory far easier than he thought he would've done."

Usain Bolt
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Hughes fifth in PB 20.02

Britain's Zharnel Hughes recorded a personal best 20.02, which was good enough for fifth. 

Bronze goes to South Africa's Anaso Jobodwana in a national record 19.87. 

Usain Bolt sitting on a chair, allowing the photographers to do their thing. The Jamaican is breathing heavily,  

And then Justin Gatlin rocks up and he brings up a pew. The American and Jamaican shake hands. Both sweaty, both exhausted. 

'Unbelievable Bolt'

Bolt wins 200m gold

This was unbelievable. Usain Bolt is my hero. He came here and delivered when he's not had the best of seasons. That was a lesson in how to run 200m

Injured British sprinter Adam Gemili on Radio 5 live
Usain Bolt
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'Bolt is the greatest'

Men's 200m final

Steve Cram

BBC athletics commentator

"Two golds for Bolt. He's too good for Gatlin. Silver for the American. Bolt won it in the first 20 metres. Out well and there was no way Gatlin was going to close that down. "Resurrecting a performance like that from a season he has had shows Usain Bolt is the greatest."

Gatlin silver in 19.74

Bolt won by a greater distance than the 100m and his 19.55 was a world lead. Justin Gatlin settles for silver again, his time - 19.74

Bolt wins in 19.55

Magnificent! A super start from the defending champion and Justin Gatlin could not chase him down. Usain Bolt wins a 10th world title with a brilliant 19.55 second run. 

Usain Bolt
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Usain Bolt gets off quickly. Bolt ahead out of the bend...