Usain Bolt began his journey to his third straight 200m gold medal with a relatively easy run on Tuesday.
It was his slowest time in his three Olympic 100m finals, but it was fast enough to beat Justin Gatlin by.08 seconds.
Ethiopian world record holder Genzebe Dibaba qualified for the women's 1,500 metres final with the fastest time, comfortably winning her heat in four minutes 3.06 seconds to justify her tag as favourite for Olympic gold.
Bolt said achieving his "triple triple" - three consecutive Olympic golds in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m - will make him immortal.
Earlier, Bolt had cruised through the morning heats and then ran the fastest time in the semi-finals.
'I didn't because I was exhausted going into the finals and I was just like 'let me focus on what I need to focus on, " he said. "When it comes to it, I guess I've given him his closest races in all his career, so to be able to say that at the age I'm at right now, it's a true honour, guys".
The sprinter has described the timing of the semi-final and final as "ridiculous" as it left him feeling below peak fitness for the most popular event at the Olympics.
Gatlin's response - "I never even heard of Lilly King".
The Jamaican celebrates his win
And while he has not directly talked to Bolt, yet, Spencer says he has it on good authority that the runner is impressed with the shot.
Gatlin, 34, hit back at his critics and said: "When people come out here they get enthralled in the excitement, I understand that and there's a lot of Usain Bolt fans and a lot of Jamaican fans. I'm looking forward to tomorrow's semi-finals". "But I know - and Andre knows - his race was quite poor".
"I said, 'Who is that?' Typically you don't see walk-ons that compete that well", said Sharpe, himself a former 100- and 200-metre Canadian champion and Olympic teammate of Ben Johnson.
De Grasse took bronze in a personal best of 9.91, ahead of Bolt's Jamaican team-mate Yohan Blake. "I was like 'Yo, I probably could run a fast time, '" he said.
The final race takes place Thursday, Aug. 18, at 9:30 p.m.
Bolt clocked 9.91 seconds to add to his titles in Beijing eight years ago and London 2012, and keep alive his unbeaten streak at major championships. "I didn't want to go out. t's a good start and I'm happy".
"He's going to be good", said Bolt following the race.
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He never finished higher than 14th at the NCAA cross country championships but won the USA Marathon Championships in 2015. He had finished fifth in the 10,000 metres in Rio after winning a silver medal in the event at the 2012 London Olympics.
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However, winning the group stage like in 2012 against the reigning Champions League winners won't be an easy feat to replicate. So we could have a North London derby in the Champions League? "It is a delightful group, equally hard and attractive".
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There is no other rider out there that I look at that wants it more than Isabell and I think that's where I get my fight. Her win makes her the first British woman to retain an individual Olympic title after she struck gold in London in 2012.
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Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse , who shared the 2016 Olympic 100m podium with Bolt, both advanced to the 200m semifinals. If he advances from those semis, he would race in the final on Thursday night for his eighth Olympic gold medal.
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That was my main focus - just doing it for my people. "I think it is all about loving one another", she said. And the really good news is that the new Olympic champion is keen on making the 400m a part of her schedule.
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