DOHA, QATAR – SEPTEMBER 28: (R-L) Justin Gatlin of the United States, Christian Coleman of the United States, Akani Simbine of South Africa, and Andre De Grasse of Canada compete in the Men’s 100 Metres final during day two of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on September 28, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for IAAF)

USA’s Justin Gatlin revealed he received support from his Ghanaian half brother Duke Quarshie and his family ahead of winning silver in the 100m final at Doha 2019.

Gatlin told Liquid Sports Ghana that Duke sent well wishes to him along with photos of his nieces and nephews prior to the race.

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Gatlin clocked 9.89s to take second place behind his American compatriot Christian Coleman who on gold in 9.76s while Canadian Andre De Grasse came third in 9.90s.

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1 1876 Christian COLEMAN USA USA 9.76 WL 0.128
2 1887 Justin GATLIN USA USA 9.89 0.148
3 400 Andre DE GRASSE CAN CAN 9.90 PB 0.140
4 1639 Akani SIMBINE RSA RSA 9.93 SB 0.117
5 1153 Yohan BLAKE JAM JAM 9.97 0.142
6 841 Zharnel HUGHES GBR GBR 10.03 0.119
7 1106 Filippo TORTU ITA ITA 10.07 SB 0.158
8 397 Aaron BROWN CAN CAN 10.08 0.155

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