European Champs Men's 100m Final, Video, note by Larry Eder

Christophe Lemaitre won his first European Championships at 100 meters yesterday, at the ripe old age of 20. It was the first win at 100 meters for France in the Europeans since 1962! Watch the race carefully. Chambers had a great start, and had the race won at 70 meters, then the race changed. Lemaitre kept his cool and worked himself into contention, winning the race with a surge over the last twenty meters! Mark Lewis-Francis showed that his work with Linford Christie has payed off, taking the silver! A superb sprint match up!

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