Justin Gatlin was booed at almost every turn this week in London - during introductions or when his face showed up on the big screen. Gatlin has a doping past but his suspension ended in 2010. He is, however, still portrayed as the bad guy, even by the commentators.
It was supposed to be all about Usain Bolt. Yet what was really unimaginable was that as the sport's spotless "saviour" was bowing out with his first defeat in any 100m final for four years, it would be the much-maligned Justin Gatlin who would cash in.