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A Jamaican not named Usain Bolt won 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games last night

Kemar Bailey-Cole, this is your night.

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WHILE USAIN BOLT watched on, Jamaica continued its 100m dominance last night as Kemar Bailey-Cole claimed Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow.

Bailey-Cole, 22, won the sprint showpiece in 10.00 seconds, beating England’s Adam Gemili (10.10) and Jamaican team-mate Nickel Ashmede (10.12) into the silver and bronze positions.

World’s fastest man Bolt — who is in Glasgow but only to compete in the 4x100m relay — tweeted his congratulations to his young team-mate and training partner.

Bailey-Cole told BBC: “It means a lot because it’s my first individual medal at a championship. It’s just the start of the individual medals.

“The aim was to come out here and win and I did just that. I said to myself ‘these guys can’t beat me’.”

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