British sprinter Adam Gemili became the fastest British junior of all time as he won gold in the World Junior Championships 100m in 10.05 seconds reports BBC Sport.
Gemili was playing lower-league football on loan at Thurrock as recently as November 2011.
But his personal best overtook Dwain Chambers’ British junior mark of 10.06.
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- Adam Gemili celebrates after winning the Men’s 100 metres Final at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys in Barcelona