The American clocked 9.76 seconds to lead home defending champion and compatriot Justin Gatlin (9.89) and Canada’s Andre De Graase (9.90).

Britain’s Zharnel Hughes finished sixth in 10.03.

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I am a clean athlete, says Hassan
05/10/2019 AT 22:27

Coleman’s participation was in serious doubt just weeks ago after he was charged with missing three drugs tests in a one-year span, but he insisted – correctly – that his first violation should not count in the 12-month period due to an administration error.

After impressing in the early rounds, the 23-year-old ran a personal best in the final to move sixth on the all-time list and secure his first major outdoor title.

Coleman will be hot favourite to replicate his success at the Tokyo Olympics next summer – the first Games without Usain Bolt since Athens 2004.