The American clocked a time of 19.68 seconds. He is now the eighth-fastest 200m runner in history.
Fellow former world champion and fellow American, Tyson Gay, was fourth. He is just back from a one-year ban.
Gatlin served a four-year doping ban from 2006, but is also the fastest man in the world over 100m this year.
Else.where, Silas Kiplagat won the 1500m in a time of three minutes and 27.64 seconds after overtaking Asbel Kiprop who had been hopeful of smashing the world record of three minutes and 26 seconds.
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