By Shiryn G., EnStarz | Aug 06, 2012 12:40 AM EDT
A men has been arrested after throwing a bottle on to the track moments before the start of the men's 100-meter final at the Olympic Games on Aug.5.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said a man wearing all black garments was heard shouting abusive remarks at the athletes and was then seen throwing a bottle that landed behind the sprinters, according to BBC.
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Videotapes shown on NBC after the competition has confirmed the allegations. Nobody was injured and the event did not affect Sunday's race or it's outcome, according police.
However, U.S. athlete Justin Gatlin, who won the bronze medal at the relay, said the bottle was a "little distraction."
The suspect is currently being held in police custody on suspicion of causing a public nuisance, according to BBC.
Usain Bolt from Team Jamaica took home the gold medal at Sunday's race with a time of 9.43. Fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake came in second with a time of 9.75.
Bolt did not let the bottle incident affect his concentration and after his win, he celebrated in from of the cameras with a little victory dance. He told reporters after the event that his goal was to prove that he was "the best and always will be."
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