After serving an 18-month suspension for whereabouts failures [3 missed drug tests], American sprinter – Christian Coleman hit the ground running on Saturday to win the men’s 60m at the Millrose Games in New York in 6.49 seconds, beating compatriots Noah Lyles and Trayvon Bromell in the process.

Despite being absent for almost two years, the 25-year-old sprinter did not show any sign of lethargy has he off to his trademark fast start and held on to the finishing line.

Trayvon Bromell finished second in 6.50 seconds while Ronnie Baker [6.54 sec], and Noah Lyles [6.62 sec] finished third and fourth respectively.

“I definitely felt anxious out there,” Coleman said of his return.

“I felt good in my preparation,” Coleman said on the NBC broadcast after the race. “[…] I was ready to roll.”