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Olympic bottle thrower given community service

Updated: February 4, 2013, 11:22 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- A man who threw a plastic beer bottle onto the track and shouted insults at Usain Bolt before the men's 100-meter final at the London Olympics has been sentenced to eight weeks of community service.

Ashley Gill-Webb will be electronically monitored and subject to a curfew between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

District Judge William Ashworth said Monday that Gill-Webb tarnished "the spirit of the games" by attempting to throw off Bolt just as the eight finalists were settling in their ...

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