Judge considers verdict in Usain Bolt bottle-thrower trial

The judge in the case of a man who got into the men's Olympic 100m final without a ticket and then hurled a bottle at Usain Bolt and his rivals has retired to consider his verdict.

Ashley Gill-Webb, 34, pushed his way to the front of an exclusive seating area after getting into the stadium, Stratford Magistrates' Court in east London has heard.

He then starting shouting: Usain, I want you to lose. Usain, you are bad, you are an ****hole", before throwing the bottle.

Usain Bolt wins the men's 100m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games Credit: Reuters

Bolt went on to win the race on August 5 in 9.63 seconds.

Mr Gill-Webb was sectioned after his first court appearance and has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

His defence lawyer, Rhiannon Crimmins, said: "He would not have acted in this way but for his illness."