Saturday, May 3, 2008

Bolt sizzles in 100 metres dash

Usain Bolt posted a world leading time of 9.76sec - second fastest time in history - to win the 100m Saturday at the Jamaica International Invitation athletics meet, held at the National Stadium in Kingston (May 3)

Jamaica's Bolt, following two false starts, won ahead of USA's Darvis Patton and Antiguan, Daniel Bailey, who were second and third respectively on 10:08 and 10.12 seconds.

American Wallace Spearmom faded into fifth place.
World record holder, Asafa Powell did not compete. He is out due to injury.

1 comment:

Hubert said...

This young man can do anything. If he shows even the slightest interest in the 400, he could become the first man to run sub-10 for the 100, sub-20 for the 200 and sub-45 for the 400.

Hopefully, he will continue to mature.