Bolt Blows Away Field In South Korea

  • By Competitor Running
  • Published May. 20, 2010

Reigning Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt got his season off to a solid start on Wednesday, winning the 100 meters in a world-leading time of 9.86 seconds at the Daegu Pre-Championships meet in South Korea. The Jamaican sensation was followed across the finish line by countryman Michael Frater in second (10.15) and Mike Rogers of the United States in third (10.18). Bolt will make his Diamond League debut in the 200 meters this Sunday in Shanghai.

In other action at Daegu Stadium, the United States’ Angelo Taylor won the 400 meters in 45.21 seconds, while countryman Ryan Bailey took the men’s 200 meters in 20.58 seconds, one one-hundredth of a second ahead of Jamaica’s Marvin Anderson.

For more: BBC Sport


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