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World Best Sprinter, Usain Bolt, Gone for the Season

World record holder in the 100 & 200 is out with an injury

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, may be gone for the season.  The planets fastest sprinter is cutting his season short due to a lower back injury.

Ricky Simms, Bolt’s manager, sent an email stating that the world record holder in both the 100 and 200 meters is going in for treatment and will be skipping the IAAF Diamond League track and field meets in Zurich next week the Brussels meet at the end of August.

Bolt was undefeated in two years of individual competition until dropping a 100 meter race to American sprinter, Tyson Gay in Stockholm.  The American ran a 9.84 second race with Bolt clocking in at 9.97.

Bolt, who stands at 6 feet 5 inches, is the Tiger Woods of professional track and field bringing in millions of spectators to watch with interest the “fastest man in the world.”

Manager Simms is already planning Bolt’s return to the track during the 2011 season.


August 13, 2010 Posted by | World Track & Field | , , , , | 2 Comments