• Usain Bolt arrives in Ostrava, Says he is in better form than a month ago
World's fastest man, Usain Bolt, arrived in Czeck Republic on Saturday afternoon to compete at Ostrava Golden Spikes meet, an IAAF World Challenge, on Tuesday, May 26.
It will be the 7th time since 2006 that the 6-time Olympic champion will compete at Ostrava Golden Spikes.
Bolt competed for the first time in Ostrava back in 2006 and won the 200m in 20.28. In 2008 he set a still standing meet and stadium record of 19.83 in 200m.
" I'm finally fit enough for the season, I have been training really hard." said Bolt at the airport of Ostrava. " I have been doing a lot of 200m work this season. Last week we worked a lot on the curve and my coach and I we are impressed where I'm at with my shape at this point of the season." Bolt added.
Other Star Athletes confirmed to compete in Ostrava
100m: Asafa Powell,
300m: Pavel Maslak
600m: David Rudisha’s
1000m: Asbel Kiprop’s
5000m: Dejen Gebremeskel
High Jump: Bohdan Bondarenko
Pole Vault: Jan Kudlicka, Piotr Lisek duel.
Triple Jump: Christian Taylor.
Hammer: Pars and Fajdek
100m: JSherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart.
1500m: Dawit Seyaum
100mH: Sharika Nelvis and Tiffany Porter
400mH: Hejnova and Rosolova and Wenda Nel
Javelin: Spotakova, Abakumova and Obergfoll.