• Bolt Arrives in Rome, Set for Golden Gala

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Worlds fastest man, Usain Bolt, arrived in Rome on Monday, June 3 to race the 100m on Thursday May 6 at the Diamond League meeting (Golden Gala).

Last year in Rome, Bolt clocked a very fast 9.76 seconds to pick up his second consecutive win a the Golden Gala meeting. 

Jamaican superstar started of his sprint season with two victories.  First on March 31, Bolt won Copacabana 150m beach race in Brazil in 14.42 and on May 8 he clocked 10.09 seconds to win the Cayman Invitational 100m race.

Bolt's biggest Rivals in the race on May 6 will be two Americans, Justin Gatlin the bronze medallist in London  and Michael Rodgers, who holds a season best time of 9.96 seconds.

Usain Bolt's live press conference will be stream live on June 4th and will be available on This Link.

Golden Gala 100m Start Lists

Athlete DATE OF BIRTH Nation PB SB
AIKINES-ARYEETEY Harry
29.08.1988
GBR
10.10
10.27
BOLT Usain
21.08.1986
JAM
9.58
10.09
CERUTTI Fabio
26.09.1985
ITA
10.13
10.28
COLLINS Kim
05.04.1976
SKN
9.98
10.00
COLLIO Simone
27.12.1979
ITA
10.06

FRANCIS Samuel
27.03.1987
QAT
9.99
10.08
GATLIN Justin
10.02.1982
USA
9.79
9.91
HARVEY Jacques
04.05.1989
JAM
10.08
10.17
HYMAN Kemar
11.10.1989
CAY
9.95
10.30
NEWMAN Calesio
20.08.1986
USA
10.07
10.08
RICKS Keith
09.10.1990
USA
10.13
10.13
RIPARELLI Jacques
27.03.1983
ITA
10.21
10.26
RODGERS Michael
24.04.1985
USA
9.85
9.96
SAIDY NDURE Jaysuma
01.07.1984
NOR
9.99
10.37
SALAAM Rakieem
05.04.1990
USA
9.97
10.43
TUMI Michael
12.02.1990
ITA
10.19
10.19
VICAUT Jimmy
27.02.1992
FRA
10.02
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