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.
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