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O'Hara to be coached, managed by Bolt's team

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2015 | 10:45 AM
Michael O'Hara

The management team that has guided the professional career of the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, has welcomed young sprinter, Michael O'Hara.

O'Hara will be represented by agent Ricky Simms of PACE Sports Management and managed by Nugent Walker, while noted track coach Glen Mills will guide his development.

Simms said "Michael is one of the world's top young sprinters.  He is a World Youth Champion and multiple Jamaican Champion.  Under the coaching guidance of Mills I am confident that he has a very bright future."

The 18 year old who will now be part of the Racers Track Club and will compete professionally for PUMA.

"I am delighted to sign with Puma and take the next step in my professional career.  I trust that Ricky and NJ will look after my best interests and allow me to concentrate on running fast and winning medals in the years to come," said O'Hara.

O'Hara won the 100m, 200m and 110m Hurdles at Champs this year and is a former IAAF World Youth Champion and IAAF World Junior Championships medallist.