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Bolt clocks sub-10 to win in Ostrava

Published:Friday | May 20, 2016 | 5:40 PM

Usain Bolt registered his first sub-10 run for the season with a 9.98 seconds win in the 100m at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava a short while ago. 

Bolt, was sluggish out of the blocks but had soon covered the field before running by himself to the line in what was only his second sub-10 second time in the month of May since 2012.

Bajan Ramon Gitten was second in 10.21 with Hassan Taftian taking third in 10.25.

In the women’s 400m, Christine Day came out on top in a season's best 51.09 seconds ahead of Cartine Muir, 51.84 and Jessica Beard, 51.881.

The men’s equivalent was won by Javon Francis in 44.87 with Tony McQuay taking second place in 45.17 ahead of third placed Pavel Maslak, 45.46

Kaliese Spencer (55.43) had to settle for second place in the women’s 400m hurdles behind Joanna Linkiewicz, who ran a personal best 55.40 with Zuzana Hejnova finishing third in 55.69.

Jaheel Hyde clipped the second to last hurdle before falling to the ground, while contesting the top spots in the men’s 400m hurdles.

Hyde got up and finished the race in 65.98 with LJ van Zyl taking the win in 48.67 ahead of Johnny Dutch, 49.09 and Patryk Dobek, 49.51.