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Bolt to open season at Camperdown Classic

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2012 | 3:19 PM

World 100 and 200-metre record holder Usain Bolt will open his 2012 season at the Camperdown Classic this Saturday at the National Stadium.

Bolt listed the meet on his website as his first for the 2012 season although not mentioning which event he will take part in.

It is expected that Bolt will compete in the men’s 400 metres where he will square off with Botswana sprint star Isaac Makwala.

Bolt last competed at the Camperdown Classics in 2010.

World 100-metre champion Yohan Blake will also open his season at the meet.

Over the past three years, Bolt and other members of the Racers Track Club, which also include Jermaine Gonzales, Olympic 400 metres finalist, Rosemarie Whyte, Olympic 100 metres finalist, Daniel Bailey, and Schillonie Calvert have opened their season at the Camperdown Classics.