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Usain Bolt confirms Zurich Diamond League date

Published:Monday | May 13, 2013 | 1:31 PM

Melton Williams, Gleaner Writer



Jamaica’s global sprint legend Usain Bolt will compete at the Diamond League meeting in Zurich in August.




Bolt confirmed his appearance at the meet in a statement on the International Association of Athletics Federations’ website today.



Bolt says he is excited to go back to Zurich, as he loves the electric atmosphere at the stadium.



The fastest man on the planet says he will decide whether to run the longer or shorter sprint nearer to the time of the meeting on August 29.



Bolt's appearance will be his first outing after the World Athletics Championships in Moscow from August 10-18.



Bolt won last year's 200-metre at Zurich in 19.66 seconds.



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