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ATHLETICS: Bolt to run 100m in London today

Published:Friday | July 26, 2013 | 9:24 AM

Usain Bolt will continue his warm-up for next month’s World Championships in Moscow today when he races over 100 metres at the two-day Diamond League Meeting in London.

The Triple Olympic Champion is also down to compete in the sprint relay on tomorrow’s second day.

Bolt will first be on track at 3:48 this afternoon Jamaica time in the men's 100 metres.

The men’s 100 metres also includes Bolt’s Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter, along with Kim Collins of St Kitts and Nevis, American Michael Rodgers, Dwain Chambers of Great Britain and Christophe Lemaitre of France.

Six other Jamaicans are also slated to compete on the opening day.

Ristananna Tracey will be the first Jamaican in action when she competes in the women’s 400-metre hurdles at 2:04 p.m.

Kimberley Williams will contest the women’s triple jump while Natoya Gouyle is down to run the women’s 800 metres.

10 Jamaicans are scheduled to compete on day two including two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the women’s 100 metres.

London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir, Nickel Ashmeade and Jason Young are listed to run the men’s 200 metres.

The London Diamond League meeting in the last major meeting before the World Championships in Moscow, which will be held from August 10-18.

Schedule for races featuring J'cans


2:04 p.m.: Women's 400m hurdles: Ristananna Tracey and Kaliese Spencer

2:31 p.m.: Women's triple jump: Kimberly Williams

2:46 p.m.: Men's 200m: Warren Weir and Jason Young

3:48 p.m.: Men's 100m: Usain Bolt and Nesta Carter


8:11 a.m.: Women's 100m hurdles: Shermaine Williams

8:22 a.m.: Men's 110m hurdles heat: Dwight Thomas

8:44 a.m.: Women's 100m heat: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Kerron Stewart and Schillonie Calvert

9:05 a.m.: Men's 400m hurdles: Leford Green

9:27 a.m.: Women's 200m: Anneisha McLaughlin

9:55 a.m.: Women's 400m: Christine Day and Rosemarie Whyte

10:07 a.m.: Men's 110m hurdles final

10:20 a.m.: Women's 100m final

10:50 a.m.: Men's 4X100m: Racer's Track Club - Bolt


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