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Bolt, Powell eased into semis at Jamaica trials

KINGSTON — Olympic champion Usain Bolt made light weight of the first round in the men’s 100m dash at the Jamaica Championships when he cruised home in 10.14seconds.

KINGSTON — Olympic champion Usain Bolt made light weight of the first round in the men’s 100m dash at the Jamaica Championships when he cruised home in 10.14seconds.

Running in a -1.6mps head wind Bolt posted the quickest time of the evening to lead his training partner Yohan Blake, who won his race in 10.16 secs running into a headwind also.

Former Olympic champion Asafa Powell also booked his place in semis when winning his race in a well relaxed 10.36.

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Other top sprinters into the semi-finals where Steve Mullings, who ran 10.20 to win the final heat, Olympic relay gold medallist Michael Frater (10.26) and Marvin Anderson (10.24).

Put together by a member of the World-Track and Field Website team members. This is usually done by an in house member with able assistance from someone or an agency reporting from outside.

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