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Olympic champ Robles to open season on June 10

Olympic champion Dayron Robles will be moving his training camp later this week from Ecuador to Spain, one week before making his outdoor debut on June 10 in Salonica, Greece.

Olympic champion Dayron Robles will be moving his training camp later this week from Ecuador to Spain, one week before making his outdoor debut on June 10 in Salonica, Greece.

The world record holder over the 110 metres hurdles had been sidelined with an injured thigh which ended his indoor season in February, and he is anxious to start racing again.

"I’m anxious to begin competing and see how it goes in every race," Robles was quoted as saying.on Tuesday. "I’m fine, I don’t have any pressure.

"The important thing is to relax and be confident in my chances."

The Cuban set the world record of 12.87 seconds last year at the Ostrava Grand Prix meeting in the Czech Republic.

He then went on to dominate the event on his way to winning the Olympic title in Beijing, after his main rival and former world record holder Liu Xiang of China pulled out injured without clearing a single hurdle.

Robles, who will start favorite to win the world championships gold medal in Berlin in August, has target ten races before the championships.

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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