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Asafa Powell seeks fast time in Rabat

Asafa Powell will look to make the best of a relatively weak field at Sunday’s Meeting International Mohammed VI – IAAF World Challenge Meeting – in Rabat, Morocco.

Powell, who opened his season with a 9.93 seconds performance behind fellow Jamaican countryman and world record holder Usain Bolt in Rome, will race over the 100 metres again.

He is hoping for a faster time on Sunday though.

“I don’t want this opportunity to pass by so will try for a very fast race,” Powell said.

In Rabat, Powell, the world bronze medallist, will have Portugal’s Francis Obikwelu as his main rival.

In the 200m Jamaican Marvin Anderson will start favourite to build on his win streak from Ostrava.

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Gary Smith is one of the leading writers for World-Track.org. He has over 10 years of running experience, as well as eight-years of coaching while covering several events, from the international to college level. Smith, who has covered events for publications such as Caribbean Net News, Cayman Net News, AFP and Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC), is also a frequent contributor of SportingAlert.com and TrackAlerts.com.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. dex

    June 5, 2011 at 8:15 am

    don’t be surprised if asafa shuts down near the end under pressure and hand’sthe race to someone else in this ‘relatively weak field” !

  2. pritchard zimondi

    June 5, 2011 at 8:19 am

    asafa powel u stil d world`s top sprinter…u gut e heavy start i lyk dat u d best mam.

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