Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

World Championships

Usain Bolt says he’s OK, so don’t look for any tears

DAEGU (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt says he’s OK and will return to business once again in the 200 metres at the World Championships, after false-starting out of the finals of the 100m dash in Daegu.

The Jamaican world record holder and defending champion, was a strong favourite to defend his title over the straightaway event, but jumped the gun and was disqualified.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Asked if he was going to shed any tears over his dreadful mistake, the lanky sprinter said, there is no chance of that happening.

He said: “looking for tears? “Not going to happen. I’m OK.”

Bolt’s training partner and very close friend Yohan Blake went on to become the youngster ever 100m world champion and kept the Jamaican sprint domination alive.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Blake clocked an impressive 9.92 seconds – running into a -1.4 m/s headwind to Beat American champion Walter Dix and St Kitts and Nevis’ Kim Collins by a long shot.

Those two running 10.08 and 10.09, respectively for silver and bronze.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Written By

Written/compiled/published by one of the World-Track and Field website staff members or editors from press releases or public submissions.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Main News

The following is the latest information ahead of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, as the site for the event is now open to visit.

Main News

The World Athletics U20 Championships will begin in a few days but has been pushed back a day later due to COVID-19. Check out...

Main News

CJ Ujah, the sprint who won a silver medal with the Great Britain team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has been provisionally suspended by...

Main News

American great Edwin Moses thinks that the dominance of Usain Bolt wasn't good for athletics. Bolt won 19 global titles with two world records.