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Bolt’s coach Glen Mills dismissed injury reports

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Glen Mills, the coach of world record holder Usain Bolt has dismissed reports that the lanky sprinter delayed his 2012 campaign because of health reasons.

Bolt was scheduled to launched his Olympic Games campaign at the Camperdown Classics on Saturday, but reports on Friday revealed that he would not compete.

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His manager Ricky Simms said the triple Olympic champion had “some exciting projects coming up” and had to leave the island.

However, reports from Jamaica have suggested that Bolt may have been carrying an injury, after he was sighted in Germany.

But Mills said the world’s fastest man, trained prior to leaving the country and was not injured.

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“Bolt is not injured,” Glen Mills. “He trained up to the day before he left the island for his business trip.”

World champion Yohan Blake, who trains with Bolt under the guidance of Mills as well, echoed that his good pal isn’t hurt.

“Bolt is quite OK,” Blake said. “He is doing well in training. He is getting back to his old self.

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“He is off the island to do a general checkup. He’s OK.”

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Gary Smith is one of the leading writers for 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 and



  1. adel lilly

    February 13, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    I hope he dies…… i want tyson to win or someone else


      February 28, 2012 at 4:45 pm

      You need to check your medication box because you came across to be a little sick. No I am sorry a lot sick a real mental case. They shouldn’t allow you to use the computer while you are on the psychiatric floor.

  2. Andrew

    February 13, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    Wow I wonder what Bolt did to you? U sound like an evil and bitter individual….Go get a life and stop spreading hatred within the sport of track and field.

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