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Bolt Warns Rivals: “I am in good nick”

KINGSTON – Usain Bolt has sent the strongest of warnings to his rivals ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio, by declaring in the first week of May that “I am in good nick.”

KINGSTON – Usain Bolt has sent the strongest of warnings to his rivals ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio, by declaring in the first week of May that “I am in good nick.”

The Jamaican 100m and 200m world record holder is preparing to defend his Olympic sprint double titles from London 2012 and he has revealed that things are looking good ahead of his season opener in the Cayman Islands on 14 May.

“I am in good nick, training hard,” Bolt said during an interview last Sunday night after a reception and auction ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston.

“My time trials are going well, my coach is happy, so everything is going well, and I am just looking forward to my first meet in Cayman.”

Bolt will more than likely be competing in his fourth and final Olympic Games after winning six straight gold medals, and the 29-year-old said that this might be the most important campaign of his career.

“I think it’s one of the big years, now that it’s (career) finishing,” he said. “It’s really a big deal.

“So I am just trying to refocus and get my mind right and just go out there and just execute. And just to win is always the plan.”

Bolt, heading into Rio, has had a very fruitful senior career at major championships – winning six Olympic gold medals, including back-to-back 100m and 200m sprint crowns – and 11 IAAF World Championships titles.

He holds the world records over the 100m and 200m, with times of 9.58 seconds and 19.19 seconds, respective

His Olympic Games records sit at 9.63 (2012) and 19.30 (2008).

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Racquel Smith joined World-Track and Field Website in 2008 as a contributor for the Beijing Olympic Games and she has grown with us ever since. Despite being a mother of two, Racquel has been one of our main go-to writers from Caribbean meetings.

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