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Bolt wins 300m at Golden Spike

Bolt wins 300m at Golden Spike

Usain Bolt won a rarely contested 300-meter race in 30.97 seconds in rain at the Golden Spike on Thursday.
Bolt, who holds the world records in the 100 and 200, was boosted by a solid start and cruised to an easy victory. But the wet track, marked by puddles, prevented him from challenging the world record of 30.85 set by Michael Johnson at Pretoria in 2000.
The IAAF does not recognize the 300 world record as it was not at major events.
Bolt ran a competitive 300 for the first time, and said he didn't plan to compete in the distance regularly.


Updated : 2021-04-17 22:00 GMT+08:00