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Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100-meter title

With Usain Bolt out injured, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100m title

Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100-meter title

GLAGOW, Scotland (AP) -- In Usain Bolt's absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole took gold in the 100 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

The Jamaican clocked exactly 10 seconds at the cool Hampden Park track in Glasgow, a tenth of a second ahead of English sprinter Adam Gemili while compatriot Nickel Ashmeade took bronze.

Bailey-Cole said: "It feels very good to have the spotlight on me once."

The stadium was packed with many fans who had bought tickets expecting to see Bolt, but injury has restricted the Olympic champion to the 4x100 relay. Bailey-Cole is likely to feature with Bolt in the Jamaican relay team in Friday's heats.


Updated : 2020-12-03 22:26 GMT+08:00