Athletics: Bolt to race in Rome again in June

World's fastest man to take part in Golden Gala

Athletics: Bolt to race in Rome again in June

Rome, March 19 - The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, will take part in Rome's Golden Gala athletics meet for the third time in June, organizers said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old has six Olympic sprint gold medals after winning the 100m and the 200m in Beijing in 2008 and London last year and helping Jamaica win the 4x100m relay at both games. He is also the world record holder for the 100m and 200m. Both of Bolt's previous visits to the Golden Gala, which is part of the IAAF Diamond League, were victorious. In 2011 he won the 100m with a time of 9.91 seconds and last year he wowed the crowd by coming home in 9.76. Bolt's 100m world record is 9.58, which hs set when he won gold at the 2009 world championships in Berlin, where he also set a new best of 19.19 in the 200m. The 2013 Golden Gala takes place June 6.

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