Bolt to make season debut at home

Updated: 17 March 2012 17:15 IST

Five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medallist, Usain Bolt will officially make his season debut at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet May 5, announced the tournament organisers.

Bolt to make season debut at home

Kingstown:

Five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medallist, Usain Bolt will officially make his season debut at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet May 5, announced the tournament organisers.

The IAAF world challenge meet will be held in the national stadium in Kingston.

"It is always a great privilege to run in front of my home fans," Bolt was quoted as saying by Xinhua.

"This will be my first big meet of 2012 as I prepare to defend my titles in the Olympic Games in London in August," he added.

The double world record holder has already been confirmed for the Golden Spike in Ostrava, Golden Gala in Rome and Bislett Games in Oslo.

Topics : Athletics
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