Commonwealth Games 2014: Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt Ready to Take Glasgow by Storm

Updated: 27 July 2014 09:38 IST

The Jamaican sprinter is only entered into the relay in Glasgow after the left foot injury stopped him taking part in his national trials.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt Ready to Take Glasgow by Storm
Usain Bolt posses for photographs with fans in a CWG press conference at Glasgow © PTI

Glasgow:

Usain Bolt says his foot injury has healed and he's ready to compete at the Commonwealth Games, while being cautious about not overexerting himself.  (CWG Day 3 Highlights | Medal Tally | Schedule)

The Jamaican sprinter is only entered into the relay in Glasgow after the left foot injury stopped him taking part in his national trials. (CWG Day 3 Wrap)

After flying into Scotland on Saturday, Bolt quickly dismissed doubts about his participation by saying: "I am here to run. I will be running definitely."  (Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela wins gold)

Bolt hasn't raced yet this season. He plans to take part in the 4x100-meters relay heats on Friday at Hampden Park. (CWG: Bronze for Indian judoka Rajwinder Kaur)

Bolt says "the injury has completely gone ... I am just trying to take my time trying to get myself in running shape and not push myself too much and then get injured again." (CWG: Lifter Omkar Otari wins Bronze)

Topics : Athletics Commonwealth Games 2014
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