Usain Bolt will close his season in the 100 metres in Brussels on Friday, September 16. Bolt coming off a season’s best of 9.85 from Zagreb hopes to eclipse the fastest time over the distance this year of 9.78 set by countryman, Asafa Powell.
Bolt will face off with Jamaicans, Nesta Carter and Lerone along with Americans, Justin Gatlin and Travis Padgett among others.
Bolt who is competing in his 4th Memorial hopes to run a fast time and told a press briefing “I’m really looking forward to this, I really want this world year best and I feel good. I think I have it in me to run the fastest time of the year. The track in Brussels is simply excellent. ”
The world’s fastest man explained that “It is always nice to be at the Memorial. There is always a great atmosphere and the fans are brilliant, and loud. That gives me a great deal of energy.” He has also expressed he was not too happy about the Zagreb race but was able to run a season’s best in the end.
Bolt admitted that “mentally I’m not tired yet. Had everything gone well at the Worlds, I might have been more relaxed, but right now I want to dig in deep one more time. I do hope I can conclude this season in a beautiful manner, so that I can start next season with a good feeling.”