BOLT to run 200 metres in OSLO

After a 13 month absence, Usain Bolt will compete in the 200 metres at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on Thursday, June 9. Bolt will line up against teammate Mario Forsythe (Racers Track Club), Kim Collins and Great Britain’s Christian Malcolm.

Bolt last ran 19.56 seconds over the 200 metres at the Jamaica Invitational on May 1 last year and was his only race at that distance for his shortened 2010 season.

Bolt has so far run identical times of 9.91 seconds in the 100 metres, defeating countryman Asafa Powell in Rome and Steve Mullings in Ostrava.

With just over 80 days to go for Daegu, South Korea, Bolt has his eyes set on defending his 100 and 200 metres titles at the World Championships.