Race Announcement: Paris Diamond League, July 5

20th January 2014 – Usain will return to Paris to make his fifth appearance in the IAAF Diamond League meeting, Meeting Areva.  Announcement on www.iaaf.org  –

Usain Bolt will compete in the 2014 edition of the Meeting AREVA, the eighth leg of this year’s IAAF Diamond League, in Paris on Saturday 5 July.

It will be the fifth time the Jamaican superstar has competed on the Stade de France track, venue of the 2003 IAAF World Championships. He competed in the 100m at the Meeting AREVA in 2009 and 2010, and in the 200m in 2011 and 2013.

At this year’s Meeting AREVA, Bolt will step back down to the 100m, an event in which he set the 9.79 meeting record in 2009.