Usain Bolt to race 100 meters on March 14, by Larry Eder

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Usain Bolt will run his first 100 meters of the 2009 season on March 14, 2009 in Kingston, Jamaica. The three time Olympic Gold medalist, Bolt has run two races at 400 meters so far this season, running a fine 45.54 in his second race, plus the anchor in a world leading 38.10 for the 4 x 100 meter relay.

Usain Bolt's performances and enthusiasm has made him one of the most popular athletes in all of sports. He was also the first Jamaican to win gold medals in the sprints in an Olympic Games. His footwear sponsor, PUMA has seen some strong positives from their involvement with Bolt and the promotional use of YouTube, and also the grass roots enthusiasm over an athlete who races so well has made Bolt one of the most well paid and welcomed athlete on the global track & field circuit. For more on the March 14 meet, please check the IAAF article: http://www.iaaf.org/news/kind=100/newsid=49560.html

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