Usain Bolt Set for adidas Grand Prix on June 13
Will Compete in NYC for First Time Since His Stunning 100m WR in 2008
NEW YORK CITY (March 25, 2015)–Usain Bolt will compete in New York City for the first
It will be a homecoming of sorts for Bolt, who set his first World Record in winning the 100
Tickets for the Diamond League event, which is marking its 11th year of bringing the world’s
Since that electric night at Icahn Stadium seven years ago, the 28-year-old Jamaican has won six
“No one could ever forget their first World Record, and I will never forget the crowd in New
Already the first man to win six Olympic gold medals in sprinting (at 100 meters, 200 meters,
One of the premier track-and-field events in the world, the adidas Grand Prix has hosted two
The seventh stop on the international IAAF Diamond League circuit, the adidas Grand Prix is
in its 11th year at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island, in conjunction with the Randall’s Island
Sports Alliance. The latest news, photos and information on the event can be found at www.
adidasgrandprix.com and here on Facebook and Twitter, @adidasgrandprix, #AGPNYC.
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The adidas Group is a global leader in the sporting goods industry, offering a broad portfolio of footwear, apparel
and hardware for sport and lifestyle around the core brands adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade and Reebok-CCM Hockey.
Headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany, the Group generated sales of â‚¬ 14.5 billion in 2013 and currently
employs 54,000 people across the globe, including 5,472 in Germany (as at December 31, 2014).