Usain Bolt wins 3-D 100m in South Korea

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Usain Bolt won the 100 metres in 9.86 seconds in his season debut at the Daegu meeting today in South Korea, a report form the Associated Press says..


The time was 0.28 seconds off the world record of 9.58 he set at last year's world championships in Berlin, but he shaved 0.08 seconds off Tyson Gay's 2009 meet record of 9.94.


Jamaican countryman Michael Frater was second in 10.15.
"That race was really wonderful," Bolt told South Korean television network MBC. "I really loved it and I'm looking forward to next year because it was full of energy."


He said he came to South Korea to run in Daegu Stadium and determine what he should work on when he returns to the venue for next year's worlds.


"There is a high possibility of me setting a new world record next year," Bolt said.


He skipped the opening Diamond League meet in Doha, Qatar, last week but has entered Sunday's Diamond League meet in Shanghai.
Carmelita Jeter won the women's 100 in 11.00 followed by Beijing Olympic gold medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica in 11.05.
Ryan Bailey of the United States won the men's 200 in 20.58, and two-time Olympic champion Angelo Taylor won the 400 with 45.21.


German hammer thrower Betty Heidler came first with 75.28 metres, beating world record-holder Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland, who was fourth with 71.86, more than 6 meters below her record.


The meet, broadcast live in 3-D, was enjoyed by Seoul citizens on large television screens in city center plazas.

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