Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell win at Ostrov

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Usain-bolt-line.jpgUsain Bolt won his second 200m race in the last 21 months, clocking 20.13 on a rained-on track in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday.

Bolt's time ranks him fourth fastest in the world this year in the 200m and was .07 faster than his time on April 11, his first 200m since August 2013.

"It was a little bit colder than I thought it would be," Bolt told an on-track reporter. "It's all about working on my technique, getting back into shape."

Bolt ran a total of 400 meters in competition last season, one shortened due to foot surgery. Bolt's 200m world record from 2009 is 19.19, a mark he has said he hopes to break.

Bolt is scheduled to race at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on June 13 (NBC, 1-3 p.m. ET).

The Ostrava field included zero of the expected top challengers to Bolt at the World Championships in Beijing on Aug. 29.

Also Tuesday, Asafa Powell won a 100m in 10.04 seconds with a small headwind, well off his 9.84 from May 9. Powell clocked 10.04 seccs to win the men's 100 metres, also ahead of Isaiah Young 10.13 secs. The times on the day were clearly undermined by the cold and wet conditions.

Jamaica's Olympic 100 metre silver medallist (Beijing 2008 Olympics) Kerron Stewart returned 23.43 secs for second place in the women's 200 metres behind winner Charonda Williams of the USA 23.11 secs. Sherone Simpson was 4th in 23.56 secs.

And Edino Steele was 6th in 33.08 secs in the men's 300 metres.