Usain Bolt to miss Jamaica trials

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usain-bolt-photo-14.jpgUsain Bolt is no longer listed to run the 100m at the JAAA Supreme Ventures Jamaican National Championships, sparking concerns about his fitness before defending his sprint titles at August's world championships in Beijing.

The 100m and 200m world record holder has struggled for form this year with modest best times of 10.12sec in Brazil and 20.13 in Ostrava.

The 10-times world championship medallist, who expressed concerns after a pedestrian 20.29 to win the 200m at the recent New York Diamond League meeting, had intended to run at the Jamaican trials as he seeks race sharpness.

But Bolt's name was missing from a list of athletes for the 100m released by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) on Wednesday.

Bolt had been entered along with Yohan Blake, Asafa Powell and Nesta Carter in the preliminary list published by the JAAA on Sunday.

The six-times Olympic gold medallist has wildcard entries for the 100m and 200m at the world championships in Beijing as defending champion.

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