Ahead of the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt will run 100 meters at the Golden Spike meet in Ostrava on May 20.
It will be Bolt’s second race of the season as a part of preparation for Olympics, where he would defend his 100 meters, 200 meters and 4X100 meters titles from 2012.
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The six-time Olympic gold medallist is due to run his first race of the year at the Cayman Invitational Meet on May 14.
Jubilant with his return to the Golden Spike meeting, the 29-year-old said that he was pleased to make a comeback at one of his favourite meets on the circuit.
“I’m pleased to return to the Golden Spike meeting for the eighth time in my career,” said Bolt.
“It’s one of my favourite meets on the circuit. The organisation is always great and the fans create a fantastic atmosphere.
“It will be my first European meeting of 2016.”
Bolt has not featured in any race sincethe Beijing World Championships last August, where he claimed victory in the 100 meters and 200 meters races.
Usain Bolt is also scheduled to race in the London Diamond League meet on July 22, two weeks before the Rio de Janeiro Games open.
Despite enduring an injury-disrupted season last year, Bolt claimed all three sprint titles at the World Athletics Championships.
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