Jamaica’s Usain Bolt breaks 150 metre World Record in Manchester England!!!

Manchester, UK – Jamaica’s Olympic champion and World record holder Usain Bolt won another victory in the BUPA Great City Games 150 metre sprint.

Bolt clocked 14.35 seconds for the 150m straight dash, smashing the previous world’s best.

Bolt was cleared fit on Monday (May 11) after a recent car crash, was given a bye into the final.

Bolt covered the first 100m in 9.91 sec, which although well short of his record breaking 9.69 in Beijing was still impressive on a very damp temporary track constructed on Manchester’s Deansgate in the city’s center.

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Even better was his speed over what is termed “the flying 100” – from 50-150m – which he covered in just 8.70 sec!

“It is one more to the tally,” said Bolt about his victory, “I thought I would just go out there and run a good time. I’m not in the best shape and I still have a lot of work to do but I am getting there.”

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