Bolt to run 100m in Rome

By Drum Digital
19 March 2013

World record-holder Usain Bolt will run the 100 meters at Rome's Golden Gala in June.

Local organizers announced on Tuesday the six-time Olympic champion will race on June 6, marking the third consecutive year the Jamaican will run at the Stadio Olimpico.

Rome is the opening European meet in the Diamond League.

Bolt has also committed to run the 200 at the Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway, on June 13; the 4x100 relay at the Golden Spike in the Czech city of Ostrava on June 27, and the 200 again at the Areva Meeting in Paris on July 6, as part of his preparations for the world championships.

The worlds in Moscow are from Aug. 10-18.

-by Sapa

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