Usain Bolt back in search of 200 metres hat-trick

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 09:53

Moscow: Usain Bolt returns to centre stage on Saturday and it seems only a catastrophic injury can prevent the Jamaican world record holder from securing a third successive world 200m title and completing another brilliant sprint double.

Bolt leads a fearsome Jamaican trio in the final (1605GMT) as they seek to repeat their podium sweep of the 2012 Olympics and claim a fourth sprint gold medal in Moscow after Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce completed the women`s 100 and 200m double.

There could be a terrific race in the 100m hurdles as American breakthrough woman Brianna Rollins takes on Australia`s Olympic champion Sally Pearson and there are finals in the women`s high jump, men`s javelin and women`s 4x400m relay after the action kicks off with the men`s marathon

Reuters



First Published: Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 09:53

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