Usain Bolt to race on Copacabana beach

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 16:18

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Rio de Janeiro: Six-time Olympic Games gold medal-winner Usain Bolt will sprint a unique 150m race on a revamped Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 31 2013.

The event - ‘Desafio Mano a Mano’ - will see four of the world`s best sprinters in a street-meet type concept. X3M Brazil, the organisers of the event, will construct a track on the famous Brazilian beach where fans have been promised a chance to see the world’s fastest men up close.

This will be Bolt’s second visit to Rio having already been there for a promotional visit in October 2012.

First Published: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 16:18

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