Usain Bolt kicks off Rio Olympics preparation with a win

Cayman Islands: World 100 and 200-meter record holder Usain Bolt of Jamaica opened his 2016 season on Saturday with a 100m victory in 10.05 seconds at the Cayman Invitational.

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt

Making his fist strides on the road to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August, Bolt crossed the finish line .07 of a second ahead of American runner-up Dentarius Locke.

"It wasn't the best, but as long as I come out injury free, that's the key thing," Bolt said.

"I didn't feel as smooth as I wanted to, but as I always say, it's hard to just come into your first race and do extra well."

Bolt, who races in Ostrava next week, said he is not worried with his form. "Its just more races," Bolt said.

"My coach will determine what I need to work on. "The more races I run, the better I will feel, so I am just looking forward to running more races and see what happens.

"I am never worried. I've been in worse situations. It's just race rusty. I can tell. I could feel the difference from when you are flying from when you are not."

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