Bolt to run at Anniversary Games

Apr 18, 2013, 00:32 IST | AFP

Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will compete at the Anniversary Games at London's Olympic Park in July, organisers confirmed yesterday.

The Jamaican powered to gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay in London last year to replicate his extraordinary achievements at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt

He is due to run in both the 100m and the 4x100m relay, in what will be the last major meet before the World Championships in Moscow.

In total, 12 Olympic gold-medallists will take part in the July 26-28 event. The participation of British Olympic champions Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford was confirmed on Tuesday. 

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