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Giant on the move

I’m running the 100m? If you insist…

August 5, 2008

There was a classic moment at a media conference with 100 metres world record holder Usain Bolt today. Bolt’s coach told Reuters last week that the Jamaican would run the 100m as well as the 200m but he seemed unaware of the fact on Tuesday.

“I still have to decide,” he said, before being informed of his coach’s comment.

“Well it seems like I’m doubling then,” he added. “I thought I was 80 percent sure I would be doubling, now I’m 100 percent.”

Bolt also spoke to my colleague Nick Mulvenney and we have a rough cut video out there now. See below.

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