News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. May 22, 2015: The world’s fastest man and the world’s former fastest man, both Jamaicans, are set to compete at the Golden Spike in Ostrava on May 26th.
Usain Bolt will make his seventh appearance at the meet and will run the 200 meters. Asafa Powell will compete in the 100-m.
The meet is part of the IAAF world challenge series.
“I look forward to the race and coming back to run in the new stadium for the first time,” said Bolt, who previously said his goal still was to break his own 200 world record of 19.19 seconds he set in 2009.
“I look forward to returning to Ostrava,” added Powell. “Ostrava always been a special place for me and I believe they will offer a time under 10 seconds.”
Bolt, meanwhile, is also set to race in the Diamond League meets in New York in June, and in Paris and Lausanne, Switzerland, the next month.