Athletics: Bolt wins 100 meters at Monaco meet

AP, Friday 22 Jul 2011

Usain Bolt won his final 100 meters before the athletics world championships, clocking 9.88 seconds at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday.

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Usain Bolt

The Jamaican improved his personal best time this season by 0.03 seconds but was still well short of his world mark of 9.58 seconds.

Nesta Carter of Jamaica was second in 9.90 seconds ahead of Michael Rodgers of the United States, who was third in 9.96.

Bolt’s last race before the worlds—which start Aug. 27 in Daegu, South Korea—will be a 200 at Stockholm next week.

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