Athletics: Bolt confirms his place at London Anniversary Games

Reuters , Tuesday 15 Dec 2015

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File Photo: Jamaica's Usain Bolt cat the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 11, 2012 (Reuters)

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will return to London's Olympic Park to take part in next year's London Anniversary Games, organizers British Athletics confirmed on Tuesday.

World's fastest man, Bolt, will compete in London's world-class Diamond League event on July 22-23, making it his final appearance before the Rio Olympics, the lanky Jamaican said in a statement.

"I know the fans in London are very knowledgeable and passionate and will come out in force and create a great atmosphere," said Bolt.

"I first competed in the London Grand Prix in 2005 when the event was in Crystal Palace and this will be my ninth time to compete in a city I know very well."

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