The Telegraph
Sunday , March 19 , 2017

Usain: Might shed a tear

Kingston: Usain Bolt, fellow world record holders David Rudisha and Wayde van Niekerk, and middle distance king Mo Farah will headline the JN Racers Grand Prix on June 10, organisers announced on Friday.

The meet dubbed a 'salute to the legend' is set to be Bolt's last professional race in Jamaica as the eight-times Olympic sprint champion closes the meet in the 100 metres.

"It will be my last competition on home soil... I might shed a tear even though I'm not an emotional person as I close out where it all started - on Jamaican soil," Bolt told reporters, adding that he was eyeing a time of under 9.8 seconds.

"I'm feeling good... the fact that I got a few sprints in at the Nitro series in January and I've come back to training, I'm feeling good, coach is happy with the fluency that I have so that's a good sign.

"I haven't really run a fast time early in the season, so for me to a run 9.7 would be very good and I think that would be sufficient enough to say that's a very special time," added the man who won the 100m and 200m at the past three Olympics.

Coach Glen Mills has little doubt Bolt will be ready to give his home fans a sizzling farewell.

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