BOLT wins Camperdown

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Usain Bolt launched his 2010 campaign on Saturday with an impressive 400m victory at the Camperdown Classic. The world and Olympic champion ran from lane four and clocked 45:86 to break the meet record.
The lanky sprinter, who ran world records of 9.58sec and 19.19 for his individual sprint double at last year's Berlin World Championships, got off to a very fast start. He was meters ahead when he entered the final straight and had time to ease down across the finish line for a comfortable victory.

Bolt said he didn't feel "how I wanted to," but was encouraged by the time. "To run 45 seconds is a good sign."

Last year Bolt opened his season with a 400m in the same meeting, where he clocked 46.35sec. He will next race at the Gibson Relays on February 27, also in Kingston. Source.

Since no video from Camperdown is yet available, here's a quick, recent interview from Trackalerts.

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