Bolt Aiming to Break 200m Record


Usain Bolt is planning to shatter his own world record when he runs in the 200-metres final at the Rio Olympics, today.

Bolt, who already won the 100-metres title, will be going for his third straight Olympic title in the half-lap event.

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Former American Sprinter, Maurice Green, says whoever runs the curve the best is favored to win.

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Meanwhile, Leah Nugent, Janieve Russell, and Ristananna Tracey will represent Jamaica in the women’s 400-metres hurdles.

Russell says she’ll have to run a clean race if she is to win a medal.

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Nugent says she’ll be well rested for the big race.

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And O’Dayne Richards will go up against a strong field for a medal in the finals of the men’s Shot Put.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.