Bolt to race on Copacabana Beach after Glasgow Games

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Jamaican world record holder Usain head Rio de Janeiro following Commonwealth Games in Glasgow run in a special 100m event.
race on Copacabana beach on 14 August completes Bolt’s 2014 schedule  and means he face America’s in-form Justin Gatlin until 2015.
Gatlin, 32, has won 11 consecutive 100m races and 200m races this year.
’s schedule also includes 100m races in Poland on 23 August and at Zurich Diamond on 28 August.
The six- Olympic champion confirmed on Sunday he would race the “Mano a Mano” 100m on Brazil’s famous beach.
, 27, has competed on Copacabana beach before, winning a 150m race in March 2013, on a track specially built for the event.[eap_ad_2]

Gatlin, who returned from a four-year doping ban in 2010, receive an invitation race against Bolt in Zurich because is the policy of the meeting’s organisers invite athletes that have been banned for years or more.
However, while the 100m race in Zurich is part of the Diamond series of events, the 200m race at the same meeting will be.
Diamond rules, world silver-medallist Gatlin, who is Gatlin powers to 200m win in Monaco for the 200m, could still race in the longer event.  (BBC Sport)[eap_ad_3]