Custom Search 1

Bolt and Powell set to clash

TOP TWO: Usain Bolt (left) with Asafa Powell

JAMAICA’S BEST sprinters are set to meet in May. The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will take on compatriot Asafa Powell will at the Golden Gala in Rome in May, meeting organisers have confirmed.

The pair will go head-to-head in the 100m at the Stadio Olimpico on 31 May.

Bolt, the Olympic champion over 100m and 200m, had already confirmed he will race over the shorter distance in Rome and Oslo on 7 June.

Powell, 29, made his British indoor debut at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday, but was upstaged in the 60m by compatriots Lerone Clarke and Nesta Carter, who forced Powell to settle for third.

Annual subscription for The Voice newspaper print edition.

Read more stories like this in our weekly printed newspaper. To purchase an annual subscription and get 50% off, complete the form below and enter the code 'ONLINE2017' - offer ends 30 November.

* indicates required
() - (###) ###-####
Facebook Comments