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Sprinter Powell to compete at Bolt-less World Athletics Final

Updated: September 11, 2008, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

STUTTGART, Germany -- Asafa Powell will get another shot at regaining the world record in the 100 meters at the World Athletics Final this weekend.

Powell has ran well in the past at the two-day event, which offers $6 million in prize money. But after five races in eight days, however, he may not have enough left to challenge his Jamaican countryman Usain Bolt's 9.69-second mark set at the Beijing Olympics.

Bolt is skipping the final, although this weekend's competition in Stuttgart ...

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