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Bolt breaks Bailey's 12-year-old mark

Updated: May 17, 2009, 4:10 PM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Usain Bolt ran the world's fastest 150 meters to win a soggy street sprint on Sunday that marked his return to competition after a car crash left him requiring minor foot surgery.

The triple Olympic champion ran down Manchester's main thoroughfare in windy conditions, finishing in 14.35 seconds to break Donovan Bailey's 12-year-old world best of 14.99 in the rarely run 150. Pietro Mennea of Italy ran in a hand-timed 14.8 in 1983.

"It is one more to the tally," ...

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