Usain Bolt wins 100 meters at Monaco

Updated: July 22, 2011, 7:46 PM ET
Associated Press

MONACO -- Usain Bolt overcame a tentative start to win the 100 meters in 9.88 seconds at the Monaco Diamond League meet Friday, beating a strong field in a tuneup for next month's world championships.

The Jamaican improved his personal best this season by 0.03 seconds but was well short of his world mark of 9.58 seconds.

Nesta Carter of Jamaica was second in 9.90 and Michael Rodgers of the U.S. was third in 9.96. They were followed by Michael Frater of Jamaica (10.01) and European ...

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