rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » Sports » PHOTOS: No frills or fanfare as Bolt eases into his stride at worlds

PHOTOS: No frills or fanfare as Bolt eases into his stride at worlds

August 10, 2013 23:25 IST

PHOTOS: No frills or fanfare as Bolt eases into his stride at worlds

     Next

Next

Usain Bolt ignored the false-start distraction by his nearest rival, reviving memories of the Jamaican's own disqualification from the 2011 100 metres final, to safely negotiate his first foray at the world championships on Saturday.

- World Athletics Schedule


Image: Usain Bolt
Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

     Next

PHOTOS: No frills or fanfare as Bolt eases into his stride at worlds

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

Bolt, with a wave and a quick salute to an appreciative Luzhniki stadium crowd pre-race, but no smiles or elaborate gestures, eased down the straight in 10.07 seconds safely earning his passage to the 100 metres semi-finals on Sunday. The final is on Sunday evening.

- World Athletics Schedule


Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Prev     Next

PHOTOS: No frills or fanfare as Bolt eases into his stride at worlds

Prev     More
Prev

More

Running in the last of seven first-round heats, Bolt kept his composure after Kemar Hyman of the Cayman Islands, running in lane four, directly to Bolt's right, false-started and was disqualified.

Olympic champion and world record holder Bolt infamously suffered the same fate two years ago in Daegu, South Korea, forced to walk away as compatriot Yohan Blake took his world title.


Image: Usain Bolt
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Prev     More
Source:
© Copyright 2014 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.