Usain Bolt fears slow start could damage world championship bid

Bolt returned to the scene of his heroics in London 2012 and the 60,000 Olympic Stadium crowd roared him on as he beat off America's Michael Rodgers (9.98) and compatriot Nesta Carter (9.99).

updated: July 27, 2013 09:40 IST
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London: Usain Bolt admitted he will have little chance of winning another world championship title unless he sorts out his lethargic start after storming to victory at the London Diamond League on Friday.

The Jamaican star also insisted "there was still room for improvement" despite returning to somewhere near his explosive best when winning the 100m at the Olympic Stadium.

The fastest man on the planet, and athletics' greatest entertainer, gave his rivals a decent start before he produced a show-stopping performance as he dashed to victory in 9.85sec, a season's best.

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