Usain Bolt sets indoor 100 meters world best

By Eye on Sports staff

Olympic champion and 100-meter world record holder Usain Bolt set a world indoor record record over 100 meters in the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial meet at Warsaw, Poland on Saturday.

Bolt covered 100 meters in 9.98 seconds, besting the previous record of Frankie Fredricks (Namibia) set in 1996. The Warsaw stadium's roof was closed for the event, making the indoor record possible.

Bolt holds the world record (9.58) and ran his first 100 of the year in an exhibition in Rio de Janeiro's on Aug. 17, finishing in 10.6.

He had not competed at 100 meters since Brussels last year, but ran a leg on the winning Jamaican 4x100 relay team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July.

Bolt has said he will compete in his final Olympics in Rio in 2016 before ending his career in 2017 after the world championships.

A noted showman, Bolt entered the Warsaw event. Check the video below.

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