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Bolt takes Diamond League 100m title

Friday, September 07, 2012 | 1:57 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Olympic champion Usain Bolt recovered from a poor start to dominate the men’s 100m in 9.86 in a Jamaican sweep of the event.

Bolt is the 2012 Diamond League winner for the men’s 100 metre.

Nesta Carter was second in 9.96 while Kemar Bailey Cole set a personal best in 9.97.

Two other Jamaicans, Nickel Ashmeade (10.03) and Kenroy Anderson (10.32) finished fifth and ninth respectively.

RankAthleteNationResult

RtPointsRanking

1BOLT UsainJAM9.86

0.183161

2CARTER NestaJAM9.96

0.15882

3BAILEY COLE KemarJAM9.97PB0.18124

4COLLINS KimSKN10.03

0.18

5ASHMEADE NickelJAM10.03

0.145

6BAILEY RyanUSA10.04

0.15963

7VICAUT JimmyFRA10.06

0.155

8PHIRI GeraldZAM10.23

0.156

9ANDERSON KenroyJAM10.32

0.141

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