Bolt fails to impress in New York….

The Jamaican revealed that he was disappointed with his time but happy to win the race

Usain Bolt laboured to victory in the 200m at the New York Diamond League meeting. The Jamaican world record holder clocked 20.29 seconds, edging out 19-year-old Zharnel Hughes of Anguilla. “I wasn’t too happy with the time today,” said Bolt. “But training has been going well and I’m looking forward to the rest of the season.” Six-time Olympic gold medallist Bolt has yet to break 20 seconds for 200m this year, while American rival Justin Gatlin clocked a world-leading 19.68 at the Eugene Diamond League meet last month. Gatlin’s 9.74 in Doha is also the fastest 100m time of the year.┬áThe pair are yet to meet on the track this season, although with the World Championships in Beijing just over two months away, Bolt has played down concerns over his fitness and laughed off suggestions he is running scared of the American. The 28-year-old, who set the current 200m world record of 19.19 at the World Championships in Berlin in 2009, has said he will retire after the 2017 World Championships in London.

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