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Commonwealth Games: Absent Bolt hails Bailey-Cole's sprint victory

Published on Jul 29, 2014 7:54 AM
 
Jamaica's sprinter Usain Bolt speaks during a press conference at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 26, 2014. Jamaica might not have had Usain Bolt on the starting blocks, but track's biggest star was quick to laud teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole for winning the Caribbean island's third consecutive men's 100m at the Commonwealth Games. -- PHOTO: AFP

GLASGOW (AFP) - Jamaica might not have had Usain Bolt on the starting blocks, but track's biggest star was quick to laud teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole for winning the Caribbean island's third consecutive men's 100m at the Commonwealth Games.

Bolt's lingering foot injury saw him delay his comeback to the track, meaning he missed the Jamaican national championships that doubled as a trial for the Games in Glasgow.

The six-time Olympic medallist was included, however, in the squad for the 4x100m relay.

Yohan Blake, the world's second fastest man, was also missing through injury.

 
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