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Asafa retiring after this year’s Olympic Games

“I think most likely this will be my last Olympic Games so I’m going all out for this one,” Powell said.

Powell held the world record in the 100 (9.74 seconds) before Bolt commandeered it in 2008 and lowered it to 9.58 in 2009.

“I’m very confident,” Powell said. “The thing is, I know my downfalls, I know my problems, and my problems are injuries.”

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Source: USA Today 


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