Iran’s Taftian Wins Bronze at Golden Spike

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حسن تفتیان

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Hassan Taftian of Iran finished in third place in the 100 meters at the Golden Spike meet in Ostrava, Czech Republic on Friday.

Taftian won the bronze medal with a time of 10.25.

Usain Bolt used his strong finish to win the 100 meters in 9.98 and Ramon Gittens of Barbados finished second in 10.21.

"My reaction was good," Bolt said about the start. "This is a very important season. This is a very big year for me."

"I have a lot work to do. I just need to continue, need more races to go," he added.

Bolt is also scheduled to race in the London Diamond League meet on July 22 in his only other competition in Europe, two weeks before the Rio de Janeiro Games.

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