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Bolt runs fastest 100m of year in Korea

Usain Bolt shows his rivals a clean pair of heels to run the fastest 100m of the year in Korea on Wednesday.
Usain Bolt shows his rivals a clean pair of heels to run the fastest 100m of the year in Korea on Wednesday.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Usain Bolt runs the fastest 100-meters of 2010 in a meeting in Daegu, Korea
  • The Jamaican world and Olympic champion clocks a time of 9.86 seconds
  • Bolt will next race in the 200m in Sunday's Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, China
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(CNN) -- Sprint-king Usain Bolt showed he could again prove dominant in the sprint distances by running the fastest 100-meters of the year in Daegu, Korea on Wednesday.

The Jamaican, who is world and Olympic champion -- as well as world record holder -- in both the 100m and 200m recovered from a slow start to power to an explosive time of 9.86 seconds.

Compatriot Michael Frater was almost three-tenths of a second slower in 10.15 seconds, while American Mike Rodgers finished in third place.

New American hope Travis Padgett, who many believe can run Bolt close this season, trailed home in a disappointing fifth position.

Bolt will next race in the 200m in Sunday's Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, China.