Bolt Considers Making First Commonwealth Games Appearance.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is nursing the prospect of featuring in next year’s Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Usain Bolt After Regaining His 100m World Title.
Usain Bolt After Regaining His 100m World Title.

Bolt, who missed the 2006 and 2010 Games through injury, regained his 100m world title with a season’s best of 9.77secs at the ongoing International Association of Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Championships in Moscow on Sunday.

In heavy rain, the 26-year-old Jamaican edged Justin Gatlin to victory, forcing the American to second place in 9.85secs.

Bolt’s compatriot Nesta Carter claimed bronze with a finish time of 9.95secs.

Usain Bolt Powers to the Finish Line Ahead of Justin Gatlin.
Usain Bolt Powers to the Finish Line Ahead of Justin Gatlin.

But with no World Championships or Olympics in 2014, he wants to add the Commonwealth Games title to his list of honours.

“On ‘off-years’ I try not to stress myself too much but I’ve never been to the Commonwealth so that’s something I’m thinking about,” said Bolt.

“It’s always something good to add to the resume.

“Next year I’ll have to train hard and push myself. I’ll be on the circuit trying to run fast times.”

The athletics competition takes place from 27th July to August 2nd at Hampden Park and the presence of the six-time Olympic gold medalist and 100m and 200m world record holder would bring excitement to the fans.

“I am going to try continue winning championships. I want to be mentioned alongside greats like Pele, Maradona and Muhammed Ali,” Bolt added.

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