Jamaica’s sprint mega-star Usain Bolt will compete at the second annual Cayman Islands Invitational which, outside of Jamaica, will be his first Caribbean meet in over six years on May 8.
Bolt has signed up for the event which is one of the biggest athletic track meet of its kind in the region.
World 100 meters champion Yohan Blake has also signed on to the meet along with 2011 World 100m women’s champion Carmelita Jeter.
The event is listed on the North American, Central America and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) calendar as an area permit meet, and is certified by NACAC (the governing body for athletics for national and multi-national track federations within North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Organized by Cayman’s own Commonwealth Games gold medal winner Cydonie Mothersill of Kystar Athletics, Cayman Invitational is quickly becoming an important fixture on the agenda for the world’s top athletes, consisting of 12 track and two field events and featuring over 80 professional track athletes, all taking place at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.
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