USAIN Bolt expressed some amount of satisfaction with his performance after notching a season best 9.88 seconds to win the men’s 100 metres at the first staging of the JN Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium.

“I am extremely happy to have won the race and also to do a season best, although it was not a perfect race,” said Bolt.

“It was also good to be back home (and) competing before my fans as it has been a long while.”

Thousands of fans crammed the National Stadium to witness the event at which the men’s 100 metres drew much attention because, for the first time in over three years, the world’s most outstanding figure in the sport, Bolt, was down to compete in a high-quality field that included the likes of Asafa Powell and Yohan Bake, who all have an excellent record in the event on the world stage.

When the athletes, especially Bolt, made their appearance inside the main stadium, the crowd went wild. The noise got louder when the big screen picked up both Bolt and Powell stripping down at the start.

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