Athletics - Bolt sets new 100m indoors best time of 9.98sec

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Athletics - Bolt sets new 100m indoors best time of 9.98sec
The Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt competes to win the 100m competition of the fifth edition of the 5th athletics Kamila Skolimowska Memorial competition at the National stadium in Warsaw, Poland on August 23, 2014. Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt set a new best time of 9.98sec for the rarely run 100m indoors at Warsaw's national football stadium. AFP PHOTO/JANEK SKARZYNSKI (AFP Photo/JANEK SKARZYNSKI)

- Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt set a new best time of 9.98sec for the rarely run 100m indoors at Warsaw's national football stadium on Saturday.

The Olympic champion and world record holder eclipsed the previous best mark for the distance of 10.05 set by Namibian Frankie Fredericks in 1996.

The Warsaw stadium had its roof closed for the event.


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