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Usain Bolt expects to miss World Relays

IAAF World Relays - Day 1

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - MAY 02: Usain Bolt of Jamaica reacts after competing in round one of the men’s 4 x 100 metres on day one of the IAAF World Relays at Thomas Robinson Stadium on May 2, 2015 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for IAAF)

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Usain Bolt doesn’t expect to compete at April’s IAAF World Relays, a global, two-day meet in the Bahamas made up of only relay races, according to Agence France-Presse.

“My coach hasn’t said anything about it [World Relays], so I doubt that I will be competing there this year,” Bolt said Sunday, according to AFP. “I am just trying to stay injury free.”

Bolt’s only known scheduled meets at the moment are the world championships in London in August and the Racers Grand Prix on June 10, expected to be his final meet in Jamaica before retiring at the end of this season.

Bolt’s only races so far this year were relays and a 150m in Australia in February.

The IAAF World Relays started in 2014 and have taken place yearly outside of Olympic years.

Bolt’s one and only appearance at the meet was in 2015, when he and the Jamaican 4x100m team were upset by the U.S.

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