Bolt plans to train with Borussia Dortmund
Berlin, Nov 15 (IANS) Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt is expected to participate in the training of top flight German football club Borussia Dortmund where a sprinting duel is expected with striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang.
Dortmund’s managing director Hans Joachim Watrzke told German publication daily Bild on Monday that the club is glad that the Jamaican star is coming, as it will be a great motivation for the players, reports Efe.
The date on which Bolt will participate in the Dortmund training session is not yet set but Watzke said it will not be in the middle of the season.
So it is expected that the race between Aubameyang and Bolt will be held when Dortmund returns to training after the winter break or during the next pre-season.
Aubameyang has run a 30-meter sprint in 3.7 seconds. Bolt needed 3.78 seconds for the first 30 meters in the race during which he achieved the current world record time of 9.58 seconds in the men’s 100 metre event.