Usain Bolt Shelved for Rest of Year by Bad Back

Filed under: Track & FieldMUNICH (AP) — Usain Bolt’s manager says the Olympic track star is taking the rest of 2010 off because of tightness in his lower back.

Manager Ricky Simms says in an e-mail Tuesday that Bolt has been examined by a doctor in Germany and the back problem “restricts his ability to generate power in his stride.” Simms says racing “in this condition could risk injury” to Bolt’s legs.

Simms says an MRI exam showed that a previous Achilles’ tendon injury is healed.

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