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Usain Bolt to debut in Rio on Saturday

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Usain Bolt is set to race for the first time at the 2016 Olympics on Saturday.


His quest for a third consecutive Olympic 100m gold medal will begin at 11:00 a.m. ET, when he steps onto the track for the first round of the 100m. 


U.S. sprinters Marvin Bracy, Trayvon Bromell and Justin Gatlin are also in the field.



Bolt has been having fun in Rio, bringing 12 bikini-clad Samba dancers to his press conference. 



Other events to watch on Saturday:


Men’s discus throw final (9:50 a.m. ET)

Women’s 400m round one (10:00 a.m. ET)

Men’s long jump final (7:53 p.m. ET)

Men’s 10,000m final (8:27 p.m. ET)

Women’s 100m final (9:37 p.m. ET)

Women’s heptathlon 800m final (9:50 p.m. ET)




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