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Bolt to run 150-meter race at Copacabana beach

Updated: March 29, 2013, 12:10 PM ET
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Usain Bolt will have Copacabana beach in the background when he tries to break his 150-meter world best in a street race this weekend in Rio de Janeiro.

Bolt will compete at a track specially built at the famous beach on Sunday, challenging Antigua and Barbuda's Daniel Bailey, Ecuador's Alex Quinones, and a Brazilian athlete from a local qualifier.

The blue four-lane track is in the middle of the beach, with Sugar Loaf mountain nearby.

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