The Canadian Press

2001-05-25 | Track-Bailey-Retires

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Former 100-metre champ Donovan Bailey announced on May 25th that he would retire after the Canadian and world track and field championships in the summer of 2001. The Ontario sprinter suffered a severe Achilles tendon injury in 1998 and said coming back from that was a challenge. (Bailey's career peaked at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics when he won the 100-metre gold medal. He clocked 9.84 seconds, then a world record time, and won a second gold medal as anchor of the relay team.)

Date: 2001-05-25
Placeline: Frankfurt, Germany
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << my career was quite good until nineteen ninety eight I mean I think that Appalachian Michael is one of the things that I want to do is just to come back and establish myself Springer on the world scene because it was deemed impossible for me to even run again so that was just a child that's another challenge that I had >>

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