The Olympic gold medalist and world record holder wins his first race of the season by clocking 13.30 seconds in the 110 hurdles at the Thessaloniki 2009 track meet in Greece. "I had a relaxed race as it was my first this season," says Robles, who had been out of competition with a thigh injury since February. The 22-year-old track phenom says he is looking forward to a better performance at September's IAAF World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki.
Robles took gold in Beijing and is the world's 110 meters hurdles champion. The sculpted and bespectacled Cuban athlete became a celebrity during the Beijing Olympics and his Olympic-sized bulge was quite the conversation piece on the internets ...
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