Latest World Athletics Center recruit, Aries Merritt, was at the Diamond League press conference this afternoon alongside Kim Collins, Valerie Adams and Sally Pearson.
Aries MerrittAries spoke to the British press and said he is confident a sub-13 time is on the horizon.
‘I think the probability is high that I will go under 13 seconds soon.’ Said the World Record holder. ‘Hopefully being back in London where I won the Olympic Gold will bring the best out of me.’
‘I’m training well and everything is going in the right direction.’
Merritt competes on Saturday in the 110m hurdles in the Olympic Stadium, ahead of the World Championships in Moscow, and can’t wait to get started.
‘The tough thing is wanting to have it all straight away, but I know I need to focus on Worlds. A lot of people have been telling me that these races are stepping stones to Worlds. I’m not worried, just excited.’