Bolt has run only three races this season, including an exhibition race on Copacabana beach and his gold medal-winning relay leg with the Jamaica 4x100m team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
"Usain's body has delivered tremendous performances over the last years," said meet director Patrick Magyar. "But it is a body and not a machine.
"If an athlete of that level and his coach feel more rest is needed, we are certainly not going to question this and fully support this decision."
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