Rio de Janeiro — Usain Bolt says this will be his final
The astonishing sprinter is back on the track Friday,
looking to add to his medal stash as part of the Jamaican team in the 4x100
relay. Bolt and Jamaica won the event at the Beijing and London Olympics, where
the team set the world and Olympic records.
So far, there's only one opponent that can really beat Bolt
— and that's time.
Also read: Bolt ready for key test ahead of Olympics
Bolt romped in the 200 meters Thursday night, but finished
in 19.78 seconds, .59 short of his own world record. Still, that gave him
Olympic gold medal No. 8 and a third straight 200 title to go with the same
trifecta in the 100 meters.
As for his Rio Olympic goals, Bolt said immortality was the
"What else can I do to the world to prove I am the
greatest? I'm trying to be one of the greatest. Be among Ali and Pele,"
For the latest on
national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and
like our Facebook page.