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Bolt gets part olympic track gift in goodbye-the athlete

Bolt gets part olympic track gift in goodbye-the athlete

Usain Bolt did Sunday, on the last day of the world cup, said goodbye to the athlete. The 30-year-old Jamaican ran a victory lap through the Olympic Stadium in London.

“I’ve always done my best and given everything,” said Bolt before he to his round began. “I want to thank everyone. The atletiekfans have me lots of love and always supported me, I appreciate that very much.”

The living legend ended his victory lap, with his usual pose with two pointing fingers.

Bolt also received special gift from the hands of Seabstian Coe, chairman of the international atletiekorganisatie IAAF. The elfvoudig world champion received a part of the track on which he London 2012 to olympic gold rushed to the 100, the 200 and the 4×100 metres.

Usain Bolt says goodbye as an athlete

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Drama

The world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London was much less successful for Bolt. Last weekend he was to everyone’s surprise, someone knocked at the 100 metres. Behind the Americans Justin Gatlin (gold) and Christian Coleman (silver) picked up Bolt just bronze.

The 200 metres he allowed for the first time to shoot at a world CHAMPIONSHIPS and the 4×100 metres ran Saturday on a drama. The Jamaican, who is the slotloper was of his country, he sprinted into third position when he suddenly went down by cramp. Wailing in pain he lay on the ground, while Japan (bronze), Great Britain (silver) and the United States (gold) medals picked up.

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