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Bolt sees the lack of gold in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London, not as a blemish on a career

Bolt sees the lack of gold in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London, not as a blemish on a career

Usain Bolt doesn’t believe that the lack of a gold medal at the world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics in London something to detract from his impressive career. The eight-fold olympic champion ended after the tournament in the Olympic Stadium his career.

Bolt was in the 100 meters, the distance at which he three times in both olympic as world champion, the race to Justin Gatlin and went Saturday at the 4×100 metres, his last race ever, injured to the ground.

“I don’t think one tournament changes anything about the performance that I have previously put down,” said the 30-year-old Bolt, who, during his career eleven time world cup gold picked up, Sunday after his leave had taken of the public in London.

“After I in the 100 metres and lost, someone said to me, ‘Usain, don’t worry, Muhammad Ali lost his last fight. Don’t’.”

The Jamaican looks back on a wonderful career, and that made him emotional when he said goodbye with a victory lap in the Olympic Stadium. “I have myself during my career year after year, proven. I have now said goodbye to everything and everyone and had to almost cry. I could just stop.”

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Bolt stresses yet again that he will never return as an athlete. The legend does not want to run the risk that people are different will remember than now is the case.

“I have seen many people who after their farewell and returned home, and himself for a fool”, he explains. “I will not be one of them.”

“It is very sad that I now goodbye I have to take. I’ve not only said goodbye to my fans, but also against my tournaments.”

Bolt was at his farewell a part of the athletics track gift which he in 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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At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London had Bolt like his twelfth and thirteenth world title conquered, but that was not for the Jamaican. In the 100 metres, he picked up behind the Americans Gatlin and Chris Coleman (silver) only bronze.

The 4×100 metres ran Saturday on a drama. Bolt, who is the slotloper was made on behalf of Jamaica, sprinted into third position when he suddenly went down by cramp.

The medals were jester Great Britain (gold), the United States (silver) and Japan (bronze). Bolt had previously chosen to be the 200 yards to shoot in London.

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