Cramp Bolt would be due to poor organization world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics
Several athletes have Saturday night they complain about it after the 4×100 meters, with Usain Bolt in a dramatic way injured out. The Jamaican, who will say goodbye to the sport, got in the last 100 metres of the final in the relay race cramping in his hamstring and missed a medal for his country.
Team physician Kevin Jones of Jamaica reported Sunday morning that Bolt was felled by cramp. “He has a lot of pain, but mostly because of the disappointment over the defeat,” said Jones.
With a few tens of meters to go was Bolt Saturday night felled by cramp. With a pain left face he went to the ground. Jamaica was on the third place behind the eventual winner, Great Britain and the United States when Bolt went out.
Various estafettelopers think that the dramatic injury was caused by the long wait for the race, giving the athletes their warm-up backfired.
So they would by other medailleceremonies more than three quarters of an hour of waiting in a special room. “The race was late, it was incredible. We just kept warming up and wait”, says the Bolts on teammate Yohan Blake. “I think that us too much.”
According to other Jamaican athletes Bolt would have said that he was very cold. “It hurts to have such a legend, a true champion, so to see wrestling,” said Blake.
Dramatic end career Usain Bolt
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Also Justin Gatlin, Bolt earlier in the tournament surprisingly defeated in the 100 meters, believes that the wait has played with the injury of his rival. “I think that the circumstances came,” says Gatlin. “I find it bad that he has this injury. But he remains the best in the world.”
Bolt itself spoke Saturday night with the media. On Instagram, he put a picture of the estafetteploeg with the caption: “Thank you people, eternal love for my fans.”
Because of the lack of a medal for Jamaica in the 4×100 metres there was also an end to a fine series of of the country. In 2007 in Osaka was the last time that the Jamaicans have no gold got. At the time it was, behind the United States, silver and also when it ran Bolt. Saturday won Great Britain the gold.
In total, Bolt on eleven gold world CHAMPIONSHIP medals, two silver and a bronze. Bolts teammate Omar McLeod said shortly after the dramatic end of the race, that the name is Bolt “will forever live on in the track and field athletics”.
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